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Bill Cosby the latest ‘Pants on the Ground’ fan; Tyler Grady said he wasn’t ‘bitter’ Thursday

Bill Cosby at the Playboy Jazz Festival broke into a spontaneous rendition of Larry Platt’s “Pants on the Ground,” the latest celebrity to embrace the most memorable thing about “Idol” this year.

- In a press conference Friday, 70s wannabe rocker Tyler Grady said he wasn’t bitter when he said the judges didn’t give him constructive criticism Hollywood Week after he was axed. He said he merely wanted to express himself after failing to do so on Wednesday night. I asked him what he wanted to sing next week if he were to survive. He said originally he was considering “Baba O’Riley” or “Remedy” by the Black Crowes. But he thought after their critique he’d go for a more modern song although he wouldn’t change his style.

150 comments Add your comment

Mercedes S.

February 26th, 2010
5:58 pm

First? Purely by accident. In the real world, White House social secretary Desiree Rogers has lost her job, no doubt because of the debacle where unknown people attended a WH function.

JTesla

February 26th, 2010
6:00 pm

Goodbye Tyler. Welcome to obscurity.

Bill Cosby is awesome.

Deirdre

February 26th, 2010
6:21 pm

Bill Cosby is beyond awesome!!! He is extra-special wonderful!

Judy

February 26th, 2010
6:36 pm

Just heard some of prformances on u tu b e. ugh. Nothing has been as good as season 5.

Mercedes S.

February 26th, 2010
6:36 pm

Not only that, Bill Cosby also yelled at a PR flunkie for trying to cut short an interview with an AP reporter. He was in the middle of a serious discussion about crime and young people and the tactless PR-person interrupted very rudely. Cosby got up from his chair to give the intruder some lessons in manners. Bravo, sir!

Rodney Ho

February 26th, 2010
7:28 pm

I interviewed Bill Cosby two years ago for 50 minutes by phone. The man got testy at times when I asked him questions he didn’t care about. After I asked him about current TV (I don’t get the impression he watches much) and Tyler Perry, he told me, irritably, “Can we talk about something else?” Ah… getting lectured by Bill Cosby. One of my favorite moments!

JTesla

February 26th, 2010
8:08 pm

Rodney, that would be an honor. He’s got the chops to pull that off, few others do.

Hat turnt sideways

February 26th, 2010
8:25 pm

Mr. Cosby can be a a$$ hat when he want to be. He didn like my hat. I told him to go eat Jello.

Hank Williams Jr.

February 26th, 2010
8:46 pm

If you pull up ypur dawers, they wont be on the ground. Anyone thought of that .?????????

Mercedes S.

February 26th, 2010
11:06 pm

Well, to me it looked like Apolo Ono PUSHED that skater…

Raquel

February 27th, 2010
2:11 am

Tyler is awesome, does american idol even know wht they did. They screwed up big time. Tyler made the show exciting. Tyler is the type of singer u look forward to performing like adam lambert. Tyler if u did have a chance for the nxt week I would not have changed my song choice. Kara has no idea wht she’s tlkng abt, especially ellen. If paula was there u would not have left. Tht tim guy should have left, tht fat guy tht had a baby, and tht stupid guy tht killed kellys song. To be honest I always pick my fav n my fav always makes it to the end. Ur the first singer tht doesn’t. I will follow u on wailing waters, I better here more from u Tyler. I know talent whn I see it. Don’t change the 70s look or song choices. Thts why people like u we all have been praying for a 70s guy to return us to the days. This new era sucks so bad. Stupid rappers n stupid singers like kris allen.

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
3:16 am

Pat, I’d like to buy a vowel.

Cheetos

February 27th, 2010
3:56 am

Who gives a turtle’s shell? Yall need to go out, party down and get a life! Whew-hooh! Jack Daniels!!! Straiight up if yall can handle it!

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
4:40 am

Just had a chance to review this week’s blogs. Wasn’t going to read 345 posts on that one thread (takes too long) but I saw mention of “deirdre and some flack” and curiosity got the better of me. Sorry to disappoint, but “interesting” and “LULU” is NOT the person you’re thinking of. You can have RoHo verify this just by looking at where our posts come from. Every time someone makes a negative post on here a couple of you allude to “knowing who it is from someone who just won’t let go…it’s been years”. Don’t know what that means but some of you do need to realize that tens of thousands of people across the U.S. probably read this blog and you’re going to have some who dislike the usual bloggers who post here. Out of those tens of thousands, some may even come in here to purposely pick fights. So it’s tunnel vision and maybe even a little flattering that you always come to the conclusion that it’s this “one” person some of you seem to be obsessed with as being the problem to all your pains. No hard feelings. But you may want to ignore the bait sometimes from an obscure poster who is just trying to get a rise or create controversy.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
4:43 am

And when I say “OUR POSTS”, I mean my post, Lulu’s post and interesting’s post. My address will be different from those two. Don’t know if those two are the same person or not but I do know I am not them.

Ginger Snaps

February 27th, 2010
5:06 am

After watching Ellen’s comments to the vote-offs, what a waste of space and time for AI! There is absolutely no value add with her comments or presence. Can the show producers just go ahead and show her the door along with the remaining 8 vote-offs yet to come?

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
7:30 am

Thanks for the advice, Wrong Person. It certainly is possible that you are right. Many times we just ignore stuff and many times we don’t…just to flex our brains a little from the usual stuff.

when someone goes after a specific person on here, especially one who has been here at least 4 years, it brings back some sad memories and I think that makes us respond as well.

We can’t and won’t make Rodney go check every idiot’s IP address so we have to judge by what we read. There was a very specific attack yesterday. Yes, I’m sure I rub thousands of people the wrong way and some of those people think attacking me on a blog is going to make them feel better.

So yes, we could be totally wrong about who generated yesterday’s squabble. And we tried “ignoring the bait” a couple of years ago. It escalated into a nightmare!

But I appreciate your opinion and 4 years ago I would have…and did… totally agree with you. As a matter of fact, my insistence that we just ignore the problem helped make it worse.

Hank Williams Jr.

February 27th, 2010
9:06 am

I like my whiskey on ice and my women on fire !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
9:37 am

Alert!

Elliot Yamin is currently in Chile. He is safe, thank goodness. He has tweeted about the earthquake there. Go to mjsbigblog to read. I’d copy and paste but the language won’t let me.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
9:40 am

Deirdre, I was just posting that when my server disconnected for some reason! Eerie . . . Good news, anyway

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
9:53 am

It’s interesting to me that people like Tyler Grady and John Parks seem to provoke such extremely hostile reactions. . . Why the rage? They’re just guys who can sing but don’t fit the AI mold. Sanjaya, yeah; Tatiana, oh yeah. They were annoying. But the degree of emotions expressed here sometimes, while I respect it, just makes me wonder, why?

linny ,,,=^..^=,,,

February 27th, 2010
10:10 am

wow. guess i missed it…should i go read back, D? And you *grin* can’t take credit for the whole debacle…if the idiots hadn’t caused problems in the first place, we wouldn’t have to have tried to ignore it.

wow what a convoluted sentence. oh well.

and i guess i totally missed the live blogging thing…bummer!

Capri K.

February 27th, 2010
10:15 am

I didn’t think anything was wrong with Tyler Grady either. Several years ago Bo Bice pretty much had the same schtick and the judges thought it was cool. But instead of being a 70’s cool rocker like Grady, Bo Bice was a 70’s southern rocker. Yet everyone thought he was god’s gift to American Idol and almost won the whole sh-bang. So the judges talk out of both sides of their face. And they’re confusing to the contestants. They tell them to change it up a certain way, even offering specific band choices, and when they do, they get dinged for it. It’s the judges way of trying to manipulate the outcome for a specific person they would like to see win. I love Haeley, the black girl. IMO, she’s unique and brings something different to the table. Her version of that Beatles song was brilliant. And as for her smiling the entire time? She’s a happy person! Stupid reason to pick on her (Simon).

What happened here this week? Re: Wrong Person.

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
11:31 am

Wrong Person LOL! Nice try.

I don’t believe you, because we aren’t talking about one person (you) and you obviously don’t control your cohorts. Oh and that IP thing, I know the trick, so I wouldn’t buy it even if we saw that you all had radically different IPs.

Obviously word was spread, hence your visit, so please feel free to say hello to everyone for me, oh and thanks for the hits.

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
11:37 am

Rosita: I agree with you on John Park. I can’t agree on Tyler. Why the rage against Tyler? Chock it up to personal taste.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
11:40 am

Thanks for commenting, JT; it’s chalked! :-)

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
11:41 am

Not correcting yr spelling, btw, just acknowledging your answer. . .
why can’t I get my posts correct the first time?? seems to be getting worse. . .

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
11:47 am

Rosita maybe I meant that you needed to “to furnish with or secure by a chock or chocks?” ;)

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
12:05 pm

nyuk nyuk — you rock, Buddy!

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
12:25 pm

JTesla. you couldn’t be more wrong. Since you know SO much about IP addresses, you will remember Rodney posted TWO IP addresses THAT day a while back. I admit I have posted anonymously because of what happened a few years ago before you were around so I choose no longer to identify myself. BUT I have blogged using various FUNNY characters. Remember Louis Lopez with the beans? Yep. That was me. BUT the guy(girl) with the OTHER IP address was the one terrorizing and calling people names in here. I actually noticed over the summer he was using barnyard voices and I always thought it was funny. SOOO, one Thursday/Friday I joined him….cow, bird, turtle, etc. Unfortunately, for some reason, he decided to pick on people that day in between his barnyard. Just my luck, he also got nasty and said some unkind things. I copied only his sounds because I thought they were funny. (I”ve seen this same guy post on other blogs using barynard voices and I still laugh) So you thought you were so clever JTesla and hacked MY PC and got into MY Facebook…which by the way is illegal…and presented WRONG info to everyone in this blog. You had everyone read my Facebook and YOU spread false rumors about me. I don’t know you but I can assure you I NEVER said an unkind to them back then (OR NOW) except for that ONE jerk who they know I’m referring to. So while you eat crow, the REAL culprit could be the very one who still posts. Or as I said, thousands read this blog. Regardless, someone is having a good laugh at you because they HAVE pulled a fast on you. You who think you’re so clever with the whole IP thing. In the meantime, you made me look like a bad guy and you STILL continue to point fingers at me. How wrong you are my friend. How wrong. And good try? Think what you like. Deidre and Linny remember me and I was always nice to them. Still am. Now, for any funny posts/characters you see, certainly there is a chance it’s me. But the nasty attacks? You’d better hone your investigation skills Sherlock, cuz it ain’t me. So what DID you ever find on that OTHER IP JTesla? Rodney posted TWO that day. You couldn’t track it? Track the other IP, maybe you’ll find your guy. Obviously someone is more clever than you.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
12:29 pm

EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWww….

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
12:46 pm

Dear Wrong Person:
If you’re so proud of yourself, why would you have a problem having your real identity revealed?
I think you found yourself the right handle this time around. You’re what our Brit bro’s would call a “wrong ‘un” — hitting out viciously in the dark so you can get a much-needed advantage because your wits alone are subpar.
I love that JT outed you. Now, if you’re so unhappy, why are you still here?

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
1:00 pm

Interesting, somehow I have been elevated to the level of internet god and h@x0r. I still don’t know who you are, and at this point it is academic at best.

I have several issues with your premise Wrong Person, the main one has to do with your memory. I’ve generally avoided painting the random attackers as being a specific person as you seem to think that I have done. Every time I allude to a posting being from “them” I’m not talking about you specifically. I’ve had several theories as to some of the postings. In fact, I know for a fact, that one of the trolls a few years ago was a person who joined us after the split and had nothing to do with you folks. I alluded to that at the time, I hope you didn’t mistake that for me accusing you of all the evil in the world. However, we’ve also had several instances where the people laying out attacks have practically admitted that they are friends of yours, so I simply do not believe that there is only one random person out in the world haunting us.

Thanks for being honest with us, but as an aside I’m still perplexed as to why you still hold some form of grudge against us and can’t just join us for the occasional discussion of Idol? Why stir the pot with the funny characters and other posts? I understand that you may not remember me, but I was actually here before the split, I personally don’t see why you would hold a grudge for that long and can’t just join in the Idol love/hate.

Wrong Person, I still don’t buy your theory that none of the attacks are the work of people that you do not know, because I’ve read your blog and let me tell you that the vileness that I have seen there over the years is what keeps me from believing you.

I will however keep in mind that sometimes people that I think are former bloggers are really new faces. I did learn that lesson a little while back, but I appreciate the reminder.

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
1:30 pm

BTW Wrong Person, if you currently post here under the name I think you post under (which was one that was associated with the IP addresses in question) I hope that you saw a few weeks back that I consider you a regular, whatever that means… because lets face it you can be here for two weeks and poof you are a regular. But if that is the case: old persona, new persona, it doesn’t matter just keep blogging away.

Of course if that is not you then you probably don’t have a clue what I’m talking about and go ahead and ignore me.

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
1:45 pm

Wow! I am sooo lost! I don’t know what the heck you guys are talking about. I DO know that someone from the former group attacked me yesterday. It was much too personal to be random.

Wrong Person, I have no idea who you are, wish I did. I wish we could all just start over but that just isn’t going to happen. Why? Because of the horribly vile, sexist and disgusting things that were said about my friends linny, Rodney and me. Some of the things that were said made me feel sick to my stomach.

I will trust that you didn’t say any of them and that you were always nice to me and still are but that in and of itself doesn’t excuse the behavior of the girls who left here. linny and I did nothing to them, have not spoken ill of them except when we’ve been under attack by them. We have encouraged others here to try their blog. don’t believe that? Ask kelly&carriefan. Yet for a long time, they harassed us, called us names, mocked us and made disgusting suggests re Rodney and my relationship. Was that deserved? For disagreeing with them? For choosing not to follow them?

I’m at a loss to explain their behavior. I guess I’ve never really met people with so much hate in their hearts. When they left, I was sad. They were fun people who made the everyday chats entertaining. It took a long time for this blog to get it’s rhythm back.

So am I territorial about this place? I’m I bossy and hardhearted when it comes to personal attacks. You bet I am! We fought a long hard battle to bring it back to its former glory. Is it back? You bet! Better than before.

So excuse me for over-reacting when someone deliberately comes here to start trouble. I’m not referring to you Wrong Person cuz I have no idea who you are but it bothers me that you reached out to defend them.

If you are from back then, you probably have my email address. I’d be interested in hearing from you.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
1:54 pm

Just the way you two, JT and Deirdre, respond to undeserved vilification validates the desirability of this blog and its current regulars. All that’s required here is decency and respect — well, those are two things.

I wouldn’t be as nice as you guys are — I would say (oh, I think I DID say) get good or get off . . . but yall are even bigger and better spirits for acknowledging rascals with tiny penises.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
2:21 pm

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
2:44 pm

Hmmm. I have no earthly idea what’s going one when you say people have practically admitted being a friend of mine. Plus I have not reache out to defend anyone. So I am in the dark on both of these fronts. I have no friends here. Other than posting as funny, fictitious characters, I have not posted anything NASTY. JTesla, you and Rosita, two peas in a pod, can assume anything you like. Neither of you were part of that episode and you don’t have a CLUE what happened. And if you do know, alot of things were said in private emails back and forth between the majority of the regular bloggers which means you are one of those same people behind the emails but have changed your names for some reason so that no one would know who you are NOW. Just like I have because I do not wish to be harrassed or have people question me about what happened. It was an ugly incident to which I harbor no ill will towards Deirdre or Linny because they did nothing wrong. Not then, not now. I don’t have anybody’s email but I can tell you this. If Deirdre and Linny think they know who I am, then you ladies can certainly attest to my always being nice to you and our beloved blog host. I don’t know what vile, sexist things were said about Deirdre, Linny or Rodney, but it wasn’t me. I don’t ALWAYS hang out in here so I’m guessing I missed some bad things that occurred when I wasn’t reading the blog. And JTesla the reason I think you are assuming it’s me is because when someone posts something nasty, you typically respond with something similar to “some people just won’t let go…it’s been 4 years”, or ” why bother to change your identity, we know it’s you”. That, my friend, says you think I’m the same one you hacked and wrongfully accused of the nasty blogs. If someone from that episode several years ago IS the other IP address that Rodney posted and JTesla has yet to identify, I assure you I am NOT in contact with them or ANY one else associated with this blog. Outside what you see and read HERE, it is what it is. And for the record, I am not Jim J. Now stay tuned for funny characters. I prefer those to using my original blog name…not for the reason of stirring trouble or hiding as some suggest, BUT for the obvious reason that I choose….to forget THAT episode.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
2:47 pm

And any attacks against anyone in here is not me. So if one pops up this week, have Rodney verify the IP and email it privately to JTesla. You’ll see I’m telling the truth. It ain’t coming from East Tennessee.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
3:01 pm

Well, well, Wrong Person. . . now you’ve got my ire up for real. Talk about assuming. I was right there during the Great Divide, I just didn’t post anything until recently.

Why don’t we all forget everything and start over, each doing his/her best to be accepting, tolerant, forgiving and, gasp, . . . dare I say, relevant? Or, at the very least, amusing.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
3:06 pm

Okay Deirdre, I think I just figured out what you meant by “I defend them”. There’s a poster who uses something like “not going to use my real name”. Without going back and looking I remember him/her posting (maybe a week ago? not sure) that newbies get attacked. This will disappoint JTesla because he likes to have the answers BUT I’m not THAT poster either. I don’t make any posts to attack or defend. I just like to be funny. Period.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
3:08 pm

Rosita, thank you for making my point. Most of the facts were discussed BEHIND the blog between private emails. How would you know what happened unless you were part of those emails? And I assure you. Rosita was not a name of any of our regular posters. Nor was JTesla.

Highlander

February 27th, 2010
3:10 pm

Wow! What a convoluted series of posts? Wish my name was Lamont Cranston so I’d have a friggin’ clue of what was going on! (”The Shadow knows!”)

Wrong Person, me thinks thou dost protest too much! (I mean, dude, 3 encyclopedic-size posts on one thread? Really???)

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
3:14 pm

Well Highlander, if you had your PC hacked by JTesla AND your Facebook and then it was broadcast all over Rodney’s blog with false accusations, believe me. You would protest as well. I just don’t want a repeat of having my name wrongfully smeared and my PC hacked AGAIN. So protest doeth I? You betcha.

Mike S

February 27th, 2010
3:14 pm

He said “I don’t know man, ah she kinda funny, you know”
I said “I know, everybody funny, now you funny too”

Sorry couldn’t resist. LOL

Seriously though, I am totally lost and have no idea who is who anymore.

But to drift things back on topic, what is up with the whiney contestants this year. Now Joe Munoz and Ashley Rodriguez are complaining that the judges were too mean and should have been more supportive.

WTF???? More supportive. Sorry, if you suck, you suck. and if you get criticized because you sucked, wel then – You deserved the criticism, so get over it and grow a little thicker skin!

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
3:15 pm

And look at it this way…increases Rodney’s hits. You’re welcome.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
3:18 pm

Mike S, I was not impressed with Ashley Rodriguez either. Joe Munoz certainly wasn’t the worst of the male singers but I thought he lacked that charisma. Maybe that’s why Tim Urban got more votes when he chose the wrong song. He sings able to sing but not outside his range which is obviously falsetto. My champagne bottles were all coming uncorked! Yikes!

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
3:20 pm

Wrong Person, I get my digs in where I can, as do you. I think you have a very selective memory if you can’t recall the vile things stated on this and the other blog. I’d post some examples, but since I don’t know exactly who you are I won’t. It just wouldn’t be right.

As some corrective background: The season before the split I was here blogging as JTesla. I’ve never used any other name except to add to JTesla. Like “JTesla is bored” JTesla has always been in my screen name. So no, I don’t know what emails were exchanged, I do know what was said in public. I don’t think every attack comes frem Ten., but as I said I like to get my digs in. Considering the contempt you have treated us with I will not apologize for that.

Sorry Wrong Person, I believe that you have a selective memory and also suffer from a bit of delusion that you think this all revolves around you..

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
3:21 pm

Man, Wrong Person, now you’ve got me really curious! OK. I’m gonna let it go. My comment about your defending them had to do with the post you made this morning about not always assuming. My impression(or at least, the way things have worked in the past) is that one of the former bloggers comes on, says something nasty to either linny or me or Rodney, then, when we get upset with it, another former blogger comes in and says…It Wasn’t Us.

If I was wrong, I apologize. As you very well know, paranoia can set in very quickly on an anonymous blog.

As I’ve said before, I’d just like to let bygones be bygones. We’ve all gone our separate ways and seem to be happy where we are. But I do agree with JT that some people(or maybe just one person) is holding a grudge and whenever he/she/they get bored, they throw a poisoned bone into this blog.

So, if I’ve offended you, I’m sorry. As “interesting” kept repeating yesterday “a hit dog will holler”(sorry, I have no idea what “hollo” means)And much to their pleasure, I am definitely a hit dog! But I survived.

Highlander

February 27th, 2010
3:24 pm

Exactly, Mike S! Like they never saw Idol and didn’t know what they were getting into!?

Tim Urban definitely should be gone but I suppose he got the sympathy vote. Think maybe Joe Munoz showed more promise.

And I don’t want to the the judges (’tators to you, Linny) saying anything more about how bad the group is doing overall. Y’all friggin’ PICKED ‘em!!!!!!!! …Talk about short-term memory loss! :-)

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
3:38 pm

JTesla I have treate no one with contempt. I explained and will do so again. The day my IP was identified openly in this blog, there was also ANOTHER one in the same post. Two IP addresses. I merely joined in with the other guy who was making barnyard noises. Rodney said all the barnyard animals and the nasty attacks were coming from the two different IP’s. He did not say x post came from this one, and y post came from that one. He just lumped them ALL together and said “those two IP’s. JTesla – I’m guessing you could only hack one IP…mine. The other one was probably someone blogging from their work with company firewalls to prohibit exactly what you did to me. Hack. I did not and do not have two different IP’s. I don’t work either so the ONLY IP I have is the one you hacked. Does that clarify my defense? If not, oh well. The attacks will keep coming as someone out there is having fun with all this because they’re none-the-less still anonymous and creating havoc.

I secretly am pulling for Tim Urban. He’s young enough to be my son and I can only look at him through motherly eyes. He’s a cutie caught in deers headlights. Would I vote for him. Nah. But I don’t vote for anyone. That’s bad on my part and I don’t complain about results…don’t have a right to if I’m not voting. But I do have my favorites and my hopes! Allison was awesome. And Kris has WAY improved over last year. He actually sounds better live than on the radio. My hubby always makes fun of his twisted jaw. Has anyone else noticed that when he hits high, long notes one side of his jaw sort of slides to the right? heehee

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
3:52 pm

I guess it’s time to break out the “agree to disagree” line. Everyone notice how Im not touching the l33t h@x0R stuff… I like the mystique. Fear my mad skillz!

We’ll see how good this batch of Idol contestants is this week. It will be the true test for me. If they can change things up to meet the judges wishes, then this might be a good season.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
3:55 pm

I just have one last thing to say [no applase, please!] on this thread’s posts.

Actually, it’s a saying I recall from a visit — I spent a year there one day — to East Tennessee.

It goes like this:

“His mouth wrote a check that his a$$ couldn’t cash.”

Y’all know who y’all are and the rest of us don’t care.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
4:07 pm

So Rosita…if anyone is taking pot shots it’s you at me. And dahling…I’m not from East Tennessee. Only been here a short while so save the insults for the Tooth Fairy. What was it you said above about being tolerant? You’re not being very nice but that’s your prerogative. I’ll take the high road and just hope you can find humor in my alter egos. A good laugh may be just what you need.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
4:11 pm

Deirdre…just caught onto the “wasn’t US” comment from you above. I have not observed that phrase ever being used but will pay closer attention. Like I said, sometimes I’m not here for weeks. “Us” could make you believe that several conspire together behind the blog but I’m not part of that “us”…whoever “us” is. If “us” even exists. Anyway, happy blogging.

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
4:25 pm

OK…I tried!

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
4:34 pm

Sorry everyone else, but I do want to clear something up, I love being thought of as a hacker, but to show that I don’t hate you Wrong Person, and to help you feel at ease with blogging with me I’ll come clean.

I never visited your Facebook page and did not hack your system. If I hit your Facebook page I’d thow out your first name or something just to be cleaver. I have an idea who you, but that is just an educated guess.

Go ahead an google IP tracker, and you can check out your own information, the only skill I used was to make it appear that I had skills. I did run both IP’s and got a company name from the other. You probably don’t notice the one or two times I have poked at that since it doesn’t apply to you and therefore didn’t make sense.

Just from your blogging today about Idol I know that it would be great to have you around here more often, blogging as Fred, Wrong, or any other name. however remember that sometimes humor is best in small doses..

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
4:40 pm

Which cleaver would you rather be, JTes? Wally or the Beav?

Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Now I’ll be quiet (or, as we say here in Georgia, quite.)

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
4:45 pm

LOL the iPhone doesn’t allow me to hide my butchering of the English language.

Mercedes S.

February 27th, 2010
5:07 pm

Wrong Person… this is so boring,

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
6:25 pm

Sorry to bore you mercedes but if you knew the history here, it would probably be enticing. juicy even. I am one half of “those” girls who some may think have been lurking and attacking. I have never spoken to the other half since I stopped blogging under my original name YEARS ago….before she moved…I think it was North Carolina. Her husband had a job offer. Yes she was a blogger I was on good terms with but she disappeared. I disappeared. She was a fun blogger as most everyone here was. I actually took several years off from the blog after that awful incident. But whoever this nut job is running around offending everyone…well they’ve done a jam up job at covering they’re identity. And JTesla. No hard feelings here even though you “outed” me on the barnyard noises. Just know I was and am not the bad guy. Lots of people come in here and say nasty stuff and no one knows who they are, nor do I. I do have one character I really love and he’s a harmless weirdo. Louie Lopez was a harmless weirdo too but I retired him after he was banned. He just liked to talk about Mexican food and the resulting bodily functions. See where I’m going? You probably have guessed which current character I am but that’s what I like to do. And if anyone is amused, mission accomplished. Sure I’d love to join the fray which I have been doing…until whoever THAT person or THEY are pops up. Could be one, could be many different people who don’t even know each other but he/she/they like to push buttons and are successful at doing it. And then guns come out slinging with insinuations that it’s coming from East TN. You’re a smart guy JT so I know YOU know I’m telling the truth. Not that I need to defend myself but I like to come in here and blog without hostility just like anyone else. So far, a few of my “characters” have been met with humor and acceptance. Exactly the way I like it.

Not Going To Use My Usual Name

February 27th, 2010
6:35 pm

I did post (though I think closer to a month ago) that newbies weren’t always welcomed on this blog, and I do think that there’s an insular character to the conversation that inherently doesn’t welcome newcomers. On the other hand, I had pneumonia at the time, and you would not believe the amount of codeine I was on then. I don’t normally post at all, as grad school doesn’t leave me time. This is (ironically) the only name I’ve ever used here at the Idol blog. I use another name when posting on the political AJC blogs. I say all that to say I have no idea what y’all are talking about. I apparently missed the, um, great divide. But as someone with DSL, all I have to do to get a different IP is reboot my modem. That does not require mad 1337 haxxor skillz.

Boo to Tyler leaving. I liked him (mostly ’cause he’s hot). Crystal is my *hope* to win the thing, though I really like Casey (who is also hot). And I cannot, CANNOT believe “Landslide” girl is still here. Poor Stevie Nicks! First Taylor Swift deals a death blow to “Rhiannon,” and now this Idol contestant has mangled “Landslide”? Boo.

Hank Williams Jr.

February 27th, 2010
6:41 pm

I LIKE MY WHISKEY ON ICE, MY WOMEN ON FIRE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
6:54 pm

NGTUMUN: don’t discount Siobahn! I can’t take another Landslide performance. Crystal and Casey will be safe along with Andrew.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
6:59 pm

Usual name…I agree with you on Landslide girl but I do believe she’s better than that. We heard her during Hollywood week and she was better than that. If she doesn’t do better this week, then she should be gone. Two weeks of sucky in a row is suicide during Top 12 selections! And Tyler would have been good. Capri posted earlier today the similarity between Tyler and Bo Bice being 70’s rockers. Bo almost beat Carrie Underwood! But the judges loved that 70’s swagger from Bo…to me he was god awful and hokey….mainly because I despise Southern Rock so that puts me at a pre-disposition to dislike him anyway (lynrd skynrd, 38 special, etc, uugh) Tyler was way better but got the boot. He was not the worst by a long shot but that’s what’s great about this show. You never know what will happen.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
7:03 pm

JTesla…Siobhan is the one to watch if you ask me. Maybe she got lucky with Wicked Games because that is such a great song by itself..regardless of WHO sings it. So, we’ll see if she’s the real deal with this week’s performance. I like her freshness and she’s sort of a renegade with the tats and the non-mold of someone her age. I like Lilly Scott as well but I think her sound will get old and there will be some miss/hits along the way. The miss’s will get her ousted.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
7:06 pm

Hank Jr….enjoy that whiskey. :-) I’ll enjoy my Svedka. Bottoms up.

Wrong Person

February 27th, 2010
7:08 pm

Okay..I’ll officially change my name to wrong-way sally. Wrong Person is weird. But I still won’t identify my alter egos even if you guess correctly.

everett

February 27th, 2010
7:12 pm

I’ll have a double Jack and a Coke back, thanks.

Whooooo – after Monday and Tuesday, even my calendar says WTF.

I sure must have missed something. Where’s all this vitriol coming from? Always thought this was a friendly place. Admit I wasn’t here for the “Great Divide”; is this an indication of what happened?

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
7:16 pm

Doubles up Evt…with a few butter shots in between! Believe me…you don’t want to know about the Great Divide. That’s why I changed my blog name. Those bones do not want to be rattled or reminded. :-)

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
7:39 pm

Time for me to go out and get something real to drink: micro brew on tap here I come.

Wrong-Way Sally, I’m fairly confident that I know one of your alter-ego’s, but I’ve grown to enjoy that alter-ego. No name dropping from me, and I’d rather have all the Great Divide behind us. So from this point forward… well we’ll see how the season plays out.

I agree regarding Lilly Scott and Siobhan. I don’t think the ability to take a song and sing it in your style alone will win this year. It’s going to take more than that. Todrick pointed out that all the emphasis on changing up songs and being like Daughtry/Blake/Cook/Adam/Kris… etc is not always a good thing.

However, I’ve decided that Siobhan is my eye-candy pick, because I really am that shallow.

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
7:48 pm

JTesla..enjoy that mic-on-tap. I tried the home-made version once and let’s just say…not even the toilet would take it down. Siobhan! I think she’s on everyone’s radar. And you’re right on with that one alter-ego. You know me. And on that note, I don’t want Rosita thinking I’m encroaching on her blog-o-crush so if you’re here Rosie, you may want to take a toast.

I’m not a Todrick fan because I think his head is a few balloons of exploding helium. Casey. What can us gals say about Casey. Or rather what should we DO about Casey…now where did I place that thing? Oh…there it is….back in a while.

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
7:50 pm

that should have been “a few ballons SHORT of exploding helium”….

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
7:56 pm

Wrong person…”she” is still around…if I’m thinking of the same person you’re thinking of . this person moved, dropped out of sight for awhile but she, at least the last time I looked, which was admittedly about a year ago, was blogging away on the “other” blog.

Does her name start with a “K”? And if it does, I know exactly who you are and YES!!! you NEVER insulted me or linny or anyone else for that matter and I am, as of this moment , welcoming you back with open arms!

By the way, I will be happy to lead you in ‘K’s” direction if you want.

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
7:58 pm

And may I add that the incident you speak of is NOT the incident that has caused the Great Divide…so when Rosita abd JT say they were here during that period but not blogging…you and she are talking about totally different “incidents”

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
8:00 pm

Sorry, didn’t realize that you’d changed your name!

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
8:03 pm

Yep D…it’s me! And her name did start with a “K”. I don’t know what “the other blog” is but sure. Include me. Don’t worry about leading me though. I’m leary about what happened years ago and am post-shy. I.E., the alter egos. It’s my way of being connected without identifying and resurrecting unwanted bad memories.

Hank Williams Jr.

February 27th, 2010
8:06 pm

DEIDRE– WHY DONT YOU GET PHONE NUMBERS AND CALL THESE PEOPLE INSTEAD OF STRAYING OFF THE SUBJECT ”PANTS ON THE GROUND”.
MY GOD YOU RAMBLE ON ABOUT NOTHING.

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
8:06 pm

Oh…okay. So I DON’T know what the great divide is. My bad and my apologies to Rosita and JT. Because JT outed me on the barnyard, I just assumed the Great Divided was abouta the drama that revolved in here the year Daughtry and Taylor Hicks were competing…I don’t even remember what season that was. The older I get, the more I lose my mind. Well, whatever the great divide is, I’m glad I wasn’t a part of it. Been there! Done that! :-)

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
8:18 pm

Okay…two posts at the same time…with my long-winded paragraph, you know that nasty one from Hank Jr is not from me. Hank..I thought you were buddying up to the whiskey bottle anyway. So…I just poured another Svedka/Dkuyep Buttershot. Bottoms up and be happy. My spelling will get worse as the night wears on….just warning you.

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
8:30 pm

I watched a documentary on one of the movie channels earlier this afternoon about “Black Comedy and Why We Laugh” or something to that effect. I laughed my a$$ off. And Cosby was one of the featured comedians. He was a funny younger guy but he has so much pi$$ and vinegar in him now at age 70 because of all the failures of black youth. He’s lost that ability to look at life through humor. “Pick dem draws up boi!!!”

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
8:38 pm

Let me re-phrase so I don’t offend…because of the failures of SOME of our black youths. Believe me..it’s not race-related! I moved to East Tennessee and there’s a meth lab on every corner down the street in white neighborhoods that are busted and make the news once a week! Or, some gun-toting redneck blows another one away over a can of stolen Skoal!

Hank Williams Jr.

February 27th, 2010
8:48 pm

YEA BUT THEY DONT BREAK IN YOUR CARS OR BREAK IN YOUR GRANDMOTHERS HOUSE AND TRY TO KILL HER OVER 40 BUCKS EITHER. BIG DIFFERENCE HERE.

Deirdre

February 27th, 2010
8:52 pm

Sally….I won’t poor you or Hank with the details but we’ve been talking about 2 different things all day. And yes your friend is part of the group that left here and started their own blog.

Nice to see you back, V!

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
8:53 pm

Blog-o-crush?
Oh, please. . .
WWS, welcome back but try to stop whining.

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
9:06 pm

Okay Hank…maybe you got me there but a can of Skoal aint much to duke over either. I like you Hank. But let’s put some pep in your Jack!

“D”…you know me… “V”. High five and thanks…nice to be back!!! Maybe we should actually thank JT. He’s the one with the PC skillz….who I REALLY have come to have a great respect for cuz he outed me. Mooooo!!!!. Baaaaahhhhh!!! So JT…aint no pot-shot at’cha…just a kudos. But I still think Rosie’s gonna cream a jealouz one. Two blog-o-crushes for the anointed one…the gauntlet’s been thrown. Now..that’s all tongue in cheek so hope you dont go all Rosie on me. :-)

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
9:07 pm

ooooh….Rosie sounds jealous. Sorry….anyone who knows MY snarkiness knows I don’t whine…I just tell it like is. JT is still yours baby girl. I got my own…I’m married. Okay? Truce.

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
9:16 pm

Lol WWS . . . so is he and so am I!

everett

February 27th, 2010
9:16 pm

Hey, Rosita! Love your posts and um…never thought you had a blog-crush on anyone. Just glad you’re here and blogging your thoughts.

And D – my son got married in Atlanta a few years ago – what a production, what a lot of fun, what a lifetime of memories that emerged from that June evening. April 17 will be on my mind. Remember to have fun.

And on to American Idol. Am I the only fan who feels disconnected this season? Guess I’ll sit back, enjoy y’alls comments and be happy the tsunami didn’t hit the northwest today. (Last time I checked, no Pacific Ocean was lapping at my front door.)

JTesla

February 27th, 2010
9:16 pm

Oh yeah the girls are lining up. Don’t worry there is enough JTesla to go around.

So today was one big confusing misunderstanding. What did we learn today? Ignore JTesla. Really, that has been my message for several years now. Time for me to ignore myself and order another Guinness… It’s on tap and it is Europes greatest export.

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
9:16 pm

Aside… Rosie…my middle name is Rose….what a beautiful name. I’m sure you agree! :-)

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
9:26 pm

Guiness!!! Uugh!!! JT I expected no less from you. Well we can never call you a pansy cuz only a real man can consume motor oil. Guiness = Motor Oil. My choice? Bud Light….oh how prissy….we know.

EVT….dude! Salute. I just threw another bottoms up and this one is for you my friend. The Tsunami thing is unreal…I agree! Hawaii escaped a major one when you know Chile had an 8.8! I survived the Los Angeles quake in 1994. Don’t even remember the magnitude but it was worthy of nightmares for years to come. Wake in the night and you think the bed is rocking! You awake “Where are my drugs!!!” That quake pretty much demolished my apartment building and certainly took out the I-10 Freeway exit 6 blocks away. It imploded!!!!

Rosita

February 27th, 2010
9:31 pm

Sally . . . my real name is Hulga. ;-)

Hey, Everett, thanks for the kind words!

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
9:33 pm

Dang Rosie! I thought you were going to say Olga!!!

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
9:55 pm

OMG!!! This is a first for me. The hubby is a professional gamer…typically 7 days a week from 7 pm until. And weekends? Fuhgetaboutit! 24/7. He must be ill…he opted to take off the ENTIRE day which is the ONLY reason I’m here. Call it blog-shakes on my part!!!! Getting my much needed fix!!! We have only one PC…shared between my gamer hubby, my gamer son and then little meek me who gets the leftover minutes in between the geek-fest that lives at my house. So….don’t expect many posts from me in the evenings or weekends…even on AI night…the boys are at it!!! Mostly WOW on their part. Gamers will know that term.

Harm

February 27th, 2010
10:05 pm

Hey !!! Page 2 soon?

Mercedes S.

February 27th, 2010
10:48 pm

Oh no – how horrible. Marie Osmond’s son killed himself.

Harm

February 27th, 2010
11:13 pm

I have not heard that Mercedes. How old was he?

Harm

February 27th, 2010
11:15 pm

I did hear about the Koenig(sp) Boner on Growing Pains suicide in Vancouver.

Wrong-Way Sally

February 27th, 2010
11:23 pm

Harm..it’s reported he was only 18 and had suffered life-long depression. He had no friends and felt he never fit in. Very sad. At 18, a kid can be very confused and feel isolated if he’s a loner. As for “Chekov’s” son, wow. Same sadness but he’s an adult who could have figured out he needed help if he has suffered the same suicidal fate but no one has found the body as of yet. That may be a gruesome statement but it does happen. Hopefully, Koenig has simply gone under to escape his demons and will emerge a better stronger person.