Day: June 26, 2009

Michael Jackson was a phenomenal talent, beloved by many, who lived both a mercurial and Howard Hughes-esque existence. He made a ton of money. People were drawn to him to the point of absurdity. People would pay anything for a piece of him. This concerned his own church, the Jehovah’s Witnesses, so much that they accused him of becoming an idol that people worshipped.

They were probably right to a certain extent. Some celebrities become like Gods among men and women. Michael Jackson was a pop deity.

Now he will be a dead pop deity for the low, low price of $19.99.

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My stories, your stories about life in a multicultural world. The good, the bad, the hilariously funny. Every Friday The Snob will run a story from either one of her readers or her own life about living in a diverse world. Some will be humorously annoying like today’s entry, The Fetishizer. Others will be happy, heartwarming or depressing. I want to hear your stories, so send them to

Click the link to read, The Fetishizer.

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