American Idol Recap: The First of the Gang to Die

So here’s the thing about American Idol: Just when you write it off as a bloated waste of time and effort — even when you are absolutely, unimpeachably correct in that assessment — it comes back with a nice, tight hour of television. And so it is with this season’s first real results show: a little drama, a few new twists, a couple of performances, and just enough silly horseshit to make it fun to mock. You’re back, American Idol! For now.

As with last season, Jimmy Iovine is here to give his one-day-too-late critiques. He thinks Candice won the night, that Burnell was the best of the boys, and that Amber has the whole package. He is probably right on the money. Can we move him up to the judges' table, please? Can we move Randy back into some kind of tape-editor kind of situation? Read More...


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