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Idol season’s finished… now what?

With American Idol heading for the exit doors (at least until January), what’s a reality talent junkie to do? Well, starting Thursday night on FOX, there’s So You Think You Can Dance. For those who aren’t into the dancing contests, however, … Continue reading

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And the winner is…? (As if you didn’t already know…)

…Scotty McCreery is the winner of American Idol Season 10. Congrats to what seems like a truly decent kid, but this decision just furthers what has become an irrelevant show. Even Scotty’s last note was horrific, even for “Oh my … Continue reading

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Tenth Idol result to be a carbon-copy of last year’s finale

Last year, Crystal Bowersox entered the American Idol finale with a clear competitive advantage over Lee DeWyze. Yet to people like myself, who look beyond what happens on stage, it was also clear that Lee’s fan following far exceeded Crystal’s, … Continue reading

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American Idol final more a coronation than a contest

The American Idol publicity machine is out in full force touting how close this final show is expected to be. Does this phrase sound familiar: “Closest voting ever…” Really? How can we tell that the day of the show before a … Continue reading

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Idol poll: Were the right Idols voted into the finale?

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American Idol set to crown weakest-ever champion

We’re nearing the end of American Idol‘s tenth season, and in the previous nine years, we’ve seen a broad range of performers reach this stage of the competition. The Top Three has seen the highs of Kelly Clarkson and the … Continue reading

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Lieber and Stoller night (aka the night American Idol lost me as a fan)

Note: Due to a catastrophic error with Blogger.com, this column could not be posted on-time. We’re posting it at our earliest opportunity based on when the site’s problems were resolved.  I’ve had a love-hate relationship with American Idol for a … Continue reading

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