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'America's Got Talent' recap: YouTube freak show

'America's Got Talent' recap: YouTube freak show

Tonight's episode, a two-hour slog through 12 YouTube acts, began with Nick Cannon apologizing for the show before it even got started.

He made sure to note that Season Five's YouTube shows yielded Jackie Evancho, who ended up being the runner-up that year.

The implicit message was, "Hey, these aren't just some bums from the Internet." Oh, but they are totally bums from the Internet. Let's meet them before the majority of them go away forever, tomorrow night:

Clint Carvalho & His Extreme Parrots: A schlubby guy who trained a cockatoo named Kitten to fly into the "AGT" studio from a building across the street. What seemed like a pretty...