Several themes emerged for me from tonight’s second round of Idolists performing for our votes. The most evident theme was originality and risk-taking. This was not your usual Idol Does Karaoke night. The performers took familiar songs and arranged them in unique ways. Because of that, you’ll see a lot of B grades from me... Continue Reading →
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 →
I Have My Winner!
WAIT! WHAT?? STEVE PERRY CAME OUT OF SECLUSION TO MAKE AN APPEARANCE ON IDOL???? You can literally – literal literally not slang hyperbole literally – count on your hands the number of his public appearances IN A DECADE. Not only that, he provided the critique to My Girl Gabby’s rendition of the classic Don’t Stop... Continue Reading →
Miscellaneous Mid-Week Musings
This post is basically an excuse to alert those of you who stay up late enough after the show to get the Musings when they are hot and fresh, you may not want to do that this Sunday. My Idols, Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors, have a big playoff game at the same... Continue Reading →
And Then There Were (the right) Three
Thank you, America!!! As long as My Girls Gabby (MGG) and Maddie (MGM) got into the Finale Three, I didn’t really care which Idolist was going to be the third, although my wish was that it wouldn’t be Cade. And Huzzah!! Wishes do come true! But this makes the choice of who is going to... 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 →