Wednesday, September 7 2011
Part three of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.
Friday, January 9 2009
Monday, January 21 2008
The transvestite sequence? Considering that not one of the cross-dressers -- save the belly-dancer -- was shown giving a full audition, I'd say it put another notch in the Idol-goes-too-far column.
Wednesday, June 13 2007
With this album in your possession, you will never have to own anything by Paula Abdul ever again. This is, of course, assuming you want anything by her to begin with.
Wednesday, January 25 2006
American Idol is an entertainment industry shark, a brutally efficient money-making machine.
Tuesday, May 31 2005
How did a longhaired 29-year-old rocker in vinyl pants make it to the Idol finale stage? Was somebody reading my dream journal?
Monday, February 10 2003
During the first episodes this season, Cowell was, in his own words, 'bored,' which made him rather boring to watch.
Sunday, January 1 1995
When the potential Idol whined he was Season Five's Aiken, Simon Cowell responded acerbically, 'But Clay Aiken could sing.' With this one line, he perfectly encapsulated the problem with Idol.