We Have a (the right) New Idol!!!

Relief. Happiness. Validation. Not only did we get the right winner but we got an incredibly sweet and joyous ending. I admit I got quite a jolt when Kieran dimmed the lights and Ryan announced that My Girl Gabby was not going to be in the Final Twosome which we later learned should have been... Continue Reading →

Miscellaneous Midweek Musings

In my last post, I began with an apology to Caleb for strongly doubting his ability to sing a Prince song. Since I’m not used to being wrong, I failed to recognize that I also needed to apologize to My Girl Gabby, seeing as how I wrote this about her decision to sing How Come U... Continue Reading →

Miscellaneous Midweek Musings

Idol’s ratings had an impressive bounce-back from last Sunday’s all-time low when it was up against the American Country Music Awards. 8.4 million viewers watched Sunday’s first performances by the Final Fourteen, up from the 7.4 million the week before. Moreover, Monday’s elimination show gained slightly over the prior Monday at 7.6 million AND almost... Continue Reading →

Idol’s Back and Still Good, Dawg Pt. 3

(Finishes replaying Dominique’s audition for the fourth time) When I like an audition, I put a star by their name. If I really like them, they get two stars. And there’s the rarified air of three stars earned by Idol hopeful Dominique. He goes by just that name, has a James Harden[1] beard, and a smooth enough... Continue Reading →

That Time I Sang At Motown

In March of 2011, I had the good fortune of being taken to the Motown Museum by two friends and loyal Musers J.L. and J.C. No photographs were allowed inside the museum but the photo of me standing outside is relevant to the story. Eventually we got to the garage that was converted into the... Continue Reading →

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