The veneration of Michael Jackson has started in his death — and while this undeserved washing away of his public and private sins disgusts me, I’m not surprised by the celebration, either.
The news this week that Michael Jackson’s music video was on its way to Broadway
as a new musical was the Death Knell of the modern theatre as the final
nail was hammered into the coffin of imaginative new works in the
Jackson Brown’s historic song from 1976 — “The Pretender” — is the perfect Urban Systems anthem.