I was a latecomer to the American Idol frenzy. A die-hard reality television hater, I held out for the entire first season, even when everyone around me was gossiping about it over the water cooler. The more people loved it, the more I was determined to stay completely in the dark. I'm too cool to like American Idol, dammit! The premiere of Season Two found me in a boutique … [Read more...] about How Real is American Idol?