American Idol 2009- Season 8 Thread and Discussion

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Re: American Idol 2009- Season 8 Thread and Discussion

Son of a bitch. Had my real time analysis typed up and was getting ready to enter it and lost connection. Fuck me. Not going to do it again. Will see what you guys thought and just let you know what I agree with or not.
 

royalfan

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Tatiana the Bull


How fat is this girl?

But she sang it really well! I now put her in second place in the girls tonight right behind Alexis.


She had the big advantage of going last for the girls

What the fuck is wrong with you? First racist comments about Steven and african americans in general and then calling out singers for being fat. While you could argue she is a little big, when is the last time you have seen your feet?
 

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American Idol Season 8- Semifinal #1- Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Mandatory unnecessary Seacrest intro. You mean this isn?t Double Shot of Love? Ok, Seacrest clears it up?this is American Idol. Gotcha.

Let?s go to the judges: Dawg, durr, drunk, dick. Ok, got that out of the way.

Up first this season is Jackie Tohn, or Amanda Overmyer 2.0. Tohn?s strategy is to warm up by smoking an entire pack of Marlboro Reds. The outfit is more reminiscent of Olivia Newton-John?s ?Let?s Get Physical?, but the song is just bad Elvis. ?A Little Less Conversation? should have turned into a little less singing, fo? real. Someone hit the gong please! Camera shot is cut before the guy at the Apollo drags her off stage with a cane. Somewhere in Canada, somebody just ripped up a Jackie Tohn futures ticket.

So that?s what Ricky Braddy looks like! Never would have known what this year?s version of Garret Haley portrayed if we hadn?t seen him finally tonight. Ricky is the definition of cannon-fodder. Hide him deeper than Seacrest in the closet and people will forget he is actually on the show. Ricky proceeds to sing a song slower than his Carolina drawl. He?s not actually a bad singer, but he?s boring us to tears with his song choice. Like Carol said to Mike, ?Good night Mr. Brady, er Braddy?.

Next up is that kid from ?Home Alone? in drag. It?s either Macaulay Culkin en femme or Alexis Grace, aka the whorish teenage mom. Alexis unwisely picked Aretha Franklin. I?m thinking Alannah Myles ?Black Velvet? would have been more up her alley. She?s kinda like a more trailer-trash version of Fantasia without the charisma. You know when you start surfing for internet porn 12 seconds through the song, it doesn?t exactly capture your interest. Dawg, durr, and drunk produce the typical scripted comments. Dick drank drunks drink (say that three times) as he agrees with the three stooges.

Bah, as if the show can?t get worse they mess up the early montage. Ha, that will teach you to do this live. Anyway, Mr. Cannon Fodder/Pride of Home Depot is going to sing something. They?ve already set him up as the fall guy for Michael Sarver so he?ll likely need something really good. First strategic move of the night as whatever this guy?s name is (really he is that forgettable) going the Pickler/KKKristy/trailer trash route with some hideous country. I can almost feel the PO69-jiggle during that one. Meh, at best he?s Bucky Covington with mousse. Cross another one off your list.

Stevie Wright coulda been my prom date. If I were a guy in her high school, I would be offering her rides to school every day. Then I?d try and get lost on the way. Stevie: ?wait isn?t our school 40 miles that way??. Me: ?Uh yeah, what?s your point??. At this point is her being able to sing asking too much? Singing Taylor Swift is setting the bar pretty low. Unfortunately, Stevie lowers it even further. Nerves got the best of her and she absolutely butchers that. Looks like I?m going to have to drop her off in the woods and let the Blair Witch help her find her way home. Time to find another date for the prom.

Fan fave Anoop is getting lots of buzz for no apparent reason other than he is the same ethnicity as Sanjaya. He still lacks any sort of spark of personality in my opinion other than telling Randy he can call him ?Anoop Dogg?. He?s a pretty good chorus singer, that?s is about it. Really it wasn?t terrible, but it wasn?t at all memorable. His fan base may carry him through but he has still yet to show that he is a real contender. Over hits on ?# of Anoop Dogg?s? from Randy, however. Bad beat if you had under one and a half.

Interchangeable brunette whore #2 is Casey Carlson. I?ll be shocked as hell if Miss Campus Girl USA pulls out anything close to listenable. Cutie-pie Casey is singing what must be titled ?Every Little Song she Sings is Tragic?. Where Stevie lowered the bar, Casey just buried it under ground. Break out the champagne Anne Marie fans, it?s in the bag!

Have we told you that Michael Sarver is a roughneck? Well, if you missed it the first 56 times you wouldn?t know that he?s a ?man?s man?. Seems like a nice guy and apparently Michael was an Permian Panther. He?s hoping he?ll get his mojo for Tuesday Night Lights (multiple literary football references there folks). For whatever reason man?s man sings the hideous Gavin DeGraw number. If it sucks when Gavin sings it, what are the chances this will be any better? Gonna be a tight vote in the trailer park precinct between him and Brent.

Ah-Anne Marie. She could literally walk on stage, put down the mic and walk back upstairs at this point and outpoll Stevie and Casey. Complete with ending glory note, Anne Marie absolutely obliterates the competition. It wasn?t exactly awe-inspiring or enough to convince me that she has a shot at winning the whole enchilada, but on the heels of the rest of the competition it was more than enough to advance as the top girl barring a Tatiana tornado.

My man, Stephen Fowler. Come on Shaker Heights! We really need a knockout tonight. At this point we?ll settle for a bunt single honestly. ?Rock With You?, Michael Jackson? Fo? reals? I?m getting cruise ship flashbacks, even money on Simon making that comment now. It was good, not great, average, and a poor song choice. I?m guessing we may see Stephen come wild card week. If not it could be sayonara and goodbye for Stephen.

Tatiana is the whole f?n show. No need even for a last name now. Mariah?Whitney?Tatiana. Yeah! Two seconds in and she is already Constantine-eyefucking the camera. Amazingly the hyena girl is the only female that can sing in tune tonight. The train wreck named Tati may have actually pulled it off. Could have lived without the drama theatrics but all together it was semi-decent. For tonight, that is high praise. Only problem is that some week in the future the percocets are going to wear off and the true Tatiana is going to rear its ugly head.

Creepy dead wife Danny is closing the show. Whoring out his wife?s death yet again in the intro. Methinks he sang this song to the congregation at whatever cult church he?s the choir director at before. Pauler stands up and asks the bartender for a drink mid-song. That gets Hokey Gokey off his groove. Christ, do we really need another David Cook? If you listen closely you can hear goats bleating. My guess is he will be pimped to the heavens and be the top male. Big deal, the judges aren?t even believable outside of Simon.

All together it was an awful, awful night. Words cannot adequately describe the epic suckage. See, suckage isn?t even a word. If singing were a painting, these 12 dolts gave us a Jackson Pollock.

Who should advance: Dead-wife Danny, Anne Marie, Tatiana

Who will advanace: Danny, Anne Marie, Anoop
Very entertaining as usual and very spot on as well. Very similar to many comments I had in mine, albeit in more of a steak and eggs variety of entertainment. Also agree on the who should and who will, although somewhat concerned for the lovely anne marie. That dress worked well for her.
 
Re: American Idol 2009- Season 8 Thread and Discussion

Tatiana the Bull


How fat is this girl?

But she sang it really well! I now put her in second place in the girls tonight right behind Alexis.


She had the big advantage of going last for the girls


You're a piece of shit.
 
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I think Danny is great and deserves the praise..


I think the new elimination process is retarded..


Ricky Braddy is really good and he's going home tomorrow. SAD
 
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the way to offer betting now on the males would be on "to advance" lines. not "who will get the most votes" that will be Danny.

But it would not be easy to pick "to advance" from the rest. "to advance" also could be one of the females instead
 
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OK, had time to digest and then gag, puke, regurgitate and tell the story...welcome to American Idol overdone season 8.

First up in the death hole. Jackie No Tone. Somebody gave her Paula's mood elevators. She is a stage performer? For who, homeless derelicts at the shelter there to escape the elements? One of the too many brunettes to get sent packing. Masculine voice to horribly sung mismatched song. She had a great time. Hugged everyone, should have sang cumbaya. I'll sing, good baya.

Next, hey some stranger snuck in, who is this guy? Ricky Braddy Bunch. I get it, Brady, Braddy, clever. No wonder he only got a nanosecond of camera time from a golden ticket 8 second montage. Has no sad story, no motivation, he can only sing better than any other guy there. I forgot who he was already, set up to fail before Hollywood week ever started. Laters dude, you can sing, but we need gimmicks and stories, your boring. We never got a chance to know you, because that is what the AI producers wanted.

My little blond vixen. Alexis. She is in luck with demographics, a loner on many fronts, blonde, nasty in a good way. Petite spinner sings her heart out, has a lot of soul, and actually performed way better than I thought. Judges woke up, loved her also. Might be top vote getter, most likely best female. She's my #1 chick, before tonight.

Brian Keith? We have two white clones or drones? How much fodder do you need? They put these dregs in with Hokey Gokey for a reason. He would appeal to the C and W crowd, I think, I don't know, because it does not appeal to me. But look at Bucky now. Do I have to? Ricky and Brian can tell great stories how they were never given a chance, on the plane home. Get a dead wife. And a gangbanger best friend. Something. They are not just fodder, they are human cannonballs.

Stevie Wrong. Just another of the too many brunette horde. She could be the worst of the horde also. That is not good when you are in a horde because you don't stand out. But she will get left out, after the worst botched performance of the night, and there were many.

Anoop Dog finally figured out he should be Anoop Dog. I have been saying that for weeks now. Unlike Sanjaya the Apu fem, he is just boring brown. He goes to far not to be Sanjaya. Dresses like he is fresh from India, and shopped at goodwill for first American clothes. His fasion statment was, I have none. It matches my personality. However, quickie mart and 7-11 operators unite, and need someone to redeem thier race, from Sangaya making them all look like women. Can't we get a Hadji in the middle?

Casey Carlson. Man what a fox, she needs to be doing something where her looks and smile get her somewhere, because her singing and stage presence are utterly worthless. Another of the forgettable brunatte pack, a total babe, but can't sing or perform for shit. Sting? Her drugs of choice were magic mushrooms. That was never going to happen.

Michael Sarver is reverting back to roughneck who can't sing. That is why he is a working man. You know Bo rocked with that song, but Mike, you are no Bo. Hopefully that oil rig is still there, because you won't be here after that performance. Another story got him this far. A dead end as Simon called it, neither one of these guys to win. For sure.

Anne Marie is my other hopeful babe. But she is just another brunette, in the multitudes of brunettes. There are cuter ones, Latin ones, manly ones, and boring ones. She sings great, but judges don't feel the love. I'm afraid demographics kill all of the brunettes. Except drama queen Tatiana. Maybe another season, but not this one. Become annoying or have a dead realitive. Go kinda blind. She is history with 4 other nondescript brunettes.

Steven Fowler? Why does Dobie like this loser? This is like the affirmative action guy that makes you look bad because he can't perform, or do the job. Not even blacks will vote for him. A chick would have a better chance with a Michael Jackson song. Forgets the words, wants a White do over mulligan. Somehow goes through, only to stink it up even worse, not forgetting the words. Some years have 5 or 6 very talented African American singers. This year we have none. Looks like he set his wild card get out of jail free card on fire. They can't move him along any longer, and he deserves no votes.

Tatiana, the Puerto Rican bitch from hell. Her nightly drug du jour are sedatives. A handful of downers. She can actually sing. I thought she would be the worst by far. And the VFTW crowd has got to be loving she did not stink. Complete makeover from spastic hated annoying drama queen to these pills change my personality. Her outfit showed after her 15 minutes of fame she will be walking her 5 kids around San Jaun weighing about as much as a small cow. Ugly shape, bad body. She might slip by on third most votes, her on Not as gay as Sanjaya, the Great Indian hope.

The set up for Hokey Gokey Pokey is ridculous. He gets the group with two who are these guys?, Anoop, Stephen Howler and roughneck fodderman, and the primetime last slot. Hey, his wife died? Who knew? We did, as he has said that about 20 times now. Gangbanger buddy roots for him in audience. Music director? Your the lead singer in your church's cult band. A total fraud in every way. Pimps out the hero I am for overcoming story every chance he gets, including singing hero. Why did you pick that song? Because it makes me think of me, I mean people can over come. How phony, I'm gagging from that one. No, from the first three judges doing a heavy sell on a average at best performance. Too much pimpage for me. The guy has a story, or he would not even be there. Keep it real like Simon.

First chick Alexis easy.

First dude Hokey Gokey has been annointed.

Third vote getter? Tough, Ann Marie should get itbut demographics just kill her. Could be either lone Puerto Rican drama Queen, or Anoop Dog.

Maybe a wild card for whoever does not get third most votes, but maybe not. Pretty easy night to judge. This new format reeks of more artificial drama, and drags it out in a different way, so judges can put people back in the voters do not like.

Best Wishes...OF :+waving-5
 
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well I voted for Tatiana del Toro 10 times and Anne Marie 10 times, no busy signals.

I voted for dead wife danny 5 times just to see if that would be busy, it wasnt.
 
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Anoop is going home I've heard.. The Indians aren't voting for him like what was expected..
 
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that was horrendous. I wanted to bash my head into a wall until I passed out. And sadly enough, the two hot chicks were the worst so we won't even get them for another show.
 
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As far as who advances and who does not tonight. Let's break it down.

Girls:
Stevie, Casey, Jackie all pretty much definite NO's. No controversy here, they just plain sucked.

On the fence are Tatiana and Anne Marie, if I had to guess I'd give Anne Marie the nod. Good possibility neither will advance and we will see them on wild card week.

Alexis is the most likely girl, would not be a complete shock if Anne Marie or Tatiana took her place. Then she would be wildcard as well.

Boys:

Stephen is a definitive NO. He probably even blew a wild card slot with his uninspiring performance.

Brent is a NO as well. He gambled on the country route, but Michael will siphon off any votes and chance he had.

Ricky is a most likely NO. While he was probably in the top 3 vocally, he sang a rather boring song and his lack of airtime will be the death knell. Could be a return trip on wild card week for him.

Anoop or Michael is probably the coinflip for the third and final spot. Anoop was decent vocally but dreary like Ricky. He has a bit of a back story though, thus the shot. Michael was far from awe-inspiring as well. His sob-story pimpage may see him through.

Danny is a virtual lock. The pimpage and last slot will secure him a finalist.

Odds to advance from Group 1:

Stevie +2000
Casey +1500
Stephen +1200
Jackie +1200
Brent +600
Ricky +225
Tatiana +150
Anoop +150
Anne Marie +110
Michael EVEN
Alexis -225
Danny -3000
 

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GD and other experts, i have a question.

Doesn't a show like this thrive on one constestant that is 'controversial'?

Wouldnt it be in the show's best interest to KEEP the 'screamer' on board as long as possible?

I remember on the past season of Project Runway, there was a girl who everyone hated..the show even played up her 'attitude'. While everyone was rooting for her to fail, they were secretly rooting for her to 'stay around'.

After all, this is entertainment and what's better entertainment than the most controversial person advancing as far as possible?

Thoughts?
 
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Id like 3 gazillion bajillion dollars on this to win 3 million. I hope you have fast payouts. Have your people get me out a check tomorrow. :+excited-


could be some big problems with bets tonight as they are not really likely to ever say who got the most votes. if Danny and Anoop go thru, they probably will not say which one had more votes. They dont have to.
 
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Flamingo,
Yes. To a degree. Most seasons there is one "controversial" contestant. Usually they make it at/or near the top 12, e.g. Antonella Barba, Mikalah Gordon, Sanjaya Malakar.

For whatever reasons the producers of the show have deemed the need to "cast" the contestants and place them into neat little demographic boxes. Ultimately, this has been an abject failure and the show succeeds in spite of itself.

In the end, the more talented contestants do make up the latter part of the show.

And the cycle repeats itself.
 
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Id like 3 gazillion bajillion dollars on this to win 3 million. I hope you have fast payouts. Have your people get me out a check tomorrow. :+excited-


could be some big problems with bets tonight as they are not really likely to ever say who got the most votes. if Danny and Anoop go thru, they probably will not say which one had more votes. They dont have to.
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We discussed this earlier. Hope they do say who the top vote getters are, but indeed they may not. I have a feeling they will have all 12 contestants there and will start eliminating them one by one. When they get to 4, they can just drop one off.

Then a problem for these books, albeit one they created themselves.

:cheers
 
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I thought it would be Anoop. but I like Michael and it's possible Anoop or Ricky will be back in the Wild Card round.
 
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I put $8 on Danny at -160 to get the most votes at the start of the week.

I will now retire from AI betting making back 10% of what I lost on Daughtery.

Cheer GD and Mr. Smith
 
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Well I will have had the top 2 picks. I didnt pick Sarver though even though even though he lives 10 minutes away from my house
 
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That last duet was one of the worst songs to EVER appear on Idol from past contestants! The backup singing was just atrocious! Carly sounded like shit too
 
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Down to Tatiana and danny. Unfortunately, I had both of them advancing.


tatiana is definitely coming back for wild card week though
 
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I kinda fast-forwarded through most of the show but I do believe they only announced contestants advancing and did not say who was the highest vote getter. Obviously, Alexis would have to be the highest female vote getter but they did not clarify whether Danny or Michael got the highest votes.

Once again, the books put up a poorly worded prop. It's most likely Danny was the top vote getter but if I was a Michael Sarver bettor on that prop and it was graded a loss, I'd be sure to put up a stink about it.

Had they simply put up the "to advance" odds, no issue would arise.
 
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I kinda fast-forwarded through most of the show but I do believe they only announced contestants advancing and did not say who was the highest vote getter. Obviously, Alexis would have to be the highest female vote getter but they did not clarify whether Danny or Michael got the highest votes.

Once again, the books put up a poorly worded prop. It's most likely Danny was the top vote getter but if I was a Michael Sarver bettor on that prop and it was graded a loss, I'd be sure to put up a stink about it.

Had they simply put up the "to advance" odds, no issue would arise.
Dobes they did say that the difference between Anoop and Sarver was 20K votes only so he was basically confirmed as 3rd.

There is no way to prove Alexis got less votes than Gokey though.

PS anyone see the friend of Gokey with the cheesy fucking pic of the dead wife pointing to the sky, what the fuck? Gokey plants people all over to remind the dumb folks about his dead wife WHENEVER He is on screen.

Gokey's first two songs for the top 12 shows will be "Last Kiss from Pearl Jam"
Oh, where oh where can my baby be?
The Lord took her away from me
She's gone to heaven, so I got to be good
So I can see my baby when I leave this world.
And then he will sing "Heaven" by Live with many cheesy points to the sky
 
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green - biggamer is right. no way sarver could have beaten mr. dogg and still gotten the most votes....sarver was third...should have been 12th. oh well. he is likeable.

frog - great write-up, as always. very funny...
 
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I kinda fast-forwarded through most of the show but I do believe they only announced contestants advancing and did not say who was the highest vote getter. Obviously, Alexis would have to be the highest female vote getter but they did not clarify whether Danny or Michael got the highest votes.

Once again, the books put up a poorly worded prop. It's most likely Danny was the top vote getter but if I was a Michael Sarver bettor on that prop and it was graded a loss, I'd be sure to put up a stink about it.

Had they simply put up the "to advance" odds, no issue would arise.
Matchbook graded everything no action......

Goddammit
 
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Well that was too easy. From pimpage to demographics, easy one and two with my gal Alexis, the little singing blond sex pot, and dead wife Kareoke Gokey.

Hey people are tired of me trotting out my dead wife as the sympathy card, if I invite you to the show, and promise you a front row pew at the church, can you hold up a photo of her when I perform, Hero, because I am inspirational? Sure thing Danny boy. You make our cult proud.

Got notched on Anoop by 20,000 votes as too many of his favorable demographic were too busy focusing on Squishie profits instead of voting. So roughnexk gets to take a year off from the oil rig and singalong on the tour. I personally think if he did not get voted by, he was out. No life line for him.

Can there be a wild card in this group? Anoop dog barely got notched, but has no personality whatsoever. Puts viewers to sleep, they don't buy advertisers product sleeping through commercials. Tatiana is annoying, and a point person for VFTW. Already had a Taylor Hicks. She may or may not get a pass. She is talked about. The rest are not worthy of consideration.

A moment of silence for the exodus of one of the all time babes in AI history. This gal made Antonella and Scarnato look like runner ups.




She puts a bikini on she makes final 12, maybe top 3. What a total package, face. Fine ass body. I'll shoot a load in your memory.

Best wishes...OF :+waving-5
 
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