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I am a freelance writer who specializes in music and entertainment journalism. This is my life, my passion and I can't imagine doing anything else.

'America's Got Talent' Quarter Finals Part 2

7/20/2011 3:22pm EDT
America’s Got Talent was hyped up for another exciting round of performances when 12 new acts performed for the quarter final round. However with jeers, tears and lackluster performances, the talent was bordering on boring until the latter end of the night. Kicking off the night was Attack Dance crew; ironically enough there ability to attack the dance with fire and conviction left the judges wanting more.

Trying to step up their game, no pun intended Attack Dance Crew came out blinged out in glow in the dark outfits. They tried to up the energy and momentum with an energized and synchron...

'Drop Dead Diva' Recap: Wedding Bell Blues For Diva

7/20/2011 8:24am EDT
Wedding Bell Blues For Diva
The time has finally arrived for Grayson’s wedding day, and Jane has finally reconciled herself that both her and Grayson has moved on she even accepts duties as his best man. One of those duties, perhaps the most important one is the ring and that’s where the episode begins.

We see Jane on her way to work picking up Grayson’s wedding rings where everyone she encounters all believe she is the bride, then after leaving the store, on the phone with Stacey on her way to work Jane is held up and robbed at gunpoint with Grayson’s wedding rings being the object of the robbers affections. As Jane...

'Drop Dead Diva' Recap: Mishaps, Mistakes And Misrepresentation Make For A Dramatic Diva

7/12/2011 12:23am EDT
On the last night’s episode of Drop Dead Diva Jane heads into work with frazzled and confused about her one-night stand with Grayson’s Neurosurgeon Dr. Bill, and is also consumed with her best man duties planning Grayson’s bachelor party and taking on a new case. First, Jane tries to call Bill who has yet to call her back and the ever-noisy Terri questions her on what that was about when she realizes they slept together. She congratulates Jane and says she must be thrilled but Jane’s to confused and preoccupied with her latest case. Her client Molly is suing the sperm bank Zygolife she use...

Cheers and Jeers in 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

7/11/2011 11:06pm EDT
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Tis the season to be catty? The Jersey housewives brought out the tinsel and the drama in last night’s installment of the hit series. It’s Christmas time in Jersey and as always family and chaos is the name of the game. These Jersey ladies don’t seem to do anything easily. We find each of the wives finding their own ways to celebrate the festivities. Jacqueline finds herself in the position of the “ hostess with the mostess” as she organizes a family gathering for the Laurita’s and the Manzo’s and a reunion between the Guidice's and the Gorga's to promote peace on earth and goodwill towa...

Things Get Rocky When 'America's Got Talent' Heads To Denver

7/4/2011 8:55am EDT
America's Got Talent
The America’s Got Talent auditions headed to Denver Wednesday night beginning on with a rocky start. It began when the judges tried to enter the stage from backstage which proved to be a maze Howie that had Howie so confused he made it out just in time for the show. After joining his fellow judges, the first act of the night was up enter Eric and Christlo.

The duo of Eric and Christlo stated that they were singers but began their routine dancing to the intro of TLC’s Waterfalls. Piers X’d them out before they even had a chance to sing a note. It was not long after their off-key performance...

'America's Got Talent' Finds Its Way To The Big Apple

6/29/2011 10:01am EDT
America's Got Talent
The auditions continued in New York tonight as eager hopefuls swept the city that never sleeps. America's Got Talent judges were hopeful as well in a city where the talent is bigger and better if you can make it here you can make it anywhere. The talent was big and colorful in many ways featuring everything from singers and dancers to daredevil edge of your seat acts. First a husband and wife whose success as doctors hoped they could heal others through another way, singing.

Rat and Tak gave an astonishingly tone-deaf and off-key performance of Heart’s “Alone” if it wasn’t for the melody...

'Drop Dead Diva' Recap: Diva Does The Right Thing

6/28/2011 10:28am EDT
Drop Dead Diva
In Sunday’s episode of Diva doing what’s right was the theme of the night for the colleagues at Harrison and Parker. The episode begins with Grayson getting released from the hospital and getting some exciting news from the Doctor.

Grayson Meets with his Neurologist Dr. Kendall, who says he is being released from the hospital and can, get on with life as usual which means going back to work and planning his wedding. After Dr. Kendall’s approval, Grayson asks Jane as his “ Best Man” if she would help him plan the wedding, with Vanessa out of town he knows she will do a much better job of...

Bullets Booze and Ballroom Invade 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

6/28/2011 8:10am EDT
The Real Housewives Of New Jersey
The Jersey housewives continue trying to heal old wounds and not creating new ones; the episode is laden with bullets, booze, and ballroom. The episode begins where the last one left off with the confrontation between Melissa and Teresa and the argument over who started it first and how they are going to finish it. Teresa takes Jabs at Melissa over money issues and Melissa tells Teresa not to go there, she should be the last person to talk about money. After running out of things to rehash and argue about Melissa and Teresa agree on one thing it’s about family. They agree to try to make th...

The Talent Heats Up When 'America's Got Talent' Hits Atlanta

6/22/2011 12:23am EDT
Americas Got Talent
The America’s Got Talent judges got an eyeful and an earful when they hit Atlanta for another round of auditions and contestants vying for a bid to Vegas. Hotlanta so it should be called was on fire with the first three contestants getting a ticket to Sin City. First up, Hershae Chocolatea the name says it all.

Hershae Chocolate or 31 year-old Hershawn Gardner was a drag queen and celebrity impersonator. First on her/his list Macy Gray with an amazingly on point performance of “ I Try” Gardner stunned and rallied the crowd with his dead on impression complete with afro and unmistakable to...

Recap: Family Is Forever: Family Drama Dominates 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

6/21/2011 12:35pm EDT
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
On this episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, we see the wives balancing family and friends. Caroline finds herself balancing a new gig on the radio, while also trying to be there for her family and friends and is hoping to give them support and well as get it.

Caroline’s has finally found an outlet to express her personality and gains an opportunity to share her insight and motherly advice with the world when she gets a gig at Jersey 101.5 with a show called “ Caroline Rules”. Caroline although excited by the new gig, seems to have some trepidation after seeing her picture on th...