» “‘THE IDOL EXPERIENCE‘ does not disappoint. The show brilliantly operates as both a parody and a legitimate offshoot at the same time.”
Newsroom.mtv.com attended the FOX performance show exhibit at Disney World this week, adding, “[It’s] All killer, no filler! The entire show runs about 20 minutes. an ‘Idol’ with no time-wasting? Your mind’s blown, right?”

» “[IT] COULD BE THAT many impressionists, especially white comedians, don’t yet feel comfortable impersonating a black man.”
Vanityfair.com wonders why so few comedians have been able to craft a decent impression of President Obama in both voice and physicality, adding, “Maybe it’s just that these things take time.”

» “CONSIDERING THAT AMERICANS prefer their sports violent and high-scoring, it is surprising that when the World Cup was held in the U.S. in 1994, an attendance record was set that still stands.”
Thedailybeast.com comments on President Obama‘s push for FIFA to bring the soccer tournament to the U.S. in 2018 or 2022.

» “COLLECTING UNEMPLOYMENT insurance, or, as I simply refer to it, ‘welfare,’ is exceptionally easy in D.C. It’s totally boss.”
Whyihatedc.blogspot.com has had a temporary change of heart about the nation’s capital, adding, “But being a bum outside of the District, say, in Virginia? It seems that’s not so boss.”

» “WHY DOES MANNY ACTA still have a job? I mean, seriously. Think of it this way: If you have a brain tumor that makes your arms and legs twitch uncontrollably, do you cut off your arms and legs? No. Of course not. You get the tumor removed.”
Jordanbaker.blogspot.com thinks the Nationals manager should be fired after an 0-7 start.

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