Sometimes it seems the path to teen-pop stardom is traveled by supersonic space rocket. Drawing from our nation's apparently abundant pool of singing and dancing dream prom queens, new Mandys, Krystals and Christinas are discovered, groomed, prepped and launched into the pop music limelight faster than George Jetson carpooling daughter Judy and her friends to Orbit High. They invade our collective psyche, torture young libidos, then -- just as jet-propelled -- retire to careers as MTV game-show regulars before we ever get to know them beyond the depth of... More >>>