I don’t like The Walking Dead’s Bob Stookey …

Thursday, March 13, 2014
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… but the show’s writers (along with an unexpected reality show alumnus) certainly gave it the ‘ole college try to get me to change my position on the matter.

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American Idol: My love/hate relationship with Harry Connick, Jr.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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He’s just as annoying as he is insightful on this season of ‘American Idol’ … which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But is his specific brand of critique aiding the contestants? Is it doing anything at all?

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Right now, American Idol is all about the judges

Friday, January 17, 2014
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… and, more precisely, it’s really about one judge in particular: Harry Connick, Jr.

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American Idol season 13 preview

Monday, January 13, 2014
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Here comes Fox’s 13th season of their juggernaut. And despite the last few lackluster seasons (complete with declining ratings and female judge cat fights) there’s a lot to be excited about, including a trimmed down judge’s panel (with Harry Connick Jr. no less) and a minimum of audition monkey business.

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American Idol alumni … as judges?

Sunday, May 26, 2013

This is one of the “fixes” the ‘Idol’ Powers That Be intend to use to right their badly listing ship? I don’t have a good feeling about this …

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A few thoughts going into the American Idol finale

Monday, May 13, 2013
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Two more ‘Idol’ episodes remain. And, regardless of the fast approaching end to a tumultuous season, I remain loyal in seeing it through to its conclusion.

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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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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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