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American Idol (tv program)

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  • 'Last Comic Standing': And the winner is ...

     
    OK, you guys know that I have watched a lot of reality television -- and thus I have seen a lot of finales. But tonight finale of Last Comic Standing ranks among the weirdest, most surreal I've ever been subjected......
  • 'American Idol' results: A winner is named

     
    What a long, strange season it's been. We lost the quirky entertainment of judge Paula Abdul. We learned it was Simon Cowell's last time behind this particular judges' table. We got to know Ellen DeGeneres in a new context --......
  • A fresh take on MTV"s 'Fresh Meat 2'

     
    With so many hours of Dancing With the Stars and American Idol and so on filling the airwaves, there are huge swaths of reality TV I just don't have time to address. Today, Stefen Lovelace is stepping in to help fill......
  • Johns Hopkins neuroscientist David Linden explains the biology of pleasure

    Johns Hopkins neuroscientist David Linden explains the biology of pleasure
    Not all addictions live up to their advance press. In the past decade, it's become common to casually and humorously describe a favorite activity in the parlance of chemical dependency. People speak of being "addicted" to chocolate or high-fat foods,...
  • 'Hunger Games' hits the target with local young adults

    'Hunger Games' hits the target with local young adults
    It's a post-apocalyptic world where teens from across the continent have to hunt one another down in a televised spectacle that's mandatory viewing for the masses. Sounds like"American Idol,"but actually, it's"The Hunger Games"— the popular book...
  • McEwen sings her way to the top in Rising Star competition

    The nine young adult performers who participated in the Howard County Arts Council's Rising Star competition all deserve to be considered winners, but only one of them went home with the $5,000 first prize. It was awarded to Samantha McEwen at the 15th...
  • Day trips: The beach, the blossom and the arts

    Day trips: The beach, the blossom and the arts
    Atlantic City, N.J. Revel Guests can make reservations for overnight stays at the new Revel beachfront destination on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 20-acre, $2.4 billion casino resort is open for an eight-week preview through May 24. Guests can enjoy...
  • Welcome to TV Lust, b's new TV blog!

    Welcome to TV Lust, b's new TV blog!
    Passionate about TV? Us, too. Which is why we called b's new tube blog TV Lust. Here's your go-to source for everything television. Recaps, irreverent commentary, musings on the continuing ubiquity of Ryan Seacrest … it will all be here. We're...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Conan the Barbarian Fright Night The Guard One Day Spy Kids: All the Time in the World NOTABLE TV Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN) Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
  • Hampden Idol and Keyboard Man returning to Hampdenfest

    Another year, another Hampdenfest. Or Fallfest as some people still call it. It's interesting, Hampden's fall neighborhood festival has been officially called Hampdenfest for almost four times as long as it was called "Fallfest," but I still hear a person...
  • City youth showcase their talents in an 'idol'-like contest

    City youth showcase their talents in an 'idol'-like contest
    Immanuel "Mannie" Payne is practicing daily for what he calls his big chance. At 12, the West Baltimore middle schooler will be the youngest of seven contestants to take the stage in the first Charm City Talent Contest Thursday. And, he is the only...
  • Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics

    Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics
    On a quiet Friday morning in a West Baltimore gym above the Cash USA pawnshop, Franchon Crews unleashes a powerful flurry outside the ring. "It's been a long, a long time coming," she roars. "But I know change gonna come, oh yes it did." Her final...