American Idol Recap: Accidentally Entertaining

Tonight’s show begins with the kind of grandiosity we’ve come to expect, but within a few minutes it becomes clear: The producers, judges, and host of American Idol seem genuinely surprised at how solid last night was, at how the top nine of tens of thousands of singers would sound more good than they do bad. It’s like they accidentally entertained us last night, and now they don’t know what to do with themselves.

Ryan promises an Aerosmith surprise tonight and spills the beans immediately. Callista Flockhart’s eccentric mother Steven Tyler joins him onstage for the announcement that Aerosmith is going on tour! Ryan asks, "How would you like to see something like this go down live," and then throws to some concert video instead of the Steven falling offstage footage that I’d really like to see go down live. Oh, and it’ll be called the Global Warming Tour. Why, Steven? "Because of the heat." So now you know. Read More...


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