Entirely Real Photos: Jacko Was Hogging All The Cool Stuff : Monkey See Michael Jackson is about to auction a bunch of his stuff, and if you've been shopping for pop-culture mementos, he's probably the one who's been keeping them from you.
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Entirely Real Photos: Jacko Was Hogging All The Cool Stuff

The Michael Jackson auction: So this is where all the cool stuff went. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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You may have seen the earlier story about Michael Jackson's stuff going up for auction beginning on April 22. But in addition to all of his own costumes and paintings and so forth, he's also holding on to an amazing collection of pop-culture tchotchkes.

This, for instance, is why you can't find a decent giant statue of Superman or a Terminator 2: Judgment Day arcade game. So that's one mystery solved.