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?
With thousands dead in Haiti and millions out of work here in America, we are told to worry about the fortunes of men making millions, as if our very lives depend on who occupies the glorious 11:30 hour on NBC.
Like anyone, I enjoy a lot of the pop music dispensed from Simon Cowell's empire, but it's just exciting to see this netroots campaign unseat the winner of Britain's American Idol-like X-Factor with a 15 year-old song about revolution.