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 71 – Stranger In Moscow & They Don’t Care About Us

Abstract: In episode 71, Karin and Elizabeth discuss the two short films Stranger In Moscow & They Don’t Care About Us alongside Karin’s Essay: From Throne To Wilderness: Michael Jackson’s Stranger In Moscow. They look into how Stranger in Moscow and They Don’t Care About 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 54 – Review and discussion of the Thesis by Ryan Garey

Abstract In this episode, Karin and Elizabeth review the MA thesis of Ryan Gary, “Who’s Bad?” Disrupting Cultural (Re)Production Through Representations of Michael Jackson. They review every chapter so listeners can decide if this thesis can be a good starting point or be used as Read More …