The X Factor

'The X Factor' Is Really Good TV | 20 Sep 2011 // 11:59 PM

When I attended a taping of The X Factor in Seattle, I found myself cheering and clapping during several strong performances. But I was far more emotionally invested in watching those same performances on the small screen than I was able to muster in person.


‘The X Factor’ is no ‘Idol’ slayer just yet | 18 Oct 2011 // 4:11 AM

LOS ANGELES — The morning after “The X Factor’s” American premiere last month, Simon Cowell got a call from his agent at Creative Artists Agency.

Simon Cowell says his new show ‘The X Factor’ isn’t ‘Idol’ 2.0 | 21 Sep 2011 // 2:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — It sounds like the lyrics of a familiar tune. Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell trading quips as musical performers — some talented, some not —

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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