American Idol Review: Harry Potter Glasses, Seth Rogan, and Baby Lock Them Doors Make the Top 24

Posted by on Feb 25, 2011 in Television | 22 comments

This week, American Idol tested our loyalty by giving us not one, but two, 2-hour episodes on back to back nights, resulting in 4 full hours of drama, tears, and even some singing.

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American Idol Review: Drama, Drama, Drama …

Posted by on Feb 18, 2011 in Feature, feature overlay | 38 comments

The Group Song is a staple on Idol, and, in my opinion, one that needs to die immediately.

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American Idol Review: In Week 4, We Go to Hollywood – FINALLY!

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in Television | 20 comments

Here we are at Week 4 of American Idol, and this year, that means just one more night of boring, nice, “let’s put everyone and their mother through to the next round” auditions, and then it’s off to Hollywood! (Thank god!)

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American Idol Review: You'll Laugh, You'll Cry

Posted by on Jan 29, 2011 in feature overlay | 10 comments

This week’s edition of American Idol perhaps marked Jennifer Lopez’s first visit to the great city of Milwaukee and its spectacular art...

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American Idol Review: A Kinder, Gentler Idol

Posted by on Jan 28, 2011 in Television | 30 comments

So, as Week 2 of auditions continue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Nashville, Tennessee; one thing is becoming increasingly clear: This is not Simon Cowell’s American Idol. Between the larger focus on heartwarming stories, pleasant voices, and J.Lo constantly telling the very mild and non-mean Randy Jackson that he is “being mean” to contestants; this year’s season of Idol comes across like a glass of flat soda – no fizz.

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