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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: February 2017

With award season coming to a close we now head into March, which means spring has sprung and with it Idol news of tours and new tunes in anticipation for the summer months, so let’s see what your favorite alum have been up to…

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: January 2017

It’s been over a year since the final season of American Idol kicked off and the auditions graced our TV screens and fans are still mourning the loss of the show, but hopefully our monthly round-up of Idol news can help cheer you up with some new music, new shows and other news from the […]

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Review: Netflix’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

If you’re reading this, you probably didn’t heed the warning given to viewers in the theme song to Netflix’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (ASOUE) which told viewers to look away. The series, an adaptation of author Lemony Snicket’s book series of the same name, sought to bring the gloomy story of the three Baudelaire […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: December 2016

The new year is upon us and what a year it’s been. Normally, around this time, we’d be gearing up for a new season of Idol, but not this year. Hollywood Life reports that J. Lo is holding out hope that the hit show will return in a few years, but until then, I bring […]

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Review: Netflix’s “Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life”

There is no magic formula for what makes a successful television show. Good writing and a good cast helps, but sometimes it’s all about timing and luck. There’s a certain kind of magic involved in captivating an entire audience week after week with stories about fictional characters, but that’s what Gilmore Girls did and is still […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: November 2016

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but our Idols our still delightful. Yes, with Thanksgiving in the books, the Holiday season is upon us and that means an influx of new Idol tunes, as well as some other news from our alumni. Let’s check out what they had in store for us this month and […]

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Album Review: The Voice’s Barrett Baber Stands out In “A Room Full of Fighters”

If you’ve ever wondered what country music is all about, you could have tuned into the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Awards last week and you would have figured it out pretty quickly. Alternatively, you could listen to Barrett Baber’s album “A Room Full of Fighters” and you’d get the same impression. The country […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: October 2016

Halloween is upon us, but there’s nothing scary about the Idol news we got from our talented alum this season. From new music to new babies, the show’s cast delivered some tricks and some treats for us to consider to lets get right to talking about those…

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OneRepublic’s New Album Makes Fans Say ‘Oh My My’

It’s only natural for a foodie and music lover like me to compare the two: Imagine you’re at a restaurant you’ve never been to. They bring you the menu and you see your favorite dish on it: fettuccine alfredo. You order it because you know, roughly, what you’re going to get. No surprises. They bring […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: September 2016

Fall is officially here! Pumpkin spice lattes, warm sweaters and hopefully some new Idol tunes to keep us cozy as the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler. Let’s check out what the show’s talented alum have been up to as the leaves have been changing…

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Making Friends in a New City

When we were kids, all it took to make a new friend was sharing your snacks with the kid beside you on the playground and, fortunately, that kind of bond could last right up until everyone graduated high school and headed off to the college or university of their choice or, even longer, until everyone […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: August 2016

The weather might not be any cooler, but I can assure you that summer is, in fact, ending and that means so is August, so it’s time to talk about what you might have missed on your Idol radar this month:

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Contains Spoilers)

It’s been less than a week since diehard fans flocked to the midnight release of the newest installment in Harry Potter’s life story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. This time, JK Rowling is taking her loyal fans to the theater by developing a play for London’s West End which follows the series’ beloved characters […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: July 2016

With summer holidays in full swing, it feels like the months are flying by, but Idol‘s cast of alumni is busier than ever with new albums, new music videos, and other news so let’s get right down to it.

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Album Preview: Karmin’s Future is Bright With “Leo Rising”

Concept albums are always a gamble. In one sense, the pay off can be big and define an era in artist or band’s career. This was the case with Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” and Green Day’s “American Idiot,” both of which also had strong songs which could standalone as radio singles. They can also serve […]

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