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Blame It On The Boogie

Michael

Twitter went crazy.

Mean people told mean jokes.

Nice people said sweet things.

The world turned.

Brilliant Pop Music Lives Forever.

These were the last words Steven Wells wrote:

And of course all this bollocks is written by an idiot who has polished his image as an existentialist, atheist hard-man and anti-mope, forever sneering at the tribes who wallow in self-pity — the gothers, the emo kids, the Smiths fans — the whole 900-block-wide marching band composed entirely of the white male urban middle classes who are convinced that (as the most affluent and pampered human beings who have ever walked the planet) theirs is a story worth hearing. Blissfully unaware that they are but a few generations away from regular visits to the doctor who would wind parasitic worms from their beer bloated assholes using sticks.

You could blame this fallacy on poor education, cultural deterioration, or simple moral decline.

Me? I blame it on sunshine. I blame it on the moonlight. I blame it on the boogie.

— Thursday, June 25th, 2009

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6 Comments »

  1. Mister Lacey
    June 26, 2009
    4:08 am

    R.I.P

    Legend.

  2. bloodred
    June 26, 2009
    7:05 am

    atleast the kids are a lil safer now =) and everything he did besides thriller sucked anyway…

  3. Mister Lacey
    June 26, 2009
    9:38 am

    No Bloodred, no.

    He had some great ALBUMS not one.

  4. bloodred
    June 26, 2009
    10:29 am

    i didnt mean the album thriller… i meant the video lol…

  5. MC&sup2;
    June 26, 2009
    11:05 am

    "Mean people told mean jokes.

    Nice people said sweet things."

    Word!

  6. jeres
    June 28, 2009
    6:01 pm

    That freaked me out this morning when I suddenly remembered Swells column and his last words being Jackson 5 lyrics.

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