| Jan 22, 2012
| 11:10 PM
“The 'American Idol' auditions are in a … boat, I’m guessing?” wondered one Idol hopeful.
A very large one at that, as the San Diego auditions of "Idol" were held aboard the USS Midway, complete with jets flying above ("Top Gun,"...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Bret Michaels did it. Bobby Brown did it too, to much less success. So did Paula Abdul. The preferred vehicle for a musical comeback is not on the charts any more but on reality television.
The latest to join that rich tradition is Toni Braxton, the...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:22 AM
Tonight's American Idol show opens with a montage of the Idols talking about their childhood dreams. Astronauts, journalists, comedians ... and yes, a few singers.The group sing is a mashup of "Born to Be Wild" and "Born This Way." Can......
| May 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell reports from her vacation -- again -- on the final performance episode of this season of American Idol. Take it away, Janell:Finale time! It must almost be summer! I will once again (and for perhaps the last time) overshare......
| Feb 11, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Week 3 and tonight's the first night I'll lament not hearing the announcer say "Navratilova" in that special way. And as if that's not sad-making enough, it's "their most memorable year" night. Hope your heartstrings are screwed in tight because they're...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:25 AM
This recap of "The Voice" is brought to you by several pots of coffee and the frantic distractions of Election Eve in the newsroom. Bear with me, and this all-too-brief blog post.
The deal: The six members of Team Christina and Team Blake all...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Santa Claus and two of his elves pedaled their bicycles across Fort Avenue and up Woodall Street, stopping beside an apartment across from the Domino Sugar Factory.
With Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" blasting from a boombox — and...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Get your bell bottoms and platform shoes ready. We're taking it back to the '70s on "Glee."
Any episode that starts with Blaine singing in a bowtie gets my vote! After learning the theme for this year's regionals competition is vintage, Bowtie Blaine...
| Jan 22, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Boy, I hope tonight's American Idol is better than last night's. What a yawn-fest that was. We saw eight people, two of whom were pretty good and two of whom shouldn't have gotten through and three of whom were totally......
| Jan 28, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Tonight's American Idol opens with totally awesome footage of Randy Jackson and his hair performing in Journey.The show jumps right in with auditioner Joshua Ulloa, who says he is often compared to Justin Guarini, which he claims not to mind.......
| Aug 28, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Hey, it’s Ishita again with this week’s Project Runway recap. Last week, the designers dressed drag queens, and Joe won the challenge, earning himself immunity for this week. Daniel and his “high taste level” were out.Kenley...