Science & Technology

Ebony Mag, Circa 1985, Predicted What Michael Jackson Would Look Like in The Year 2000. They Were Wrong.


Nobody gets the future right! Where's my jet pack? Why did super-science fail us?

And here's what Ebony mag, in 1985, thought Michael Jackson would look like in the year 2000:

I remain convinced that the best commentary on Jackson's odd and ultimately enormously disturbing life comes from RU Sirius, jefe at the indispensable H+, who eulogized the performer as "a signpost on the road to post-humanity… the future will study him from that perspective, and in some odd way, it will learn from his many mistakes."