Dr Mumbo

Ticketek enters the Jacko races

While Michael Jackson’s death is offering a unique worldwide opportunity for shameless opportunists to cash in, Dr Mumbo is delighted to report that Australian outlets are above that sort of thing.  

Jackson zombie T-shirtTake PBL’s Ticketek, for instance. Dr Mumbo was extremely moved to receive the following email from the company:

“Fans and musicians worldwide have been touched by the recent tragic news of Michael Jackson’s death. To celebrate the extraordinary career of the most successful musician of all time, My Ticketek members will have first access to four very special, limited edition T-shirts from Michael’s official merchandise collection, in what is arguably the biggest music merchandise release in history.

“The images on these four shirts were personally selected by Michael himself and are quite simply, iconic. Included in the collection is a piece from the King of Pop’s record-breaking 02 Arena Tour, which will sadly never eventuate.

“As a special offer to My Ticketek members, be among the first to purchase your limited edition official Michael Jackson T-shirts now, and secure a legendary piece of music history!

“Buy Now!”

And indeed the $49.95 T-shirts are special. Dr Mumbo is particularly touched by the good taste of the one depicting Jackson as a zombie.

Now, some cynics might see this as Ticketek cashing in on a job lot of T-shirts from London that are suddenly going cheap. But not Dr Mumbo.

Stay classy, Ticketek.


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