A couple months ago, Brian "Back in Business" Lane and I discussed our feeling that "I Want You Back" might be the best pop song ever recorded. He just sent me this awesome video from a J5 TV special. Bonus Bill Cosby and Tommy Smothers action at the beginning.
The Jackson 5 do a heavy, heavy rendition of "Walk On" in 1972. In case you forgot that Michael could get heavy like that.
Via Jay Smooth
The greatest entertainer of my lifetime.
I'm crying, to be completely honest.
Maybe tomorrow I'll post some videos of him dancing, but for now a goodbye will have to suffice.
Via the new BoingBoing Video sideblog, to which I am a contributor.
The single "How I Got Over" from the Roots' 11th album of the same name, due in the early fall.
(PS: Who is the dude in the leather jacket that isn't Thought?)
Live comedy from Chris Hardwick, Kasper Hauser and Jordan Morris, recorded live at MaxFunCon 2009.