American Idol: Machiavellianism and the Masses

And they’re back to their old tricks. Already. Between Tuesday’s shenanigans, being subjected to the roll-out of Operation Damage Control all day Wednesday, featuring conflicting explanations of what really happened when Paula judged both of Jason’s songs despite his only performing one and Idol’s glossing over the entire incident in less than a minute’s airtime

iTunes Forever in Blue Jeans

We get a lot of Google hits from people looking for Jason’s studio singles. We’ve never posted them here as a download and we never will. Sure, we don’t want to be hit with a copyright infringement fine, but the main reason we don’t offer it is because it’s counterproductive to our mission of supporting

Picture of the Day

Sorry to jump in here on you, McLovin but DM left some wonderful screen caps in the forum Photo thread and when I saw this one, it warmed my heart. It wasn’t anywhere as good as an apology but they did the right thing sending Jason to safety right from the start. Look at this

Top 4 Theme

Ryan mentioned it during the show tonight and now here’s the official press release: On Tuesday, May 6 (8:00-9:02 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) the final four (David Archuleta, David Cook, Jason Castro and Syesha Mercado) will return to the Idol stage to perform music from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Idol Answers the Rumour-mongers!!

And lays to rest – once and for all! – whether there was anything underhanded in Paula’s negative review of Jason’s as yet unperformed second song on Tuesday night. From Entertainment Weekly: Ryan Seacrest addressed last night’s controversy in a brief, vague statement, focusing on unspecified ”rumors.” ”It sparked a lot of gossip about Paula,”