We're not neglecting the yearly ratings behemoth that is American Idol. In fact, just the opposite. You can find my recap of this week's episode at phillyBurbs.com.
Well, that was two hours of my life I'll never get back. During the last hour, I kept thinking over and over and over, "I could be watching LOST. I could be watchingLOST." I kept begging for the smoke monster to show up an annihilate Katie Stevens. That's the only thing that could've made her performance bearable. At this point, there are about three consistently good singers (some of whom weren't even all that good tonight) and we're just biding our time now, for the next seven weeks, waiting to get down to the meat of the competition. She may have been speaking about one specific contestant, but my friend Melissa put it best when she tweeted, "That was an aural ice pick." Yes, yes, it was. (By the way, you can follow me on Twitter, as always, @MagistraAI)
Let's talk singers.
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