Here’s my conversation with a Rolling Stone writer about her recent piece on some “American Idol” rejects — not the contestants who have been voted off recently, but the ones we laughed at during the auditions shows because they were so horrible. Despite lack of talent, they’re all desperate to be famous at some level, even if it’s like William Hung last year. Vanessa Grigoriadis tracked some of them down, and shared their stories today.

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