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On Nancy Pelosi and Michael Jackson

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mona Gable

I'd like to thank Nancy Pelosi for nixing the resolution to honor Michael Jackson. It's not like Congress doesn't have anything to do. Health care, anyone?

Exhibit A: Word From Iran

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Melody Moezzi

Reporters keep complaining about the difficulty of getting information out of Iran, but communicating with Iran is far from a challenge. I frequently get through on the first try.

I Won Tickets to the Michael Jackson Memorial Service

Anne Dunev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Anne Dunev

I personally know what it was like to receive the email that opened with "Congratulations" and invited me to retrieve a voucher good for two tickets to the Michael Jackson Memorial.

American Thriller

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

Perhaps not. Jackson's early passing is a perfect globalized mass media storm, as it combines Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll with a healthy dose of those two basic staples of the American story: Race & Money.

Remembering Michael Jackson -- The Man in Our Mirror

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Clarence B. Jones

Audiences are far too splintered to fall in line -- and in love -- en masse with a single recording artist today the way they could for Michael Jackson in the eighties and nineties.

Michael Jackson Live Memorial Page

HuffPost's Eyes & Ears | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This page will be updated throughout the day. Email your thoughts and pictures to submissions+mj@huffingtonpost, share in the comment section, or twee...

"Michael Jackson Loved His Animals", Interview With Animal Rights Activist Tippi Hedren

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

Michael Jackson's legacy will not only live on through his music and the people who love him, but also through the animals who love him.

Michael's Magic

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hermene Hartman

I came in contact with the Jackson 5 in 1971. Berry Gordy insisted that we take this new group -- these kids out of Gary. But Rev. Jackson didn't want these "kids" interfering with the main show.

Michael Jackson's Unparalleled Musical Legacy

Gail Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gail Mitchell

Jackson embodies what every music artist hopes to attain: outside-the-box creativity, longevity and global impact. Unfortunately, there will never be another like him.

Lucky Will Remember The Time

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Many of the animals recently have been transplanted from Neverland to Lake Powell, Arizona where they will be cared for at a wildlife reserve.

Jackson's Death Means We're All Older Now and Need to Sober Up

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

The passing of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett has hit us near-baby boomers and full-on baby boomers with a rock and roll punch to the gut we weren't ready for.

Philippines Prison's Michael Jackson Tribute (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than 1,500 CPDRC inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Cebu, Philippines, first gained international fame when th...

Michael Jackson: Why He's More Adored than Shakespeare

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ahmed Rehab

Our love for entertainers is but a reflection of how deeply we cherish our personal memories, moments played against a soundtrack provided by those we then grow to love.

A Eulogy for Michael Jackson's Childhood

Michelle Haimoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Haimoff

Jackson would have been better off if "I Want You Back" wasn't in our iTunes libraries. He would have been better off if Off The Wall had never come out. If no one had ever heard of Bad or Thriller.

Remembering the Other Michael Jackson

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Jackson had given generously to many charities and organizations. This is the Jackson that I want to and will always remember. This is the other Michael Jackson.

Six Degrees of Michael Jackson

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

I pray that Jackson's music speaks louder than anything else. His music clearly was his life. And in the end, his music added to our lives more than any of the rest of the sideshow events.

World Mourns King of Pop

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

*** Scroll down for a slideshow of newspaper front pages from around the world and global video tributes. LONDON — (AP) Michael Jackson was due...

Michael Jackson, Child of America, Gone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Beyond the reams of his documented eccentricities, Michael Jackson was a huge talent who'll be missed, and he was one of our better, kinder kids whose life and story spun out of control.

What Made Von Brunn Do It?

Gregg Hurwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gregg Hurwitz

While I don't believe that stories cause someone to commit violence, I do believe that as a creator, I have a responsibility not to provide a game plan for criminals shopping for information.

Quiet Teacher: Part Four

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

The final online installment of Arthur Rosenfeld's new novel, Quiet Teacher; a new thriller about the lives, loves, and action adventures of Dr. Xenon Pearl, neurosurgeon by day and vigilante by night.

Is There Any Place One Can Go to Get Away from Michael Jackson?

Erica Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Erica Heller

Has nothing else happened on the planet? It's like Groundhog Day meets Sergeant Pepper, on a loop. It's everywhere. Michael Jackson is everywhere.

Quiet Teacher

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Beginning with this post, I am bringing old and new media together in a fresh way. For the next number of entries, I will be posting the opening to my eighth and latest novel, Quiet Teacher.

HuffPost Review -- State of Play (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

State of Play is the sort of movie that "they just don't make anymore." Despite its attempts to include newfangled ideas regarding journalism, it is a refreshingly old-fashioned star-driven thriller.

Damn Right I Got Michael Jackson Tickets

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matt Stewart

Like the million other people who bought tickets, it came down to simple joys. I want to see one of the planet's great shows with my own two eyes.

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Heading To The Stage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — "Thriller" a Broadway musical? Producer James L. Nederlander says he has acquired the rights for a stage version of Michael Jackson'...