Canadian Idol sucks.

There I said. We were all thinking it but I just said. Actually it doesn’t all suck. Usually they are actually capable of finding some wonderfully talented singers, it’s just they always end up losing to shit like Kalan Porter. And yeah I know that I will now have the wrath of Kalanites on me now because they use Google Key Word search to track all things Kalan. And you know what else I’m not scared of? Telling you that Kalan was actually in rehab last year for anorexia but it’s big secret in the industry.
I’m sorry but after 5 months of American Idol we only get a two week reprieve until we have Ben Mulroney all in our face. And trust me nobody wants that. Tonight’s 1 hour premiere just seemed too rushed. I’m all about skipping the bad talent but three cities in one hour is just crazy! Toronto, Calgary and Edmonton were all covered in tonight’s show which featured about 5-8 singers from each city. Thus giving those who actually got air time a HUGE advantage once some of them get into the Top 24.
Anyway in case you did watch it I wanted to give a quick shout out to Caitlynne Medreck who made a quick appearance in the final moments in the confessional montage saying “I don’t want to sing pop music anyway”. This broke my heart because I did a play with Caitlynne a couple of years ago (see above picture) and I don’t think I have ever seen anyone has much talent as she as. I’m not joking. (Although I do feel like now is a good time to bring up this still painful Nomination shocker) At only 18 this girl is definitely going to be huge and I can’t wait to keep telling people that I knew her. Because if there is one thing Calgary has taught me, I can hold on to memories for as long as I want.
Oh and if you are in the Calgary region you can check out Caitlynne at the Oh Canada Eh dinner theatre in Canmore. Check her out and you’ll see exactly what I mean!

Mike Morrison