#DadLife – My little girl starts school tomorrow and I don’t think I’m ready for this

This is not a usual Dudes Review Idol post. I just needed to write something and needed to publish somewhere and since I still own this thing, here goes. As the knife slides… Continue reading

Who won American Idol? Trent Harmon did, leaving one question: WTF happened?

What happened? That’s really the only question that should be asked because, under no circumstance, did Trent Harmon win American Idol. He just got more votes. But how did America screw up so… Continue reading

American Idol’s final did what it was supposed to do – prove that La’Porsha Renae should win Season 15

So how was that final final of American Idol? The originals weren’t great songs, they repeated a song and Simon Fuller’s choices leaned more toward bland and boring instead of an emotional rollercoaster… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: La’Porsha Renae, “Diamonds”

What a way to finish the queen’s coronation. When you’re the heavy underdog, you have one plan – don’t screw up. Don’t do anything that’s going to make the people who have been… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: Trent Harmon, “Chandelier”

So let’s just get this out of the way: the vocal was incredible. The song was incredible. It was a great performance. BUT … It was really meaningless as far as what it… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: La’Porsha Renae, “A House Is Not a Home”

This performance showed why there was no “Motown Week” this season – it would have been embarrassing for everyone not named La’Porsha Renae. Imagine if they would have picked a good song? Like… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: Trent Harmon, “If You Don’t Know Me By Now”

Feel like Simon Fuller sat down, said “well, they totally fucked up this season and everyone loves Motown Week and we didn’t get one so I’m gonna give them the closest thing to… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: La’Porsha Renae, “Battles”

Really thought this was gonna be a smash hit. Had that nice, slow build up and I was waiting for some monster note to come along, La’Porsha to crush it and me to… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: Dalton Rapattoni, “Strike A Match”

That’s a tough vocal to judge because it was tough to tell if Dalton didn’t sound well because he didn’t sing it well or Dalton didn’t sound well because the band drowned him… Continue reading