Posts tagged "rebecca black"

This Punk Rock Cover Of Rebecca Black’s “Saturday” Is Better Than The Original

A few weeks ago, I wished aloud for a sequel to Rebecca Black's "Friday." Apparently, the universe heard me loud and clear. Rebecca delivered with a sequel called, yes,"Saturday." (Does this mean everything I ask for on the internet will now come true? In that case, I'd like the…
By: Claire Hannum / December 18, 2013

Rebecca Black Has A New Song Called, Yes, “Saturday”

And you thought she would be a one-crappy-hit wonder ... wronnnnnnng! Rebecca Black, the singer behind the Internet sensation "Friday," is back with a followup called, naturally, "Saturday." So what makes "Saturday" different from "Friday"? Well, Rebecca is two years older, for one, which means she's way more mature and got way more freedom. There's frolicking o…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 8, 2013

Rebecca Black Revisits “Friday” And It’s Still As Embarrassing As You Remember

Rebecca Black, the world's favorite internet celebrity, has a special holiday gift for you. She's filmed herself watching her famous "Friday" music video and her commentary is no holds barred. Surely we can all remember that video, which made her something of a household name and posed us with life-altering questions like…
By: Claire Hannum / December 3, 2013

Rebecca Black Covers “We Can’t Stop” By Miley Cyrus And, Crap, It Ain’t Bad

My ongoing obsession with Miley Cyrus's "We Can't Stop" really doesn't stop! The single, which celebrates twentysomething debauchery, has now been covered by Miss "Friday" herself, Rebecca Black. I somehow managed to evade hearing that curse of a song all the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 10, 2013

Watch This Right Now: The Tween Pop Thanksgiving Song No One Has Been Waiting For

If you loved Rebecca Black's "Friday" but felt like it was missing a mashed potato-themed rap and a turkey leg microphone, well, here you go. Also, once you're done watching it, could you tell us why a grown man in a sparkly turkey costume is eating Thanksgiving dinner with a group of confused 9-year-olds? […
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 9, 2012

10 Untimely Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

I only recently discovered the amazing phenomenon that is "Friday Night Lights," and more specifically, the glorious perfection that is Connie Briton as Tami Taylor. I told Amelia I wanted to be Tami Taylor for Halloween and hopefully win some kind of costume party prize for Least Timely Pop Culture Reference, but the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 16, 2012

Rebecca Black’s “Friday” Get The Black Friday Treatment

Well, I suppose we should have known this was coming, as much as we may have wished that Rebecca Black's horrible "Friday" was but a bitter, distant memory. The song, which became a sensation this summer for hell only knows what reason, is not being used by Kohl's to advertise their Black Friday sale, the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2011

Now Rebecca Black’s “Friday” Friend Has A Song, Too

Sorry to do this--sorry to bring up Rebecca Black just when she was becoming all but a faded fart particle of a memory to most of us. But! It seems her friend -- the curly-haired backseat friend from her beguiling "Friday" video -- has launched a music career of her own. And the kids today!
By: Julie Gerstein / September 2, 2011

Rebecca Black Takes Her Moment

Rebecca Black has attempted to make Monday the new Friday. Yesterday evening, she released the video for her new single, "My Moment." It's gloriously cheesy, showing Rebecca clapping strangely in front of a sound board, singing dreamily while getting her makeup done and attempting a dance sequence, a very risky move. I don't quite…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 19, 2011

“Ravenclaws”: A Harry Potter “Friday” Parody

Rebecca Black's "Friday" parodies — there are many. But this Harry Potter one, called "Ravenclaws," is delightfully fresh feeling. YouTube user Ginnyisaprincess put together this clip in a mere 11 hours. Someone's got mad video-editing skillz, yo. [YouTube via The Mary Sue]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 1, 2011

Death Metal Version Of Rebecca Black’s “Friday” Somehow More Appealing Than Original

I worked really hard all last week to stop Rebecca Black's "Friday" from creeping onto my radar; like, I could see it hovering peripherally, and I heard snippets of the song, but I refused to give it my full attention. Then I saw that there was a metal version of the tune and I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 21, 2011

Rebecca Black Sends Message to the Haters: ‘Friday’ Hits #39 on iTunes

Success is truly the best revenge. Rebecca Black — an unsigned 13-year-old singer who has become a YouTube sensation with a song Rolling Stone called an “unintentional parody of modern pop” — has reached over 16 million views and a top slot on iTunes. Still, the teen says she cried over the harsh feedback…
By: Celebuzz / March 19, 2011