Thursday, January 22 2009
"Whatever happened to Dionne Farris?" Just ask Dionne Farris herself. After more than a decade out of the spotlight, the seeds Dionne Farris planted on her 1994 debut are finally in bloom on her long-awaited follow-up, Signs of Life.
Friday, January 9 2009
Thursday, March 27 2008
The American Idol judge's compilation plays it safe, but does enough to meet expectations.
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, 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.