Are you an American Idol junkie? Do you dream of getting your big break on the show? Below, Bob Baker discusses how AI is not, in fact, a "reality show". Read on to learn why.
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What's Wrong with 'American Idol'?
by Bob Baker
It's one of the most popular TV shows of recent years, drawing tens of millions of viewers every week. Even I admit, American Idol is fun to watch. The show provides all the elements of good pop culture entertainment: passion, emotion, the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, dreams attained and lost...
So, what's wrong with American Idol? Read more
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