One of Michael Jackson’s short films for his song “They Don’t Care About Us” recently achieved one billion views on YouTube. Kerry Hennigan discusses the significance of this latest landmark for Jackson’s legacy and the impact the filming of the video had on the people and locations in Brazil where it was shot.
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In 1987, Michael Jackson released a song called “Liberian Girl” on his album Bad. But how many people outside of Africa who heard the song knew about the country Jackson depicted as a lush, fantasy landscape? The history of the real Liberia was then one of years of civil unrest, a far cry from the paradise Jackson evoked with his song. In this month’s MJ Studies Today, columnist Kerry Hennigan looks at the history of the country, and the song that remains much beloved in Liberia – and by Jackson fans everywhere.
Episode 57 – Exclusive Interview with Film Director Marcos Cabotá
Abstract: In this exclusive episode, Elizabeth and Karin have Marcos Cabotá as their guest. They discuss the documentary in an academic setting and also
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Abstract: The recent Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard civil defamation trial saw fans and media heavily invested in the outcome. In this month’s MJ