Anoop Desai

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009

    Idol Worship

    We may be ill, but these kids are alright

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Just Announced: Jenny Lewis, The Cult, Idols Live, Rick Ross

    Jenny Lewis: Coming to the Marquee in July. Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis is finally, finally, making an appearance in Phoenix, Stateside Presents announced today. The cute-as-a-button indie songstress is a critical darling (hell, my colleague Albert Ching in Orange County has reviewed her shows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    About Damn Time: Matt Giraud Off of 'Idol'

    Time to say goodbye, Giraud.During his tenure on American Idol, Matt Giraud was like the Little Dueling Piano Player Who Could: Snubbed by the voting public in the Top 36, the judges made him one of their "judges choice" picks for the Top 13. Then, when he finally got voted off two weeks ago after h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    American Idol Top 9: 3 Pianos, 1 Guitar, And a Heaping Plate of Cheesiness

    No Kris, aint no sunshine when YOU'RE gone. What's up, fellow AI watchers? After a brief hiatus, I am back, here to write on a Michael Sarver, Jasmine Murray, Jorge Nunez and Alexis Grace-less Idol. We shed a single tear for them all, and sing an off-key version of "I Will Survive" in honor of all t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    American Idol Top 13: Battle of the Crying Young Mothers

    CAW CAW to you too, Megan Corkery. At long last, it has come to this--after weeks of watching tone-deaf wonders humiliate themselves during the first round of auditions, some slightly less tone-deaf wonders forget the lyrics to their songs during Hollywood Week, Casey Carlson give a bad name to bubb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Scott MacIntyre Does an Awesome Chair Dance, Makes 'Idol's' Top 12

    There was never really too much doubt that Scottsdale's Scott MacIntyre would make the Idol Top 12, but last night "America" (as Seadouche condescendingly refers to the tiny percentage of the American population that actually watches the show) made it official. Scotty the Body (as Seadouche condesce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Scottsdale's Scott MacIntyre Blindingly Good On 'Idol'

    So, it'd be easy to reduce blind singer Scott MacIntyre to a series of puns about his visual impairment (read: the title of his post). Lots of other bloggers refer to him as Blind Guy, and he's actually got a good sense of self-deprication about the whole thing, so we don't think he would really min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Cover Your Ears, American Idol Singers on the Loose!

    Casey Carlson: Just one night away from going back to making bubble tea for good.After a horrible, seizure-inducing Hollywood Week, I was actually sort of excited to get this show on the road and hear the offerings of The Best Singers in All the Land, as decreed by the "experts." I should have known ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    'Idol' Boredom Reaches New Heights with Two Hours of People Sitting in Chairs

    Top 36er Adam Lambert strikes a pose (and needs a haircut).Honestly, I didn't think anything would be able to top Tuesday night's people-sit-in-rooms-and- await-their-fates episode of American Idol in terms of sheer boredom, but Wednesday night's people-sit-in-a-room-and-then-go-into-another-room-wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    'Idol' Hollywood Week 2: The Return of Kai Kalama

    Paula's necklace scares the bejesus out of us.So before we delve into Tuesday night's episode of Idol, I need to pose one very pressing question: What the eff was Paula wearing around her neck?! Abdul has worked some pretty funky neckwear over the span of Idol, but this particular piece of hardware ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Kansas City American Idol Auditions Have Good, Bad and Ugly

    Tears, screaming and screeches - oh my! Wednesday's American Idol auditions, which were held in Kansas City, home of last season's Idol winner David Cook, had all of these things along with dozens of snarky comments from judge Simon Cowell.While one of our favorite moments took place in the beginn ... More >>