Simon has lost his touch. Britney turns out to be a less than animated choice for the X Factor’s new judge slot, now Simon makes two uninspired choices to host the show–Mario Lopez and Khloe Kardashian.
Finally after all these years America Idol finally gets it right. It’s not about the contestants stupid, it’s about the judges. If we really like these contestants so much wouldn’t we be buying their albums. I know, I know what you’re saying, “Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.” Well, as the old saying goes, a broken clock is right two times a day! Did J-Lo’s 15 million dollars worth of advice get the Idol winners anywhere during her reign? It’s just not about the kids, they are a byproduct of a show that is all about the judges. Continue reading →
Lets take a look at this year’s X-Factor winner: She had a hard luck story, lived in the south, doesn’t have the stereotypical look of a pop artist and she sang the best. Mmmm that sure sounds like the background of almost any American Idol winner. We were sold that The X-Factor was going to find, like its name mentions, a person with the X-Factor. Continue reading →
The problem with X-Factor is not Nicole Scherziger. Nicole is completely self-absorbed, desperate for attention and just can’t understand why she is not more famous. I mean after all she gorgeous, she can sing, she’s young and of course it’s worth repeating she’s hot.
Lady Gaga in Bra = Interesting * Nicole in bra = Slutty - A mystery I can't solve here
Astro in the bottom two—no effing way! I’m not even a big fan of hip-hop music, but it’s clear as day Astro is one of the very few contenders with the X-Factor.
What’s the deal?! The X-Factor was dubbed as the second coming of American Idol, headed by its former impresario Simon Cowell. But with all its hype The X-Factor has only managed to muster a measly half of the audience American Idol achieved in 2011. Continue reading →
One of television’s great teams has been reunited after a rocky few years for both—Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul join forces again on The X Factor. Simon has the uncanny ability to give a spot-on critique wrapped in deadpan metaphors that dismays contestants but delights audiences. His caustic critiques are given in such a skilled way it doesn’t come off as mean or snide, but honest. U.S. audiences found Simon’s stodgy British frankness a refreshing change to the American mantra “every one is so great” permeating our underperforming youth. Continue reading →