By Michael Slezak
April 14, 2009 at 12:00 PM EDT

I don’t know why, but every time I think about Quentin Tarantino guest-mentoring tonight’s episode of American Idol, all I can think about is how Ellen DeGeneres once referred to him as “Quentin Tarantutti.” I think it was on an old episode of Ellen. Maybe it was in a standup routine. Not very profound, I know. So I’ll pass the torch to you all to discuss tonight’s episode. I’ll be back at nine(ish) with my first impression, then write until the rooster crows to give you a full TV Watch recap. In the interim, watch yourself some Idolatry. My cohost Kristen “put the ‘Go’ in ‘Gokey'” Baldwin is on fiyah, I tell ya!

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