Posts tagged "Carrie Underwood"

American Idol Recap - Now and Laters

I hate American Idol.  I think it’s official.  No.  You know what?  I don’t hate American Idol, because to say I hate it would require me to actually feel enough emotion about the show to muster up the ability to hate it.  To hate something requires effort, and I have no effort to give.  I... Read more »

American Idol - Does It Pay to Be the Producers' Favorite?

American Idol - Does It Pay to Be the Producers' Favorite?
The answer: Not anymore, not really. During the early seasons of Idol either the voting audience was more easily swayed by the machinations of The Powers That Be or The Powers That Be were better at predicting which contestants the public would fawn all over.  Or a combination of the two. But after the Rise... Read more »

American Idol Recap - A Baker's Dozen of Mildy Talented Karaoke Singers

A few notes before we get down to business: 1. Apparently the IdolDome stairs are not as steep as previously believed.  I no longer hold my breath every time that sweet little moppet, Ryan Seacrest, saunters down them.  Thank you, new 360 degree camera view! 2. Jennifer Lopez’s single is #1 on the iTunes.  You... Read more »
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American Idol - Your Top 12. You Did This, America.

American Idol - Your Top 12. You Did This, America.
I love the new Top 24 format.  Quick and painless.  Two performance nights.  One big Idol-hopeful decimation.  Last night was a televised night at the Colosseum.   Here are the survivors, America, in order of when they will be ejected from the ring.  Bow to them. Who do you think will be the first one... Read more »

American Idol Recap - Girls on Stage

The girls sang last night, and they gave us a lot more positive things to think about than the boys did the night before. As Ryan Seacrest asked last night, “How do you pick your favorite?”  Whether or not he asked said question in an Asian accent, I’ll leave up to you. Here are your... Read more »