In this regular episode, Jamon and Q are joined by Friend of the Show Jason Garcia, co-host of MJRadio, the Spanish-language Michael Jackson podcast. It’s been a busy fall, and the trio has lots of news to discuss related to Michael Jackson and the Jackson family. The guys chat about an upcoming documentary focused on MJ’s artistic legacy, next summer’s launch of the official Michael Jackson musical, the Estate’s (misguided) release of a 10th Anniversary This Is It package, the HBO documentary about the Apollo Theatre, and more. For their main topic, Jamon and Q tell discuss seeing Janet Jackson live in Australia, and then have some big news to announce about changes at the The MJCast next season.
This episode also includes updates from The MJCast correspondents Charles Thomson (Legal Correspondent) and Janneke van der Linden (Jackson Family Correspondent).
- Another MJ documentary is on the way, this one focused on his artistic legacy.
- Elton John calls Michael Jackson ‘mentally ill’ and a ‘disturbing person’ in his new book.
- Lil Kim sort-of samples MJ in her new single.
- The official Michael Jackson musical has a new name (“MJ The Musical”) and will open July 6th at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.
- The Michael Jackson Estate and Sony Music release their first product since Leaving Neverland, a 10th anniversary edition of This Is It.
- Michael Jackson was, yet again, the top earning dead celebrity of 2019.
- HBO’s “The Apollo” documentary excludes the Jackson 5 as a significant part of the venue’s history.
Main Discussion Topic
- Q and Jamon’s Janet experiences!
- Next steps for The MJCast.
Ad & Music Breaks
- The Jacksons – Your Ways (Groovefunkel Remix)
- Janet Jackson – Escapade (Nick* Maui Sunset Mix)
- Michael Jackson – Beat It (Mute Mutant Remix)
- Charles Thomson (Legal Correspondent)
- Janneke van der Linden of Jackson Source (Jackson Family Correspondent)
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