Simon Says

Foer, Franklin
May 2006
New Republic;5/22/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 19, p10
The article discusses entertainment critic Simon Cowell and his role as a judge on the television show "American Idol." The author notes Cowell's critical approach in assessing contestants as well as his ability to spot talent when he sees it. The author argues that Cowell's own critical aptitude could be put to better use.


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