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Leon Kompowsky returns to sing Happy Birthday to Lisa

December 7, 2017 • By

The famous character Leon Kompowsky played by Michael Jackson back in 1991 has returned to sing “Happy Birthday Lisa” in the new episode of The Simpsons!

The episode called “Mr. Lisa’s Opus” was aired on December 3rd (Season 29, Episode 8). In this episode, Lisa turns 12 and the family brings back Leon to sing new verses of the famous song!

We know that Leon Kompowsky was supposed to come back as Prince but this episode never happened.

Glad to see Leon back as Michael Jackson! read more

Exhibition, Madame Tussauds, News

Michael Jackson at the New Madame Tussauds’ New Delhi

December 7, 2017 • By

The 23rd branch of the so famous museum has just opened on December 1st in New Delhi, India!

And of course the biggest star on the planet is part of the wax artworks that visitors can take selfies with!

To mark the India-UK Year of Culture in 2017, Merlin Entertainment has opened a new branch of the international wax museum, Madame Tussauds, in New Delhi.

The iconic Regal building in Connaught Place has been chosen as the location of the India’s very own the Madame Tussauds museum that will be spread over two floors with 50 life-like wax figures of celebrities from India and the world. The museum has waxworks of personalities from different fields such as; sports, Bollywood, history & leaders, Hollywood and music. This new attraction is part of a wider recreation and entertainment zone planned for the city, which is set to be bolstered by further amenities catering for tourists. read more

Captain Eo, Collector, Collectors News

Fuzzball for sale!

December 6, 2017 • By

A new Auction will take place on December 16 but this time, it’s all about Disney! In this Auction you will find 100s of items, posters, staff costumes, signs, manuals, props and so on and as part of Disney, Captain Eo is there too!

The most exciting item is the actual Fuzzball!

(Disney, c.1986) An original radio-controlled animatronic puppet of Fuzzball used during the creation of the film “Captain EO”. This prop includes a signed letter by Rick Baker, certifying the authenticity of the item. The letter reads, “Having personally inspected this piece, I can certify that it is an original radio controlled Fuzzball puppet, created by my studio for the production of the motion picture Captain EO”. This puppet is composed of various materials including foam and latex, and was animated via remote control for the film. The puppet comes displayed in a custom frame box along with imagery from the film and an engraved plaque. The puppet measures approximately 18″ tall, including the tail, and is in very good condition with some minor wear from use. read more

Collector, Collectors News

Japan gets a pin ball slot machine this December

December 6, 2017 • By

We all know how Japan loves games and gambling!

The Estate of Michael Jackson has signed a deal with Sankyo, a company that does pin ball machines which use lighting, visual, balls and music! And now Michael has one called “Fever Michael Jackson”!

“BAD”, “Beat It”, “Smooth Criminal”, “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough”, “Billie Jean”, “Jam” and “Thriller” made it to the different levels of the fame machine with multiple references to the King of Pop such as the Toaster, the Moonwalk, 777 and so on! read more

Charts, News

Michael Jackson voted #1 Best Male Icon by blog Pop Icon

December 6, 2017 • By

The Blog Pop Icon which is a popular blog about pop music full of quizzes, tests and polls, have ran a poll for Best Male Icon and the result is in!

with more than 170,000 votes in, the top 20 artists voted by the public are now revealed and no surprise here, Michael is #1!

With 40% (69,124 votes) Michael is ahead of Prince (#2) and George Michael (#3)

Anyway, enjoy the video of the top 20 Best Male Icon:

Full results HERE

SOURCE: Pop Icon