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    July 16, 2009

    Idol Worship

    We may be ill, but these kids are alright

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    And Then There Were Three: Gokey, Allen, Lambert Left on 'Idol'

    We haven't had a good crazy-looking Adam picture for awhile. So here you go.So after Allison Iraheta got kicked off American Idol last week, there was only one question that remained: Who would join guy-linered Adam Lambert in the finals? I've made no secret about my Gokey hatred. But even I can adm ... More >>

  • 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'

    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 his horrible performance duri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Disco Wreaks Havoc on 'Idol'

    Disco: It's the musical genre that just won't die. Along with cockroaches and Twinkies, I'm pretty sure it's the only form of music that would survive a nuclear holocaust. It's been the butt of many a joke since it fell out of vogue in the 80s, but somehow, it still manages to find a tiny place for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    American Idol Top 8: Scottsdale's Scott MacIntyre Sucks It (Yay For Alliteration!)

    So we here at Up on the Sun are here to make sure you, our dear readers, get the best of Valley culture and music. Ergo, since Scott "Bringing Out My Punk Side Tonight" MacIntyre happens to hail from our great state, we thought we'd check out his performance before moving on the the other contestant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

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

    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 their efforts.To be honest, I pretty much for ... 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 27, 2009

    Idol's Top 12 Gets a Big, Fat Dose of Faaaaabulousness

    At least the judges liked your legs, Jeanine Vailes. Better luck next time.Before we get to the nittty-gritty of last night's American Idol Group 2 results show, I just want to take a moment to brag and say that I called it. Yes, I know it wasn't that hard to predict who, out of Tuesday night's grou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

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

    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-wherein-they-sit-down-and-await-their-fates managed to do it. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Hooray for Hollywood on 'Idol'

    It's a day I was starting to think might never come--after three long, back-breaking weeks of watching American Idol auditions, we finally arrive at Hollywood Week, where the good-enough-to-make-it-to-Hollywood-but-too-mediocre-to-make-it-to-the-finals are weeded out and the best of the best are lef ... 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 beginnin ... More >>