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 next winning lottery numbers please.) Now, a pop punk cover of “Saturday” performed by Patty Walters has surfaced on YouTube and it’s even more fun than the original. Enjoy! Let’s cross our fingers for “Sunday” to be recorded in another two years.[YouTube]
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 on a beach and a party where everyone gets doused with a hose and lots and lots and lots of boys. Now, musically speaking, “Saturday” is easier on the ears than “Friday” — it still pretty much sucks, but it doesn’t suck super duper hard. Anyway, I wonder if Rebecca will continue her music career by releasing “Sunday” next. Mellowest day of the week … maybe that one will be a ballad.
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 way through, despite the mania surrounding it, so maybe that’s why I was able to listen to her version of Miley’s song without a chip on my shoulder — because I like it. Like, it’s not bad at all. I’m not saying I want Rebecca Black to become a thing again, just giving credit where credit is due to mediocre YouTube wannabe pop stars. Also, who’s that dude with her? No idea.
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 then Amelia threatened to dress up as Amelie and steal my crown. Bitch. Anyway, just in case you’re looking for a costume idea that’s neither current (like these internet obsessions) or cheekily retro, but instead falls awkwardly into the pop culture gulch of the past few years, well, click through for some delightfully outdated ideas…