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American Idols Cover Lykke Li In A Ford Fusion

This week (disco week) Lil and Anoop were eliminated. Sorry Lil and Anoop, pack your knives and go to graduate school. Before the curtain fell…
Scott Lapatine | April 22, 2009 - 10:36 pm

Kanye Does That Thing He Does That Resembles Singing On American Idol

As Simon Cowell likes to say, American Idol "is a singing competition." It's a show where four judges who are varying degrees of witty, clueless,…
Amrit Singh | March 12, 2009 - 9:30 am

American Idol Contestant Commits Suicide At Paula Abdul’s House

The young woman, Paula Goodspeed, was found dead in her car outside the celebrity judge's house last night. She appeared on the show in 2005…
Scott Lapatine | November 12, 2008 - 4:26 pm

This Might Just Be The Best Season Of American Idol, Ever

Of course we have no authority when we say that, hence mentioning the star-making competition just twice this year. Fortunately, now we have Gabe and…
Amrit Singh | April 9, 2008 - 2:30 pm

American Idol Brings Us A Grunge “Hello”

None of us are doing a good job of keeping tabs on American Idol, but Stereogum's usually up on its Lionel Richie. We have history…
Amrit Singh | March 5, 2008 - 1:00 pm

American Idol Premieres With A Parade Of Silly Folks, Professional Singers, And Declining Ratings

Last night Simon, Randy, Paula, Ryan, and the City of Brotherly Love did their damndest to get people psyched about the waning American Idol, and…
Amrit Singh | January 16, 2008 - 5:44 pm

Is Kellie Pickler Smarter Than A 5th Grader’s Hamster?

Nope! There's something sort of great about this vid of Kellie Pickler's turn on Jeff Foxworthy's contribution to the zombification of our nation's television viewing…
Stereogum | November 30, 2007 - 6:07 pm

Green Day Cover John Lennon On American Idol

After a deep fit of soul searching, we decided to forgo the big American Idol finalĂ© last night in favor of having dinner with Man…
Stereogum | May 24, 2007 - 1:22 pm

(Beat)Box Jovi

By now you've realized that we're probably the only people in America not watching Idol. Not 'cause we're too good for it (we've seen that…
Stereogum | May 3, 2007 - 10:12 am

American Idol, Give Back Our Two Hours

There were two good reasons to tune in to last night's very special American Idol Gives Back telethon: (1) to secure the relevant telephone number…
Stereogum | April 26, 2007 - 12:27 pm

New Bo Bice Video – “Blades Of Glory”

Right, as in that Blades Of Glory. Is Bo in on the joke? We're guessing it's not intended to be a serious song from a…
Stereogum | April 2, 2007 - 5:00 pm

Good Bye-a, Sanjaya

We've been been silent on the Idol insanity to date, but it's time for the obligatory Sanjaya post. A new tee for your wardrobe? …
Stereogum | March 30, 2007 - 11:12 am

American Idol Gets Its “Float On”

Post Puppet Show, we waited on line with the rest of Austin for Blonde Redhead at Emo's. Things were looking dire, until we got word…
Stereogum | March 15, 2007 - 12:40 pm

Jim Carrey On Idol, Gnarls, Britney’s New ‘Do

As part of a nauseatingly comprehensive press push for the new thriller The Number 23, Jim Carrey is at present in the TRL studios, pimping…
Stereogum | February 20, 2007 - 3:58 pm

New Kelly Clarkson – “One Minute”

Stereogum's never been too proud to say it: We love Kelly Clarkson (who doesn't?), despite the Idol not knowing from blogs nor deodorant. But Ted
Stereogum | February 19, 2007 - 10:20 am

Reports Of A Thriller for Idol

American Idol fans will be shown no Love this season, but this totally unsubstantiated report promises to bring even more crazy to the judges' table.
Stereogum | February 13, 2007 - 4:00 pm

Idol Weeds Out A Pot Smoker

Count us among the 350 billion people that can't seem to stop watching American Idol. Last night's San Antonio episode was the final audition edition,…
Stereogum | February 7, 2007 - 5:30 pm

Love Your American Idol Judge

While you're watching Birmingham get blasted tonight by "It Was A Little Flat For Me" Jackson, "I've Never Been Drunk" Abdul, and the British guy,…
Stereogum | January 30, 2007 - 6:20 pm

Sundance Head’s Dad: Mr. Head

Did you tune in for last night's American Idol? Hell you know even W. was sneaking a peek before he walked the corridor and congratulated…
Stereogum | January 24, 2007 - 3:52 pm

Let’s Have One More Laugh At The American Idol Rejects

The season premiere of American Idol did crazy numbers (37.3 million viewers) and was the second highest rated episode of the show ever. Laughing at…
Stereogum | January 18, 2007 - 10:36 am