‘The Boy Who Knew Too Much’ – Michael Jackson’s Breaching Of Boundaries

Ann Powers: “He always seemed to defy gravity, as a dancer whose signature move was so incomprehensibly graceful that it earned the extraterrestrial title ‘the Moonwalk,’ a singer whose tenor was high but strong, a rhythmic instrument that went as sweet and tender as a clarinet on the long notes – and as a man whose physical presence was first androgynous and then seemingly cyborgian, forcing his astounded public to puzzle over their assumptions about race, gender and age.”