The King of Pop. We will never forget. And, to hail MJ, critics, DJs, everyone is pulling out the stops. Even the jokes are coming in. This one from my friend’s facebook:

due to the fact that michael jackson is 99% plastic, he will be melted down into lego blocks so little kids can play with him for a change

Harsh, I know. He was acquitted!

Here’s a killer mix for download- rare and career-spanning…. by DJ Ayers.

The NYTimes package- thorough and meaningful.

Sia Michel video

Jon Pareles obit

Slideshow

Jody Rosen on Slate.com (good for perspective)