For the first time in its history, American Idol will start its 11th season facing down competition from another network singing competition show: NBC’s The Voice, which launches its second season with a plum post-Super Bowl slot and will then start its regular two-hour berth on Mondays. While The Voice won’t go up directly against Idol, it… Continue reading ‘American Idol’ judges and producers diss ‘The Voice’
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The comparisons between “American Idol” and every other singing competition on TV are numerous, but the “Idol” team — judges, host and producers alike — would like to remind you that “Idol” is the first and the best in the game.
Judge Randy Jackson says that although he is friends… Continue reading 'American Idol' judges, producers zing 'The Voice' & other singing competitions
NBC’s singing competition “The Voice” is back and there are a slew of new star performers that will be guest-mentoring on the show this season. Miranda Lambert, Lionel Richie, Kelly Clarkson, Jewel, Alanis Morissette, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Robin Thicke and Ne-Yo will lend their professional experience to the… Continue reading 'The Voice': Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert and more to guest-mentor
Yesterday’s news that the Village Voice had laid off its longtime chief film critic J. Hoberman sent shockwaves through the worlds of movie journalism and independent film distribution. Aside from Roger Ebert, it’s hard to imagine a current critic who’s been at his post longer, who’s had more impact on the indie film world and on other critics, or who’s departure would leave a bigger void. His layoff… Continue reading Why J. Hoberman, Fired Village Voice Movie Critic, Matters
On a day marked by famed film critic Armond White’s annually hilarious Better-Than list, one of White’s many adversaries in the critical world was laid off. The Village Voice let go of long-time film reviewer J. Hoberman, who had been writing for the alt-weekly since 1983.
Hoberman, who started writing for the paper in 1983 and was promoted to head film critic in 1988, was not stunned by the… Continue reading J. Hoberman Laid Off: Village Voice Film Critic Let Go After More Than 20 Years