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American Idol Results – The InterTubes Respond Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Simon wanted to crown him, so America was going to crown Adam’s [backside] tonight.  And then the voting results came in.  And then the commentary began…

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American Idol – The Finals Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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In the words of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, “Once More, With Feeling” – this is your American Idol Finalists Roundtable Recap.  Adam and Kris – Who Ya Got?

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American Idol Roundtable – Top Five Performance Recap Thursday, April 30, 2009

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A little late, but nonetheless witty, charming, and most importantly, accurate, this… is your DeadOn American Idol Round Table for the Top 5 – Rat Pack Week.

Farewell, TimberLite.  May your jaunty hats serve you well in the future.
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American Idol Roundtable – Top Seven Part II Performance Recap Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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After saving Timberlite last week, we have another week of 7 performers.  7 performers doing disco.  Was it the trainwreck we expected?  Join our motley crew (not crue) after the jump and find out.

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American Idol Roundtable – Top Seven Performance Show Recap Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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Well, that happened, didn’t it? I’d also like to echo the comments of the blogosphere when I say that the two judges at once thing sucks. Hire a director who can reign the show in, ok? And stop pissing off my fellow “Fringe” fans – that’s a show we should have been recapping since the start – and no more running late! Speaking of running late, the Roundtable isn’t! We’re up and live in plenty of time yet again. So jump with us for the Tarantino night recappage (more…)

American Idol Roundtable and Liveblog – Top Seven Pre-Show Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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We are down to SEVEN. Hardly seems believable right? We’ve suffered so long and yet have so far to go.  But you, gentle reader, can rest assured that we will continue to watch on your behalf. Gluttons for punishment is what we are. And, to better serve you, the pre-show Roundtable hath returned at long last. As well as your link for tonight’s live blog which can be found below:

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Click on that at 8p (or a little earlier) and enjoy the craptasticality of it all. In the meantime, hit the jump for a little ill-informed opinon and speculation… (more…)

American Idol Roundtable – Top 8 Performance Show Recap Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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YAY! I managed to get a Roundtable up this week afterall! You have no idea the amount of amazing one-liners and zingers that just sit in my inbox when I lack the ability to get one of these things up in time. If you watched last night’s performance show, then you probably have an idea of where we’re going with this. Especially if you tuned in for the liveblog.  The steaming cowpie awaits you… (more…)

DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 – Off the Rails Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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People are going crazy – or as one may say, “off the rails” – so let’s see if anyone gets stabby. Or plays with a gun and accidentally shoots themselves in the belly, setting into motion the ascent of Brian Austen Green. Dear Lord, let’s hope it is not number two.

This week, Silver goes full bore loopy, and Adrianna realizes she may not be terrible at this kid thing. Plus, Brandon is back… just behind the camera. Tease!

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American Idol Roundtable – Top 9 Performance Show Recap Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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Thanks to The Colonel for joining us in the liveblog last night. We had some technical difficulties (again) and I missed the chance to approve and let in the rest of the crew. One of these days, we’ll figure it out.  The Roundtable marches onward and upward though, so hit the jump for thoughts on last night’s shit fiesta of an episode

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DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 – “Life’s A Drag” Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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After a long, long time away (including, evidently, two episodes my DVR didn’t get), everyone’s favorite zip code is reopened for business in episode 17, “Life’s a Drag”.

This week, Naomi tries to snake her way into new guy Liam’s life, Silver gets carried away with looooooooove, and Hip Teacher Ryan finds himself in another awkward spot. Or so the previews would lead us to believe. Let’s see, shall we? (more…)

American Idol Top 9 Roundtable Preview and Liveblog Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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Hey, it’s Tuesday already. Whaddyaknow. If you’re here for the liveblog (the both of you) then it will be going live at 8pm. You can access it by clicking below:

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If you are here for the weekly Roundtable preview, then I highly suggest that you click this here jump button… (more…)

American Idol Roundtable – Top 10 Recap Thursday, March 26, 2009

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We’ve survived yet another Motown week on Idol, and once again, nobody was tragically murdered while in the D. Heartbreaking, I know. As always, your Roundtable is here to discuss the events of last night with the usual detailed run-down on what transpired. The usual formatting errors and shenanigoats await you after the jump… (more…)

American Idol Roundtable – Top 11 Performance Show Recap Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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COUNTRY WEEK, Y’ALL!! You’re missing out if you aren’t joining in on the Tuesday Night Idol Liveblog. Phrases are being coined left and right and we will now be referring to Michael Sarver as Fat Dale, Jr. Grand Ol’ Opry week wasn’t as awful as we anticipated and it left most of us pleasantly surprised. Except for one particular performance. Join us after the jump for the weekly meeting of the post-performance Roundtable… (more…)

American Idol Roundtable – Top 13 Performance Show Recap Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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Hello, all. I know that you’ve missed the roundtable with all of your hearts and souls, haven’t you? Did you join us for the impromptu live-blog last night? Of course not! Because we did it on a whim with no promotion! HUZZAH! Oh the quips and platitudes that you missed out on! Lucky for you, we’re back with the American Idol Roundtable this year and, like Idol itself, we’ve made some changes to the panel. We’d like to welcome long-time commenter and recent recapper DougOLis to the fold. HI DOUG! So, if you’re a masochist that likes things that go on too long (and since you watch Idol, you likely are) join us after the jump for the breakdown of the Top 13 Performance Show. (more…)

DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 – By Accident Wednesday, January 21, 2009

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With promises of car crashes and broken relationships dancing in our heads, those of us hunkered down in long underwear and extra furry hats descend upon our televisions to revel in 90210 and tawdry goodness.

Join me, after the jump, to get DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 for Episode 14, “By Accident”

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Momma’s Boys: Episode 6 – Oedipus Finale Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Our show, which has sent many a psychoanalyist into a Freudian-tizzy about Oedipus complexes, is coming to a wrap with the Final Decisions. Will the Boys act like Men or will they give in to their mother’s wishes? And what stunt will Mrs. B pull out this time? Find out… after the jump.
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DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 – Love Me or Leave Me Wednesday, January 14, 2009

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Last week, the return of 90210 had teen pregnancy, theft, illegitimate children who were not actually legitimate children, and the promise of someone passing out in chemistry class, making West Beverly High very similar to rural Iowa. This week, secrets will be revealed and boyfriends get mad when their girlfriends are knocked up by someone else… also similar to rural Iowa. And everywhere else in the world.

Join me, after the jump, to get DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 for Episode 13, “Love Me or Leave Me” (more…)

Momma’s Boys: Episode 5 – The Irony of The Virgin Islands is Not Lost On Us Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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After an episode in which JoJo’s mom Mrs.B took helicopter parenting to a whole new level, each Boy is off to the Virgin Islands with his Momma and his top three girls (well, save for JoJo, since his Momma said no girl was good enough – he only gets two).

This week, NBC’s Promo Guy has hinted Erica will tell of her sordid past, Mrs.B will call it hell, and every mother will tell her son he is making a terrible choice. How will the son’s respond? Learn – after the jump…
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DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 – Hello, Goodbye, Amen Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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After returning to Everyone’s Favorite Zip Code (Copyright, All Rights Reserved by The CW’s Evilly Deceptive Promo Guy) in September, we’ve been away for about a month. A re-return post-holidays should find a new wave of drama, right?

Join me, after the jump, to get DeadOn’s 411 on 90210 for Episode 12, “Hello, Goodbye, Amen” (more…)

Momma’s Boys: Episode 4 – Holidays and Ticket Agents Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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It is a train-wreck of a dating show, complete with stereotypes and oddball challenges. Sounds like it is right up my alley!

Join me after the jump for a review of Momma’s Boys, where three single guys – and their mothers – attempt to find them love, all while embarrassing themselves in front of the cameras. (more…)