Julien Schléret

722 days ago

The banality of his demise is striking. All that really happened is that he was great, and those around him became fixated on how much money he could make.

The Two Lives of Michael Jackson

newyorker.com

Do me a favor. Go on YouTube and find the footage of Michael Jackson singing “Who’s Lovin’ You” on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” He is eleven years old. It is one of his first times on national television. In the intro, he looks and sounds like . . .