Television and Internet

It catapulted the lead star, Miley Cyrus, to up roaring fame. Still, the success of these concerts and movies perplex me, not because I have forgotten my own teenage years, but because the “it” girl of the moment sparks no diamonds to me.
How about Michael Jackson? The boy is famous! He practically basked in fame (and fortune) for all of his life. His shocking death caused so much heartache to the world who watched him as he grew from the cute black boy singing ABC with his other brothers to the man who surprised all of us with his powerful dance moves and not to mention, white skin. I am one of those people. I grew up dancing to his songs. Thriller is my favorite. I’ve always heard it on radios back in the days. How ironic is it that though I grew up with that song I haven’t seen the video. not until his death. I was one of the millions who viewed his music videos while feeling the pang of his death. I was one of the thousands who first lined up in theaters to watch Michael Jackson show his perfect moves once again.
George Lucas would pass as brilliant in my dictionary for having created Star Wars and the iconic Jedi’s weapon: the lightsaber. It comprises of a metal hilt that is the base of a blade of energy. It can practically cut through anything but is deflected by another lightsaber. Along with the blue, red, or green laser-like sword is a vibrating sound developed by sound engineer Ben Burtt. Having been able to follow the Star Wars movies it’s such a joy to play the part of a strong Jedi wielding that lightsaber and humming that distinct sound. Lightsabers are definitely cool!

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