What were the judges thinking when they gave "Crazy Dave" a pass to Hollywood?? Is he another one of Paula Abdul's poke-buddies? Does he (finally) have difinitive proof of Simon Cowell's gayness?
In case you missed it, this guy's singing was as bad as anyone's, and he gesticulated wildly, as if someone had poured molten lava into his pants. He was totally freak.
And he survived round one.
I guess each season needs it's own version of William Hung??
There was also a guy dressed up as Goldilocks, (who seriously needed a leg-shave) a dude with a Statue of Liberty outfit on, (who was promptly dismissed without being allowed to sing) and a girl who showed cattle. (and sang like one, too)
One Paris-Hilton-looking, too-long-in-the-tanning-bed girl insisted on doing the Gary Owens hand-to-the-ear thing, presumably to help her hear her own voice. Clue for you, darlin'... you suck. Putting your hand over your ear made you look like a tool.
I know American Idol is a pop culture phenomenon, but it sure brings out the crazies. And people who know they can't sing, they just want to be on TV.
Right, Crazy Dave?
I sound like a news reporter in this story:
The Tokyo stock exchange was shut down yesterday, when a precipitous drop and trading overload triggered a shut-down mechanism. A scandal involving an internet company called Livedoor caused the event, combined with lower-than-expected profits from Intel and Yahoo.
So the Tokyo exchange lost almost 7 percent this week alone, the American NASDAQ is off nearly one percent today as part of the chain reaction, and I'm out some serious cash... because some geeky Japanese dude underreported losses 15 time zones away?
A global economy is the world's future - but it is a little unnerving when things like this happen. It makes me consider putting my money in socks, instead of stocks... and stuffing them under my bed.