Sanjaya Malakar — 15 Minutes of Fame Winner
American Idol’s Sanjaya Malakar won AOL’s 2007 “Cashing In on 15 Minutes Of Fame” poll.
Sanjaya Malakar 39%
Howard K. Stern & Larry Birkhead 32%
‘Dancing With the Stars’ C-list celebrities 23%
Chris Crocker 6%
This is actually a bit misleading since I don’t think Sanjaya Malakar has literally cashed in — where’s the money? Show me the money!
He did get a lot fans… and a lot of press… and Sanjaya Malakar will live forever on the Internet and the annals of American pop culture. Go Sanjaya!
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good lord that link ^ is not even it!!!!!
omg. cut and paste I am NOT good at. That is from an American Experience show I watched the other night.
THIS is from Mamajaya. Rickey, I implore you, please delete the former!
news from Mamajaya http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/jonestown/peopleevents/p_jones.html
Oh, Green, it's as bad as ever. Still no internet. I'm going out of my mind, much like your desert islander! Verizon still and forevermore SUCKS!! But I have enforcements now, so I figure I may have something within 30 days. you are sweet to ask, and sorry for being "off topic"
Rickey-cool new design. I see that your Santa hat is no longer there, but no festive indications of the new year like you wearing the "2008" sunglasses?
Good morning everyone.
Rickey-thank you for putting this result up.
Coco-I liked your take on this- "I’m not sure if I want to congratulate him on winning this lame poll. But losing would be worse, I guess." :P My sentiments exactly. Like GirlyGirl said, we were on fence for this poll, we did vote few times just in case-mainly to avoid future guilt. ;)
GirlyGirl-there you are. How is your internet situation now? Is it going to get resolved soon? How do you do without internet at home? I cannot even imagine that-the horrors! :D I remember reading a joke some time ago, a guy after being ship-wrecked and stranded on a small piece of land without water and food for few days is rescued by a passing-by ship and the first thing he asks when he boards the ship is, "may I check my emails?" I identify with him completely. :D
haha, Coco, this was definitely a lame poll. This is the one that Greennj and I (and Fountainhead, and then Hester, and probably a lot of other faithful fanjayas) were on the fence about, sooooo, this really speaks to the force that is Sanjaya. :-) Go Sanjaya!! The guy's got staying power---even decades, as Hester said, and that makes me very happy. Here's to Sanjaya in 2008 :-)
15 minutes? Phew!
Sanjaya has a bright and interesting future ahead of him. And yes, brucella some of my favorite moments of '07 had to do with him too.
I'm not sure if I want to congratulate him on winning this lame poll. But losing would be worse, I guess. Is ignoring an option?
Yeah Sanjaya! Another win is still a win. It means he still has lots of people following what he does. Oh yes, he does.
Can the poster names go back to the top of the their respective comments again?
please? pretty please??
okay alright, I will live with it. I am not a big fan of this 15 min of fame, but well, since he won I guess should be happy... :)
Interesting layout now Rickey! You've shaken up the foundation so it will take some getting used to. But change is imminent & this iz 2008! :)
Congratulations Sanjaya. You gave us some of my favorite moments of 2007. I can hardly wait to see what you will do in 2008!
If by "15 minutes" they mean a career that will span decades, and if by "cashed in" they mean something he will do many times over in the future ... ;-)
Go Sanjaya, indeed! Resistance is futile.