Saturday, April 27, 2013

Jeff Dodge's Article Archive -- April 22-25, 2013

April 22-25, 2013:


'Glee' Episode 4.20 Songs: New Directions Performs Queen's 'We Will Rock You'
If you're a fan of acoustic songs, then you'll want to tune in to this week's episode of Glee. The power goes out at McKinley High, so Will ends up assignment New Directions to perform acoustic numbers. And Sarah Jessica Parker returns as Isabelle Wright and tasks Kurt with helping out at a charity event. FOX has released the...

Mario Lopez Returning as 'X Factor' Host, Khloe Kardashian Departure Confirmed
On the X Factor judging panel, Demi Lovato was the one judge everyone wanted to see return. And when it came to the hosts, it's obvious who fans wanted to see gone and who should stay. Fortunately, Simon Cowell is making the right decisions, as FOX has announced Mario Lopez is returning to host season 3....

'Dancing with the Stars' Week 6 Performance Rankings [Slideshow]
Ranking the best and worst performances from week 6 of Dancing with the Stars season 16....

Did 'American Idol' Try to Replace Mariah Carey with Jennifer Lopez?
Hiring one of the biggest music superstars in the world should be enough to boost ratings for a TV show, right? In theory, yes. But as American Idol has proven this year, it doesn't matter how big the star is, it matters if they have chemistry with the rest of the panel and if they're a competent judge. But Mariah Carey...

'American Idol' Prediction: Does a Contestant's Hometown Determine Who Wins?
American Idol has been on the air for 12 seasons now. The purpose of this show from the start was to find the greatest undiscovered talent from all over the country and turn them into superstars. But is the talent (especially the winners) that graces the Idol stage really representative of the United States of America? And more to the point, can we predict who will win this year based on where the contestants are from?...

'American Idol' Top 4 Predictions: Is Kree Harrison in Danger of Being Eliminated?
Last night's American Idol proved two things to us. One, that FOX really needs to shell out more money so the contestants can have a better song selection to choose from instead of being stuck with slow, boring songs from a million years ago. And two, that Kree Harrison, one of the frontrunners, is more in danger of elimination than ever before. Will she hit the bottom of the leaderboard, or is Amber heading home as we all believed going into this week? And will we finally have a non-elimination round? Let's run through how each of the Top 4 finalists did with their performances and how the results might play out....

The BizzNiz -- American Idol Recaps:
'American Idol' 12 Recap: Top 4 Perform
The Top 4's intro videos show each contestant visiting Children's Hospital, which is a fantastic way for them to give back and to put a smile on a child's face....

'American Idol' 12 Recap: Top 4 Results
Last night, we saw the Top 4 visit the Children's Hospital Los Angeles. And tonight's results show starts off with more footage of them at the hospital. They perform for the kids and everyone joins in on "Just the Way You Are." Back in the studio...

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Review: 'Breaking Bad' Season 1

(Photo Source: AMC)
As AMC is preparing for their hit drama Breaking Bad to finish out its final eight episodes this summer, I on the other hand am just getting introduced to the series, having recently watched all of season 1. Sometimes, there are shows that I don't find out about until everyone's deep into the craze and I'm either out of the loop or having to catch up late to the game--that's the case here.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Jeff Dodge's Article Archive -- April 15-18, 2013

April 15-18, 2013:


'Glee' Episode 4.19 Songs: Rachel Duets with Her Mom
After spending an entire episode at McKinley High last week during which the controversial school shooting took place, it's time to check back in with Rachel because her Funny Girl audition is finally here. Nostalgia is in the air as she reprises the song that put Glee on the map: "Don't Stop Believin'." Rachel's mother Shelby, played by the fabulous Idina Menzel, returns to help her prepare. ... FOX has released the five songs that will be featured in this Thursday's episode...

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Jeff Dodge's Article Archive -- April 8-12, 2013

April 8-12, 2013:


'Glee' Episode 4.18 Songs: Ryder Covers Elton John's 'Your Song'
After a two week break, Glee is back, with New Directions preparing for their upcoming Regionals competition. However, when an "unthinkable event occurs at McKinley High, perspectives are put into order," according to FOX. ... Here's the song list for "Shooting Star"...

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Jeff Dodge's Article Archive -- April 1-5, 2013

April 1-5, 2013

'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Checks Himself into Rehab
Glee star Cory Monteith, who plays Finn on the hit FOX musical, has checked himself into rehab. Monteith's rep told People that he...

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Check Out My 'Game of Thrones' House Sigil

If you're a fan of Game of Thrones like I am, then I'm sure you'd love to be able to create your own House Sigil. There's a new website associated with the HBO show called Join the Realm where you can do just that--create your family arms with your house name, sigil and saying. I recently took part and created one for myself: