Welcome to the New Blog!

Once upon a time, there was Idol Musings. Since February 2008, I have written faithfully on American Idol (and occasionally the other reality singing shows) with insight, snark humor and self-righteous candor. And Adam Lambert. I’ve written a lot about Adam Lambert. And within the blog’s 618 posts, I also wrote occasionally about music in... Continue Reading →

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Hard Choices

Four guys. Four really good guys. OK, Evil Genius Producers (EGPs). We see you. We finally see you. After making us slog through fake drama in dull episodes earlier in the season, your casting is giving us real drama now. You put enough quality suitors in there, and Michelle followed her heart well enough to... Continue Reading →

Goodbye, Frosty.

With just eight men left and four needing to go, the Evil Genius Producers (EGPs) got things going very quickly with one of my favorite – dare I say best? – Group Dates ever. Four of Michelle’s students played with and interviewed the guys for the right to get a 1-on-1 with Michelle. Such a... Continue Reading →

Here’s Your Riesling

Minneapolis!!! Cool city. Been a couple of times. Made the pilgrimage to the Holy Ground that is the First Avenue club and felt the spirit of being where Prince once trod. Went to the Electric Fetus record store. Saw the Mary Tyler Moore statue, The episode began with a very dire and dramatic intro despite... Continue Reading →

Boys Will Be Boys

Here’s what I know - there are still too many guys. Here’s what I also know – the guys really love it when the Bachelorette walks into the room. Oops. Wrong Bachelorette. [cue Luther Ingram (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right] As always, we hear from various guys about the... Continue Reading →

Hit the Road, Jamie!

Jamie. Jamie. Jamie. We had Jamie at the beginning. Jamie in the middle. And Jamie at the end. Winning or losing - not that Jamie ever thought he was losing - he did his narcissistic best to make sure everything was about him. Fortunately, Michelle walked him out of our lives [cue Jean Knight Mr.... Continue Reading →

Breaking Up Isn’t Hard to Do

[cue Led Zeppelin Good Times Bad Times and Communication Breakdown] By now, you are probably aware that our most recent Bachelorette, Katie, has broken things off with her fiancé Blake. Since breakups are the norm rather than the exception, the only surprising thing is how quickly it came – less than three months after The... Continue Reading →

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