American Idol: Season 10Steven Tyler's delightful bleeps; Brett Loewenstern learns to love himself.
A Grand FinaleIdol welcomes back Paula, bids Simon farewell, has fun with lasers, and oh, yes, picks a winner.
Idol Wants Artists, Not ContestantsSpecifically, artists who can work with the Caddyshack soundtrack.
American IdolThe contestants get religion, share pre-singing rituals, and say farewell to Haeley.
American Idol: Season 10Steven Tyler is like the judging love child of Simon Cowell's wandering eye and Paula Abdul's wandering mind.
A Dispatch From Bowerstock Among Crystal Bowersox's sweet, only slightly stalker-y fan base in greater Toledo.
Idol Meets the BeatlesWhitesnake's adaptation of "Day Tripper," the curse of the upbeat song, cooliosis, and other highlights you may have missed.
Inside Higher Ed
Colleges and Cosby Universities patronized by Bill Cosby wrestle with whether to distance themselves from the actor.
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Bad as They Wanna Be Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ lose-on-purpose approach to team-building ingenious or morally bankrupt?