Saturday, June 27, 2009

Gordon in the morning: Coping with grief?

With Nick Parker and Steve Kennedy taking care of knitting fact from base speculation and stuff they read on the internet, and Rhodori Phillips doing Demerol 101 ("FIND out more about the dangerous cocktail of drugs being linked to Michael Jackson dying"), what's left for Gordon?

Oh, he's making himself busy:

Make him No1 tomorrow

I’M urging all Jacko fans to get on t’internet, or go to a record shop and buy his Off The Wall album.

It would be a fitting tribute for the King of Pop to top the charts tomorrow and I am calling for Bizarre readers’ help.

Given that the media has been reporting that Jackson records have been flying off the shelves for the last 24 hours, this is surely one of the most brazen attempts to take responsibility for something that was happening anyway since Laser 558 ran its "wear something blue to show your support us" campaign. Blue, like jeans, you mean?
Chart insiders tell me he is in with a great shout of a stunning chart double this weekend – and it’s our job to ensure he has as many songs as possible in the top ten singles and album charts.

Why, exactly, is it "our job"? Is buying stuff meant to somehow be a tribute?
Retailer HMV also revealed that fans had been flooding their High Street stores to stock up on CDs.

A spokesman said: “We estimate there has been a twenty-fold increase in demand for his recordings.”

A spokesman? A spokesman? Are you failing to give Gennaro his full credit, young Gordon?


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yeah it's all very well running into the room at the last minute and claiming that you were there first but when you start stealing from Gennaro... YOU'LL HAVE TO DEAL WITH US!!!!!!

Olive said...

’M urging all Jacko fans to get on t’internet, or go to a record shop and buy his Off The Wall album

A couple of thoughts occur: first of all, if you're a Jackson fan, why on Earth wouldn't you already have a copy of Off The Wall? I've ignored the whey-faced loon for over 20 years, but even I have to admit it's a fine record. Second of all, anyone who uses the contraction "t'internet" needs to be hit in the face with a shovel,

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