American Idol recently came back from the dead and held auditions in our backyard. We obviously had to crash.

Who Tries Out for ‘American Idol’ in 2017? I Went to the Oakland Auditions to Find Out

How could loving avocado be wrong? We’ll tell you! *Debbie Downer sound*


Disney’s live-action Aladdin film just got a lot whiter, because brown people can’t just have things.



And we ride out on “Shining” by DJ Khaled, Jay Z, and Beyoncé:

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Is It Too Late to Say Sorry for Eating So Much Avocado? 14 September,2017Emmanuel Hapsis


Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis is the creator and editor of KQED Pop and also the host of The Cooler. He studied creative writing at University of Maryland and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. In his free time, he sings his heart out at karaoke.

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