Daily Archives: May 10, 2012

She Can’t Make Them Love Her

The one finalist who received the most criticism in Monday’s show got the boot, though Hollie Cavanagh by all accounts would make a strong “American Idol” – a cute blonde teen with a powerful voice, the criticism was that she was singing too big when it came to singing Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You […]

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Considering the Beach Boys, a 60s Act Deep in their 60s

The discussion began when a friend with whom I had often shared enthusiasm in music sent another friend and me a note out of the blue regarding the reconstituted Beach Boys and their new song “That’s Why God Made the Radio”: The new BBoys single is generating a lot of positive attention–from USA Today to […]

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Thursday TV: Glimpse at Tibet, ‘Parks and Rec’ Finale

The best films open a window to a world you’d otherwise never know and give you a glimpse inside. That’s certainly the case with the fascinating “Summer Pasture,” which follows the lives of a single nomadic family in eastern Tibet. There, they live by their yaks, milking them and raking up their dung for heat. […]

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All Female Finale for ‘Survivor’

Here’s something new in the 24th season of “Survivor” – an all women finale. For the first season that was divided between men and women, in which it seemed they’d never win a challenge, they overpowered the men to such a degree that the last of them, the grizzled Tarzan was eliminated Wednesday. Men may […]

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‘The Choice’ for the C-List

Fox is dropping more details about its new dating show “The Choice,” which is made to look like (and rhyme with) “The Voice.” When the bachelors hear from a woman they’re interested in, they turn their chairs around, “Voice” style. Or, more accurately, it’s just like “The Dating Game” of yore, when Bachelorette No. 3 […]

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