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DomerNKC
03-03-2009, 10:18 PM
Looks like phobia has a man crush on american idol. Say it aint so phil!!!!http://www.fox4kc.com/wdaf-story-idol-smith-030309,0,1055238.story

DomerNKC
03-03-2009, 10:35 PM
check it out at 1:20

unothadeal
03-03-2009, 10:41 PM
Oh....My.....God.....

OnTheWarpath58
03-03-2009, 10:43 PM
:doh!:

They probably should have put the better looking Kloster on the air.

ROFL

Pitt Gorilla
03-03-2009, 10:51 PM
Good. Lord.

Sure-Oz
03-03-2009, 11:04 PM
Phil Kloooster

Phobia
03-03-2009, 11:07 PM
Heh heh. Our community needs something positive but I did feel awfully silly in the fanboi shirt.

KcMizzou
03-03-2009, 11:07 PM
LMAO

Holy shit. I thought it was a joke.

Phobia
03-03-2009, 11:11 PM
LMAO

Holy shit. I thought it was a joke.

You shut your piehole, Brandon.

88TG88
03-03-2009, 11:20 PM
hawt

Phobia
03-03-2009, 11:25 PM
:doh!:

They probably should have put the better looking Kloster on the air.

ROFL
There is no doubt in my mind. I'd rather that all day but it's not within her.

Thig Lyfe
03-03-2009, 11:25 PM
Holy fucking shit.

Taco John
03-03-2009, 11:47 PM
Sorry Phil. I was bored, and you're my favorite photoshop mark.

If it's any consolation, I'm laughing with you, not at you...

...ok, who am I kidding... ;)

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/9692/klosterwoo.gif

DaFace
03-03-2009, 11:51 PM
ROFL

Stinger
03-03-2009, 11:52 PM
Sorry Phil. I was bored, and you're my favorite photoshop mark.

If it's any consolation, I'm laughing with you, not at you...

...ok, who am I kidding... ;)

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/9692/klosterwoo.gif

Oh great Taco you just started another Internet sensation

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v250/stinger871/Chief%20Planet/72034603KkMilFU2bubbrubb.gif

Taco John
03-03-2009, 11:54 PM
Oh great Taco you just started another Internet sensation

http://i.pbase.com/o6/96/492696/1/72034603.KkMilFU2.bubbrubb.gif



I just want to be around the globe before Rainman is.

Mr. Flopnuts
03-03-2009, 11:55 PM
LMAO Taco John strikes in the dead of night. On a side note, Midnight Vulture has some pipes.

KcMizzou
03-03-2009, 11:55 PM
Oh great Taco you just started another Internet sensation

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Phobia
03-04-2009, 12:08 AM
Sorry Phil. I was bored, and you're my favorite photoshop mark.

If it's any consolation, I'm laughing with you, not at you...

...ok, who am I kidding... ;)

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/9692/klosterwoo.gif

Dude - I'm really laughing loudly. That's awesome.

kcfanXIII
03-04-2009, 12:08 AM
Sorry Phil. I was bored, and you're my favorite photoshop mark.

If it's any consolation, I'm laughing with you, not at you...

...ok, who am I kidding... ;)

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/9692/klosterwoo.gif


just think of all the theoretical money you could make with this. you could be bigger than the "what what in the asshole kid"
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Count Alex's Wins
03-04-2009, 12:09 AM
Holy shit.

Taco John
03-04-2009, 12:13 AM
I'm glad you've still got a great sense of humor...

Last one for the night...

http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/6081/runawaytrainwhoooo.gif

Count Alex's Wins
03-04-2009, 12:14 AM
That sort of looks like Phil has a real trendy one-sided beard going on.

Joe Seahawk
03-04-2009, 12:21 AM
Lil rounds
the blind dude
And ????
I think the Puerto Rican dude has a shot.

Demonpenz
03-04-2009, 12:21 AM
Congrats, i am sure it was hard work

Guru
03-04-2009, 12:31 AM
LMAO

Holy shit. I thought it was a joke.Phil never jokes.

Phobia
03-04-2009, 12:31 AM
Lil rounds
the blind dude
And ????
I think the Puerto Rican dude has a shot.

You saying Von wasn't good enough? I'll acknowledge a lack of objectivity but I think his was by far the best performance of the night.

Guru
03-04-2009, 12:32 AM
Sorry Phil. I was bored, and you're my favorite photoshop mark.

If it's any consolation, I'm laughing with you, not at you...

...ok, who am I kidding... ;)

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/9692/klosterwoo.gifROFL REP!!!!!

Phobia
03-04-2009, 12:32 AM
Congrats, i am sure it was hard work

Heh - true. Hours and Days. Weeks, months.

Taco John
03-04-2009, 12:33 AM
I didn't watch it, but from that clip, I'd say that guy definitely deserves to move on.

Guru
03-04-2009, 12:46 AM
DialIdol is not looking good on him but it probably isn't too accurate this early in the competition either.

http://www.dialidol.com/asp/predictions/predictions.asp

TinyEvel
03-04-2009, 12:55 AM
NIIIIICE!

Dude, Phil, it's not to late to get in on the CPBL contest to win a free plane ticket :D

Guru
03-04-2009, 01:05 AM
After watching previous performances on Youtube this week, I fully agree with Simon that he reminds me of Clay Aiken. However, after tonight, I would throw that out the window. That was impressive.

Tribal Warfare
03-04-2009, 01:44 AM
This going straight to the HOC

ROFL :LOL:

Mr Luzcious
03-04-2009, 02:10 AM
Sorry Phil. I was bored, and you're my favorite photoshop mark.

If it's any consolation, I'm laughing with you, not at you...

...ok, who am I kidding... ;)

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/9692/klosterwoo.gif

LMAO

That was well done.

BigRedChief
03-04-2009, 07:24 AM
You saying Von wasn't good enough? I'll acknowledge a lack of objectivity but I think his was by far the best performance of the night.
I didn't care for the blind dude but I can't see America voting against him. Lil may be the best of the whole lot. But, I did think Von should get the 3rd spot. And if he doesn't I think they will wild card him through.

BigRedChief
03-04-2009, 07:37 AM
DialIdol is not looking good on him but it probably isn't too accurate this early in the competition either.

http://www.dialidol.com/asp/predictions/predictions.asp
Lil Rounds fires up Simon on ‘American Idol’
The contestant was the only woman to garner serious praise from the judge
COMMENTARY
By Craig Berman
msnbc.com contributor

updated 9:59 p.m. CT, Tues., March. 3, 2009
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The three semifinal rounds of “American Idol” have been dominated by the men thus far, and Tuesday’s show was another in a series of episodes where the men were memorable and the women were forgettable.
With one exception.

Lil Rounds closed the show with a dominating performance of Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You.” She sang with confidence and authority, nailing the vocals of an artist whose songs usually lead to disaster when “Idol” hopefuls try them.

“I’m going to keep this very brief — brilliant,” Simon Cowell said. “I think you have great, great prospects in this competition.”
The rest of the judges agreed, though Paula Abdul chose to go the dumb pun route and said, “I have a sneaking suspicion that we’ll see you for many more lil’ rounds.”

Lil Rounds is a sure bet to move onto the final 12.
The rest of the stars of the night, however, were the guys. Scott MacIntyre started off as a feel-good story, the blind contestant overcoming obstacles to make it to Hollywood. But he emerged as one of the audience favorites, and did nothing to hurt himself singing “Mandolin Rain” by Bruce Hornsby.

The judges clearly like him, too, enough that they brushed over any vocal imperfections to praise his passion and his potential. “I want America to see you play and sing, because that’s when they’re really going to see Scott. I hope they give you that chance,” Kara DioGuardi said.
“I think you’re starting to believe in yourself,” Simon said. “In a sea of forgettable people tonight, you’re the one I’m going to remember.”

Also getting copious praise from the judges was Jorge Nuñez. The Puerto Rican has been working with a dialect coach because the judges commented on his accent when he auditioned. It’s anyone’s guess why the show would hold auditions in San Juan if they were concerned about accents, and that was the last thing on anyone’s mind after Nuñez sang Elton John’s “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.”
Now that the accent is mostly gone when he sings, Simon noted that “we were wrong to you to say that you shouldn’t sing with an accent … you’re actually a very good singer.”

Kara followed by saying he was born to sing, which caused Nuñez to break down in tears of happiness. It was a lovefest on stage, which has to help his chances.

The contenders
Ju’Not Joyner sang a stripped-down version of The Plain White Ts “Hey There Delilah” that both surprised and impressed the judges, but he was most memorable for a TMI moment when he revealed he had a cortisone shot in his rear end before the show to help his voice after having issues with asthma. No word on whether the gang from “House” did the procedure to keep it in the Fox family. He did well enough to draw attention, even without his little son in the audience.

There are many places in pop culture where being compared to Clay Aiken is an insult. Fortunately for Von Smith, “American Idol” is not among them. His take on Marvin Gaye was uncharacteristically understated, coming from a guy who screamed his way out of both his audition and the Hollywood round, and he clearly exceeded the expectations of the judges, who compared him to the season two runner-up.

Felicia Barton was the beneficiary of Joanna Pacitti’s disqualification, getting a second chance after originally being cut at the final stage. She did well enough with “No One” by Alicia Keys, and Paula told her, “I’m happy we brought you back, and I hope we bring you back next week.” However, that was before most of the favorites sang, and she was eclipsed by those who followed.

It seemed as though the judges wanted to like Kristen McNamara, but they also wanted her to sing Kelly Clarkson instead of Tracy Chapman. Because she didn’t, the judges were confused about who she was and what kind of an artist she wanted to be. Though she said in the post-performance interview that she envisioned herself as a Clarkson-type of artist, the song choice will probably come back to bite her in the voting.
Kendall Beard did not have that song choice problem, as the country girl went all-in on Nashville by picking Martina McBride’s “This One’s For the Girls.” The vocals weren’t great, but it was a lot of fun and so was she, and if nothing else she made herself into a wild-card candidate, along with Barton and McNamara.

Thanks for participating
High-school student Taylor Vaifanua was criticized for being generic, which was apparent when the judges used her performance to discuss the importance of going to the mall. That came courtesy of Kara, who told her “You’ve got talent, but I want more of your personality ... What’s it like to go shopping with Taylor?”
That prompted the persnickety Simon to wonder who cared about shopping habits, and Ryan Seacrest to remark, “Simon, that’s where you can buy clothes from this decade.”
In the meantime, Vaifanua was crying and smiling, saying that she was just happy to be there. That’s good, because after tomorrow she probably won’t be.

Arianna Afsar was determined to prove she was more than “cute as a button,” which is what the judges all said about her when she auditioned. But she made a mistake with ABBA’s “The Winner Takes It All,” in an arrangement that sounded like it was a funeral dirge. It was was all over the place, and sadly the song title is likely to be ironic, as Afsar probably won’t be one of the top three this week.

Alex Wagner-Trugman’s best chance is if voters value personality over singing. He was funny in the pre-performance interview with Ryan, and was unintentionally funny onstage when he kicked over the microphone stand. But though he put on a very good show, his vocals on Elton John’s “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues” didn’t match the other men.

The judges haven’t known what to make of Nathaniel Marshall all season, and that was true again on Wednesday. He became the first to ever sing “I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” by Meat Loaf on “Idol,” and he’s probably the first who ever considered it.
Simon fixated on Marshall’s headband, which admittedly looked like something out of the early 1980s, but Marshall did a nice job of rebranding himself as the fun contestant instead of the king of drama and breakdowns.

“Right now you’re the guy I want to go to karaoke with — that’s my karaoke buddy right there,” Kara said.
Fitting that even one of the men who wasn’t a front-runner came away with a date.
Craig Berman is a writer in Washington, D.C.
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BigRedChief
03-04-2009, 07:45 AM
For now, a rundown of last night's performances:

Von Smith, the 22-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., earned the wrath of Simon Cowell during Hollywood Week for sounding like "indulgent nonsense." At that point in the competition, it was hard to disagree with the Brit, who quite rightly pointed out that the YouTube sensation had an annoying tendency to overdo every vocal performance with bombastically loud, gratuitous runs. Well, credit Von Smith for doing something constructive with the feedback, as he dialed down the volume and the flourishes with a tastefully delivered "You're All I Need to Get By" by Marvin Gaye Tuesday night. It's amazing what a little restraint can do to an already pliant and agile voice. Simon thought he sounded like Clay Aiken, but I thought his voice was more reminiscent of George Michael's, with its soothing, metallic sheen. In any case, the judges were clearly fans tonight. Randy said, "That was a very hot performance." Kara added, "You're coming into your own." And Simon, after referencing Clay, continued, "You've got the same dress sense. You look appalling, but you actually sang very well. Your voice and the way you perform remind me of Clay. That could be a good thing."

Another week, another teenager trying too hard to sound like an adult. But Taylor Vaifanua, a 16-year-old from Utah, actually held her own against other teenaged semifinalists, choosing an appropriate song with "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keyes. Paula astutely observed that it was a song that Taylor had performed during Hollywood Week. Even so, the choice seemed sound; the R&B standard didn't stretch her vocal range too much, and Taylor seemed to benefit from the song's comfortable pace. But no doubt about it, while the performance sounded decent (especially in comparison to what we heard last week), it certainly lacked excitement. Kara quickly pounced, "It's obvious you have a voice. But I want more of your personality to come through." Randy agreed, chiming in, "It was kind of boring." And Simon? He seemed happy to admit, "I genuinely couldn't remember you from the earlier rounds. Now I can understand why. It was generic." Better luck next year, Taylor.

Bless Alex Wagner-Trugman's heart. Wasn't that great when the California native acknowledged that he might be a bit "dorky"? That was, of course, before he delivered an overcooked version of Elton John's "I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues." Taking a bit too far earlier feedback from the judges to channel his inner Joe Cocker, the 19-year-old proceeded to inject a raspy growl at the beginning of every vocal line.
In fact, he seemed so intent on lessening his dork quotient that he lost concentration momentarily, ending up knocking over the mic stand -- something that the judges didn't overlook. Paula served up her customary warm-fuzzy, "You are certainly entertaining." While chiding Alex for growling a bit too much during the song, Kara conceded, "At least you do you." But Simon scored the most direct hit from the table," We had fun watching you... just not listening to you." And he didn't stop there. Calling all of his growling "ridiculous," the Brit scolded the overmatched teenager, "You're a little hamster trying to be a tiger." Hope you enjoyed your last performance, Alex.

During the run-up to the semifinals, San Diego teenager Arianna Afsar impressed the judges -- Simon and Kara especially -- with the maturity and control of her voice. But on this night, she showed a bit of ill-timed youthful indiscretion in choosing to deliver "The Winner Takes It All" by ABBA, a song that was inappropriate for the 17-year-old. Randy called the song "too big" for her voice. Instead of showing herself as "cute as a button," as Kara pointed out during Hollywood Week, she served up a song that was, in Simon's words, "gloomy." In fact, the whole performance ended up being so heavy and serious that the Simon said it was like "being in a funeral." And with that, we have another talented singer falling by the wayside due to a poor song choice. Seriously, folks, why would a teenager choose ABBA?

If you ever wondered what the late Luther Vandross might sound like churning out a rock hit in silky smooth R&B stylings, then Ju'Not Joyner's version of "Hey There Delilah" by the Plain White T's might give you a good idea. The 26-year-old Maryland native delivered one of the night's more original performances, offering a fresh take on a well-known hit. He took the guitar-influenced song and refashioned it at a lower tempo, sprinkling in some tasteful riffs. It was a rendition that the judges quickly applauded. Randy gave only kudos, commenting, "You switched it up. I loved it." Paula called the version "smooth and fluid." Kara liked the interpretation as well, encouraging Ju'Not to push himself even more to "let loose," while at the same time praising his "ridiculous pipes." Even Simon couldn't avoid giving positive feedback, remarking, "That was better than I thought it was going to be." Looks like we have definite top 12 material here, "Idol" nation.

You've got to applaud Kristen McNamara for making it this far. If you remember Hollywood Week, you'll recall that this 23-year-old California native was part of the self-destructive, intoxicatingly dramatic, but highly entertaining, "Team Sabotage" that also included weepy Nathaniel Marshall. On this night, however, the pixie-like blonde offered up a performance that was far more staid, bordering on boring. While Kristen showed off a good voice, she seems in dire need of a personality transplant on stage. Kara said, "You're a great singer. But I see you doing something with more of a rock edge." While Paula commended Kirsten's "great vocals," Simon was left puzzled by the performance. He criticized the Californian's choice in clothing, musing aloud, "It looked like your mum styled you," all the while labeling her onstage presentation "odd." Randy kept his critique more focused on her singing, commenting, "You tried to do too much."

In must have been a surprise to those who've closely followed this teenager's Hollywood Week histrionics, Nathaniel Marshall managed not to cry in front of the judges Tuesday night. But he probably still managed to cause more than a few groans in living rooms across America. Having charmed the judges with an offbeat, acoustic version of "Disturbia" in Hollywood, the New York native attempted a quirky version of Meatloaf's "I Would Do Anything for Love" that had the judges furrowing their eyebrows. Dressed like '80s eurotrash, Nate unfortunately proved that he might not have the star power to cultivate a strong following. Simon was not a fan, stating that the routine was "verging on excruciating" and that Nate looked dressed "like Olivia Newton-John." Randy was "puzzled by the song choice," left to wonder how this oddball-ish teenager would be able to sell records. Even Paula couldn't resist acknowledging Nate's strange stage persona, confessing that the whole interpretation was too much like Boy George. For those of you not used to Paula-speak, that means this teary teenager just hit the end of the road.

Called back to the competition after ringer Joanna Pacitti was abruptly dumped from the contest, Virginia native Felicia Barton made the most her second chance by throwing down a gutsy, edgy version of "No One" by Alicia Keyes. Looking every bit like a contemporary Pat Benetar, the 26-year-old showed off a similarly powerful voice that had me wondering why the judges chose to overlook this talent in the first place. Whatever that reason was, count Felicia among one of the stronger performers of the night. Paula opened her remarks by acknowledging the Virginian's curious path to the semifinals: "All things happen for a reason." Simon was admittedly "not as enthusiastic as Paula." He thought "the first part was better than the second." Randy, for his part, called Felicia's voice "amazing," while Kara thought she had "attitude and presence." Folks, don't be surprised if this last-minute replacement makes it to the wild card round.

Scott MacIntyre is certainly not among the very strongest singers in the competition. Not by a long shot. But there are very few contestants who can come close to him in terms of having a compelling personal story (Danny Gokey and Lil Rounds surely do come to mind). After all, it's just not that often you see someone with a significant disability emerge as a serious contender to become America's next great pop star. And while the 23-year-old Arizonan lacks the knock-your-socks-off pyrotechnics of some of his fellow male contestants, this guy surely knows how to deliver a pleasant vocal line. Certainly that was the case with his stripped-down, honest version of Bruce Hornsby's "Mandolin Rain." With that performance, he demonstrated that he has just the right type of musical sensibility that will resonate with middle America. Randy gave Scott well-deserved "props," adding, "When you sing, I can hear the compassion." Kara was moved to gush, "You move mountains on stage." And most importantly, Simon gave his grand nod of approval, uttering, "You're the only one I will remember tonight. I will be amazed if you don't sail through to the next round." If Simon's support of Kris Allen and Michael Sarver means anything, such positive words from the Brit mean that we'll be seeing more of Scott.

With her flowing, golden tresses and precious face, Kendall Beard certainly has the look of a strong contender. But she just might not have enough vocally to stay apace with the heavy hitters. The 23-year-old Texan ordered up a spirited version of Martina McBride's "This One's for the Girls," the only country number of the night. While the number started off well, Kendall seemed to lose control of her vocals by song's end. In fact, Kara loved her "big personality," but thought she had "some issues with the notes." Paula loved her outfit, while Randy said, "It was not your best vocal performance." Leave it to Simon to sum it up. He declared, "You did the right thing tonight with country and all, but halfway through I couldn't wait for it to end. Not my cup of tea." Oh, well. "Nashville Star," maybe?

Among the many strong male performances this night, Jorge Nuñez stood out. The Puerto Rican with the Jon Secada-like vocals threw down a soulful, masterful rendition of "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" that elicited loud applause from the judges. And yes, this is a song that has been in heavy "American Idol" rotation in seasons past. But truth be told, it's a moderately difficult standard that showcases the male voice well. It certainly allowed Jorge's soaring vocals and bright personality to shine though. The women on the panel seemed to swoon after the performance. Paula overflowed with compliments, saying, "I am so proud of you. You sound so good." Kara was similarly enthusiastic, adding, "You were born to sing. You touch people when you sing." The men were predictably more tempered in their reaction. Randy felt it was not the "perfect vocal," but "really, really good." And Simon encouraged the Spanish-speaking hopeful to continue to "be who you are," calling him "a good singer." The verdict? This guy's top 12 bound.

The judges saved their strongest comments of the night for Lil Rounds, who, it seems, producers have wanted to peg as a favorite from the very beginning. There's a lot to like about this 23-year-old Memphis native. After all, she's a mother of three. She's survived a tornado. And she has got a voice that's deep with power, longing and regret. Her decision to sing Mary J. Blige's "Be Without You" was just about perfect, as the song allowed her R&B delivery to distance herself from the other females in the contest. No doubt about it, the judges are strongly behind Lil. Simon summed up the performance with one word, "Brilliant." Randy stated that Lil is "one of the best we have found this season." Kara called her a "powerhouse," while Paula called her "first class." As I've said before, Lil is this year's Fantasia Barrino. She's a lock for the top 12.

Hot: Lil Rounds, Jorge Nuñez and Scott MacIntyre
Not: Alex Wagner-Trugman, Nathaniel Marshall and Arianna Afsar
Wild card worthy: Von Smith, Ju'Not Joyner and Felicia Barton

Von smith Video:
http://video.msn.com/?vid=69891dce-1f8d-4ad1-89a5-0f33c00297fe&mkt=en-us&from=Entertainment_TV&fg=widget_americanidol&playlist=videoByTag:tag:americanidol:ns:Gallery:mk:us:vs:1&showPlaylist=true

Phobia
03-04-2009, 07:51 AM
For now, a rundown of last night's performances:

Von Smith, the 22-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., earned the wrath of Simon Cowell during Hollywood Week for sounding like "indulgent nonsense." At that point in the competition, it was hard to disagree with the Brit, who quite rightly pointed out that the YouTube sensation had an annoying tendency to overdo every vocal performance with bombastically loud, gratuitous runs. Well, credit Von Smith for doing something constructive with the feedback, as he dialed down the volume and the flourishes with a tastefully delivered "You're All I Need to Get By" by Marvin Gaye Tuesday night. It's amazing what a little restraint can do to an already pliant and agile voice. Simon thought he sounded like Clay Aiken, but I thought his voice was more reminiscent of George Michael's, with its soothing, metallic sheen.

That's absolutely spot on. Not only did his voice sound like GM, he physically resembled him somewhat as well. GM is a perfect comparison.

dirk digler
03-04-2009, 07:52 AM
LMAO

Nice job TJ

Tribal Warfare
03-04-2009, 09:35 AM
LMAO

Nice job TJ

I so posted that gif on my facebook too ROFL

Monty
03-04-2009, 09:47 AM
That's absolutely spot on. Not only did his voice sound like GM, he physically resembled him somewhat as well. GM is a perfect comparison.

Now that you mention it, yeah, it's a very accurate comparison. Maybe some Wham! songs are in his future? There's plenty to pick from. :)

Phobia
03-04-2009, 10:02 AM
I so posted that gif on my facebook too ROFL

Awesome. Thank you. Get the word out, people.

Dave Lane
03-04-2009, 10:03 AM
I couldn't watch any of it but the Klosterfuck portion. Dude was rattled. I figured Phil to be as cool as a cucumber but...

htismaqe
03-04-2009, 10:16 AM
I can't wait until the lawsuits pour in.

First Von reminds Simon of Clay Aiken, and then Paula refers to Nathaniel's Meatloaf song as the "Boy George" version. The GLBT lawyers are gonna be all over them.

And yes Phil, you do look gay in that shirt. :)

Phobia
03-04-2009, 10:25 AM
I couldn't watch any of it but the Kloster**** portion. Dude was rattled. I figured Phil to be as cool as a cucumber but...

You're right. I get a camera in my face and get tense - especially when I know we have 30 seconds in which to squeeze 5 minutes of info. I've been on camera in KC 4 or 5 times now and while I've done well a couple of times I've been awful every other time - this was one of those awful efforts.

The 10:00 segment was somewhat improved but still a little painful.

BigRedChief
03-04-2009, 10:28 AM
You're right. I get a camera in my face and get tense - especially when I know we have 30 seconds in which to squeeze 5 minutes of info. I've been on camera in KC 4 or 5 times now and while I've done well a couple of times I've been awful every other time - this was one of those awful efforts.

The 10:00 segment was somewhat improved but still a little painful.
Me and the wife will be there tonight but I'm not wearing that gay shirt.:harumph:

Phobia
03-04-2009, 10:28 AM
And yes Phil, you do look gay in that shirt. :)

Even worse, the shirt is on backwards so they could get the graphic on camera.

As much crap as I've given people over the years, I deserve all this and much more. Heap it on, folks.

I spent last evening promoting Von, a client's restaurant, and my publication so I'll accept a little humility to achieve some success in those areas.

htismaqe
03-04-2009, 10:42 AM
Even worse, the shirt is on backwards so they could get the graphic on camera.

As much crap as I've given people over the years, I deserve all this and much more. Heap it on, folks.

I spent last evening promoting Von, a client's restaurant, and my publication so I'll accept a little humility to achieve some success in those areas.

No wonder it looked like that. You should have told them to take a shot of your back instead of wearing the shirt in a way that made you look like a bearded pear. :)

Anyway, I'm done ribbing you. It's awesome that you're doing something like this. I wish my life had meaning. ROFL

KcMizzou
03-04-2009, 10:45 AM
No wonder it looked like that. You should have told them to take a shot of your back instead of wearing the shirt in a way that made you look like a bearded pear. :)

Anyway, I'm done ribbing you. It's awesome that you're doing something like this. I wish my life had meaning. ROFLI read that as "panda bear", which kinda works too.

Donger
03-04-2009, 10:47 AM
Oh my.

Phobia
03-04-2009, 10:47 AM
No wonder it looked like that. You should have told them to take a shot of your back instead of wearing the shirt in a way that made you look like a bearded pear. :)

Anyway, I'm done ribbing you. It's awesome that you're doing something like this. I wish my life had meaning. ROFL

Meaning? I'm promoting a kid I've never met on a show I don't like for about $.07 an hour. Meaning?

crazycoffey
03-04-2009, 10:51 AM
man, tuff crowd.... Hey Phil, I've been meaning to ask. What's up with the black bonnett thing in your avatar? I've seen it in a few different people"s avatars. Are you few starting a fad/internet gang or something?

Phobia
03-04-2009, 10:54 AM
man, tuff crowd.... Hey Phil, I've been meaning to ask. What's up with the black bonnett thing in your avatar? I've seen it in a few different people"s avatars. Are you few starting a fad/internet gang or something?

http://www.freep.com/article/20090122/COL27/901220379?imw=Y

Goapics1
03-04-2009, 10:57 AM
NIIIIICE!

Dude, Phil, it's not to late to get in on the CPBL contest to win a free plane ticket :D

ROFL

BigRedChief
03-04-2009, 11:04 AM
Meaning? I'm promoting a kid I've never met on a show I don't like for about $.07 an hour. Meaning?
That does sound like a sound business model.

crazycoffey
03-04-2009, 11:04 AM
http://www.freep.com/article/20090122/COL27/901220379?imw=Y


Oh, OK. Must have been a good chat about that hat. Mmmmm, interesting.
Well, look at the time - I gotta run. Thanks, nice talking to you, look great, really.
Ok, Bye.....







Wow, that was awkward

Phobia
03-04-2009, 11:09 AM
That does sound like a sound business model.

It's only moderately better than a Nick Athan partnership.

Phobia
03-04-2009, 11:12 AM
NIIIIICE!

Dude, Phil, it's not to late to get in on the CPBL contest to win a free plane ticket :D
I see you with your fat-guy comment. I do acknowledge I have a face for writing.

htismaqe
03-04-2009, 11:22 AM
Meaning? I'm promoting a kid I've never met on a show I don't like for about $.07 an hour. Meaning?

ROFL

It's only moderately better than a Nick "Assclown" Athan partnership.

I guess it depends on whether or not they actually pay you your $.07 an hour!

Ari Chi3fs
03-04-2009, 11:31 AM
This thread is pure awesome sauce. WOOOOO WOOOOO!!!

tooge
03-04-2009, 12:02 PM
the camera does seem to add some tonage afterall. Does this shirt make my head look fat? Pretty cool.

Phobia
03-04-2009, 12:21 PM
the camera does seem to add some tonage afterall. Does this shirt make my head look fat? Pretty cool.

Boom goes the dynamite!

TinyEvel
03-04-2009, 12:47 PM
I like how you've mastered the "turn head to the side so the eyes coyly shift to the left" like Price and Sheena easton. 100 percent Hollywood, brutha!

Phobia
03-04-2009, 12:51 PM
I like how you've mastered the "turn head to the side so the eyes coyly shift to the left" like Price and Sheena easton. 100 percent Hollywood, brutha!

Oh, I agree with that. There's something there for sure. Maybe with a diet and about 10 years of mentoring....

Phobia
03-04-2009, 04:32 PM
Von Smith American Idol Finals Dispatch Best Guess (http://greensummitdispatch.com/articles/America_has_voted_____Will_Von_Smith_advance_to_Id)

Here's my take on the situation. I'm much better in text form.

Otter
03-04-2009, 07:59 PM
Heh, you did pretty good Phil. It makes me happy to see a fellow big headed on TV.

Advice for next time: wear the shirt correctly, turn around and do the thumbs pointing at the back over the shoulder move.

So is this guy still on? I refuse to watch American Idol.

Taco John
03-04-2009, 10:54 PM
So did he make it through?

Taco John
03-05-2009, 12:48 AM
So did he make it through?

???

chiefsfanintx
03-05-2009, 12:51 AM
He made it to the wild card show tomorrow night.

Guru
03-05-2009, 06:14 AM
Even worse, the shirt is on backwards so they could get the graphic on camera.

As much crap as I've given people over the years, I deserve all this and much more. Heap it on, folks.

I spent last evening promoting Von, a client's restaurant, and my publication so I'll accept a little humility to achieve some success in those areas.

I knew there was something "off" about that shirt.

Guru
03-05-2009, 06:19 AM
He made it to the wild card show tomorrow night.He didn't make the cut last night? Thats interesting. Surely he will pass the WC round tonight. I don't think he is good enough to finish top 5 but he is most definitely top 12.

BigRedChief
03-05-2009, 07:36 AM
He didn't make the cut last night? Thats interesting. Surely he will pass the WC round tonight. I don't think he is good enough to finish top 5 but he is most definitely top 12.
He was the first person selected to go to the wild card round if that means anything.

DomerNKC
03-05-2009, 07:13 PM
it means that phil has another busy night. woo-woo-woo!!!

DomerNKC
03-05-2009, 07:23 PM
the von a tron just hit a wall. Goodnight now drama queen.

Guru
03-05-2009, 08:08 PM
what happened?

dirk digler
03-05-2009, 08:39 PM
Poor Von I was rooting for him but it was not to be. At least they didn't pass that annoying bitch Tattana(sp?).

Phobia
03-05-2009, 09:15 PM
I'll be on Fox4 again tonight. Hopefully not providing more silliness to laugh at. ;)

big nasty kcnut
03-05-2009, 09:29 PM
Phil your a silly boy.
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kcfanXIII
03-05-2009, 10:30 PM
so anyone got a copy of phil from tonight?

Phobia
03-05-2009, 10:54 PM
http://www.fox4kc.com/wdaf-story-von-smith-idol-030509,0,2796037.story

Ari Chi3fs
03-05-2009, 10:56 PM
I saw him you on Fox 4. My wife said... is that Phil? He looks fatter.

KcMizzou
03-05-2009, 10:57 PM
I saw him you on Fox 4. My wife said... is that Phil? He looks fatter.Dude. You're a dick.

Phobia
03-05-2009, 10:58 PM
I saw him you on Fox 4. My wife said... is that Phil? He looks fatter.

Yeah, it's been a while since I've dropped in on your wife.