Posts Tagged ‘michael jackson’

Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It,’ Mao style

June 21st, 2011 1 comment

Below is Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” dun over heavy editing of a Mao era musical – worth a few laughs I think.

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Attitude, attitude, attitude

September 8th, 2010 No comments

There is no particular point in this post. I recently came across a number of videos I thought entertaining. Below is a performance in the 2007 CCTV National Dance Competition; a bit of hip hop, break dance, and street dance. “Dreaming Back to the Wa Village” – “梦回佤乡.”

Younger Chinese are getting into it as well. Here is a 7 year old Chinese girl dancing to hip hop followed by a 5 year old Chinese boy performing break moves. (Somebody needs to tell the girl’s parents the lyrics are inappropriate for her age though. Okay, maybe somebody ought to translate the lyrics and that’d be the end of it – tongue in cheek.)
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Michael Jackson – A Brief Commemoration

July 10th, 2009 15 comments

While we at Foolsmountain have been preoccupied with discussing XinJiang the last few days, I think we can take a brief aside to commemorate the amazing life that was Michael Jackson.

Michael is one of those few figures whose influence knew no boundaries – neither political, religious, national, ethnic, gender ….  Not just the “king of pop”, Michael was also the king of charity.  The world has mourned his passing. Read more…

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