>I admit it. I watch American Idol. I know I shouldn’t. It’s a guilty pleasure. I know it represents all that is wrong with music and television. Ok, that might have actually been Cop Rock. I just can’t help myself. There is a dearth of decent television programming and so I succumb to the Fox network.
I guess it’s like those people who slow down on the freeway to gawk at a car accident. This show is just another thing to gawk at, but the good thing is that I won’t cause a traffic jam. Don’t get me wrong, I won’t watch trash like Temptation Island or Who’s Your Daddy. I do have standards.
A lot of those people only got past the mass stadium audition because they are nutty and the producers know that people like me want to laugh at them. Take for example the tweakers they showed last night. The chick was hilarious. My favorite line of hers, “The voices in my head are telling me that Mark McGrath is hot.”
It’s on again tonight and of course I plan to watch it. I’ll make sure to say three Hail Marys and two Our Fathers as penance.