Paula Abdul

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    The six most unstoppable collaborations in music

    Roosevelt and Churchill. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Marvel and Capcom. Ghostbusters and Hi-C. Throughout history, there have been some truly incredible collaborations that have forever altered the course of humanity. But what about the memorable music combos when two brilliant music artists col ... More >>

  • Film

    March 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    The ten things rockstars do to try to remain relevant when their stars start to fade

    We all have to make a buck, and musicians are absolutely no different. When their music careers start to fade, they still have to pay the bills. And with the endless parade of also-rans appearing on Celebrity Apprentice, we are continually reminded just how low some will go to keep their name in the ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    If Britney Spears accepts X Factor job, she could still learn a sexy thing or two from Christina

    This time last year, the most contagious pop trend was working with Pitbull, and what a bandwagon trend that was. As much as we're glad the Pitbull days are over, we're not too hot for this new thing, either. And this new thing, somewhat strangely, is serving as a judge for a televised singing compe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    American Idol in Galveston: Just like the good ol' days

    Last night's episode of American Idol offered us a few strong contenders and an out-of-place space shuttle opening sequence. Houston, we have a problem: we're not actually in Houston -- despite misleading promos, we're in Galveston, Texas. Don't be deceived, people. Skylar Laine, a sweet seventeen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    American Idol is back, with a new host of hopefuls

    If the hat Steven Tyler wore during last night's premiere of American Idol is anything to go by, it's going to be an interesting season.​Nearly eight months since Scotty McCreery became America's latest Idol in May 2011, it's good to have the cast of American Idol 2.0 back in action. To wit, R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Ten pop music moments that defined 2011

    With major comebacks and massive hits, 2011 was the year of the women, from Beyoncé to Miley Cyrus. Without singers like Adele, we wouldn't have songs to cry along with, and without Katy Perry, we wouldn't have any songs to hum at our nine to five. So what exactly were the biggest pop moments of 20 ... More >>

  • Music

    April 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Denver's Next Improv Star starts a cootie epidemic, blows up a Scottish child

    ​Improv is based on inclusiveness; competition implies exclusivity. It's pretty safe to assume, then, that the two can't mix, isn't it? It is not. Bovine Metropolis successfully combines the uncombinable in Denver's Next Improv Star, a competition that aims to find the city's funniest improvi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Darwin Smith of Darwin Deez on his videos and his informal agenda as an artist

    Darwin Deez​ Darwin Deez (due at Larimer Lounge tonight) came to the attention of wider and wider audiences relatively early in the band's career with the release of its singles "Constellations" and "Radar Detector." The videos for both songs revealed a band both eccentric, quirky and capabl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Scott McInnis tweets that he's "in it to win it" -- or was it a plagiarist?

    Scott McInnis's Twitter photo.​How is Scott McInnis responding to pressure that he drop out of the governor's race due to plagiarism problems? Via his Twitter feed. That's very Paula Abdul of him. Trouble is, the second he shared his intention to stick around, a well-known progressive wondere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Five artists who should just go Vegas, baby!

    Vegas, baby!​There comes a point in the career of any musical act where the only reasonable thing to do is to follow the trailblazing example of the King. By this we mean: Buy a lot of jumpsuits, move your bloated, fat ass to Las Vegas and basically become an ersatz version of your former glor ... More >>

  • Music

    May 27, 2010

    Warlock Pinchers

    Bomb the Franklin Mint

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    The ten most cringe-worthy/awkward interviews

    Celebrities get lucky with interviews most of the time. Networks cut down strange content, or if the interview is too weird, they never make it into print. Regardless of studio and agent watchdogs, countless interviews have made us uncomfortable enough to cringe, even if we couldn't pull our eyes an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Eight acts we'd pay to not release a new record

    The music industry has fallen upon hard times, and hard times call for innovation. Now, we don't know enough about the licensing difficulties behind streaming music, or the revenue share of digital downloads or any of that to suggest a business model based on how people want to listen to music these ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Will Victoria Beckham's American Idol performance make you miss Paula Abdul?

    Victoia Beckham: icy?​On Friday, we told you about Victoria Beckham's stealth visit to Denver to participate in American Idol callbacks. Now, the early reviews are in -- the kind shared by anonymous whisperers -- and they're not very good. RadarOnline reports that while the once-and-future Pos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    We miss you already, Paula!: American Idol auditions in Denver, round two

    Cheer up, Paula. You can always schedule a comeback tour. Straight up!​The American Idol auditions at Invesco Field last month attracted thousands of fame junkies, earned oodles of media attention and reportedly killed at least one dog. But today's session is the one that counts: It determines ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Victoria Beckham in Denver for American Idol auditions?

    The Posh one.​Many locals are no doubt still emotionally distraught by Paula Abdul's absence from today's latest round of American Idol judging in Denver. But it looks as if such people will be getting a celebrity booster shot to assist in their recovery. To whit: reports that Vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Denver Idol offers American Idol shortcut

    When I heard about the American Idol auditions set to take place here July 12-14, I began looking into flights out of town, in order to avoid being trampled to death by wannabe superstars who'd actually like to see Paula Abdul in person. (It can't be any worse than the video version. Is there any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    Fallen Idol

    There are things we believe in this world. That the sky is blue, that water is wet, and that Paula Abdul is a complete headcase. But has Paula's own brand of crazy actually uncovered the real truth about American Idol? Was her performance on Tuesday night evidence that the judges' responses are s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007
  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Girl Talk

    Gregg Gillis can’t understand what all the fuss is about.

  • Music

    May 3, 2007

    Hot & Wild Wednesdays

    Purple Martini

  • Home Entertainment

    February 15, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 14, 2006

    So You Think You Can Judge Dancing?

    The Fox reality show So You Think You Can Dance has done so well in the ratings that the network has created a tour featuring the program's ten top finalists; the troupe performs in Denver on Tuesday, September 19, at the Colorado Convention Center's Lecture Hall. Brian Friedman, a choreographer-tur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2006

    Idol Speculation

    Our long national nightmare is almost over... Tonight's penultimate episode of American Idol means that millions of people who love high phone bills will finally be able to vote for their favorite among the ultra-popular Fox talent show's finalists. There's no telling whether Taylor Hicks and Kathe ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 13, 2006

    Hit Parade

    It's business as usual for the Civic Center, Denver's premier urban space.

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    American I-Dull

    Since anointing Kelly Clarkson, the star machine's been running on empty.

  • News

    June 23, 2005

    Off Limits

    Fantastic Voyage

  • Dining

    June 9, 2005

    Drink of the Week

    Ciclón & OJ

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Blindsided by Blind Love

    A fan's Terrell Web site is stopped short of a TD.

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Shelby Lynne

    Love, Shelby (Island)

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    The Same Old Shlock

    Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been.

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    December 18, 1997
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    February 14, 1996



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    February 16, 1994