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PapaJoe8
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2008/03/11 20:06:54
A guy, Jason, is from my neck of the woods. Be there or be square!
Joe
jeepguy
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/11 20:45:38
Actually Jason is one of the better ones but a pretty weak cast this season.
1bbqboy
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/11 20:48:39
http://www.roadfood.com/Forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=24667
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/11 22:46:58
I am a Brook White fan.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 08:34:25
quote:
Originally posted by Davydd

I am a Brook White fan.


She got my vote last night!
Benzee
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 11:15:26
That young kid , went last , butchered his song
Probably will be around though for another week .

Benzee
tmiles
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 12:59:01
quote:
Originally posted by jeepguy

Actually Jason is one of the better ones but a pretty weak cast this season.

I am not a big fan, but my honey is, so I watch it with her. I agree jeepguy..........for all the hype about the "best competition yet", a lot of the folks in the top 20 are no better than the folks who play at your local lounge. That said, it will be (IMO) easy to get down to the top 5 or 6. After that, it is going to be very tough to forcast a winner. I wonder if the voters are record buyers?? Simon's comment last night that it could be a "talet" contest, or a "popularity" contest with different results could be telling. Last year's "vote for the worst" movement could not have made Idol management happy. JMO. We get down to 11 tonight. Who will get the swan song?
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 13:19:33
I am thinking Miss Kristi Lee will be singing tonight
Theedge
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 13:52:32
I think there’s some good talent this year, really poor song and arrangement choices. So many of them do the little runs and what not, or use what we call “passing tones” as a way to connect notes. I believe it was Waylon Jennings who wore a gun in the studio and threatened to shoot any bastard that played or sang a passing tone.
PapaJoe8
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 14:41:09
Oh, sory Bill! I did not see your thread. Oh well, this may not be the first or last duplicate thread here at Roadfood.
Joe
1bbqboy
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 15:09:05
quote:
Originally posted by PapaJoe8

Oh, sory Bill! I did not see your thread. Oh well, this may not be the first or last duplicate thread here at Roadfood.
Joe

Oh, I don't care. I'm a happy guy
tmiles
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/12 15:15:41
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Originally posted by susanll

I am thinking Miss Kristi Lee will be singing tonight

Ken Barnes in USATODAY agrees with you. "Musical justice would dictate that Kristy Lee will earn that distinction". I don't think that she will be around for long, but, IMO, she is not the worst.
tmiles
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/13 12:41:36
Well, Kristy gets to stick around for at least another week.....How did I get sucked in enough to care
PapaJoe8
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/13 12:57:55
LOL Tmiles! I hope it was not my fault.
Joe
jerseygirl127
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/13 14:58:30
i have to agree with tmiles... kristy lee cook needs to go!! anyone that takes a classic beatles song and massacres it like she did in that country twing twang -- OMG that was the worst!!!! i think that there's a lot of talent there this year- not as much in years past (2 seasons ago was probably my favorite-- with daughtery /elliot/kelly pickler/ etc) but still a lot of talent-- just some very poor song selections .. maybe when they get to the top 10 and get 'down to serious business' things will improve! till then-- just sit back and enjoy the ride!! :)
tmiles
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/20 12:57:26
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Originally posted by PapaJoe8

LOL Tmiles! I hope it was not my fault.
Joe


.......and I'm still sucked in and she lives for another week. I would have thought that Amanda Obermyer (spelling?) would have lasted longer. I wonder who has spent the most time in the bottom 3 and survived?
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/20 16:33:56
Kristy seems to be a bottom 3 survivor. You never know though how far she will go. Country is her gig and two weeks of Beatles did not help her. If she can get back on her game she might survive longer. Amanda was definitely a one trick pony channeling Janis Joplin as one reviewer I read mentioned. She pushed it too far. The men are dominating the women this year.
PapaJoe8
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/25 21:42:15
Great show tonight!!!!

My neighbor from Rockwall Tx. may not win this, but he will be a BIG star someday, unless something weird happens...I predict.

Hmm, where did I say the same thing about Carrie? :~)
Joe
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/03/28 21:57:10
Chickezie Ezie got the boot Wednesday night. They are now down to nine. Kristy Lee Cook lives another week. The real surprise in the bottom three was Jason Castro, the dreadlock haired kid and PapaJoe8's neighbor. He was an early favorite but seems to be mailing it in with the same ol' same ol' every week. That's what done in Amanda Overmeyer the week before and I am afraid the same could eventually happen to Brooke White, my favorite.
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/01 21:30:57
This was Dolly Parton song week. Ramiele Malubay will probably get the boot if Kristy Lee Cook doesn't elbow her out of the way going out the door.
baileysoriginal
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/01 22:51:41
The show tonight was good - this year has been a vast improvement over previous years - but I fear Ramiele will be the next to go -

however in this stage of the competition we'll probably have a really good singer voted off early -

Benzee
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/02 09:32:13
Hello all ,


Ramiele should get the boot tonite.
Kristy Lee keeps sticking around week after week .

The Kid keeps getting better and better , and the teenybopper girls love him .

Is it me or is Ryan and Kristy Lee have a flirtation thing going on ?

Benzee
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/02 22:00:17
Ramiele Malubay was voted off. Kristy Lee Cook will probably go next week since she was next to last.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/03 07:57:39
Kristy Lee or Jason. He should have been in the bottom three, not Brooke.
Benzee
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/03 13:30:00
Hello all ,

I picked the correct pick yea baby !!
It was time for her to go .
Got to say it does not look good for Christie Lee next week but a good performance could save her again .

And brooke did not deserve the bottom three .
With all respect to Papa Joe and his hometown guy I think Jason will be going soon.

Benzee
PapaJoe8
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/03 13:50:09
Benz, I did not really think Jason would win. I just think he will be a star. Time will tell about that though. There are so many ways to go the wrong way.
Joe
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/03 14:48:15
Jason has that "it" appeal but he is starting to show his lack of experience and polish with his limited range. Of the women, Brooke White is like Jason but I think she is more experienced. I suspect though the whole competition is wired this year. The judges clearly want David Archuleta to win and he seems to have a huge fan base. I would be surprised if he loses. Only the other David (Cooke) has the potential to knock him off.
tmiles
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/03 15:18:44
Dolly is one of my all time favorites, and she is not in the competition. She did not sound great last night. If they got her to come on with an offer to pitch her record, it didn't (IMO) work out for her. Ramiele deserved her boot based on her Tuesday singing, but I think that we will hear from her again. With the right coaching, she has the "it" to be popular. Others, with less actual talent, have become stars.
Benzee
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/04 09:03:40
Hello all ,

Toy all are right , with the right publicity and luck they all had talent to get this far .
Any one of them could potrentially be a star .
Anyone remember Justin Guarino who came in second ? NO
How about Kelly Pickler or Clay Aiken .
Then you have Jessica Sierra who is in and out of jail and rehab . What a waste!!

All depends on which way they go .

And I would put my money on David " The Kid" Archeletta .

Benzee
Tedbear
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/04 09:14:13
quote:
Originally posted by Benzee

Hello all ,

Toy all are right , with the right publicity and luck they all had talent to get this far .
Any one of them could potrentially be a star .
Anyone remember Justin Guarino who came in second ? NO
How about Kelly Pickler or Clay Aiken .
Then you have Jessica Sierra who is in and out of jail and rehab . What a waste!!

All depends on which way they go .

And I would put my money on David " The Kid" Archeletta .

Benzee



Actually, Clay Aiken has a fairly lucrative Broadway contract currently. He has been the featured star of the Monty Python musical, Spamalot, for the past few months, and I believe that the contract continues for a few more months. If he was not considered to be "a draw", the producers would not have hired him for the role.
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/10 21:10:57
It was a shocker night. Michael Johns the Aussie rocker got the boot. The other bottom three were Carly Smithson and Syesha Mercado.
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/16 22:34:01
Kristy Lee Cook got the boot tonight. Bottom 3 were her, Brooke White and Syesha. According to DialIdol.com Syesha should have gotten the boot and Kristy Lee should have been safe at number 4. The conspiracist say the voting is fixed. They say the last two years and this year that the number 8 person to be voted off was always a shocker favorite like Michael Johns this year and the number 7 person was always the person Votefortheworst.com backed and that was Kristy Lee this year. If true that is getting awfully coincidental. In some ways it is no harm. In my mind there are only two possible winners in the two Davids and they all get recording contracts and AI tours. I think it is all wired for the kid, David Archuleta. In the judges eyes he could do no wrong and you can see the pattern the judges have to try to influence the vote as much as possible.

Hey! This is the only reality show I am watching this year. At least it is entertainment and Mariah Carey was pretty good as the guest singer.
NebGuy
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/17 10:26:27
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Originally posted by Davydd

and Mariah Carey was pretty good as the guest singer.

I guess I was a little distracted to notice she was singing.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/23 08:49:27
Me thinks Brooke is getting the boot tonight. Which is probably a good thing for her. She doesn't seem to have her heart in this anymore.
seatown76
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/23 10:33:37
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Originally posted by NebGuy

quote:
Originally posted by Davydd

and Mariah Carey was pretty good as the guest singer.

I guess I was a little distracted to notice she was singing.


I agree about getting distracted....lol
seatown76
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/23 10:34:53
On the other hand I think that that younger kid David A. should get the boot.
Tedbear
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/23 11:05:25

Unless he has a very active fan base of young girls, I predict that Jason Castro will get the boot tonight. Or, possibly Brook.

Jason's laid-back style and lack of power to his voice made his performance last night into an embarrassment. "Broadway" songs are just not meant to be performed in the style that Jason used last night. Brook was better, but still, her performance was not top-notch--unlike Syesha, and both Davids.

As to Carly--I did not like her performance last night, but I am probably in the minority with that opinion.
porkbeaks
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/23 11:54:11
quote:
Originally posted by seatown76

On the other hand I think that that younger kid David A. should get the boot.


With all due respect, you're not much of a judge of talent. " /> pb
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/23 15:19:43
According to DialIdol.com Carly Smithson is the low vote getter with Brooke then Jason. It will probably be one of those three. David Cook got the most votes. DialIdol.com has been fairly accurate in picking the bottom three and the one voted off.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/24 07:57:18
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Originally posted by susanll

Me thinks Brooke is getting the boot tonight. Which is probably a good thing for her. She doesn't seem to have her heart in this anymore.


WELL! Shows you what I know.
Mosca
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/24 09:30:04
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Originally posted by porkbeaks

quote:
Originally posted by seatown76

On the other hand I think that that younger kid David A. should get the boot.


With all due respect, you're not much of a judge of talent. " /> pb


I'm not sure what you consider "talent"-- I think the kid is a big yawn. He's a very talented parrot. He knows how to mouth all the sounds and mimic emotion very well. I couldn't imagine actually paying to listen to him. And I couldn't imagine actually searching that sound out; to me, it is painfully banal.
Tedbear
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/24 09:38:59

Well, I guess that I wasn't the only one who didn't like Carly's performance!

On a side note, what type of job could Carly's husband (the one with the tattooed face) hold--other than working in a tattoo shop? When he is in his elder years, he may realize, belatedly, that putting those "tribal" markings all over his face was not such a good idea.
porkbeaks
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/24 10:07:08
quote:
Originally posted by Mosca

quote:
Originally posted by porkbeaks

quote:
Originally posted by seatown76

On the other hand I think that that younger kid David A. should get the boot.


With all due respect, you're not much of a judge of talent. " /> pb


I'm not sure what you consider "talent"-- I think the kid is a big yawn. He's a very talented parrot. He knows how to mouth all the sounds and mimic emotion very well. I couldn't imagine actually paying to listen to him. And I couldn't imagine actually searching that sound out; to me, it is painfully banal.


Of those remaining, who would you pay to listen to? pb
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/24 11:04:26
DialIdol.com got it right with Carly Smithson getting the boot. The two foreigners, Michael Johns and Carly probably got the boot before their talent ranking time because they did not have an American fan base.

Syesha is a cookie cutter singer. Good voice. No distinctive personality. She is still in there maybe because she is the only minority left (which is kind of unusual) and has that fan base. She could end up on Broadway.

I thought at first Brooke had great talent and originality. However, she is becoming a nervous train wreck with the increased pressure and may have been run out of her comfort zone trying to stretch what she does well in different music venues.

Jason is still in because of the teeny bopper fan base. He is now way in over his head after doing what he does that is distinctly different than the others but with only with certain types of music. Andrew Lloyd Webber songs weren't meant to be sung in quiet coffee houses.

David A, the kid, has a great voice, obviously groomed, but is starting to boringly wear out sounding the same and looking the same no matter what he sings. He has the teeny boppers too.

David C is the most experienced with a decent voice and knows how to change up his arrangements and knows how to pick them. Unfortunately, he is average talent.

Bottom line. They said this was the most talented group going in at the beginning of the season. It may have been the most talented in overall average with few klinkers as in the past but they don't seem to have anyone standing out. It should be a final between the two Davids.

With that critique I now have to turn in my man card or quickly get back to watching NASCAR racing.
Mosca
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/24 12:46:05
quote:
Originally posted by porkbeaks

quote:
Originally posted by Mosca

quote:
Originally posted by porkbeaks

quote:
Originally posted by seatown76

On the other hand I think that that younger kid David A. should get the boot.


With all due respect, you're not much of a judge of talent. " /> pb


I'm not sure what you consider "talent"-- I think the kid is a big yawn. He's a very talented parrot. He knows how to mouth all the sounds and mimic emotion very well. I couldn't imagine actually paying to listen to him. And I couldn't imagine actually searching that sound out; to me, it is painfully banal.


Of those remaining, who would you pay to listen to? pb



Going all the way back to Season 1, I would pay to see

1) Kelly Clarkson,
2) Melinda Doolittle,
3) Fantasia Barrino,

and I'm kind of stuck right there. Maybe Sayesha, I could see her in the touring company of Smokey Joe's Cafe. She was as good as anyone I saw in revues like that.
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/30 08:45:10
Paula Abdul flubbed it last night. She had her notes written out ahead of time and critiqued Jason Castro's second song at the midpoint of the show. The problem was Jason hadn't sung his second song yet. Evidently the judges watch the rehearsal so pretty much know what will happen. She is one loopy person.

Going home tonight will be either Jason or Brooke.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/30 09:06:26
Geez, I didn't watch last and I missed the Paula thing. I have gotten very bored with this season, which is too bad, as I have always enjoyed this competition.
Tedbear
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/30 09:49:13
quote:
Originally posted by Davydd

Paula Abdul flubbed it last night. She had her notes written out ahead of time and critiqued Jason Castro's second song at the midpoint of the show. The problem was Jason hadn't sung his second song yet. Evidently the judges watch the rehearsal so pretty much know what will happen. She is one loopy person.

Going home tonight will be either Jason or Brooke.



Paula is widely believed to be "heavily medicated", and her apparent belief that she had heard Jason sing twice might be an indication that this tale is true. To his credit, Simon short-circuited all of the dialogue surrounding her hallucination by repeatedly and loudly asking, "Which one did you like best?". If he hadn't interjected with that question, she, Randy, and Ryan might have continued blathering on even longer about her gaffe.

Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/30 10:16:33
susanll, Don't worry it will be on all the news shows. The cable news networks are having a heyday with it.
roossy90
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/30 16:29:09
quote:
Originally posted by susanll

Geez, I didn't watch last and I missed the Paula thing. I have gotten very bored with this season, which is too bad, as I have always enjoyed this competition.

It was quite amusing.. I am sure its all over Youtube.....
I didnt care for any of them last night.. They just didnt do justice to any of Mr. Diamonds songs, IMHO>
Davydd
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/04/30 22:07:37
Brooke White got the boot. DialIdol.com got it right again.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/01 08:11:00
quote:
Originally posted by Davydd

Brooke White got the boot. DialIdol.com got it right again.


Thank goodness. That poor girl has seemed just miserable over the last few weeks.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/07 09:27:25
Bye Bye Jason.
PapaJoe8
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/07 11:17:10
You beat me to the punch Susan. It's time for my neighbor to go. I still predict that he will be a star.
Joe
Tedbear
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/07 17:37:58
quote:
Originally posted by PapaJoe8

You beat me to the punch Susan. It's time for my neighbor to go. I still predict that he will be a star.
Joe


Jason could be the star of the local church-sponsored coffeehouse. Unfortunately, having a three-note vocal range and being locked into a hippie/folk style and a Rastafarian look means that he is not mainstream enough to be a true star--except to the teenyboppers who are smitten with his looks.

Sorry, Jason--after the summer tour, it is back to college for you. You are not star material by any stretch of the imagination.
Tedbear
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/08 08:35:06

Well, good sense prevailed, and Jason has been sent back home. After his comment about his brain not working (along with his mellowed out nature and his Rastafarian look), I am starting to wonder if he emulates Bob Marley in more than just his appearance. Too much ganja, Mon?
NebGuy
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/08 09:36:49
Ted:

I had to chuckle how they still tried to build up the suspense of who's getting the boot.
susanll
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/08 11:22:04
Even people who never watch the show would have gotten this one right.
roossy90
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/08 21:04:29
Jason was the Sanjaya of this season..
Too bad Idol is such a popularity contest instead of a talent contest.
porkbeaks
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RE: American Idol is on !!!!!!! 2008/05/08 21:56:46
quote:
Originally posted by roossy90

Jason was the Sanjaya of this season..
Too bad Idol is such a popularity contest instead of a talent contest.

I think the remaining 3 are plenty talented. Don't you? pb
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