The battle between lame and lamer is over. After months of weeding out kids with a sprinkling of talent, American Idol's sixth season came down to annoying Justin Timberlake-wannabe Blake Lewis and not-quite-powerhouse Jordin Sparks.
Tonight, 17-year-old Sparks took the title.
But you probably already knew that.
Even if you weren't one of the millions of suckers tuned in, it's hard to elude a story folks at the Times and Register deem worthy of primo web-headline space. Makes you wonder what tomorrow's print editions will look like. Let's see if anyone succumbs to the supreme temptation. . . .
Even the snarky Simon.
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