Archive | June, 2012

Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season Seven: Las Vegas Rounds.

This week, America’s Got Talent heads to Las Vegas in their quest to select the Top 48 acts from the preliminary auditions. Boy, I can barely remember 10 acts let alone 48 acts! Oh well, maybe it’s just me! After every episode so far, I was left wanting more. And there was so much more […]

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David Archuleta Performs "I'll Never Go" From His "Forevermore" CD.

David Archuleta’s Sensitive Performance Of “I’ll Never Go”.

What is it about David Archuleta’s singing that makes me drop everything I’m doing and just bask in the beauty of his voice? This beautiful and sensitive video of David performing “I’ll Never Go” from his Forevermore CD made me do just that. This song lingers with you long after the song is over. David […]

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Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season Seven: The Last Week Before Vegas

I am late adding this blog topic for America’s Got Talent and, what’s worse? I don’t care! This show has plummeted this year. Where are the wow moments? Yes, there was the mentalist, there was the acro-dancer, a great illusionist but, overall, the show has a desperate, frantic feel to it that is so unnerving. […]

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Masterclass Improvement Tips For American Idol Season 12 And Beyond

I love American Idol. There – I admit it! But, like some dysfunctional prodigal son, it appears to have lost its way – along with a load of viewers – over the past few years. What happened to this show that we all know and love? Are we that fickle that we’ve become jaded and […]

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Stratford Festival and Broadwat Star, Lee Siegel

Masterclass Performance Of A Technologically Deprived Broadway Artist: Lee Siegel

You know, as I was watching this video with a great big smile on my face, it dawned on me: Jesus Christ Superstar Broadway star, Lee Siegel, dared to sing without the latest state-of-the-art technology. What? No auto-tune? No lip-synching? No fancy lighting? No recorded live disclaimer? No erratic dancers on stage behind him? Well, […]

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Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season Seven: The Tampa And St. Petersburg Auditions Auditions

Will someone please ‘splain to me what is going on with this crazy, dysfunctional show this season? They change the time, the scheduling and now, tonight, they are back in Tampa? Didn’t they already visit Tampa? Is this a dream? This is the reason why I recuperated from a flu virus? To fully appreciate the […]

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Hey Broadway Fans! Time To Hear Some Great Live Song And Dance With The 66TH Annual Tony Awards

I am adding this blog topic while watching the fabulous cast from the highly acclaimed musical, The Book Of Mormons, perform the opening number on tonight’s live telecast of The Tony Awards. Oh my goodness! How I have missed this calibre of performing from my television experience. No gimmicks, no lip-synching, no auto-tune! Just pure […]

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Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season Seven: The Austin Auditions

I am still very much “under the weather” here. This is one nasty virus in my system. Oh well, the show must go on…. And, so it does. America’s Got Talent is set to air another couple of episodes this week on NBC – Monday, June 4th at 8:00 P.M. And Tuesday, June 5th at […]

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American Idol Season 5

American Idol Season 5 HaHa Memories: We Made It Through The Rain

One thing about having the flu is that it allows me, in between sleeps, to saunter through YouTube videos to alleviate the boredom of doctor-imposed bed rest. This video of “We Made It Through The Rain, performed by American Idol Season 5 Top 12 Finalists on Entertainment Tonight, is a real gem. They look like […]

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David Archuleta Retrospective Series Part Four: Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me

David Archuleta Retrospective Series Part Four: Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me By Pamela Pike and Rosanne Simunovic Pamela Pike’s Recollections The Shining Star of the AI Finale in May 2008 sang, “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” Clive Davis picked the first round of songs and David picked the first […]

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