Daily Archives: July 25, 2012
Tonight at 10, Jason Shayer, JP Fallavollita and Andy Burns (hopefully Glen Walker as well) gather for what will be the final Biff Bam Popcast conversation related to The Dark Knight Rises. Who loved it? Who hated it? Where will we go from here? Find out our take tonight! You can watch the Popcast live here or find us on YouTube as well. Oh, and there will be SPOILERS!
Back in May when rumours started swirling about changes to the American Idol judging panel we made some suggestions for getting ‘AI’ back on top as the preeminent singing/talent reality shows. You can check out those suggestions here , but basically we were calling for a shakeup on the judging panel and the introduction of some judges with street cred, personality and maybe a little chutzpah along the lines of original judge Simon Cowell or America’s Got Talent (AGT) rookie Howard Stern.
Well, Monday the first shoe dropped with confirmation that songstress Mariah Carey will be joining the AI judging panel. While Carey certainly provides Idol an equal, if not greater, level of star power to the departed Jennifer Lopez, I’m not certain she adds much else to the show. Find out why after the jump!
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If you’re waxing poetic, you could say that everything old is new again. If you’re mildly neurotic, you might say that history isn’t done with us just yet. If you’re a bit of a pessimist, you may very well say that there’s no such thing as a new idea.
With today’s publication of National Comics: Eternity #1, you would definitely exclaim that all these above statements – and more – are absolute truths. But you wouldn’t be entirely right.