In Conversation with… Sabian Wilde

Marketing Lecturer. Writer. Music Bod. Claims to have coined 'Perthonality'


with 5 comments

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Right click on the icon on the left to download the audio, courtesy of RTRFM.

This song is the result of an internal conflict about the way MJ’s death has been received around the world… and in particular, this strange phenomenon whereby people have claimed that it is ‘too soon’ to make jokes at the man’s expense.

My gut feeling is that he was a lot funnier when he was alive. The tragedy is that a wellspring of weird — the stuff upon which some comedy careers have been very healthily sustained (think Eddy Murphy in ‘Raw’) has run dry…

On to the song…

I'm "black"

There’s nothing very funny about Michael Jackson’s death,
It’s not like he was wrestling monkeys
In his oxygen tent
When Captain Hook let loose a broadside
From atop the highest ride in Neverland
And put an end to Pop’s own Peter Pan
It’s just a heart attack — and there’s nothing very funny about that.

I am saddened by reactions
To the death of Michael Jackson
All the jokes and hype flying around the ‘net
But the part of it that I did not expect

Is the people who say it’s too soon
To laugh before the final tune
As his family puts his body down to rest…
I suggest… [I Want You Back].


Thanks to Sarah Church for giving me the following….

'Sabian Wilde - King of Pop' by Sarah Church

'Sabian Wilde - King of Pop' by Sarah Church

I think she got the frown just right….


Written by Xab

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 1:01 pm

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  1. trackingback – IN CONVERSATION WITH… Michael Jackson… trackingback – IN CONVERSATION WITH… Michael Jackson…

    Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 8:12 pm

  2. Too soon is the perfect time to make jokes. It is kind of funny though, that alive he spent the last 10 years or so living in the uncanny valley, a state usually reserved for wax sculptures and human-like robots. But now that he’s dead, he seems to have come out of that and earn alot of sympathy from everyone. Do you think that means he was a more of a convincing corpse than a human? Or are people just more comfortable giving love and affection to someone that isn’t going to give it back, a bit like a society of fag hags…
    I sure am a bit sick of hearing his music everywhere I go though.

    aaand I think that’s enough being offensive for the moment.


    Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 12:44 pm

  3. Your sideburns are more carefully defined than those depicted.


    Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 10:07 pm

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