American Idol Results, April 15 – Saving the Day

This week’s theme was Idol at the Movies, which translated to Idol at the Quentin Tarantino Movies. Idol’s choice of guest this week seemed odd to me, because when I think of the music that I associate with great Tarantino films, none of them have lyrics. Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill… all of these …

American Idol Results, April 1 –Turn Your Sound Down Low

The opening is theatrical in that FOX flashy way, full of dramatic music, quotes that sound genius out of context, and intense stares from the contestants. Because, THIS week is more important than last week, and NEXT week will be more important than THIS one, and so on, and so on. After Seacrest introduces the …

American Idol Results, March 11 – Guess I Can Say Goodbye

As Ryan Seacrest descends the ginormous center staircase, he reminds us that there will be two eliminated contestants tonight, “and what is this new rule all about?” New rule? Wha? Huh? Suddenly I’m paying a lot more attention than usual. American Idol has something new that I haven’t read somewhere on the Internet? Craziness! After …

So You Think You Can Dance, Top 8 Results – No Will, No Way

Common, a hip-hop artist from my sweet home Chicago, is the source of today’s opening song, Universal Mind Control (UMC). The Top Eight are in some futuristic-looking gear, wearing black and shiny gold, red, green, blue, or purple. The choreography’s pretty cool, but I feel like I’m watching hip-hop Power Rangers… or Janet Jackson’s new …