The audition process is officially underway, with standouts like Alyssa Raghu and Dennis Lorenzo impressing judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan during night one. That being said, my socks remained securely in place throughout the premiere. You need some solid talent sprinkled throughout episode one, but that's not the focus in the beginning.
Even though it's been the most successful talent show at producing actual radio artists, it's not like we were churning out superstars anymore. In fact, since Phillip Phillips won back in season 11, the only Idols who have even released albums are Kree Harrison, Nick Fradiani, Caleb Johnson and Candice Glover. And, yeah, three of them actually won.
The rawness is, of course, aided by the fact that America just watched a 46-minute two-camera slow-mo of her dreams being crushed, with Chris Harrison reminding us before and after every commercial break that the footage was uncut and unedited. What remains now are the unanswered questions. Did Lauren take Arie back? Are they engaged or even together? Is Becca okay? Is she the next Bachelorette? And if so, how can she possibly be ready to fall in love again?
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".