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The Appeal of Susan Boyle

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

What is the appeal of Susan Boyle? Is it that she is "one of us"? She is humble? Shy? Unassuming? Why has her performance on Britain's Got Talent, been viewed over 25 million times on YouTube?

Thinking About Online Video? Think Short

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Think short. Then, think big. The Internet is about segments and slices of content reached through countless entry points.

SUSAN BOYLE MAKEOVER: She Dyes Hair, Wears Designer Clothes

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — The economy is scary, jobs are disappearing and taxes are going up. But Britain is buzzing over something else _ Susan Boyle's new hair...

Susan Boyle: Just Kidding About Not Being Kissed

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Britian's YouTube singing star Susan Boyle is backtracking on her claims that she has never been kissed. Boyle, appearing on Simon Cowell's "Britain's...

On Being Susan Boyle

Elizabeth Tillinghast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Tillinghast

Susan Boyle changed our image of her, but also our image of ourselves. She turned us from a crowd of snickering sophisticates into people with a shared sense of loss and longing.

Susan Boyle's Success is Not In Spite of Her Looks

Jacob Dickerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jacob Dickerman

Susan Boyle does not succeed in spite of her looks, as the Hollywood story we all want to make her out of would suggest, but because of them.

Susan Boyle Staked Out By Her Home (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

How famous is Britain's YouTube sensation Susan Boyle? Her home is staked out with photographers and journalists hoping for an interview, nine days af...

Susan Boyle Sets Online Video Record For Most Views In One Week

Washington Post | Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Susan Boyle is headed for the history books. The online video of Boyle's performance in the reality show "Britain's Got Talent" has set the record fo...

Susan Boyle: The Diamond in the Rough

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Iris Erlingsdottir

Now that the secret's out, I fear that the corporate powers will try to polish Susan up to fit into their mold.

Susan Boyle Ducks Dating Question, Avoids A Makeover (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Susan Boyle, Britain's YouTube singing sensation, continued to conquer America on Friday and ducked questions about potential suitors. She appeared ...

Susan Boyle, YouTube Sensation, Sings For America (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Susan Boyle, the British talent show competitor who became a YouTube sensation this week, made her first US appearance Thursday morning. She told ...

Two Reasons Susan Boyle Means So Much to Us

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

I have a theory on why Susan Boyle has become such an instant and inescapable internet star -- she rebukes the bitchy cynicism that often defines reality talent shows.

Why Susan Boyle Makes Us Cry

Letty Cottin Pogrebin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Susan Boyle steps into the spotlight and opens her mouth, and before she's sung three glorious, crystal clear notes, the audience is cheering, the judges' jaws have dropped, and I'm choking back tears.

Susan Boyle: Talent Without Judgment

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

When a beautiful, under 30-something sings like an angel, she can become an American Idol. When a dowdy, homely 47-year-old woman sings beautifully, it is headline news.

Susan Boyle VIDEO: Britain's Singing YouTube Sensation

AP/Huffington Post | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

(SCROLL FOR VIDEO OF THE ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE) SEE SUSAN SING FOR AMERICA ON THURSDAY LONDON -- A middle-aged volunteer church worker with the voice...