From the archives
This was written prior to a reading on October 13 of last year:
In the tradition of Henry James, Fantasia Barrino—the most exhilarating of
the American Idol winners—dictated her first book, Life Is Not a Fairy Tale. (She's recently stated that she is illiterate, and learning to read.) HJ is OK, but he never got to digress on "Baby Got Back": "That song, which was a top-selling song, is how I learned what to wear to make my butt look bigger than it was."