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Halloween’s Extra Spooky With Michael Jackson’s Thriller Played On Outdated Zombie Technology

There are still a few days left to immerse yourself in everything Halloween before thoughts shift to turkeys and shopping lists. So pull down the blinds, turn up that smoke machine, and put Paweł Zadrożniak’s latest masterpiece on loop as the Floppotron grinds out a wonderful rendition of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’. Read More >>

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Watch Michael Jackson’s Classic ’80s Sci-Fi World in This Rough Cut of Captain EO

When I was a kid, my favourite movie in the world was 1985's Captain EO. Yes, the 17-minute Michael Jackson sci-fi fantasy played at the Disney theme parks, but it also made an appearance on TV. My parents recorded it on VHS for me, and I honestly wore out the tape rewatching it so many times. And if you loved the movie as much as me, you should get excited. We now have some never-before-seen insights into the making of this Francis Ford Coppola-directed classic. Someone has uploaded a rough cut of the film to YouTube. Read More >>

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Sky Cancels its White Michael Jackson Comedy

Sky's arty channel Sky Arts thought it got all the controversy out of the way last year, when it announced it had commissioned a comedy drama in which white actor Joseph Fiennes was to play the part of late-stage Michael Jackson. There was a bit of fuss, but that was nothing compared with the furore that kicked off when the trailer for Urban Myths it came out this week. Read More >>

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Michael Jackson Wanted to be Jar Jar Binks

Michael Jackson's legacy would probably look very different if history had turned out another way. It has emerged that the singer campaigned to be cast as Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace back in the late 90s. Read More >>

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Michael Jackson’s First Music Video and the Birth of Green Screen

The 13-minute-long, zombie-laden adventure that is Thriller video shaped the history of music and saw the birth to a little phenomenon called MTV. Michael Jackson was primed to re-invent the medium from the start, though, with his very first music video. Read More >>

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Watch a Dead Michael Jackson Perform as a Hologram

Last night's Billboard Music Awards brought Michael Jackson back from the dead in the form of a hologram—and you can watch the footage right here. Spoiler: there is moonwalking. Read More >>

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Michael Jackson’s Posthumous Xscape Album Free on Sony Xperia Devices

Who knew an artist could release so many albums after his death? The king of pop Michael Jackson was working on new material when he died tragically back in 2009, but Epic Records' L.A. Reid has cobbled together the various bits with Timbaland and a bunch of other producers, to create some really rather remarkable. Read More >>

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The New Michael Jackson Album is Exclusive to Sony’s £600 Xperia Z2

If the relatively-affordable price of an iTunes album download or a Spotify subscription already makes you wince, spare a thought today for hardcore MJ fans. The moonwalking Prince of Pop's posthumous new album will set them back £600, as it's being bundled exclusively with the forthcoming Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone. Read More >>

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Michael Jackson Fans Win Token 83p Compo Because They Were Sad He Died

Are you sad someone died? Better lawyer up, as legal experts acting on behalf of a group of depressed Michael Jackson fans have won a staggering €1 each in compensation from Dr Conrad Murray, the man deemed responsible for the bonkers pop star's death. Read More >>

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Jacko Hackers Spared Jail Over Sony Music Hack

Two British men have been given suspended six month jail terms for admitting their piracy crimes, which involved hacking into Sony's servers and stealing unreleased tracks from Michael Jackson and other Sony artists. Read More >>

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Wacko Jacko in HD for One Paltry-Pound is Your “More Filler, Less Thriller” Deal of the Day

How the mighty have fallen. Thirty years ago, Michael Jackson was the biggest star in the world, prancing around on stages doing the Moonwalk, yelping and setting fire to his hair following an accident with a flammable can of fizzy pop. Read More >>

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Hackers Steal Sony’s Unreleased Michael Jackson Back Catalogue

Sony has had a rough time being hacked in the past. But now hackers have reportedly downloaded its Michael Jackson back catalog, consisting of 50,000 tracks, many of which have never been released. Read More >>

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A Bunch of Cheap Games to See Out the February Blues Is Your Deal of the Day

We’re not feeling the fire of any particularly incredible offers today, so we’ll try and tickle your bargain buds with a round-up of a few discounted games that you might like to dump into your empty lives. Read More >>

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Michael Jackson May Have Danced on This Bluetooth Speaker

There are plenty of compact Bluetooth speakers in the world, but none quite have the provenance of Croft House's offerings. They're made from maple wood that Michael Jackson himself spent hours dancing on. Now that's HIStory. Read More >>

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Your Posture Affects Your Decision Making

Scientists have found that if you lean to the left, you think Michael Jackson had fewer number one hit singles than if you lean to the right or stand up straight. Read More >>