The Prophet of Pop

The Prophet of Pop


Random Thoughts On American Idol

posted by S. Russ
When I watch American Idol I tend to lose the ability to have coherent thoughts, so here is some stream of consciousness AI commentary!
-My prophetic voice tells me that thus far it is Casey Abrams vs. James Durbin for American Idol.  Abrams has a great southern sound, while Durbin is perhaps the second coming of Adam Lambert.-As an ugly fella myself I think it is okay if I ask this: Is it just me or are there a lot of ugly fellas on Idol this year?  I did just get an HDTV so that may have something to do with it, but I really think the inclusion of the now alien-looking Steven Tyler made a huge impact on encouraging the guys to try out.

-The show is a good bit softer this year without Simon Cowell.  I don’t believe for a minute that he would have let anyone through who sang the same song twice.  I agree with him too – what a cop out!

For all the doubt surrounding the new Idol judges and the drop in number of viewers, the talent for this season seems as strong as ever!  It will be interesting to see who makes the final 12.


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