By Michael Slezak
May 05, 2009 at 07:45 AM EDT

What we’re gonna do is go back…way back…to the days immediately following Top 13/Michael Jackson week. It was a simpler time here on Idolatry, and full of hope and optimism and “artistry,” I boldly predicted American Idol‘s eighth season would end with an Adam-Allison-Kris final three. Does that make me crazy? Does that make me crazy? Does that make me crazy? Possibly. But on the latest installment of Idolatry, my cohost “Dancin” Dawnie Walton and I discuss the merits/likelihood of such a troika, as well as the admittedly awesome final-five performance of “Come Rain or Come Shine” by Danny Gokey. (Uh-huh, I said it!) Warning: The music of Twisted Sister plays a prominent role in this episode of Idolatry. Grab yourself some earplugs, or simply submit to the awesomeness of “I WANNA ROCK!” (And brace yourselves for some BONUS MATT GIRAUD!) Yes, yes, y’all! And leave those thoughts in the comments section below.

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