Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Shatha Hassoun : The Real Idol

At first I was glad to see an Indian-American on a Reality TV show like
American Idol, then somewhat surprised at his
landing in the Top 12.
Then things got really bizarre
and now the future of the most-watched
show in the USA
is in jeopardy thanks to Sanjaya Malakar ??
(See The Huffington Post article below)

As I see it, the winner of the LBC Star Academy contest held
in Baghdad last week ('Iraqi Idol' they call it unofficially) is the real
one who needs to go down in history, for uniting Shiites and Sunnis
albeit for a few brief moments in time. These are people of a country
that has had civilization and culture before Christianity came about
and that remains a vital part of who they are as this NBC clip shows.
Here's Shatha Hassoun in pics and in a TV commercial from where else,
YouTube. Cast your vote. You be the judge.........

The Huffington Post

Alex Blagg: American Idol, Sanjaya Malakar, and the Postmodern Condition


All kidding aside, I happen to believe that Sanjaya Malakar will go down in TV history as the single most important personality ever to emerge from the American Idol phenomenon. ... Read the rest at

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