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May 26, 2004

The Ace of Spades Effect: Blog Gets Paul Anka an Appearance on American Idol

Thanks for those who tipped me to this last night, and my apologies for those who were expecting a comment sooner.

Who knew that when I asked Paul Anka to guest-host the blog for a weekend it would set off a media-frenzy landing him a prominent spot on last night's penultimate American Idol 3?

Well, I knew that would happen. But who else did?

He was in good form, but I was disappointed that he didn't do any of his greatest hits, such as The Guys Get Shirts, Where's Joe?, Put Me Some Fuckin' Knowledge, and the heartbreaking ballad, Do You Like Your Jobs? (Well Do You Want to Keep Your Jobs?)

Something else was missing, too: explosive profanity.

Still, the man radiated integrity and "conscious," and there can be little doubt that when he moved, he sliced like a fuckin' hammer.


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