American Idol Requiem: The Good, Bad & Ugly of a Pop Culture Touchstone

“American Idol”, like most hit TV shows that eventually crash and burn, is (thankfully) closing out its historic 15-season run on Fox tomorrow night. Let’s face it, the horse is dead. It’s been dead for quite some time now. So what will future generations, 2,000 years from now, make of this pop culture touchstone?