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Chris Isaak the new Simon Cowell? Yes, it could work

After auditioning twice for the job, singer Chris Isaak (left) is reportedly the favorite to replace judge Simon Cowell on "American Idol" next season.

Far-fetched casting? I beg to differ. Here are four good reasons why he could fit in well. JORDAN BARTEL, B

•••• The son of a potato chip factory worker and a forklift driver, Isaak can sympathize with the modest origins of many contestants. Side note: Where can I sign up to work at a potato chip factory?

•••• "Somebody's Crying"? Perfect song to vote someone off with each week.

•••• He's an amateur boxer. That has nothing to do with "Idol." I just think it's cool.

••• Fewer deep-cut V-necks, more pomade-heavy hair.

Photo by AP

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