…So it’s almost over! The nearly 10 month wait… (Is it my imagination or does a season of “American Idol” seem to go on about as long as a hockey season -which, for the record, is WAY too long)
…But, this year America let it be known that their “voice” would be heard…By voting in record numbers (I don’t really know if that’s even true) But we all watched as one by one, every single one of the “talented” contestants were voted off, until we were left with…Scotty Mcreery and Lauren Alaina…or as they are known in my house… The “girl” and the “Wonga Jeans Boy”.
Do any of you recall this season’s auditions? I understand that it may test some of your memories to go back that far (Obama had just been elected president) But “good ol’ boy” Scotty, after a diabolical headgame designed to oust “fan favorite” and “pleasingly plump” contestant Jacee Badeaux, went on to forget the words to a song – making for one of the funniest subtitled sequences in recent “Idol” history.
…“Nuts of Wonder” …(too funny)
I make no bones about who I think is going to win this year. (Scotty) But I also don’t make any bones about the fact that “I DON’T CARE”!
American Idol has proven only one thing to me in recent years…America (or whoever has been voting) Votes for the, underdog… Which is fine. We grew up (I’m speaking for all of us now) always rooting for the smaller, weaker and less likely to succeed. I loved Rocky too. Not Rocky 2…I meant Rocky… as well. But ever since Taylor Hicks, I’ve thought something weird was going on with America’s choices.
Well, that’s all water under the bridge now… (or at least until next season) TV executives, in their infinite wisdom have decided to “glom on” to the success of “Idol”, by introducing a mildly entertaining “knock off” and preseason warm-up to Simon Cowell’s much(?)-anticipated “X-Factor” this fall – “The Voice”…
Finding this “all” way too amusing to sit “idly” by, I decided to “take a crack” at some of these shows…With the Idol Finale, just a couple days away, I just wanted to offer an “alternative” to the madness…Enjoy:
…and when “the time is right”, I will unleash my own version of the finale…
‘Til Then…Go Figg’r!
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