Cebu dancing inmates are back with Michael Jackson’s ‘This Is It’

Yup, it’s another viral video from the dancing inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, a maximum security prison in the Philippines.

Check it out on Yahoo! Meme — it’s the most popular post as of this writing.

10 questions 80s songs raised, but never answered

If you grew up on 80s music like I did, then you know most (if not all) of these songs, and might also be wondering about the questions their lyrics raised, but never quite answered.

Now, I just made up this list for fun, and I don’t know if somebody has already done this — heck, with all the stuff on the Net, probably someone has.

Here’s the list I made off the top of my head, along with clips of the songs that I found on YouTube.

10 Questions 80s Songs Raised, But Never Answered

1. Is there something I should know? Please, PLEASE tell me now.

2. What exactly are enveloped ideas?

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Michael Jackson memorial: Watch it online via Facebook/CNN, Ustream/CBS News and other sites

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Sure, CNN and Facebook have teamed up before for the historic inauguration of US President Barack Obama, but as I previously blogged, the online coverage of the Michael Jackson memorial is expected to become the biggest Web event in history.

If you want to take part in this online event, head on over to CNN.com/Live. If you’re on Facebook, you can already RSVP for the event. The Facebook/CNN event will start at midnight ET in the US.

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Michael Jackson memorial tickets raffled online by Staples Center as world braces for biggest Web event

Check out my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Here’s an excerpt.

Thousands of Michael Jackson fans will converge at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the public memorial service on Tuesday morning, July 7 in the US, even as millions around the world are expected to watch the live video stream from different media outlets. News of Jackson’s death slowed down the Web, but the public memorial will be the real acid test as it’s expected to be the biggest Web event in history.

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Cebu dancing inmates pay tribute to Michael Jackson, King of Pop

Check out my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Here’s an excerpt.

The dancing inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center maximum security prison are back with a tribute to Michael Jackson, who died of cardiac arrest on Friday at the age of 50.

As I previously blogged, the Cebu dancing inmates became an instant Internet sensation in 2007 with their Thriller viral video. Here’s their tribute to the King of Pop.

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Michael Jackson: Mourning his death, celebrating his music

I wrote my first Hub at HubPages.com. Hope you could read it when you have the time, and let me know how you feel about Michael Jackson’s death and what his music means to you.

Here’s an excerpt from my Hub, “Michael Jackson: Mourning his death, celebrating his music.”

It was early in the morning here in Manila when I checked my Gmail, and saw, to my shock, first a breaking news e-mail alert that Farrah Fawcett had passed away, and then another alert saying that Michael Jackson had been rushed to the hospital.

I went to the microblogging sites Twitter and Plurk, and was quickly updated on the latest news by the tweets and plurks.

Michael Jackson was dead.

Just like that.

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