So you all voted for Ashley, right? Her sobbing during Sanjaya's performance was inspired, but to break out the tears again during Melinda's song? Pure genius! Why, that was one of the greatest performances I've ever seen on "American Idol." I think she has a great shot of making the final --
What? She's not a contestant? Too bad nobody told the cameraman, because that girl got more screen time than anyone on Tuesday. I couldn't tell if she was the biggest fangirl ever or just in pain from hearing Sanjaya try to rock. Don't worry, Ashley: He makes me bawl, too.
Anyway, it was British Invasion week on "Idol," brought to us by Peter Noone and a lovely little sprite of a woman named Lulu, whom I could have watched for hours. Overall, it was the most enjoyable episode I've seen all season: The performances were either good or amusingly bad, Paula took the crazyometer up a few ticks by dancing through almost every song, and Seacrest attempted to beatbox. That sound you heard at about 8:40 p.m. was America laughing. To hear what I thought of the performances, read more