Tag: Ryan Seacrest

American Idol Recap - Songs of Really Bad Cinema (Mostly)

Oh hai, Ms. Lopez? Your loofa is stuck to your dress. Whoops. Even the Most Beautiful Human of All Time (as determined by Mrs. Bowen’s Yorksville Elementary School 7th Grade home room) can’t be perfect all the time. So, pretty much, this season of Idol has evolved into a smorgasbord of various musical stylings.  ... Read more »

American Idol Recap - Rock and/or Roll

Well, I think my theory that will.i.am just shows up at the door of the American Idol studio each week looking for a chance to get on television is not so farfetched.  The King Pea himself stormed Jimmy Iovine’s weekly practice sessions with this year’s crop of talented boring people, pulled up a director’s chair,... Read more »

15 Questions About the American Idol Results Show

1. The American Idol Powers That Be are just so proud of their little manufactured drama from last week, aren’t they? They so are.  They can’t stop talking about it.  “Look upon us, America!  We saved Seth Rogen from obscurity for the next one to ten weeks!  Bow to us!  Bow to us as we... Read more »

American Idol Recap - Circle of Life

American Idol Recap - Circle of Life
So, that happened. Your American Idols, America, got up and sang songs from the glorious songbook of Mister Sir Elton John, who was lucky enough not to have to show up for the proceedings.  I feel like every critique I’d give would be almost exactly the same as last week.  The country people sang country.... Read more »

9 Questions About the American Idol Results Show

1. I have a lot of questions; so let’s get going, shall we? I’m limiting your questions tonight.  The tipoff for the Butler game is in about 40 minutes. 2. I was just kidding.  I have no questions. None? 3. OK, one.  Why was Lauren Alaina wearing cowboy boots with her perfectly adorable, if inappropriately... Read more »

American Idol Recap - Let's Hear It for the Boys or Whatever

The early audition rounds are over and it’s time to get down to the meat and potatoes of American Idol.  And it’s time for me to start recapping again.   Here are my credentials: I’ve been writing about Idol since back when people thought American Idol: Taylor Hicks had a nice ring to it.  ... Read more »

American Idol: Stop It, Nigel

I’ll get to the real Idol recapping once the show gets whittled down to the Top 20 or whatever they’re doing.  After five years of blogging about American Idol, I just can’t anymore with these early audition rounds.  It’s always the same manufactured drama over and over and over and snooze. I do have a... Read more »

Why Ryan Seacrest Should Take Larry King's Place

Last night on his CNN talk show, Larry King announced that he would be retiring from his hosting duties this fall after six centuries on the job.  When asked who he’d like to see take his place, King dropped the name “Ryan Seacrest,” which had been bandied about months before as a possible replacement for... Read more »