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The Top 24

  This is Elliott Yamin, from Henrico County Virginia.  According to several sources, Elliot has made the  Top 24.   He auditioned in Boston, so watch out for him this Tuesday when Boston–the best of

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Austin Recap

Here it is…My Austin Re-Cap!   FINALLY.   Kind of anti-climactic at this point, eh? I   can’t wait for the auditions to end.   How many ways can a deluded wanna-be singer or fake-ity

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Addendum

Check out the Top44/48 and the Hollywood Previews posts–I’ve been updating them!   Again, thanks to ALL the folks who’ve been helping me idetify contestants, and thanks to Chris who came through on some AWESOME

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Rumored Top 24

Hey, Austin Re-cap coming up shortly…but in the meantime…here’s an extry added MJ Bonus! Witness the truly compulsive side of my personality! From the Hollywood Rounds preview that closed the Austin episode:   Remember that

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Las Vegas Recap

A couple of notes before the recap: Hollywood Contestant, Spoilerai left me a comment  reminding me that,  “lots of people were cut by phone” (I’ve heard a figure as high as 90!)  “but they’re still

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Last Night’s Show

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz That’s pretty much my reaction to last night’s show.   The episode didn’t come alive until Taylor Hicks arrived to shake things up. :).   Simon made the argument that Taylor wasn’t right for

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Phone Cuts and Other Stuff

  I’ve heard from  a few  sources that several contestants who made it through to Hollywood received phone calls a week before the rounds began and were told “never mind.”   These were done after

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How Mean is American Idol?

There have been  a  flurry of articles recently charging American Idol with increased cruelty towards the hapless no-talents  who audition  in front of the celebrity judges during the early rounds.   The Seattle Times  says,