Green Day’s American Idiot rocks and rolls across the country

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ went from concept album to award winning Broadway musical, and now the show has hit the road but this tour is far from a boulevard of broken dreams.

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American Idol: Messing with the formula

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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Isn’t it nice we get a “do over” for the Top 4 this week? No … it is not. Instead, we get ripped off 9 ways to Sunday once again.

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Rest easy, Allison Waldman: the original Barbfile

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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A fellow ex-TV Squad writer, Allison Waldman, ended her long battle with cancer yesterday.

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She & Him’s Volume 3 has lots to love, but nothing new

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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She & Him’s new release offers lots of summery tracks worthy of a listen, but not a lot that hasn’t been heard before.

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The Motown murders row appear on American Idol

Thursday, March 28, 2013
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In a night of drudgery, one group performance just might cure ‘Idol’ of ever featuring a Motown week again. Yes … it was that bad.

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A night of safe and sorry performances of Beatles tunes on American Idol

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Care to go double or nothing from last week? Yep … I’m betting another guy hits the road after Beatles Week performances on ‘American Idol’.

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American Idol: Why Nicki Minaj was late to the top 10 performances and other stuff

Thursday, March 14, 2013
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The first of the live performances revealed what we already know: The guys need to step it up. Quick step it up. Double time it. *Anything* to get to the level the girls are at. For one guy that’s not going to happen … ’cause there’s a dude leaving come elimination time.

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The top 10 are revealed on American Idol

Friday, March 8, 2013
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The Top 10 for season 12 come with (relatively) few surprises given the pool of talent offered. I was disappointed one of my picks didn’t make it, however …

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American Idol: Let the voting results roll in

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The first vote of the season on ‘American Idol’ is going to be an interesting one. I’ve made my picks who gets into the Top 10.

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Arguably the best American Idol audition ever … yes, ever

Friday, February 15, 2013

After last week’s Hollywood drudgery on ‘Idol,’ was there any doubt the girls were going to take the guys to the cleaners? Nope.

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