Monthly Archives: March 2011

American Idol Top 11 Redux Results

Just going to post my liveblog. 🙂 No more saves. 55 million votes. New record at this stage of the competiton. My bottom three? Naima, Thia and Stefano. I’m sure about Naima going. I can’t wait to hear the medley. … Continue reading

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Lambertalikes

Last night, I had a sort of epiphany, something I mentioned at the end of last night’s blog post. For various reasons, someone spoke about Jacob as being the black Adam Lambert, and there it was. Jacob IS the African-American … Continue reading

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American Idol Top 11 Redux Performance

Tonight is Elton John Night. Because this year on Idol we’re doing broad themes. There’s an extensive recap of last week’s result show, with Stevie Wonder and Hulk Hogan and Casey getting saved. It was sort of epic – but … Continue reading

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RuPaul’s Drag Race S3Ep11 + Untucked

Tonight, it’s all about the hair, and the ending. And, my dears, I have very mixed feelings about that ending. Carmen left notes for everyone on the mirror, which Shangela cleans up with Alexis’ help. Which, given how the episode … Continue reading

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Adam and Celebrity

Ah, celebrity. Adam certainly is one. It’s pretty much his second job – and it is work. Yes, he’s a recording and touring artist first. That’s what he wants to do – make music and entertain us. That’s the first … Continue reading

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American Idol Top 11 Results

We start with a view of that ancient device, the “record player.” That’s a playback machine that employs vinyl discs that physically record sounds. We called them “records”. There was virtually no loss, and could be mass produced. This show … Continue reading

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American Idol Top 11 Performance

Before this season began, Nigel told us there would not be themes, just decades, so the contestants would not have to figure out ways to sing songs out of their boxes. No decades yet, but “Personal Idols” and “Birth Years” … Continue reading

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RuPaul’s Drag Race S3Ep10 + Untucked

They are absolutely giving Shangela the villain edit. She IS smart, she’s about the most strategic one there and she can bring the funny like no one else. In fact, if she’d gone on full country camp for her performance … Continue reading

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American Idol – Manufactured Stars

Stars are born. Or at least, if you are not born with whatever intangibles that make stardom happen, you’re never going to make it (unless you get handed a reality show like Snooki or Kim Kardashian. And even they must … Continue reading

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Back to Karaoke

Wednesday night’s show was live. Ryan made a major point of Wednesday night’s show being live. And it was full of flat singing and missed notes, more so than, say, last Wednesday night. This is worrisome. What is also worrisome, … Continue reading

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