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29 August, 2005

Neverneverneverland

No wonder Wacko likes the sandlands: what with dozens of kiddietastic theme parks being built and a thousand varieties of industrial strength skin bleach available in every supermarket.

Far more disturbing than the plastic pop-horror is this bizarre quote from his "champion rally driver" friend:

"Definitely the guy is a normal human being like us. He eats the same things as everyone else I think he's more normal than most people."

If conceiving your children through various surrogates, putting weird masks on them, having so much plastic your nose falls off, and welcoming unrelated young boys into your adult bed is anyone's conception of "normal", they are more in need of a lobotomy than the Prince of Wack himself.

But soaring stocks are far more interesting than plummeting performers. Fiddly-diddly shenanigans at Dubai Islamic Bank are a nostalgic reminder of the way stockmarkets used to be in the Golden Age of the Sandlands (about five years ago). Markets were then so illiquid that a single purchase by Mahmoud Al Kandoorah of ten shares in Thobe Inc was enough to send the bourse skyrocketing.

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20 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

ehhh,,,your point being ?

29 August, 2005 23:41  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the question i'd like to ask is:
would MJs endorsement to Dubai be of marketing value?

look forward to comments

30 August, 2005 00:30  
Blogger samuraisam said...

of course!
just the same as Beckham's et all.

30 August, 2005 06:02  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damn before it was the Sharjah Slasher, now Jacko...man this country is not safe anymore..

30 August, 2005 07:33  
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30 August, 2005 09:08  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

perhaps he can go back and lobby congress on the need for underage camel jockeys because its an integral part of our heritage.

30 August, 2005 10:13  
Blogger clayfuture said...

Jacko might be ridiculed by the American media but there's no doubt that he is still very popular in Europe and well.. most of the rest of the world. His latest attempts at recapturing the "good ol days" of fame and fortune are long gone, but his old hits will still remain chart toppers! Even after all the trials and tribulations and his acquittal, he is still a weirdo! I think I read somewhere that after all this he stated something like "I will never sleep with a child in the same bed again!!!"

Anyways, if Jacko ever decides to have a concert in Dubai, believe me, there will be a hell of a lot of fans from all over the middle east and beyond present in that arena!!!

30 August, 2005 10:38  
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30 August, 2005 10:43  
Blogger 1Desi said...

Blah! Jacko back in the press!?

It’s a pity he turned out the way he did... was such a big fan of his when i was a kid. His 'Billie Jean' is still so big, a lotta DJs / music producers use the bass-line sample in their remixes, etc. An icon, a musical genius, a phenomenal songwriter, a dancing legend and last but not the least.... A WIERDO PERV!!!

One of the few bozo's who proves the Freudian id+ego mumbo jumbo. Bet he still gets it off takin a crap! What a waste… though I’d still buy his records!

And Anon... I dont have a point either... what's yours?

Peace out

30 August, 2005 13:50  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

1desi -

well what's the big hullabaloo about this chap ? yeah he's into plastic surgery as half of hollywood is. Kids? the guy luvs children - whats the big deal ? he was acquitted for crying out loud. i do have issues tho with the two idiotic jurors who voted for not guilty then come out and say they believe he IS guilty "buy our book and read why we think so". Asswipes !

I'm not even an MJ fan.

30 August, 2005 14:43  
Blogger Hurricane_ said...

Wow, I am glad the idiot is not in the US anymore, DUBAI/BAHRAIN can have his bleached ass.
The guy needs HELP he is SICK. May be the TENTS can take him to a local children hospital which would complete his GULF tour.

30 August, 2005 16:29  
Anonymous chanad said...

Yet again Dubai steals the thunder from Bahrain :)

Bahraini tourist agencies will not be pleased...

30 August, 2005 17:20  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can just see him now, in the Jumeirah Beach Hotel with a resident filipino band every night. Even worse, lets hope that don't make him a feature in next year's Summer Surprises...

30 August, 2005 22:16  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Then there is this rather odd quote from the AP story about his visit.

"The singer also paid a visit to the Hard Rock Cafe, where he assuaged his craving for spicy chicken.

'We went there because he wanted to eat Buffalo wings,' Bin Sulayem said. 'We were sitting there with him and it was absolutely normal, we weren't under any pressure.'

Pressure? What kind of pressure were they expecting?

30 August, 2005 23:39  
Blogger black feline said...

yes! i see him too now...Bur Dubai...omigosh!...sorry it's only some discarded manequin...i swear it looks like him!

31 August, 2005 10:23  
Blogger black feline said...

it's confirmed....he will be taxidermized for the up coming dino world in dubailand...hurray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!so nice of him to volunteer!

31 August, 2005 10:38  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

face it . you'll still secretly love the King of Pop

31 August, 2005 16:51  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

...yes and we still move to beat it and billie jean :D

31 August, 2005 17:12  
Blogger black feline said...

u must be pretty ancient..to do that zing...maybe u could join him at the dino world

31 August, 2005 18:03  
Anonymous discriminated said...

Doobai seems to have so whored its self out ...

Just to think that it was not tooooo long ago (1992 i believe) when a much anticipated Jacko concert in dxb was cancelled at the last minute because 'RUMORS' of child abuse had been heard.

Now Dxb has no issues with calling him a 'normal person' because they want him to buy property here/ endorse tourism / or promote some scheme for their benefit !!!

argh !

01 September, 2005 08:45  

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