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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It’s Time for Paradise!

“I left my dog to come here and take a chance on finding love.” Yes, boys and girls. Finally, it’s back – the mirth, the madness, the mayhem that is Bachelor in Paradise. And this year it came back after the threat of never coming back, to which all of Bachelor Nation breathed a collective... Continue Reading →

Rachel Gets Her Guy. But Was It the Right One?

So Bryan the Kissy Chiropractor (BKC) wins Rachel’s heart which means she dismissed the cases of Gap-Toothed Peter the Commitmentless; and Eric the Still Maturing, who wanted to know what love is[1] only to be told he’ll have to know with somebody else. Now Rachel will have to deal with BKC’s mother’s Oedipal over-protectiveness and... Continue Reading →

Ode to Chester Bennington

Because I go to so many concerts of different style artists, in different genres, at different venues, etc., I find it impossible to name or even have a short list of favorite shows. What I have, instead, are special memories of concert “moments”, times of unforgettable surprise and awe. One such moment was given to... Continue Reading →

I’ll Have the Bentley

So we spent how many weeks to send two guys home that we knew so little about, I’m not sure they were actually ever in the show? We had Adam – or was it Matt? – saying, “I just want to shine like I have from the get go.” Seriously? Who are you again? Anyways... Continue Reading →

Motown Meets Dirty Dancing

Fans of the movie Dirty Dancing as well as fans of classic Motown surely recall the song Do You Love Me by the Contours. The song was written by Motown founder Berry Gordy and actually intended for The Temptations. After being unable to locate them to come into the studio, Gordy overheard The Contours rehearsing... Continue Reading →

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