Ten Signs You Won't Win "American Idol"
From the Late Show with David Letterman
You dedicate "I Will Always Love You" to Saddam Hussein
Backstage, people say, "Are you still here?"
North Korea says if you lose they'll stop producing enriched uranium
Your mother says, "You're okay, but I'm really a big fan
You were recently named the three of clubs on the "Most Wanted
Iraqi" playing cards
You've already appeared on another reality show -- "Cops"
Vegas gives you the same odds of winning it all as the Mets
You cancel your performance to stay home and watch "Jag"
Simon beats you with the microphone stand
Your voice is muffled by the SARS mask
Top 5 Signs Your Prom Date Is William Hung
He manages to tear your dress, trash your corsage and step on
*both* your feet dancing, but that doggone goofy charm convinces
you to give it up anyway.
4. Despite his embarrassing performance in the back seat of his
car, his earnest demeanor landed him a $25,000 porno deal.
3. His tux? The limo? The hotel room? Everything has been rented
for just 15 minutes.
2. "Our next song is by request -- for the fifth time tonight,
not that we're counting... 'She Bangs!'"
and the Number 1 Sign Your Prom Date Is William Hung...
1. Fox has already cleared three nights of its fall schedule to
accommodate a series documenting the evening, with rights to a
second one covering the after-party.
Ten Things I Can Say Now That I Lost "American Idol"
"If I had won, I was gonna blow the prize money on candy
"Honestly, I thought I was auditioning for 'The Apprentice'"
"Ryan Seacrest isn't as smart as he seems on TV"
"If you want to see me 'perform,' I'll be working the noon-to-8
shift at Old Navy tomorrow"
"George W. Bush didn't win the popular vote either, and he's
done pretty well for himself"
"Underneath that table, Randy Jackson doesn't wear pants"
"Until 10 minutes ago, I had no idea who Dave Letterman was"
"I could take down Clay Aiken with one arm in a sling"
"I handled my loss well -- I gathered my belongings, said
my goodbyes and keyed the crap out of Simon's car"
"I have one thing to say to the voters: What in the hell
is wrong with you people?"