Katherine Meizel

Katherine Meizel is the author of Idolized: Music, Media, and Identity in American Idol and a visiting assistant professor of ethnomusicology at Oberlin Conservatory.

Idolatry
Jan. 21 2011 9:30 AMAmerican Idol: Season 10Steven Tyler's delightful bleeps; Brett Loewenstern learns to love himself.
Idolatry
May 27 2010 10:02 AMA Grand FinaleIdol welcomes back Paula, bids Simon farewell, has fun with lasers, and oh, yes, picks a winner.
Idolatry
May 13 2010 12:06 PMIdol Wants Artists, Not ContestantsSpecifically, artists who can work with the Caddyshack soundtrack.
Idolatry
April 29 2010 10:44 AMShocking EliminationWhy Siobhan got the boot.
Idolatry
April 15 2010 10:41 AMElvis & IdolWho is the real king?
Idolatry
April 1 2010 11:29 AMRyan SeacrestThis week, he proves he's the new mastermind of Idol.
Idolatry
March 18 2010 12:09 PMThat Jagger SwaggerIdol vs. the Rolling Stones.
Idolatry
March 5 2010 10:07 AM American IdolThe contestants get religion, share pre-singing rituals, and say farewell to Haeley.
Idolatry
Feb. 26 2010 8:54 AMThis Week Was Psychological Torture
Idolatry
Feb. 4 2010 10:32 AMBikini Boy, the Black Taylor Swift, and a Hollywood State of Mind
Idolatry
Jan. 21 2010 10:44 AMScott Brown's Daughter, the Health Care Debate, and "Pants on the Ground"
Idolatry
March 26 2009 5:18 PMJudge DreadWill AmericanIdol's new rules ruin the show—or save it?
Idolatry
May 21 2008 12:55 PMThe Final Week of American IdolAn all-David slugfest!
Idolatry
March 11 2008 7:35 AMEmo Mullets, Girl-on-Girl Photos, and Other News You May Have Missed
Television
June 28 2007 1:00 PMThe Paula Abdul Reality ShowWe couldn't not watch. We think her dogs are out to get her.
Idolatry
Jan. 20 2011 9:48 AMAmerican Idol: Season 10Steven Tyler is like the judging love child of Simon Cowell's wandering eye and Paula Abdul's wandering mind.
Idolatry
May 20 2010 9:58 AMA Dispatch From Bowerstock Among Crystal Bowersox's sweet, only slightly stalker-y fan base in greater Toledo.
Idolatry
May 6 2010 9:53 AMFrank SinatraThe Idols try to match the original American idol.
Idolatry
April 22 2010 9:58 AMImagine a World Without Jennifer GarnerIdol helps the needy.
Idolatry
April 8 2010 10:27 AMThe Beatles With BagpipesIdol tackles the Lennon-McCartney songbook.
Idolatry
March 25 2010 12:13 PMCrystal's ShrineA visit to the Village Idiot in Maumee, Ohio.
Idolatry
March 12 2010 11:02 AMAmerican Idol This WeekWhy the show should stop mocking Broadway.
Idolatry
Feb. 26 2010 8:52 AMThose Tricky Low Notes, Simon's "Situation," and Kim Yu-Na?
Idolatry
Feb. 11 2010 11:17 AMThe Top 24, Team Awesome, and Howard Stern
Idolatry
Jan. 28 2010 10:24 AMAvril Lavigne, Neil Patrick Harris, and the Ultimate Idol Contestant
Music
Jan. 12 2010 7:29 PMSimon's Leaving Idol!Not really.
Idolatry
May 22 2008 12:24 PMAmerican Upset!How David Cook won American Idol.
Idolatry
March 25 2008 11:40 AMIdol Meets the BeatlesWhitesnake's adaptation of "Day Tripper," the curse of the upbeat song, cooliosis, and other highlights you may have missed.
Idolatry
March 11 2008 7:35 AMOur Great National Pastime Returns
Idolatry
May 24 2007 3:31 PMThe Best Idol Blog Ever

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