A Pair of Stars are Born: The Good Girls Audition for The X Factor
September 29, 2011

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I hate to drop such a blistering glamour bomb without nary a warning, but did anybody else catch these two eyeball bedazzlers on last night’s The X Factor? To the left, we have Sherry, a retired professional singer. (And poetry reader. At coffee shops.) And to the right, we have her daughter, Darwin. (Darwin?!?) Together, they’ve already written a screenplay about Simon Cowell, and they’ve now again joined as the soon-to-be global superstars, the Good Girls. Let’s take a look at their audition in which they perform Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On,” shall we?

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Jersey Shore Deep Thoughts: On Enrique Iglesias’s “I Like It”
July 1, 2010

Last night, faithful reader and fellow pop culture blogger Alex brought this video to my attention, so you can thank/blame him for this one.  Here’s the music video for Enrique Iglesias’s “I Like It” featuring Pitbull.  Oh, and the cast of Jersey Shore:

First off: HUH?!?

Is Enrique Iglesias still cool kid music?  Did “Sad Eyes” make him hip again?  (Please let it be “Sad Eyes” that made him hip again because that video is AWESOME.)  Also, is a love of Enrique Iglesias some sort of secret, previously unspoken part of the guido subculture that Jersey Shore‘s second season will explore with the same nuance and cultural sensitivity that it brought to sausage and peppers and fist pumping and pickle sucking, or is this a we-set-this-one-in-Miami thing?

Where the hell is Sourpuss during this mess?

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Oh, I’m sorry, I meant Angelina.  Did she pack up her trash bags and head back home again?

Do you know who loves fist pumping?  Guidos.  Do you know who loves fist pumping AND doing their best moves from The Matrix on people’s couches?  Enrique Iglesias.

But perhaps most importantly:

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