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    The Sing-Off Recap: Aggressive IrritationDon’t give us a Ben Folds, a Jewel, and a Shawn Stockman, and then sit them behind a table. Get these people involved!
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    The Sing-Off Recap: Age Does Not Win Over YouthSomeone decided to use the show to propose to his girlfriend. Okay.
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    The Sing-Off Recap: Let’s Get This Party Started DifferentlyLast night’s opening medley was like what we’d see on American Idol or The Voice. This show is better than that.
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    The Sing-Off Season Four Premiere Recap: All InThe Sing-Off is surely the most breezily enjoyable of the Idol-come-latelies.
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    Dave Holmes on TRL, Jesse Camp, and 1998’s Other Big MTV MomentsThe former VJ expounds on Britney, Kid Rock, and more.
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    American Idol Finale Recap: Huh. Good for HerThe producers’ opinions of Mariah Carey are definitely shining through.
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    American Idol Recap: The Final Face-offThis could go either way. “Dave caring” is neither of the ways.
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    You Can Be Better Next Season, American Idol. Here’s How.One suggestion: be more reasonable with the episode length.
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    American Idol Recap: The Intervention WorkedThis week, Idol admitted it had a problem.
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    American Idol Recap: We’re Almost There We are so close to the finish line we can taste it, and it tastes like rainbows.
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    American Idol Recap: Amber AlertDown to three. Finally. Finally, finally, finally.
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    American Idol Recap: I Can See Clearly NowHarry Connick Jr. was last night’s real winner.
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    American Idol Recap: The Night Nothing HappenedIf you watched last night’s episode, you were a sucker.
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    American Idol Recap: The Trouble With GirlsThe judges went all in for one particular contestant on last night’s American Idol.
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    American Idol Recap: You Go, GirlWith appearances by Fantasia and Paula Abdul.
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    American Idol Recap: All the Real GirlsWe are down to the first all-female top five in the show’s history.
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    American Idol Recap: Free at LazJimmy Iovine really gave it to Lazaro last night, huh?
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    American Idol Recap: Glitter in the AirLadies and gentlemen, the songs of Burt Bacharach.
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    American Idol Recap: Rock-and-Roll HomicideCan we get some more Jimmy Iovine up in here please?
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    American Idol Recap: You’re No Rock-and-Roll FunLast night was rock night! Or, as we call it, countdown to “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” night.
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    American Idol Recap: Bropocalypse NowThe results shows have basically turned into an hour-long variety show in which the action takes place in the last fifteen seconds.
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    American Idol Recap: Hasn’t Detroit Suffered Enough?Man, those group numbers are just the worst.
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    American Idol Recap: Lost BoysIs Lazaro our new Sanjaya?
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    American Idol Recap: HelpCan we please retire Beatles Night before an entire generation grows up thinking this is how Beatles songs sound?
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    American Idol Recap: The First of the Gang to DieThe thing with Idol is just when you write it off as a bloated waste of time and effort, it comes back with a nice, tight hour of television.
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    American Idol Recap: The Competition Starts NOW?If the competition starts now, what the hell have we been doing for the last eight weeks?
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    American Idol Recap: Ryan Seacrest’s Long Halftime WalkThe long, cold march to Idol’s top ten men and top ten women ended last night.
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    American Idol Recap: Go Away, Boys, You Bother MeLast night, we spent two hours on ten guys a whole network is actively rooting against.
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    American Idol Recap: Supervote for the WorstYou guys! After only seven weeks of this show, it’s time for us to start voting.
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    American Idol Recap: The Boys Who Fell to EarthWhere’s Zoanette? Where’s Zoanette? Where’s Zoanette?
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    American Idol Recap: Zo My Freaking GodIn which Zoanette does “Circle of Life” from The Lion King and it’s wonderfully bananas.
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    American Idol Recap: The Boys With the Thorns in Their SidesHave we mentioned that Idol producers would like you to choose a lady this year? Because they really would.
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    American Idol Recap: Sudden Death Takes ForeverIt’s a sudden death round, wherein ten women will sing and five will go home.
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    American Idol: Manic Pixie Dream ContestantsBoy oh boy is American Idol desperate for a girl to win this year.
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    American Idol Recap: Somebodies That We Used to KnowHollywood Week continues! Or, really: Hollywood Week stops, rewinds, and replays last week’s episodes.
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    Vulture Live-Blogs the 2013 GrammysWith your host, Dave Holmes!
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    American Idol Recap: Darling NickiSeason twelve of American Idol would be lost without Nicki Minaj.
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    Idol Recap: Hollywhatever Week on Something-IdolAt this time every year, American Idol stops meandering and just takes off. It’s Hollywood Week!
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    American Idol Recap: Oklahoma City Is BurningThis audition cycle is finally over. That’s it! Nine hours that felt like a lifetime.
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    American Idol Recap: You’ve Got Me Feeling EmotionsThis episode made us feel lots of things. Some good, most not.
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    American Idol Recap: #idolaccidentallyinspireOne-hour episodes are immeasurably more palatable.
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    American Idol Recap: In Defense of Nicki MinajIdol never met a potentially interesting moment it couldn’t neuter with endless padding.
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    American Idol Recap: Please, Sir, May I Have Some Less?Boy, this “feud”! It is imitation beef. It is beef by-product.
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    American Idol Recap: The Battle of Who Could Care LessIt’s all frightfully tiresome.
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    The X Factor Recap: And That’s a Wrap Simon Cowell, you stole two hours of our lives with the X Factor season finale.
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    The X Factor Recap: It’s the End of the World and I Feel DrowsyYou guys, The X Factor is almost over!
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    The X Factor Recap: Britney Does Not ApproveA better host on a better show would have asked Brit why she gave the gas face.
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    X Factor Recap: They Have Got to NAIL THIS ONEThis show feels like a situation. A condition. A predicament.
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    The X Factor Recap: Good Night, Sweet PrincessesOnce you have visited the X Factor VIP Tent, it is difficult to come back down to earth.
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    The X Factor Recap: From the Belly of the BeastIn which we watch the episode from the VIP tent.
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