Tag: Michael Jackson

P.I.D. Radio 7/8/09: We Are The World

ONE of the highlights of Michael Jackson’s unparalleled career sets the tone for tonight’s show: while the world watched Michael’s memorial, the Pope published an encyclical recommending a world economic… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 7/6/09: The Apotheosis of Michael Jackson

THIS Independence Day weekend saw protesters turn out, in a driving rain here in Indiana, at nearly 2,000 events to demonstrate public dissatisfaction with our government’s profligate spending. However, nothing would deter the major media’s ongoing effort to deify, or at least canonize, the late Michael Jackson.

P.I.D. Radio 7/1/09: The Evil Ay

THE Egyptian meme continues to percolate through the culture: Barack Obama as the new King Tut; Michael Jackson as a court wizard to Ankhenaten; and now a woman who calls herself Nona Paris Lola Ankhesenamun Jackson, who claims to be Jackson’s widow and says, “Though he died to this earth he lives with my father Khalid Lucifer.” “Khalid” is a pre-Islamic Arabic name that means “the immortal” — thus her father is the immortal Lucifer. Ms. Ankhesenamun (the name of Tutankhamen’s wife, who married the vizier, Ay, after Tut’s death) may be nuts, but the meme continues to spread.

P.I.D. Radio 6/30/09: Georgia On Our Minds

WHILE the world fixates on the late Michael Jackson, the Russian military has quietly moved some 8,500 soldiers to its border with Georgia for exercises–just a month after NATO troops… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 6/25/09: Death of an Icon

MICHAEL JACKSON died today at the age of 50. Others will eulogize, analyze, memorialize, and criticize, but we want to remember that all his fame and money counted for nothing… Read more »