Monthly Archives: March 2011

>James, Casey surge in Idol rankings

>Two days before this week’s performance show James Durbin has a slight edge on Pia Toscano as the favorite to win Season 10 of American Idol. Both carry the same odds, but James technically has a mathematical edge. Scott McCreery … Continue reading

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>The semi-complete anthology of Rebecca Black "Friday" links

>If you haven’t yet heard of Rebecca Black or her viral YouTube hit “Friday,” you’re either dead or over the age of 15. My 49-year-old brother sent me the link to her song today, but I’d already heard of this … Continue reading

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>Idol shocker: Casey hits rock-bottom (but gets the save)

>Earlier in the day, Idol mogul Nigel Lythgoe dropped a hint that tonight’s results would be a shocker. Big shocker there; Nigel says that in a lot of weeks that the results are exactly what we expect. Tonight, however, he … Continue reading

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>Updated odds! New co-leader after Motown Week!

>As we continue to tweak our methods a bit, some new developments have arisen. James Durbin has shot to the top as a contender for the Season 10 crown. Lauren Alaina has slipped a bit and is no longer considered … Continue reading

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>Review of American Idol 10: Motown Night

>First things first: with more than 50 #1 hits and 400 charting songs in Motown’s history, you’d think that the Idols could choose some tunes that hadn’t been done in previous seasons. Instead, only two of the 11 remaining Idols … Continue reading

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>Update: Change in odds format

>On another forum, a poster informed me that the way I present odds is flawed because the total odds add up to far more than 100 percent. After looking at it, it seems that he was correct. So in an … Continue reading

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>What the Idols Should Sing In Motown Week

>This week the Idols will tackle the Motown catalog, and undoubtedly we will hear a number of repeats from the four previous Motown weeks (in seasons 1, 2, 3 and 8). However, I’m hoping for a bit more originality than … Continue reading

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