Season Six News

Sanjaya Malakar’s recent elimination puts him at the top of the Idol news food chain.   He’ll be making the rounds of the talk shows next week, including the usual suspects–Ellen and Regis and  Kelly.   While he’s in New York,  Sanjaya will also  be delivering the  Top 10 List on Late Night With David Letterman.   This site claims to know  the list.

According to the Associated Press, Indians  were  glad to see Sanjaya go. Here are some sample headlines–From The Indian Express, “Sanjaya is voted off American Idol – he’s the only one weeping, ” and from the Times of India,  “Finally, Sanjaya sings his way out of Idol

Meanwhile, Vote For the Worst  has a new poster boy–Phil Stacey.   From the beautifully coiffed to the hairless…

Tenth place finisher Chris Sligh and his band Half  Past  Forever are  currently on a  mini “homecoming tour.”   Here’s the  schedule.   I’ll be posting the appearances  on my  Idol appearances  page soon.

What I’ve been listening to over and over again:   Like I predicted, the full-length version of Blake Lewis’s   country performance, “When the Stars go Blue.”  (Go Team Plaid!)   Also listening to–Chris Sligh’s “Endless Love” and “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic.”   You can download the Idol performances for yourself at has downloadable podcasts  available of all the eliminated Idol’s post-boot satellite interviews.   It’s the raw audio that’s the basis of all those articles you read across the net in the days following Wednesday’s Idol elimination episode.

Just for the tin-foil hatters among us: Ricky Hoggard, who has successfully and accurately  spoiled 3 seasons of Canadian Idol and American Idol Season 6 claims to have an inside source  at Idol who has  been feeding him  weekly lists of the Idol’s voting totals.   Not the actual total, but a numbered list of how the Idols ranked.    He claims that Sanjaya did not actually have the lowest number of votes this week.   Beam me up, Scotty…

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