Breaking Michael Jackson news -- his siblings and his children are very normal ... at least according to the TMZ staffer who chilled BACKSTAGE at the MJ tribute concert. We've got a full debrief ... including which celeb dared to mention Conrad Murray.
Plus, the controversial CNN.com posting of an execution in Afghanistan gets everyone fired up -- is it gratuitous violence ... or just good journalism?
Also, Al Sharpton rips Herman Cain for claiming racism isn't holding minorities back anymore -- and after Al Davis' death ... will Raider Nation ever forgive Al Michaels?
(4:25) Ryan attended the "sick" MJ tribute concert in Wales this weekend -- and got to hang out BACKSTAGE. (5:20) Ryan says the Jackson kids were "normal" ... and yes, everyone calls Blanket "Blanket." (12:22) Ryan's picks for best performances of the night. (13:50) Why did Jennifer Hudson bail on the concert? (21:30) CNN puts an EXECUTION video on the top of its site -- over the line? (34:30) Jose Baez makes a comparison between the Casey Anthony and Amanda Knox trials. How off base was he? (39:02) Al Davis died this weekend -- one month after Al Michaels said the Raiders wouldn't win another Super Bowl while he was alive. (50:30) Herman Cain gets ripped by Al Shaprton -- as well as Brian, Jason and Charles -- for saying racism no longer hinders minorities in America.