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Posts from: January 2013

Glee Project’s Matheus auditions for Idol, which may have its first-ever openly gay contestant

American Idol‘s abbreviated auditions are ending, and the end-of-the-day sad story on Wednesday’s episode belonged to Matheus Fernandes, who competed on season one of Oxygen’s The Glee Project, though the show didn’t acknowledge it, and not everyone noticed. Perhaps more surprising is that the show featured what may be its first openly gay auditioner. Papa …

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The Taste’s dumb judges: maddeningly rejecting food they like

ABC’s The Taste aired its second–and, mercifully, final–audition episode last night, and it drove me even more insane than the first audition episode. And that’s because the four coach/judges/chefs/whatever–Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Brian Malarkey, and Ludo Lefebvre–had a maddening tendency to reject a contestant and then praise that person for his or her amazing food. …

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Lohan, Armstrong reject DWTS; Top Model destroys her face; Big Brother marriage; Bachelorette parody

Both Lance Armstrong and Lindsay Lohan rejected the opportunity to revive their reputations on Dancing with the Stars, with Lohan turning down a reported $550,000 because her team didn’t think she could commit to the schedule. (Tangent: If you have not yet read Here Is What Happens When You Cast Lindsay Lohan in Your Movie, …

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