Whitney Houston Has Died, Leaving Behind Complex But Incredible Legacy Highlighted By These 11 #1 Singles

Whitney Houston died today at the age of 48. Like fellow 80s superstar Michael Jackson, Houston leaves behind a legacy that is both complex and incredible. In this post, Jerod takes a look at Whitney’s complex legacy and pays his own personal tribute to a voice he grew up loving that, like so many others, left us far too soon.

14 Other Songs As Irresistibly Fun As ‘I Believe In A Thing Called Love’ by The Darkness

Inspired by the Super Bowl XLVI reemergence of “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” here are 14 other songs that have similarly always captured the rhythm of my heart.

Six Super Bowl 46 Halftime Show Ideas Better Than Madonna

Jerod highlights a handful of halftime show ideas, rated on a scale of Scowling Eltons, that he thinks would have provided much more event-relevant entertainment than Madonna and possibly even driven more ratings.

The Top 5 Best and Worst Super Bowl Halftime Shows of the Last Decade

The halftime show at the Super Bowl is second only to the commercials as the most talked about event that is not the actual game. In this post, we remember the iconic halftime show that started it all and then count down the five best and worst of the past decade.

Duwende’s ‘The Music of Michael Jackson’ Is A Capella Heaven

As a lifelong Michael Jackson fan and aficionado, I typically do not like most remakes and remixes of his songs, but I am thoroughly enjoying these Duwende versions of Billie Jean, Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough, and others.

All 32 Week One NFL Starting QBs…as Michael Jackson Songs

Enjoy this homage to Jerod’s favorite musician of all time as we kick off our coverage of the 2011 NFL season. Here are all 32 Week One starting QBs in the NFL…as Michael Jackson songs.

Video: Incredible Jackson 5 / Nirvana Mashup

When I see mashups with MJ songs, I tend to watch them with apprehension, expecting something awful and sacrilegious. Let’s just say that my expectations were turned completely upside down by this video.

Highlighted By Acoustic Version of Billie Jean, Coldplay Concert Does Not Disappoint

My review of the last night’s Coldplay concert at the Superpages.com Center in Dallas. The show was amazing, even for someone like me who is not a die-hard Coldplay fan, and featured an incredible live acoustic version of Billie Jean (audio snippet included) played on a small stage on the lawn.

LOTD: Shaquille O’Neal Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson with Beat It Video

A Friday roundup of great links from our friends in the blogosphere, including Shaq and his friends doing their own version of “Beat It” to pay tribute to Michael Jackson.

My Personal Tribute to the Complex Life and Incredible Legacy of Michael Jackson

As the world awaits the public memorial service of Michael Jackson tonight, JRod pays his respects to the life and legacy of the King of the Pop with his own personal tribute to Michael Jackson.