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Crystal Bowersox

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Letters to Voltron, Runaway Sun, Ours, etc.

    Letters to Voltron Rudyard's, August 9 If you haven't heard Letters to Voltron, then you are missing out. It's like... how can I put this? Imagine if every second-rate, coked-up joker you knew from your club days was also a brilliant metal musician. That's Letters to Voltron, all cackling hyped-up ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    Upcoming: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Keith Sweat, Shaggy, Fantasia, etc

    Abiotic: With Allegaeon, Rivers of Nihil., Wed., August 21, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002. Asleep at the Wheel: Sat., October 5, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. Band of Heathens: Sat., July 27, 8 p.m., $15 to $20 ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Idol Beat: Last Call For Beardo

    Buck up pal, maybe My Morning Jacket needs a backup bassist.​This just in: the American Idol finals will be sans facial hair. Jesus, *two* "Walk this Way" signs? I'd sacrifice David Archuleta to the god of skinny punks just to see a "Steven, Show Me Your Big 10"" placard. Just once. You knew ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Idol Beat: Told You So

    ​Admittedly, I didn't think she'd go this quickly, but I always knew Pia was toast. I said as much last week when discussing the stranglehold pre-adolescent female voters have on the show. Why else have only three females made the top five the last three seasons? Was Lee DeWyze really better t ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    The Week In TV: Futurama Lives!

    ​I don't know about you, but I'm ready for a summer of transcredible exploits. This was the week in TV Land: • Last week I asked what you watch during the summer, and the responses covered the bases for summer shows: Burn Notice, Leverage (really?), The Closer (really?!), sporting events, ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    FAIL: Crystal Bowersox, Bee Gees, Dave Matthews, M.I.A.

    ​ American Idol Runner-Up: Kick Her While She's Fail: In case you haven't heard, Crystal Bowersox was kicked off American Idol when it was revealed that her entire career path had simply been one of Hurley's delusions while still locked up in the psych ward, and that Seacrest Island had never even ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    Idol Beat: Twice the Twain

    Yes, she's back. Again.​There's an unmistakable air of fatigue in the American Idol proceedings at this point in the season: "Idol Gives Back," which raised $45 million for worthy causes, has come and gone; the judges' save has been used; and we're down to just six contestants, which means we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    American Idol: Twice the Twain

    Yes, she's still alive. Yes, we were surprised, too.​There's an unmistakable air of fatigue in the American Idol proceedings at this point in the season: "Idol Gives Back," which raised $45 million for worthy causes, has come and gone; the judges' save has been used; and we're down to just six ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Glee: Tonight At McKinley High School: Everyone Gets Laid

    ​It's fitting that the Madonna episode would feature not one, not two, but three cherry popping story arcs: Rachel deciding to give herself to Jesse, Finn submitting to Santana's years of experience, and Emma peeling off the cardigan for Will. That only one of the three actually went through w ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    American Idol: Miley As Mentor

    ​There were many dark and torturous moments in last night's American Idol. If forced to pick just one, I would have to go with the selection of Miley Cyrus as this week's "mentor" to the singers. The mentor thing, I am gathering, is a regular feature in which a recording artist stops by to lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Idol Beat: Miley As Mentor

    ​There were many dark and torturous moments in last night's American Idol. If forced to pick just one, I would have to go with the selection of Miley Cyrus as this week's "mentor" to the singers. The mentor thing, I am gathering, is a regular feature in which a recording artist stops by to lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Idol Beat: You Can't Always Get What You Want

    This is clearly the point in American Idol where the producers start spending a little more money. Now that we're down to the top 12 singers, we get a bigger stage and more taped pieces, and every performer has been given a makeover and better make-up. This is especially noticeable in the girls an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    American Idol: You Can't Always Get What You Want

    This is clearly the point in American Idol where the producers start spending a little more money. Now that we're down to the top 12 singers, we get a bigger stage and more taped pieces, and every performer has been given a makeover and better make-up. This is especially noticeable in the girls an ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    Idol Beat: Big Mike the Guy To Beat?

    Last night's American Idol, in which the top eight guys performed, felt a lot like the girls' episode from Tuesday in the way it clearly defined who should stay and who should go, with one singer standing above the rest as the one to beat. Just as Crystal Bowersox is the best and most interesting ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    American Idol: Big Mike the Guy To Beat?

    Last night's American Idol, in which the top eight guys performed, felt a lot like the girls' episode from Tuesday in the way it clearly defined who should stay and who should go, with one singer standing above the rest as the one to beat. Just as Crystal Bowersox is the best and most interesting ... More >>

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    March 10, 2010

    American Idol: Bowersox the Girl to Beat?

    The happiest moment of my Tuesday was when I realized that American Idol was only an hour that night, not two. This is already the third week in a row with three eps over three nights, and this thing runs until the end of May, so I'll take breaks where I can get them. Last night's episode also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Idol Beat: Bowersox the Girl to Beat?

    The happiest moment of my Tuesday was when I realized that American Idol was only an hour that night, not two. This is already the third week in a row with three eps over three nights, and this thing runs until the end of May, so I'll take breaks where I can get them. Last night's episode also ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Idol Beat: Houston, We Have a Contestant

    Houston's Paige Miles made it to the top 24.​Last night's American Idol was rote even by Idol standards, and it's because the hour really should have been folded into Tuesday's episode. Trimming the 46 contestants 24 would have made a solid two-hour ep, but stretched to three it wound up feeli ... More >>

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