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Paris and Nicole: Hot Not

I have been somewhat surprised by, and even admired, the way Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie have maintained their rather sweet girlish friendship that is at the heart of their The Simple Life series. But, alas, all good things must end, and SOMETHING Nicole did — besides losing weight and …

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American Idol Week 13 – “Birthday Suit” Results

Wednesday, ax day, the day all American Idol finalists dread, has claimed another victim. Unfortunately but not totally unexpectedly, lean, lovely and stubbornly eclectic Nadia Turner has been excised from the competition and somehow, someway, slovenly sullen squinty Scott Savol, the pride of Shaker Heights, has survived to publicly display …

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Why Scott Savol Sucks – In Simple Easy To Read Terms

I just can’t f*ucking believe that Scott “chip bigger than my ass” Savol is still allowed to exist on the AI dime. I mean really already, NEVER, EVER, has there been a bigger tool go so far on so little with such a horrible EVERYTHING. Nadia may be a little …

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American Idol – Week 13, Birthday Suits, pt 2

I resume after an evening’s repose, refreshed and semi-alert, with commentary on last night’s American Idol birth-year theme (pt 1 here). Before I forget: the live band that accompanies the singers is absolutely great: they are versatile, know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em, and have made …

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American Idol – Week 13, pt 1

Leaping into the breach, I offer these humble reactions to tonight’s Final 8 performances on American Idol, performances with the novel theme of songs from the year each contestant was born, complete with obligatory baby pics and wider than usual stylistic variety. Nadia Turner, simply stunning in resplendent smile, short …

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American Idol: “Off With Her-His Head”

The reality show fixation, and in particular that with American Idol, has been going too long and too strong to dismiss as a fad or a fluke. Idol’s Tuesday performance segment and Wednesday’s repeat performance segment — necessitated by a misprint at the end of the show of three of …

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Blogcritics On The Apprentice 3

The Apprentice 3: The Donald, the squirrel on his head, street smarts, book smarts. Scott Pepper and Eric Berlin, Patfish: on a mission: You’re Hired! You’re The Apprentice! Now Get in the Commercial! Kendra won. She’s the Apprentice. Which is nice – I’m happy for her. She deserved it. But …

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Blogcritics On American Idol 4: Finals

American Idol 4 has reached the finals. We are chronicling every twist and turn: American Idol: Winning, Losing and Cher-ing Like the never-ending Cher Farewell/Retirement/I Still Need the Money tour, I find that I keep coming back for one last gig on American Idol, Season Four. (Except that I don’t …

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American Idol: If I Were King

After the bizarre phone number foul-up on American Idol Tuesday night — where the numbers given to vote for Mikalah Gordon, Anwar Robinson, and Jessica Sierra were incorrect — last night we were treated to an utterly redundant “encore” presentation of Tuesday night’s performances, along with some additional “live” commentary …

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American Idol: More On Mario

The rumors surrounding popular Idol finalist Mario Vasquez’s abrupt departure from the show have generally fixed on personal skeletons, including speculation that he might be gay. Vasquez was replaced on the show by Nikko Smith, son of Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith. But the truth may be a lot …

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