159: E Q&A
The MJCast - A Michael Jackson Podcast
Thu, August 31, 2023
Podchat Summary

Meeting the Jackson Family

In this episode, the host shares their experiences of meeting various members of the Jackson family, including Jackie Jackson, Marlon Jackson, and Austin Brown. They describe the encounters as special and highlight the kindness and graciousness of the Jackson family members. The host expresses gratitude for the opportunity to meet these individuals and emphasizes the positive impact it has had on their life.

Favorite MJ Performance

The host answers a question from a listener about their favorite Michael Jackson performance. They struggle to choose just one, given the numerous incredible performances throughout MJ's career. However, they ultimately select Michael's performance of "Billie Jean" at Motown 25 in 1983. The host describes this performance as iconic, noting that it introduced the moonwalk to the world and showcases Michael's energy, stage presence, and dance moves. They believe it truly exemplifies Michael's talent and ability to captivate an audience.

Favorite MJ Album

Another listener question prompts the host to reveal their favorite Michael Jackson album. They confidently choose "Thriller" as their top pick. They explain that "Thriller" is a classic and the best-selling album of all time for a reason. They praise the album for its incredible songs, such as "Thriller," "Beat It," and "Billie Jean," and describe it as a masterpiece that solidified Michael as the king of pop. The host believes "Thriller" effectively showcases Michael's talent and ability to create unforgettable pop songs.

Favorite MJ Music Video

When asked about their favorite Michael Jackson music video, the host enthusiastically selects "Smooth Criminal." They describe the video as iconic, highlighting the incredible choreography, set design, and overall entertainment value. The host believes "Smooth Criminal" exemplifies Michael's ability to tell a story through his music videos and considers it a personal favorite.

Thoughts on the Upcoming MJ Biopic

The host addresses a question from a listener regarding their thoughts on the upcoming Michael Jackson biopic. They express cautious optimism but acknowledge the challenges of capturing the complexity of Michael's life in a limited timeframe. The host emphasizes the importance of approaching the project with sensitivity and respect, consulting individuals who knew Michael well, and avoiding oversimplification or sensationalization. They hope that the biopic will do justice to Michael's legacy.

Thoughts on the "Off the Wall" Documentary

The host shares their thoughts on the "Off the Wall" documentary directed by Spike Lee. They describe it as a well-made film that provides insight into the making of Michael Jackson's "Off the Wall" album. The host praises the documentary for its interviews with artists and musicians involved in the album's creation, as well as its archival footage of Michael. They believe it is a great tribute to Michael's artistry and recommend it to any fan of his music.

Thank you for listening to this episode! The host expresses gratitude for the support and engagement of the MJ community and hopes that the answers to the listener questions were helpful.

Original Show Notes
It’s been a minute since we did a Q&A, MJFam! Elise Capron is usually the one asking the questions, but in this episode, she takes a turn in the hot Continue Reading →
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