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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.61
Right now, William Hung is on the Tonight Show. He's got back-up dancers and a band. He's promoting his new CD. He is rocking OUT! He is awful. He is awesome.

I wonder though, if all the flash and polish of a professional touring outfit doesn't diminish some of his naif charm.

Anyone planning on buy the disc "ironically"?

(edited by Stilton on 9.4.04 0043)


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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.40
Ok, so the winner of American Idol gets a record deal. Fair enough.

The runner up of American Idol also gets a record deal. If he/she's good, I can accept that.

ANY finalist can snag a record deal. Hey, if they bring the goods, so be it.

An untalented, poor excuse of a singer, who DIDN'T qualify to be on the show gets a record deal, full P.R. treatment, and gets to be on a top talk show.

My heart bleeds for this once great industry.





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    Originally posted by Tod deKindes
    Ok, so the winner of American Idol gets a record deal. Fair enough.

    The runner up of American Idol also gets a record deal. If he/she's good, I can accept that.

    ANY finalist can snag a record deal. Hey, if they bring the goods, so be it.

    An untalented, poor excuse of a singer, who DIDN'T qualify to be on the show gets a record deal, full P.R. treatment, and gets to be on a top talk show.

    My heart bleeds for this once great industry.
...said the guy with the Mr. T album cover for an avatar.

I think I've already said elsewhere my opinion of KOCH and their relation to the "industry" so I won't bore you by repeating myself. Oops, too late



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    Originally posted by Tod deKindes
    An untalented, poor excuse of a singer, who DIDN'T qualify to be on the show gets a record deal, full P.R. treatment, and gets to be on a top talk show.


I've heard worse. Give "See You In Hell" by Grim Reaper a spin sometime. If you can't find it in stores or online, try the CKY3 video, where said song is used in one of their stunts.





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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.62
    Originally posted by CRZ
    ...said the guy with the Mr. T album cover for an avatar.


Quote of the week!

Once great industry? Sure, the recording industry once in a while gives us a Beatles, a Nirvana, a Tom Waits, a Johnny Cash, but that's hardly the norm.

I'm a firm believer in Sturgeon's Law.
See here: http://info.astrian.net/ jargon/terms/s/Sturgeon_s_Law.html

The same once great industry has churning out crud for a century. Witness these doozies:
http://www.flumps.org/funny/worstalbum/

Suddenly, Hung doesn't seem so bad.



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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.77
    Originally posted by Stilton
    Anyone planning on buy the disc "ironically"?


No way but I downloaded it. It's somewhat funny. I have to admit that I laughed out loud when I heard his version of Hotel California.

Don't worry about him. His 15 minutes are almost over.



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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.21

I think it's pretty telling that this thread got opened in Random and not Music. And nobody moved it to music, either.




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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.62
    Originally posted by pieman
    I think it's pretty telling that this thread got opened in Random and not Music. And nobody moved it to music, either.


I thought about it, Pieman. But in good conscience, I had to post it here.



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#9 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.00
    Originally posted by pieman
    I think it's pretty telling that this thread got opened in Random and not Music. And nobody moved it to music, either.


Ooooooh but I could abuse my power and move this to Music. . .naaaaaah.



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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.12
    Originally posted by CRZ
    ...said the guy with the Mr. T album cover for an avatar.


Yeah, so? The Mr. T cover is meant as a laugh, William Hung actually has aspirations of an actual career. Nuance, Z.





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#11 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.14
I dunno. He's not good-looking, not talented, he's got no connections, he's a minority...and he's still makin' a go of it. He's still gonna get a little burst of fame. I'm proud of 'im, in an odd way.



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I feel bad for him, almost like hes mentally retarded. I know hes intelligent (I think hes goes to Stanford) but he seems so genuine when he sings, It seems like to me he doesnt realize tthe whole world thinks hes an idiot. Its weird. But if he gets laid for doing this, who am I to Judge?



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#13 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.07
    Originally posted by rockdotcom_2.0
    (I think hes goes to Stanford)
He goes to Cal. They're keeping track of him over at the College of Engineering (coe.berkeley.edu)



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#14 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.17
    Originally posted by Tod deKindes


    My heart bleeds for this once great industry.


If you think that, say, the sixties were any different, two words: Mrs. Miller.

Really the exact same phenomenon.
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#15 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.00
I hate the whole "this (insert random form of entertainment) is SO BAD that it's really great and we'll shower it with our attention and love no questions asked" phenomenom. Thank you Generation X.

I find the Hung stuff to be more annoying than unintentionally hilarious and maybe, deep down, that's what makes it hilarious to other people. This kids got another 2 weeks, tops before he goes back to designing rocket engines or computer software or whatever his engineering field is at Berkley(?)




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