Finale. Finis. Finally.

Dear Season Finale, I came to this journey with an open mind and heart. I truly tried to find love but I was unable to get there with you. Maybe Katie is my season. Maybe Michelle is my season. But [cue Steve Perry It Won’t Be You]. And mama used to say/"Take your time young... Continue Reading →

An Idol Contender?

Two weeks ago a friend I hadn't heard from in some time texted me to see if I was still writing my Idol blog. The next day NE, a long-time reader of these Musings, asked me if I was watching Idol. For a variety of reasons, the answer to both questions was "no." A little... Continue Reading →

All Signs Point to Rachael

“I’m gonna need prayers and 13% alcohol by volume to get through this episode tonight.” – an already agitated My Daughter Diandra (MDD) about five hours before airtime. Her worst fears were realized as this week’s episode started off brutally dark, awkward and uncomfortable with Matt confronting his father over his absence during his childhood.... Continue Reading →

The Women of Nemacolin Tell All

“None of this makes sense.” That was My Daughter Diandra (MDD) describing the opening segment of The Women Tell All but she may have been describing, well, everything about this season. As far as Tell Alls go, this one was lame because the season itself was lame. That there was no raucous studio audience to... Continue Reading →

In Praise of Don’t Stop Believin’

Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’ recently went over one billion streams on Spotify, an accomplishment that joins them with Queen (for Bohemian Rhapsody) as the only two bands to do so. Here are a few facts about the song: Famously, there is no “South Detroit” which has been the subject of much discussion over the years.... Continue Reading →

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