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Published: Wednesday, 3/10/2010

Simon Cowell gives Crystal Bowersox two thumbs up

"...as human beings we are capable of making sense of situations based on the thinnest slice of experience."

Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point.

IMPORTANT ENDORSEMENT: Simon Cowell told Jay Leno Monday night that he's a fan of northwest Ohio resident Crystal Bowersox on American Idol. Interesting that the king of snark is actually going out of his way to applaud Bowersox, who is scheduled to sing on the Fox show tonight. RL

OSCAR FALLOUT: Kudos to Kathryn Bigelow for being the first woman director to win the golden statue, thumbs down pretty much for Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, and another Academy Awards night is under our belt. Expect lots of commentary on whether the two co-hosts stunk as bad as most people think, the general predictability of the winners (and losers), and plenty of pictures of the dresses. Here's a quick run-through from Thin Slices, with a look at the 16 most memorable moments last night, backstage in the press room, and Blade staff writer Kirk Baird's take on the night. Oh, and here's a look at the bests and worsts of the evening.

Rod Lockwood


PAST THIN SLICES

Week 1 Slices, Week 2 Slices, Week 3 Slices, Week 4 Slices, Week 5 Slices, Week 6 Slices, Week 7 Slices, Week 8 Slices, Week 9 Slices, Week 10 Slices, Week 11 Slices, Week 12, Week 13, Week 14, Week 15, Week 16, Week 17, Week 18, Week 19, Week 20, Week 21, Week 22, Week 23,Week 24,Week 25, Week 26, Week 27, Week 28, Week 29, Week 30, Week 31, Week 32, Week 33, Week 34, Week 35, Week 36, Week 37, Week 38, Week 39, Week 40, Week 41, Week 42, Week 43, Week 44, Week 45, Week 46, Week 47, Week 48, Week 49, Week 50, Week 51, Week 52, Week 53, Week 54, Week 55, Week 56, Week 57, Week 58, Week 59, Week 60, Week 61, Week 62, Week 63, Week 64, Week 65, Week 66, Week 67, Week 68, Week 69, Week 70, Week 71, Week 72, Week 73, Week 74, Week 75, Week 76



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