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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,

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More on Bucky Covington

I have more information on  Bucky Covington, who is rumored to be in the Top 44 (see my last post).    Just as I speculated–his NETNAMES domain registration was created using his given name.  

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San Francisco Recap

San Francisco Recap!   Let’s Go!   Or maybe not.    Thirty minutes after watching this episode, I could barely remember it.   There was very little memorable singing, the trainwreck audtions were boring as

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More Top 44

  Two more names to add to the Top 44 list: Katherine McPhee, who auditioned in San Francisco.   She was the lovely girl whose mother is her vocal coach and a bit of of