Posts Tagged ‘Apollo’


Sources say Eddie Murphy stormed out of the Academy Awards shortly after Alan Arkin took the oscar for Best Supporting Actor. I can comisserate with Eddie. It’s like that time I didn’t win the hand carved birdhouse at our church raffle when I was in second grade, and I cried.

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In a surprising turn of events, American Idol has stopped sucking. Did you watch? You should have. It was a good one. I’m not ashamed to admit that a few of the contestants gave me the chills. One in particular. If you watched, you know who I’m referring to. ;] That wink’s for all my fellow A.I. viewers…we’re a tight knit gang. Anyway, I’m not going to go through the female contestants as I did with the males, because talking/blogging about people who are actually talented is boring. So I will discuss with you just one of the gals. The worst gal. She sang “Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing” and I was embarrassed for her. Not just because of her song choice, but because she had to continue on till the end of the song even though, I’m sure, she was aware of how badly she was doing after that first off-pitched note escaped from her mouth. I can relate to her though. I think we all can. You know when you’re, say, interviewing for a job, and half way through answering a question you realize you’re talking about something totally off topic. But you’re already committed to the thought, so you have to follow through with it. All the while you’re scanning your brain for a link to a more suitable answer, only, you can no longer remember what the posed question even was, so you pray the interviewer recognizes that your tangential answer is in some way or another appropriate to the question asked. Then finally, you abruptly end with, “And, yeah.” Filling the subsequent awkward silence with a closed mouth smile, and if you’re lucky, a pair of glasses that are slowly, but surely, fogging up. Well, it’s too bad this girl couldn’t have just cut her performance with an, “And, yeah.” I bet it would have been easier than finishing her horrific rendition of an Armageddon song. If you ask me, American Idol should just go the Apollo root and “boo” contestants off the stage. At least it’s honest.

…..And, yeah.

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