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Crystal vs. Lee: The Final Battle – AMERICAN IDOL Season 9

May 26, 2010 – 9:58 am | 9 Comments
dewyze on finale

by Jason Matthews
America, as it often does, in its infinite wisdom, is about to make a mistake: They are going to name Lee DeWyze as the next American Idol.
Even more than last week, this week …

Final Showdown in Sight: Predicting Top 2 on AMERICAN IDOL S9

May 19, 2010 – 2:17 pm | One Comment
casey_james

by Jason Matthews
As the dying whale carcass of this show lumbers slowly to the season finale shore, the machinations of the producers have become more and more transparent. It is clear as day that all …

Strangeness in the Night: AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Top 5 Perform Sinatra

May 5, 2010 – 5:47 pm | 4 Comments
lee dw

American Idol is officially asleep at the wheel. That’s the only explanation for how they allowed these 5 clowns to attempt to croon on national television, when not a one of them has the charisma, …

AMERICAN IDOL Top 6: You’re Still (Not) The One

April 28, 2010 – 9:56 am | 4 Comments
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After a week off to rest, recuperate and actively avoid the awful monolith that is Idol Gives Back, I return to find that nothing has changed, the season is still boring, Randy is still useless, …

Elvis Night on Shaky Legs: AMERICAN IDOL S9 TOP 9 Perform (Again)

April 14, 2010 – 2:30 am | 10 Comments
ai top 9

by Jason Matthews
We already did this group of nine, and weren’t much happy with them the first time, so let’s not waste time with a second overly wordy and witty introduction. The faster we get …

All You Need Is IDOL: Season 9 Top 9 Review

April 7, 2010 – 12:57 pm | 12 Comments
Courtesy FOX

by Jason Matthews
Lennon/McCartney was hard to swallow two years ago when the group was super strong, and it doesn’t go down much more easily now, with a lesser cast of Idols. Watching Tim, Andrew, and …

Soulless Night: AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Top 10 Perform

March 31, 2010 – 12:55 pm | 16 Comments
lee dewyze

by Jason Matthews
In case you missed it, an article in last week’s Entertainment Weekly said that this season of American Idol is unconscionably bad. If you’ve seen even a moment of the last month of …

Party in the US AI: AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Top 11 Perform

March 24, 2010 – 11:56 am | 12 Comments
lee dewyze

by Jason Matthews
When Simon leaves Idol at the end of the season, can Miley Cyrus take his place? She makes the show SO fun. She’s just as bitchy, just as divisive, and just as deliciously …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 9: Top 12 (S)Tumbling the Dice on Stones Night

March 17, 2010 – 2:46 am | 3 Comments
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by Jason Matthews
No more fooling around; it’s time to pick our next American Idol. For better or worse (we miss you, Katelyn! Smell ya later, Lilly!), this is our Top 12 and we have to …

Next Stop, Top 12: AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Top 8 Guys Perform

March 11, 2010 – 2:41 am | 3 Comments
FOX/Michael Becker

by Jason Matthews
Now I get to do that great breakdown of the remaining contestants, analyzing their pros and cons, and determining who truly belongs in the Top 12. Let’s consider which 6 should move on, …

Last Stop Before Top 12—AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Top 8 Girls Perform

March 10, 2010 – 12:44 pm | 7 Comments
Photo: Fox

by Jason Matthews
This intro was originally planned as a complex breakdown of the remaining eight girls, detailing the pros and cons of sending each to the Top 12, analyzing why each were or were not …

Girls’ Night: AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 – Top 10 Girls Perform

March 4, 2010 – 1:26 am | 6 Comments
bowersox

by Jason Matthews
My predictions for the girls last week were dead wrong; let me own up to that right away. I forgot my Idol history, and was thus doomed to fail. If there’s one thing …

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