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Saturday, January 26, 2013

How to kill a book online


In Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson, the author, Randall Sullivan, writes that "Jackson’s overuse of plastic surgery reduced his nose to little more than a pair of nostrils and that he died a virgin despite being married twice" (NY Times, 2013). 

This and other facts/assumptions/opinions about the life of our beloved Michael Jackson has infuriated some fans. Well, a lot of fans.

Said fans launched a Facebook and Twitter campaign to kill the book and have it removed from Amazon.

Read the whole story here.

3 comments:

  1. I've nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award!
    http://frombowstobooks.blogspot.com/2013/01/liebster-blog-award.html

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  2. This is crazy. It is like when there were some bad reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.com about the new Batman movie and the fans went nuts. The website had to disable comments for that movie!

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  3. It's crazy to think about how much influence both fans and haters have.

    Tamara @ Shelf Addiction
    Shelfaddiction. com

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