RIP Big Black, TV’s greatest sidekick

TMZ – Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin, who was the other half of Rob Dyrdek’s hit MTV show “Rob & Big” — has died … TMZ has learned. His rep tells us Chris died… Continue reading

American Idol is coming back to TV so here’s to my crippling winter alcoholism

My Tuesday was going great when my wife woke up with the kids and let me sleep until 8 am and I didn’t even have to take my kid down the driveway to… Continue reading

#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

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