January 23, 2009 at 10:42 PM EST

Wait, wait…American Idol haters, don’t answer that! American Idol addicts, let’s discuss. After watching this week’s audition episodes from San Francisco and Louisville, Jessica Shaw and I got to wondering…is it time to relegate the “funny” auditions to a single blooper hour? Where the heck are season 8’s potential superstars? Has Kara DioGuardi’s welcome already started to wear thin? And how professional is too professional (in terms of Idol wannabes)? Press play below (if only to see a certain Top Doll contestant make a cameo!), then head to the comments section to weigh in with your own thoughts.

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