Following recent rumors, many are questioning whether Howard Stern has what it takes to be a judge on American Idol; but they've all got the question wrong. The real issue is whether American Idol deserves him.
It remains frustrating how little of the performances we actually see. If Lost can launch an entire university online devoted to its backstory, why can't Idol post every single audition that snags a golden ticket?
The show began briskly with the producers finally deciding they didn't need to pad the Top 7 performances and judge critiques with video intros and other nonsense every single time. So let's follow suit.