Micheal Jackson Dies?
UPDATE: Looks like multiple sources are now saying the King of Pop is dead. CNN reports “Pop icon Michael Jackson has died in Los Angeles, according to multiple reports” and the New York Times says “Michael Jackson, 50, Is Dead.”
Thanks to my best friend’s sister Shirley, I just saw her status saying that TMZ.com reported Micheal Jackson died. I looked on ABCNews.com and it says he’s suffered from a cardiac arrest, but hasn’t confirmed he has passed. CNN reports the same and so doese the NYTimes.com. Micheal Jackson (actually spelled “Michael” Jackson, but mispelled here just fyi) passing would really rock the music industry despite his lack of success in recent years. I think he was trying to do a tour or something to make up for all his losses and lack of funds, but of course, he’s not the same as he was at his height.
CNN though has confirmed or reported that Farah Fawcett (rather Farrah Fawcett) of Charlie’s Angels fame has died. She was 12 years older than Jackson. She died of anal cancer. She was also known for literally having the blond hair do that every woman wanted at the time (which I believe was in the 1970’s). She was THE sex symbol at the time. She probably helped continue if not start a new wave of people LOVING blonds in the United States.
Farah Fawcett Passes
Two HUGE icons passing really makes this an interesting & sad day for the entertainment industry. Not sure what to think of these two passing…(if it’s true that Michael Jackson died…)
Like I said “porcupines,” “Korean women” and many others like “how to say hello (or thank you) in Korean” are dominating the traffic on the blog these days. For a snippet of the rest of the popular posts, check out the following WordPress stats for The Real “South” Korea: Continue reading
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Saw this recently despite the age of the article:
Takinga gamble on human capital
Firms invest in students’ potential
Published: SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2005
The pitch goes something like this: Imagine investing in business superstars when they are just starting out, the way people do with athletes or music celebrities. What if a scout had spotted Bill Gates when he was 18 and given him money for books and college tuition, in exchange for a cut of his later earnings? Continue reading
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In a country where television dramas reign “Queen” (as opposed to “King” — women really have strong influence in this country), you would think that all that television watching and less social interaction as a result would decrease peoples’ ability to be social. However, it won’t be all the television watching that will probably do it. It will most likely be the way they communicate these days instead of calling each other on the phone.
From 1st graders to most 6th grades and almost every living person over the age of a middle school student, South Korea has cell phones in each of the hands of its’ consumers. Continue reading