Hard to believe it's been a year.
Little changes, but hope springs eternal...that an unknown will step up to the plate and rock our worlds with song. Or at least, not embarrass themselves by ruining a classic.
Of course, my hope lies in the discovery of the next "Glamourpuss" moment.
[hold up...I need a second as that memory washes over my brain.]
Of course, I also cross my fingers and toes that we'll have another Neil Diamond week.
A girl can dream.
Last year they kicked it off with a Top 36.
This year they are back to a Top 24.
So let's start this mutha and meet the potentials.
Here are your Top 24:
And I'm not sure if it will still be there when you check it, but at 10:52pm on the official American Idol site, some hacker put Adam Lambert's pix under Aaron Kelly's name.
Not sure if that's meant as a compliment or some kind of mean-spirited prank - I'll assume prank - but it's kinda awesome that someone hacked the site (and only did that, as opposed to throwing up some donkey porn.)