Episode 74 – The Roots and Routes of Michael Jackson

Abstract: In Episode 74, Karin and Elizabeth have Dr Tristan Cabello as their guest to discuss the essay The Roots & Routes of Michael Jackson published in 2012 by Sylvia J Martin. In this compelling episode they answer questions about identity, influence, if MJ was Read More …

Episode 73 – 7 Years The Dangerous Philosophies Of Michael Jackson

Abstract: 7 Years ago, Elizabeth Amisu published her textbook The Dangerous Philosophies Of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife. In episode 73, Karin asks Elizabeth questions about the book, and she looks back on several chapters with Elizabeth. REFERENCE AS: Merx, Read More …

Episode 58 – His Beauteous Race

Abstract: In this episode, Karin and Elizabeth discuss the last essay in the Nakan Journal: The Cultural Inheritance of Michael Jackson: reading the Performance of High-Status Blackness in Video and on Stage by Elizabeth Amisu. REFERENCE AS: Merx, Karin, and Elizabeth Amisu. “Episode 58 –His Read More …

Episode 53 – Review of the MA thesis of Kelly O’Riley

Abstract In episode 53, Karin and Elizabeth Discuss and review the MA thesis, recently published in the Journal, The Hagiography and teratology and the HIStory of Michael Jackson. They simultaneously talk about biographies and what they should entail for academics, but also how critical readers Read More …