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Boys Bring the Weak Sauce on American Idol

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Can we fast forward through the rest of the American Idol season? We already know the two finalists will either be Melinda Doolittle vs. Lakisha Jones (if America has its way) or Antonella Barba vs. Sanjaya Malakar(if the site has its way).

It was boys' night out on American Idol and as a bunch, they were pretty bad sucked. Some of the lowlights included:

>> Sanjaya with a new, straighter (more masculine???) hairstyle singing a blander rendition -- and we didn't think that was possible -- of John Mayer's "Waiting for the World to Change."

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>> Sundance Head doing a terrible Eddie Vedder impression with Pearl Jam's "Jeremy." (He has been such a disappointment since his audition, where his blues song sent chills through us.)

>> Bug-eyed Phil Staceydoing the LeAnn Rimes ballad "I Need You" and not being able to keep those low notes in key.

>> Jared Cotter singing a just ok version of Stevie Wonder's "If You Really Loved Me." Note to Jared: Leave the argyle sweaters to Kanye West. No one pulls preppy better than him.

There were too few highlights worth mentioning, but we still like Chris "Jack Osborne" Sligh; beatboxer Blake Lewis, who we have to give props to for doing a 311 song (though he was out of tune in the beginning and showed us a lame-ass comedy character he does called Jimmy Walker Blue); and Chris Richardson (who we'll still root for despite singing a Keith Urban song a little nasally...)

Last night's show was hard to watch. Maybe we should have been watching the Pussycat Dolls show (or should that be Pukey-cat Dolls? since they came down with stomach viruses) instead.

The girls are on tonight at 8 pm on Fox.