A fun fact from Season 2 (Reuben, Clay, etc.). You may remember legendary singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka was the mentor and celebrity judge for the semi-finals. He initially planned to be brutally honest in his assessment of each performance. His son, who is a screenwriter and presumably knows a thing or two about how brutal the business is, cautioned his father to reconsider. Marc, the son, reminded him that about 38 million people were watching. Did Neil Sedaka really want viewers to watch him eviscerate a bunch of kids on national television?
Sedaka did indeed reconsider. You may