By EW Staff
March 21, 2009 at 05:10 AM EDT

Last call for the Rage and Shame Express! Alexis Grace got booted from American Idol this week — missing a spot on this summer’s Idols Live! tour — while Scott MacIntyre and Michael Sarver keep chugging along, ready to commit acts of mediocrity against the Motown songbook come Wednesday night. It’s enough to make an Idoloonie consider hiding out in a Utah ski lodge from now until late May, ignoring the goings-on on our nation’s favorite talent competition and subsisting on CSI reruns and trashy Judge Alex episodes alone. But then, of course, I’d be missing out on the emotionally devastating fun of speed-dialing the super-talented Allison Iraheta all the way to her inevitable eighth-place season 8 run. And why wouldn’t I want to do that?

Anyhow, if you’re feeling glum about Alexis’s Idol ouster, then do press play below, as my cohost Kristen “keepin’ it real” Baldwin and I take a break from our vacation to vent our feelings, and of course, give you a message board (below) to vent your own…before the Rage and Shame Express leaves the station. All aboard!

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