Claudette Yamin

Yaminions has reported the sad news that Claudette Yamin, mother of Season 5’s 3rd place contestant, Elliot Yamin, passed away today. Those of you who were watching during the 2006 edition of American Idol will remember Claudette for her spunk and her tireless support of her son and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Our thoughts go out to Elliott and his family during this difficult time.

Claudette and Elliott Yamin

Big Sucky Poll Results

It’s time to call a winner in this week’s poll. Looks like most of us would rather have Jason do a song that Dolly has covered over one of her originals.

5. Jolene
4 and 3: (tied) Peace Train (Cat Stevens) and Shine (Collective Soul)
2. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (Bob Dylan)

And #1 in our poll this week: (She) Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals)

And here’s the original:
(click the play button in the middle of the screen if the one at the bottom doesn’t work.)

Thanks to all of you who participated.

Dolly Songs

According to MJ’s Big Blog, rumour has it that any song Dolly has recorded is fair game for the Idols this week (I’m assuming that that’s if they can get clearance from the song’s original authors as well.)

There’s still time to vote in our Big Sucky Poll, if you are so inclined. Right now “She Drives Me Crazy”, originally by Fine Young Cannibals, is in the lead.

E! Online says “WTF?!” to Jason’s Bottom 3 Appearance

And zOMG!!!one!!eleven!, this is from the What Are You People Thinking? section of Ted Casablanca’s Gossip Column for March 31st, so for once we’re not reporting old news — we’re reporting news that hasn’t happened yet. This won’t even be his opinion until tomorrow:

We’re also peeved that dread-headed Jason Castro found himself in the bottom three, tho’ we think this will kick the coffeehouse crooner into high gear.

Jason Castro Pants

We had a few days of dejection when we suddenly disappeared from the Google returns for Jason Castro Pants. Why? It was all so mysterious and heartbreaking after all our hard work. But now, once again

Jason Castro

We’re also numbers 2, 3 and 4.
And all is right with the world again. Or at least the shallow end of our little corner of it.

Oh, and the forum’s back up for now, so come on in.

Server Issues

We’re having some server issues with our forum and need to repair our sql tables. We apologize for the inconvenience and will be back up as soon as possible.

In the meantime, we can all amuse ourselves with this clip from The Soup, in which Joel McHale makes the suggestion that Jason is as high as a kite and we laugh because satire is funny and we couldn’t give a shit whether he gets high or not.