Michael Jackson

Slate’s take on the trials and tribulations.

Dispatches From the Michael Jackson Trial: Moms who let their kids sleep in MJ’s bed,” by Seth Stevenson. Posted daily, May 2 through May 6, 2005.

Stupid-Syndrome Syndrome: Yet more junk science to confound the legal system,” by David Feige. Posted April 6, 2005.

Dispatches From the Michael Jackson Trial: The fingerprints on the girlie mags,” by Seth Stevenson. Posted daily, March 21 through March 25, 2005.

Here We Go Round the Barber’s Pole: Everything you never wanted to know about Michael Jackson’s Johnson,” by Dana Stevens. Posted Feb. 18, 2005.

He’s (Not So) Bad: VH1 offers up a treacly valentine to Michael Jackson,” by Dana Stevens. Posted Aug. 6, 2004.

Never Can Say Goodbye: Can Michael Jackson stop being a freak to save his life?” by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Feb. 4, 2004.

Vile, Vile Pedophile: Is child molesting a sickness or a crime?” by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Jan. 7, 2004.

Play Wacko, Jacko: Did childhood fame warp Michael?” by Carl Schrag. Posted Nov. 24, 2003.

Off the Wall: ABC’s case against Michael Jackson,” by Virginia Heffernan. Posted Feb. 7, 2003.