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Bachmann Mixes Up Elvis's Birth, Death Dates

She wishes him a happy birthday

(Newser) - Michele Bachmann stopped in Spartanburg, South Carolina, for a campaign rally today. A fan of the King, Bachmann has said in the past that she has some Elvis songs on her iPod. At the start of her rally, she asked the crowd to wish him a happy birthday, notes CNN... More »

'Conspiracy' Video Claims to Show Jacko Still Alive

(Newser) - A new "conspiracy" video making the rounds on YouTube purports to show Michael Jackson being escorted from a coroner's van after his death, reports the Telegraph. The poster claims to have received the video from a "trustworthy" source, though there is absolutely nothing on the video that supports... More »

Good News for Bat Boy: Weekly World News Is Back

New owner plans to resurrect tab online

(Newser) - The Weekly World News—you know, of Bat Boy and "Hillary Clinton Adopts Alien Baby" fame—is, like Elvis, back from the dead. The supermarket tab folded last year, but now it has a new owner and a new life online. "We really think this audience lives online,... More »

Elvis Photo Leaves Enquirer Building

King's casket image shredded in anthrax removal, sparks lawsuit

(Newser) - The National Enquirer's famous photo of Elvis Presley in his casket—the source of decades of rumors that the King was still alive—was shredded during anthrax decontamination at the mag's old headquarters, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. The King's final image is now at the heart of a lawsuit... More »

Lost Photos of Elvis Discovered

Stellar 1972 shots of the King set for exhibit at Graceland

(Newser) - Close to 40 photographs of a jump-suited, cape-toting Elvis Presley rocking the house at Madison Square Garden in 1972 have surfaced and will be on display next month at Graceland in an exhibit entitled, "Elvis Jumpsuits: All Access." One of them already graces a Times Square billboard. A... More »

6,000 Miles to Graceland

Elvis restaurant and shrine offers common ground in a divided land

(Newser) - It has to be the quirkiest stop on the Holy Land pilgrimage: The Elvis Inn, near Jerusalem, where impersonators will converge Jan. 8 for the annual celebration of the King's birthday. With a life-sized statue near the gas pumps and 1,720 pictures of Elvis inside, the diner 6,000... More »

Cash-Strapped Jacko Could Lose Neverland

King of Pop defaults on $23M loan and has 90 days to pay—or else

(Newser) - Michael Jackson has defaulted on a $23 million loan against his storied Neverland Ranch, and he’ll lose the Santa Barbara fortress if he doesn’t pay in 90 days. The King of Pop is in his worst financial situation ever, says Fox News, and speculation is mounting that he’... More »

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