Social Media’s Downfall

Do you find that social media is making the world worse? Or better? It seems like we are more divided than ever and I wonder if social media has something to do with it? We are able to connect to like minded people and thus we share like minded statements, beliefs, and most of all propaganda. It makes me question whether or not it’s helping or hindering us as humans?

More and more I see people just continuing to spout off at what they believe is right without indicating that no one is really right?

It seems like it’s always one sided. As in an “us” vs “them” attitude. When it’s not one sided. This could be blacks vs whites, whites vs blacks, Christians vs Muslims, Muslims vs Christians. Legals vs illegal, illegal vs legal. The list goes on and on.

The more I think about social media, the more I’m leaning towards it dividing us.

When I first came onto the WWW, back when AOL was mainstream, when you were only able to use the telephone line and no one else can use it, when you hear the funny dial up tone-that sometimes kicks you off.

When I first came onto the WWW-my sole purpose was to connect with other Michael Jackson fans. This was back in the 1990s. Everyone around me, knew I loved MJ (knew I was a happier person listening to MJ) but no one had that same bond. I went on to find that same connection. This particular connection was of understanding, spreading love, and just connecting with like minded people that went far beyond his music. I found a place where I fit. But it was for GOOD, it was not for hate (and even now, that’s become muted–with statements like “those kids are not his”, “I liked him back when he was black.”, “I like him by why did he have to have so much plastic surgery?”.)

Now on facebook, on Twitter, maybe even on random blogs-it seems like people want to connect to separate-if that makes sense? That people feel the need to have an us vs them attitude when it should be about WE, US, TOGETHER, UNITED.

We have to remember that hatefulness walks in ALL forms of human life…Christian, Muslim, black, white, non immigrant, immigrant, rich, poor, democrat, republican. There are extremists. There will always be extremists. But they do not have to conquer the social media. They do not have to rule the airwaves. We do not have to BOOST but “how come it’s ruled as a hate crime when it’s against blacks but not Christians, etc.” When in the end, does it REALLY matter? It’s all the same. Hatefulness is hatefulness. Love is Love. We can only bring tolerance to others when we want to open up and learn about others and yes you can have a happy balance.

I am not religious, but I have religious friends & patients who I respect and admirer. I’m going on a religious medical mission (almost all medical missions seem to have a religious feel to it-I’m okay with it as long as it accomplishes what I want to accomplish) because I want to HELP others. Who are like me. Who are not like me. I do not care.

We can all be different, we do not have to continue to spread the hatefulness though. We should mend. It’s not a perfect world. It’s not going to be a perfect world. There will always be extremist. There will always be mental illness. There will always be murder. There will always be mass killings. How do we use these times to CONNECT and not separate ourselves?

I just don’t know. I just don’t understand it. I will never be able to wrap my head around it.

Take for example, recently a facebook friend posting a degrading comment about President Obama voters. My response was “I’m a very educated registered nurse who voted for Obama…so what’s your point?” His comment was “there are always exceptions.”

YES-so why continue with the blanket statement that wants to paint everyone the same color?

After Obama won 2nd term. A handful of my friends posted “how can people be so ignorant and stupid and uneducated….” Umm-excuse you? If this is how you feel about me, why are you my friend? I question your integrity to be honest. To which the response is always “well I don’t mean YOU…directly.” Ummm-your statement says you do, I proudly voted for Obama and thus I must be 1) stupid 2) ignorant 3) uneducated. I am, none of the above. I may not hold the same views as you-but that does not make you more right and I, more wrong. Nor does it make me more right and you more wrong. We have differences.

When people are heated, they certainly do not choose their words very wisely and they end up hurting the common thread of humans, than helping. We are all different, we do not all have to be hateful and degrading.

It’s all for L.O.V.E.!

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Enjoying the Moment

Where I’ve Been:
I had deep thoughts of suicide when my grandmother died (I was 9). I remember a couple of incidents where I probably came home from school, after being treated horribly, going into my room and crying. And looking at a bottle of pills. It could have been something as simple as a bottle of Aspirin or Tylenol. I was ten at that time-I thought it may work. Looking at the bottle and thinking about my life and what it was or will be. How can I continue if people keep treating me like this? I did not want to endure it. I also remember another time, taking a sharp kitchen knife and going into my room. Self cutting was never my thing because I knew it would just create more pain but I do remember thinking of holding it up and aiming just to the left of my sternum and thinking about jabbing it into my heart. I figure that is where the blood pumps, that probably would be the fastest way to go! If I slit my wrist, I think I probably would have stopped as soon as it hurt, never going deep enough to make a difference. I never thought about hanging myself, as I thought that would be a slow death and I did not want to suffer anymore. And though my grandfather had guns-aside from the BB gun, I did not know how to work them and not to mention I did not know where my grandfather kept them. My mother never owned a gun.

But I never went thru with it. I am not sure why. I do not know if I felt, deep down, maybe I will have a chance later in life or not. I do not know if I saw the light deep in my thoughts when my eyes closed and tried to envision the future.

In the early 1990s, I remember watching Free Willy and watching the music video before the movie started. It was called “Will You Be There” by Michael Jackson. I watched him move. Of course, everyone knew who Michael Jackson was but I never really paid much attention to him or his music. Prior to this realization, I did not think about him or what he represented-including Thriller, Billie Jean, Bad, Smooth Criminal, the moonwalk, the sequined glove.

I saw the Will You Be There video and I was just mesmerized by his movement. So much so that I rewund the tape after the (music) video and watched it again. I, again, did not really pay attention to the lyrics but just the man himself. At the end of the music video, I had to rewind it again and again. I was finally paying attention to what the song was and the lyrics. I was hooked right there. It was before the 1993 allegations and I knew that I was a forever fan. I actually listened to the lyrics of “Will You Be There” and they spoke to me. I was like “WOW! He understood where I was coming from!”

“Hold me like the river Jordan
And I will then say to thee
You were my friend.
Carry me like you were my brother
Love me like a mother
Could you be there?”
These lines describe my life that all I want is a friend to count on. Or a mother to be able to soothe my hurt and pain. A guidance for a young child to right a wrong. For anyone to love me. The way that I am. For all that I am. For anyone to listen to me. For anyone to protect me. For anyone to hug me.

“When wary, tell me will you hold me
When wrong will you scold me
When lost will you find me?”
My mother was there physically but mentally she had her own issues. She could barely guide her own life and well being much less ours. This was not her fault. I was very intune as a child to know that the guidance was not there. That she could not help it. It was an illness. She indeed loved us the way that she knew how. Inturn though, I missed a lot. I did not understand why people were the way that they were. I did not understand why I was born different. I did not understand why people treated me different. I did not have a teacher to say it’s not me, it’s them. I did not have an authority figure to step in and say “you are fine the way you are. You are perfect”. In part, when it came to my mother. I did not let this happen because I often did not tell her what I was going through in school, with my peers. It was partially my fault because I did not want to worry her. She had enough problems of her own. Often times she was working two jobs. She was trying to raise kids. At the same time, I felt that “how could no one NOT know? Hello, I was physically different? You are supposed to know that people are not kind in the world to those that are not normal.” Again part of this was my fault because even during the all day facial clinic when I had to talk to a therapist/social worker-I pretended that life was good. It was not. I was depressed. I felt embarrassed of myself. Of ME. I felt like I was alone in the world. I understand that people cannot and should not assume.

“But then they told me
A man should be faithful
And walk when not able
And fight ‘til the end but I’m only human”
This struck me because you are supposed to go through life pretending life is good. Your world is good. Everything is fine even if deep down you’re hurting. Everyone is supposed to continue life like everything is peachy, even if it is not. You’re not supposed to talk about the bad. You’re not supposed to air your “dirty laundry”…life is full of rainbows, lollipops, and happy unicorns.

“Everyone’s taking control of me
Seems like the world’s got a role for me
I’m so confused will you show it to me?”
You’ll be there for me and care enough to bare me.”
For me it seemed like people had control of me. I was an emotional and verbal punching bag for me peers. That was their role for me. In my mom’s world, I was quiet and perfect. I did not do much wrong. I did not step on toes. In my sister’s world, I was the smart one. Always getting the good grades because I did not have a social life and my life remained in books. In everyone’s eyes-they have their own role. In my eyes, I was a lost soul. I did not know what to do with myself. I did not want to endure daily teasing. I did not want to avoid school. I did not want to avoid people. I did not want to stay inside my room because that was the safest place to be. It was lonely.

“Love me and feed me
Kiss me and free me
I will feel blessed.”
“Lift me.
Lift me up slowly
Show me you care.”
Show me that I mean something. My peers often disregarding me. Someone that didn’t appear to have feelings or a heart. I was no one. I was a void in a human body.

“Need me.
Love me and feed me
Kiss me and free me
I will feel blessed”
Guidance. Life. Love. Hugs. Pat on the back. Security. Those are the important things in life. Those are the things that matter to the human soul.

I watched this video over and over again. I listened to the lyrics. I decided to figure out what album it was on and purchase it. And I did just that. I fast forwarded it to “Will You Be There” of course and then I listened to the song right after. It was “Keep the Faith” in the USA (it’s my understanding that other pressings had a different order for songs). I listened to that song too. It was a bit edgier. But the lyrics were strong and powerful. A song with a great message. This song following Will You Be There-I felt like Michael Jackson was talking to me. Not really but in a sense. Like he knew how some people felt in the world. Lost, alone, not being able to trust-with the lyrics of WILL YOU BE THERE. To a song of hope, triumph, you can do it attitude with KEEP THE FAITH. It was a gift that it was in order in that manner. It made me, who was struggling with who she was, to listen and understand. In return it opened his life to me.

The song KEEP THE FAITH:

I started paying attention to him and his life. He was not a perfect human. Who is? He had flaws. He had self doubt. He clearly did not like the way he looked, perhaps from his upbringing of his father Joseph Jackson. But did that constitute people criticizing him? Did that mean he was fair game for names and jokes and digs? Did that mean that he was not human? Did that mean he did not care? Did that mean he did not have feelings? Granted he was so rich and secluded (because he had to be) that did not mean that he still did not have the core that was in all of us. That still did not mean that he was untouchable emotionally. That did not mean that his soul could not be broken either.

The behavior and treatment of others towards him just made me want to follow him even more and understand him even more. I believe this was the case for a lot of his fans-which is why he had such a great following. He was no more of a freak than anyone else in this world. His treatment by others just made me want more of him.

Where I Am:
Because of my self reliance, I have come along way. This journey could not be made possible without people in my life. From my mother-who taught me not to give up. I saw that in her because no matter how many obstacles life gave her (either her own doing or others) she continued on the best she could. My best friend during my adult years. Without her, I wouldn’t remain sane through Nursing School. My therapist & now friend-without her I wouldn’t have been able to bounce things off and she taught me the way life could be, not just the way life has to be. My friends/co-workers-without them, I couldn’t have made it through nursing school either. Coming into work after a test that I practically failed, cheering me on that I could do it. My clinical instructors and teachers-“C equals RN” is the motto of Nursing School. I remember one clinical teacher saw my test score and was going to take me aside from the rest and say “what’s going on?” Instead she said it in front of my other peers and continued “what I am seeing in clinical is NOT what I see in those tests scores. So much so that I went to the director.” That made me feel good and encouraged me. Not to leave out my patients through the years-teaching me that life is short. Teaching me that I am a good person. Teaching me that we shouldn’t take life for granted.

Where I Am Going:
Who really knows? All I know is that I am enjoying the moment. Preparing for my medical mission trip to Madagascar. Than who knows? I know that I am enjoying traveling and seeing other cultures. Something that I never got to experience growing up because we just couldn’t afford it. In 2013 I went on an African Safari. 2014 Inca Trail, Machu Picchu in Peru. 2015 Japan and Mt Fuji. Not to mention the career that can take me throughout the country in America and perhaps even further (I’ve talked with American nurses working in Australia).

I am lucky. I know it can be taken away at anytime. Life is not promised. Life is not meant to be all rainbows and unicorns. I’m now just enjoying the moment.

Unloading

Once upon a time I collected Michael Jackson memorabilia. Why MJ? From the ages of 9 until about 13, I was suicidal. At that time, I didn’t really follow Michael Jackson. However, when I was about 13-I watched his video “Will You Be There” video. At first, I was just mesmerized by his talent. I had to rewind (remember VHS?), and watch it again. And again. Finally it downed on me to listen to the actual lyrics. And I did. It really spoke to me. Questioning people’s purpose in your life. “Hold Me, Like a River Jordan, and I will say to thee-you were my friend.”…”Carry me like you were my brother, love me like a mother-could you be there?”…It just really spoke to me. Enough for me to run out and buy Michael Jackson’s cd DANGEROUS. Thankfully the song that follows “Will You Be There” was “Keep the Faith”. When you listen to the lyrics, he tells you to dust yourself off and you can do it. You can achieve whatever you want, regardless of what naysayers say. After that I was hooked to Michael Jackson. I will speak more about that in about a week (around his birthday).

But why I am posting now? That Michael Jackson collection that I have collected thru the years, I am parting ways with. Why? For the last couple of years, I have been a travel nurse. It allows me to travel throughout the states. Thus, I’m traveling light. My collection is in storage. And how much longer will it be in storage? I do not see myself stopping my travel nurse career anytime soon. Therefore, it probably will be there for awhile. Than I think, whenever (if ever) I settle down, where will I settle? What type of house? I’ve thought about downsizing completely and live in a Tiny House. I definitely will not have room then.

Does that mean I’m not a fan? Nope. Not at all. I will be a fan forever and everyone knows this. Whenever they see MJ related items-they think of me, they share it with me, the tag me with it. Not to mention, I have permanently inked myself with his liking (thinking about another). So I’m back home now. What a better time to depart with items?! I want them to go to fans who will appreciate them. Show them. Display them. Years ago, I had my own vision of what I wanted to do with my beloved items. MJ always made me happy, especially when I was depressed.

Any money I collect from my Michael Jackson collection I will put towards a good cause too. I’m going on a Medical Mission trip for 2 months in Jan/Feb/beg of March 2016. This mission trip sends me to Africa. I pay for my own flight, two months “rent” while being there (which includes Room/Board, 3 meals/day, Wifi, etc), as well as vaccinations. Not to mention, I will be out of a paid position-so I have to pay for my bills back here in the states for those months. It all adds up but I cannot wait. I know it’ll be worth it. I am pretty certain this will not be my last mission either. I foresee many more. The link to my GoFundMe account is (http://www.gofundme.com/PAdamsMedical).

Anyways, onto the list of items for sale. I tried to categorized it for easy finding if you’re looking for something in particular. Prices do not including S&H, as it’s hard to figure that out because Michael Jackson fans are worldwide (actually, they are usually overseas). ALL items can be shown in a photo and of course, I can answer any questions that you may have. If you’re interested please email me at Paula0509@gmail.com. Below is the list:

45 Albums- $5.00/each/OBO + S&H

  1. J5-Lookin’ Through the Window/Love Song-generic sleeve
  2. J5-Skywriter/Ain’t Nothing but the Real Thing-clear plastic sleeve
  3. J5-I Want You Back ‘88 Remix
  4. Michael Jackson-picture sleeve, Man in the Mirror
  5. Jacksons-picture sleeve, Torture
  6. Jacksons- picture sleeve, Torture2
  7. Jacksons-Wait Right Now
  8. We Are the World-picture sleeve

Full size albums/LPs (ie not 45s)–Give me an offer and we’ll talk. Unknown if they work, I never owned a record player while collecting.

  1. (2) J5-Maybe Tomorrow
  2. J5- Lookin’ Through the Window (in a album frame. I can mail with or without)
  3. J5- Third album
  4. J5-AnthologyAlbum-J5Anthologyfront
  5. J5- Various Songs. Basic Label, plain sleeve. States “For promotional use only/not for sale”)
  6. Off the Wall
  7. Jacksons-Live
  8. Jacksons- Joyful Jukebox
  9. Thriller (I have many copies of this one)
  10. We Are the World album
  11. Black or White single
  12. MJ Remixes-basic sleeve, basic label (? I think it was for DJs)
  13. HIStory-sealed
  14. Janet Jackson- Alright single
  15. Janet Jackson Black Cat single
  16. Janet Jackson-Control album
  17. Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do Without You single
  18. Janet Jackson- Pleasure Principle
  19. Janet Jackson- Rhythm Nation
  20. Stevie Wonder ft Michael Jackson-Get It
  21. We Are the World single

CDs

  1. Off the Wall mini disc $35
  2. Remember the Time single $12CD-single Remember the timeback
  3. Bad25 Walmart Collector pack w/ t-shirt-sealed $40
  4. Collection of 33 discs. In white box with MJ on toes. Not official product. Never watched all of them to know if they work properly $40
  5. Collection 35 disc in black box. Never opened. Not an official product $40
  6. Bad25 2-disc Target Exclusive sealed $35
  7. 3T Gotta Be You single $5
  8. 2300 Jackson Street $7
  9. Bad25 3cd & 1 DVD sealed $40
  10. Blood on the Dance Floor $7
  11. Blood on the Dance Floor single hard case $7
  12. Blood on the Dance Floor single soft case sealed $7
  13. Dangerous 1st edition of regular cd $7
  14. Do the Bartman single soft case-promotional copy. Rare. $30CD- Do the Bartman single inside
  15. Earth Song single $8
  16. Eddie Murphy’s Love’s Alright $8
  17. Gone Too Soon single $10
  18. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You single Walmart Exclusive $4
  19. Immortal double disc blue sealed $15
  20. Invincible blue $8
  21. Invincible orange sealed $12
  22. J5 Christmas Album $7
  23. J5 Ultimate Collection $7
  24. J5 Unreleased Masters sealed $7
  25. 2300 Jackson Street LONGBOX sealed $25CD- Long box 2300 Jackson Street front sealed
  26. Love Songs sealed $7
  27. Maxi CD single Black or White $10
  28. Maxi CD single Heal the World $10CD- Maxi CD single Heal the world front
  29. Michael $7
  30. Michael & the J5-18 Greatest Hits $7
  31. Michael Jackson 5 cd collection sealed $25
  32. MJ & J5 Early Classics sealed $7
  33. Music & Me $7
  34. Remix Suite-case cracked $7
  35. This Is It 2 disc sealed $18
  36. VISIONARY 20 cd set sealed #1182 $250.00CD- Visionary 20 cd set-sealed #1182 back CD- Visionary 20 cd set-sealed #1182 front
  37. You Are Not Alone single red $8
  38. You Are Not Alone single blue $8
  39. 2 disc KoP The Belgian Edition sealed $15

Cassette-I haven’t played these in awhile. I no longer have a cassette player

  1. Bad $4
  2. Black or White single $7
  3. Blood on the Dance Floor $4
  4. Jacksons- Get It Together $4
  5. Fan made-Rare1, Rare2, Denver Depo $4 for all 3
  6. We Are the World $6
  7. Will You Be There single $7

DVD

  1. Interviews Vol 1 sealed $12
  2. Interviews Vol 2 sealed $12
  3. HISTORY (not the short films) sealed $12
  4. Life of a Superstar sealed $12

VHS–I haven’t played them in years, I no longer have a VCR

  1. Moonwalker $5
  2. The Wiz $5
  3. Dangerous Short Films $5
  4. American Dream-The Jacksons $8
  5. HIStory Greatest Hits $5

Books

  1. Before He Was King photographs by Todd Gray $15
  2. JRT’s Magic and the Madness (blue cover, older publication) $15
  3. King of Pop 1958-2009-black cover with photo from Dangerous era $30
  4. Live & Dangerous by Adrian Grant $30
  5. Advanced copy of Man in the Music by Joseph Vogal (not read, softback) $50
  6. Michael Jackson The Man in the Mirror 1958-2009-black with Billie Jean live pose $30
  7. Commemorative book by Rolling Stones. ‘80s photo of MJ looking down $30
  8. The Magic of Michael Jackson-a Giant Collection of Facts, Photos, and Interviews $30
  9. A Tribute to the King of Pop 1958-2009-Platinum, Edition Collector’s Vault $40
  10. In the Studio with Michael Jackson by Bruce Swedien $40
  11. Keep Dancing-set of three small books $10
  12. Michael Jackson Entertainer-Billie Jean live pose from the 1980s $15
  13. The picture Life of Michael Jackson by Warren hard cover, old library copy $10
  14. Michael! by Mark Bego paperback, used $15
  15. Unmasked by Ian Halperin paperback $15
  16. The Visual Documentary by Adrain Grant (earlier publication) $40
  17. A Tribute to an American Idol (SuperBowl 1993 pose on the front) $20
  18. Sotheby’s Auction book. Gold statue with Bubbles on the cover. Approx pages 30+ $30
  19. Early Years by Chris Cadman & Craig ____ $30

Magazines

  1. People-Feb 1984 $20
  2. MAD-March 1988 $20
  3. LIFE rough shape but complete-June 1993 $12
  4. Billboard Invisible cover 2001 $15
  5. HIP HOP Commemorative Issue $10
  6. LIFE-Commemorative issue $10
  7. USA Today Commemorative Issue $10
  8. Collector Edition Historical commemorative issue $15
  9. NEWSWEEK Commemorative issue $10
  10. Tribute to the KING of POP 1958-2009 Collector’s Edition $15
  11. PEOPLE special double issue commemorative $13
  12. Rolling Stone-August 6, 2009 $10
  13. TIME Special Commemorative Edition (2) $10
  14. Today’s Black Woman commemorative issue $13Magazine-CommemorativeTODAYSBLACKWOMAN
  15. TV Guide Commemorative issue (young MJ cover) $10
  16. TV Guide Commemorative issue (Dangerous era issue) $10
  17. Crazy-The Wiz Gets the Biz $18
  18. HIT MAG-MJ and Mick Jagger on the cover $15
  19. Hot Dog # 29 $15
  20. TV Guide Dec 4-10 $15
  21. TV Guide Nov 10-16 (adult MJ) $15
  22. TV Guide Nov 10-16 (young MJ) $15
  23. My Life by Michael Jackson $25Magazine-MyLife by Michael Jackson
  24. People- July 20, 2009 $10
  25. LIFE-Michael & Son- Dec 1997 $18
  26. LIFE-Michael & Son-Dec 1997 (in a frame, I can mail with or without frame) $20
  27. Janet Jackson-US (back cover torn) $7
  28. Historical Rock $18
  29. “I’ll Be There” (90s. ALL MJ) $25Magazine-I'll Be There
  30. His Life In Pictures 1995 (90s, ALL MJ) $25
  31. VIBE March 2002 $25
  32. National Enquirer April 8, 1997 $10
  33. OK! April 4, 1997 (full cover piece of MJ, Debbie Rowe, Prince) $15
  34. OK! April 11, 1997 (full cover piece of MJ and Prince) $15
  35. OK! April 18, 1997 (MJ on cover but not center piece) $12
  36. American Cinematographer-THE WIZ Nov 1978 $20
  37. Entertainment Weekly Nov 1991

Fan Based MJ Magazines

  1. Tribute NR 16 ‘97 $5
  2. KING #3 $18
  3. KING #4 $18
  4. KING # 16 $18
  5. KING #28 $18
  6. Magic Special Edition Fall 1999 $5
  7. Magic-Vol 1, Issue 1 $5
  8. Magic- Vol 1 Issue 2 $5
  9. Magic- Vol 1 Issue 3 $5
  10. Magic- Vol 1, Issue 4 $5
  11. Mystery No 4-German (or French) fan mag $20
  12. Mystery No 1-all together pages are separated and placed in folder with page protectors $15
  13. Welcome kit to the Michael Jackson Observer International Fan Club $20
  14. Welcome kit to the International Fan Club-including 8×11 promo photo, two pull out posters. Intact. Never hung $20
  15. Off the Wall #23 $18
  16. Off the Wall #20 $18

Tour like books

  1. Michael Jackson Forest Lawn Memorial Program $15
  2. 30th Anniversary Celebration $80Book- Tour 30th Anniversary
  3. Bad, large sized book. I put it in a frame. I can mail with or without the frame $60
  4. Michael in Concert from the 1980s
  5. 20 photo book. Intact. $25
  6. This Is It $25
  7. Dangerous era $50
  8. HIStory era $50

Sheet Music

  1. Got to be There $4
  2. Greatest Hits (I believe this came with a keyboard once upon a time)
  3. Remember the Time $4
  4. Say Say Say $4
  5. Will You Be There $10
  6. I’ll Be There $4
  7. I Wanna Be Where You Are $4
  8. Heal the World $4
  9. Never Can Say Goodbye $4
  10. Is This What Feelings Gets? from the Wiz $7

Calendars

  1. 1996 HIStory on the cover-sealed $18
  2. 1996 Dangerous era on the cover-sealed $20
  3. 1997 Black or White video on the front $20
  4. 1997 Clown on the front-sealed very rare $22Calendar-1997 front clown not used
  5. 1958-2009 sealed $12
  6. 2012 Bad on the cover-sealed $18
  7. Janet Jackson 1995 $12

Misc

  1. 3 very small bracelet charms (smaller than a penny) $5
  2. 8 track tape- Off the Wall $10
  3. Laser Disc-Thriller. $27
  4. Various clippings 1 (7 clippings) $2
  5. Captain EO comic book $20
  6. R&R Comic book from the ‘80s $15
  7. MJ Japanese (or Chinese) Pepsi cans with box. All cans are closed but cans are empty. Box is worn but cans in good shape) $18
  8. Phonecard-Captain EO with case $17Misc- Phonecard-Captain EO
  9. Phonecard-Toes with case $17
  10. 3 coins with individual mixed image (not official) $7
  11. Human Nature pose 1980s notebook $10
  12. BUTTERFLIES Ad in frame $4
  13. Flag-Bad Tour pose (produces in 1995) $15
  14. Flag-Bad (? when produced. Looks newer-I would guess 1995) $15
  15. Rolling Stone bag $8
  16. Wall decal-MJ on Toes Pose (unused) $10
  17. NEWSPAPER-front section of Mpls Star Tribune June 1995 with Lisa Marie and MJ, Sawyer interview $5
  18. NEWSPAPER-Entertainment section of Mpls Star Tribune “Jackson’s New Jam” with Jam & Lewis producers (both from Mpls area) $5
  19. NEWSPAPER USA Today Life section- “Jackson and prince create a Kingdom $5
  20. USB This Is It limited edition 47,104 out of 75,000 $15
  21. Guitar Picks set of 10 framed $16
  22. Bad25 Ear Plugs/Headphones $15
  23. 9 pack 45 Souvenir set $30
  24. Tapestry Human Nature pose, sealed from the ‘80s $28
  25. set of 4 different stamps $10
  26. Stationary KoP Journal-Seq Glove $8
  27. Stationary KoP Journal-Toes $8
  28. Stationary KoP Journal-Billie Jean concert $8
  29. Stationary KoP Journal-pink $8
  30. Stationary KoP spiral notebook-tour Billie Jean $7
  31. Stationary KoP spiral notebook-pink $7
  32. Stationary KoP spiral notebook-concert pose $7
  33. Stationary KoP folder-pink $6
  34. Stationary KoP folder-black/pink on toes $6
  35. Stationary KoP folder-Dangerous tour pose $6
  36. Stationary Human Nature pose-1980s folder $8
  37. TOUR PASS-Jacksons Victory $15
  38. TOUR PASS-MJ All Access 1988 $15
  39. TOUR PASS-Majic 102 FM April 8, 9, & 10, 1988 Houston, Tx $15
  40. Christmas Ornament Another Part of Me concert pose in box $18
  41. Christmas Ornament Leg Up in box $18
  42. Christmas Ornament Toes pose in box $18
  43. Christmas Ornament Music Box Jukebox shape in box $18
  44. Christmas Ornament Music Box Square shape in box $18
  45. Super Bowl 1993 half time show Audience Card BLUE (during HtW where the audience lifted up the cards) $25
  46. SuperBowl 1993 half time show kit (cushion, HtW pin, football cards, Ticket, misc) including the WHITE Audience card $75Misc- SuperBowl Halftime 1993 including audience card white

Promo Items

  1. Cereal-3 buttons-Great Vibrations, I’ll Be There, Darlin. Sealed in package $12
  2. Cereal- 3 buttons- Love You Save, I’ll Be There, Jackson 5 $12
  3. Cereal- Jermaine Balloon (as far as I can see-never used)-very very rare $35
  4. Cereal-Marlon Balloon (as far as I can see, never used)-very very rare  $35Promo- Cereal balloon Marlonfront
  5. Cereal- 3 cut out cards from the 1980s $15
  6. Cereal-4 stickers from the 1980s-intact, never used $8
  7. Cereal-4 stickers from the 1980s-intact, never used $8
  8. Cereal-4 stickers from the 1980s-intact, never used $8
  9. Cereal-4 stickers from the 1980s-intact, never used $8
  10. Cereal-4 stickers from the 1980s-intact, never used $8
  11. Cereal-4 stickers from the 1980s-intact, never used. Though edges peeling away from sticker (sticker itself is intact) $7
  12. “Bad in Britain” Tag $12
  13. Cup plastic- pink Dangerous World Tour $18
  14. Cup plastic- purple Dangerous World Tour $18
  15. Cup plastic- white Dangerous World Tour $18
  16. Cup plastic- This Is It from the movie theater $10
  17. Waterbottle Dangerous Tour Black $40
  18. Victory Tour Pepsi can-can is yellow, top is open but in pretty decent shape given the age $8
  19. 12 pack 16 oz USA released Pepsi. Empty & opened. Great shape $18 (keep one for yourself and use the rest to trade with other fans in other countries. Try to collect all countries)
  20. Bad25 Store display cards.set of 2-1 big and 1 small (they are not very big) $10
  21. Trading Card display (used to hold the packets of cards for individual purchase) $20Promo-Store Display tradingcardsfront
  22. THIS IS IT tags (2), one cord $6
  23. VIP Immortal package-softback journal, book, tag, red bag $80Promo-Immortal World Tour VIP pack
  24. 4 pack buttons $10
  25. 6 different pins from the ‘80s. Two profile pictures, two metal Thriller era pins, “Michael Jackson” $15
  26. Bad Tour Binoculars sealed-RARE $40
  27. THIS IS IT 3D glasses from Target, set of 4, uncut from each other $5
  28. HIStory Tour concert scope (sold at the concerts)-?Germany $50
  29. Moonwalker Home Video promo poster $25
  30. WII Experience store display $20

Toys

  1. Black or White doll in box non singing $40
  2. 1980s American Music Awards doll, in box-cellophane looks off color, as does the back paper where MJ is secured to the box. $27
  3. 1980s Grammy Awards doll, in box $30
  4. Outfit-Motown on package $20
  5. Outfit-Thriller on package $20
  6. Outfit-Beat It on package $20
  7. MJ Pets with cassette-JEANNIE, in original package $40
  8. MJ Pets with cassette-Muscles, in original package $40
  9. 1980s red radio-Human Nature profile pic. $8
  10. California Raisin $5
  11. Rub on transfers Colorforms-I have 6. They are $10/each
  12. Puffy Stickers profile from the ‘80s-sealed $3
  13. Puffy Stickers poses from the ‘80s-sealed $3
  14. LAZER BLAZER Sticker-Thriller-sealed $7.50
  15. TOPPS 1st series box. Open box, sealed packages inside $30
  16. TOPPS 2nd in series box. Open box, sealed packages inside $35
  17. TOPPS Super Sticker-sealed $7.50
  18. Cards #34-66 (2 sets) $15/each set
  19. Cards 7, 11, 12, 14, 19, 21, 23, 33 $2.00
  20. (Sticker) cards. Set of 16 (unknown if complete) $7
  21. (Sticker) cards-alphabet F, O, Q, U $2.00
  22. (Sticker) cards- alphabet A-Z, plus  and extra AEIOU $17
  23. Neverland Fire patch (probably a knockoff) $3
  24. Watch-black 1980s-made in the 1980s $15
  25. Watch-red 1980s-made in the 1980s $15
  26. Watch-black 1980s, but the band has separated-made in the 1980s $5
  27. Watch-Captain EO digital watch $20.00
  28. ViewMaster Thriller 3D reels in package-$12.00
  29. Fan made small coloring books for parties, set of 5 $2.00
  30. BumperSticker-Mystery $1.50
  31. BumperSticker-Angels of Light Support Group $1.50
  32. THRILLER Carnival glass picture $12
  33. Bobblehead $15
  34. Electronic Microphone in box from the 80s $40
  35. Captain EO Idee & Odee stuffed toy. VERY VERY Rare. In good condition, small dime sized stain above left brow, no glassed. $250
  36. Captain EO Mickey PVC-paint coming off the nose $15
  37. Captain EO Minnie PVC-paint coming off the nose $15
  38. Captain EO Pluto PVC-I think it’s from Asia Captain EO $15
  39. Pop Rocks doll Smooth Criminal in box $50
  40. Pop Rocks doll Beat It in box $50
  41. Pop Rocks doll Billie Jean in box $50
  42. Puppet Kooler Smooth Criminal in box from the ‘80s. Cellophane is off but good in the box $30

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