Shannon Stacey

Letters to Idols

Dear Luke Menard: (“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” – Wham!) Dude, don’t sing Wham! ever again. Seriously. I think you’re going to be voted off the island.

Dear David Archuleta: (“Another Day In Paradise” – Phil Collins) I think you’re wicked amazing, but at some point you’re going to have to pick something up-tempo. (Ooh, Simon agreed with me! The boy needs a caffeine buzz.)

Dear Danny Noriega: (“Tainted Love” – Soft Cell) I thought that was pretty damn good and so far my favorite of the night. (Of course, you’re only the third to perform, so we’ll see.)

Dear David Hernandez: ( “It’s All Coming Back To Me Now” – Pandora’s Box/Meatloaf) If it wasn’t such a bitch to clean a 46″ flat screen, I would have licked your face.

Dear Michael Johns: (“Don’t You (Forget About Me)” – Simple Minds) Gutsy song choice, but I don’t really think you nailed it. Between that and the ugly-ass jacket, I think you’re going to be the second houseguest evicted.

Dear David Cook: (“Hello” – Lionel Richie)(But like you’ve never heard it before.) I’ve thought from the beginning you seem like a skeezy kind of guy, but omfg that was wicked freakin’ awesome and one of my fave Idol performances ever.

Dear Jason Castro: (“Hallelujah” – Leonard Cohen) So very pretty, but boring. Again.

Dear Chikezie: (“All The Man That I Need” – Sister Sledge/Luther Vandross) I really like your voice and I hope you’re around long enough to sing something a little more contemporary.


Dear Matt in the Big Brother House: Please don’t ever do that “off the block” dance again, k?

6 comments to “Letters to Idols”

  1. Michelle (MG)
      · March 5th, 2008 at 2:59 am · Link

    You’re hilarious. I’m not even watching Idol anymore, but am totally loving this letter “recap” thing of yours. Will you do this every time? Pleaseeeessseees? :heart: Now I must go see if there’s a YouTube video of some these.

  2. Jaci Burton
      · March 5th, 2008 at 9:45 am · Link

    What you said, except I can’t stand Danny.

    Though actually, they all did better last night than they have been.

    And I love David Cook. He rocked that song!

  3. Heather Rae Scott
      · March 5th, 2008 at 10:03 am · Link

    I agree with you, with the exception of Danny. You notice how Simon was okay telling Luke, he sounded like a girl, but he’s never said that to Danny. I agree with the whole Luke thing and can’t fathom how he’s lasted this long. :eyebrow: I hope he gets voted off. I wouldn’t be sad to see Danny go–but I feel bad for Chikezey because Simon is always hard on him.

  4. Alison
      · March 5th, 2008 at 11:38 am · Link

    I know they’re pimping David Archuleta to win, but I’ve been all over David Cook since day one. And LOVED the amazingly brilliant Jason Castro last night!

    Do you read TvSquad’s recap? He’s giving Randy, Paula, and Simon’s comments, then adding his own in a similar vein. It’s snort worthy.

  5. Natalie J. Damschroder
      · March 5th, 2008 at 3:19 pm · Link

    I don’t watch, but the radio played a snippet of the Tainted Love one this morning. I thought it sounded cool.

  6. Shannon
      · March 5th, 2008 at 8:48 pm · Link

    Almost time for the girls! :boogie:

    I think you can get the performances from iTunes, but I don’t know anything about iTunes.

    And Alison, I’m going to check that out because we ended up in a 9:00 DVR jam and had to fast forward through everything but the singing itself in order not to run over into 9:00 and trip one of the tuners off.

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