philcody 2 years, 2 months ago on Phillips fits winners' mold

Shinedown, while it's true that DeWyze had a dismal debut, some of the others have been quite successful. You just may not listen to their music. David Cook and Scotty McCreery both had debut albums that went platinum, selling over 1,000,000 copies each, with McCreery's reaching #1 on the charts. Kris Allen has had mediocre album sales, but is about to release his second album.


philcody 2 years, 5 months ago on School visits are an eye-opener

I thought the same thing when I read it. I think Dr. Brown meant "surprised" rather than "appalled."