fripodding friday… yeah, rebecca black’s “friday”


Just because it’s everywhere… I’m talking about it here too.

I can’t say I’m a fan of this song. No doubt it’s catchy, but the lyrics are horrible. I’m not really blaming Rebecca herself, but really, can’t we come up with something better than “Fun fun fun fun”? This song is a prime example of extremely lazy writing. No imagine, no creativity, no fun whatsoever. There are way more things to sing about during your Friday than where you’re sitting in a car… unless, maybe the song was about a road trip. [Get’s an idea for a song.]

I’m not even going to talk about the “rap” verse.

This song is definitely laughable, but like The Room, this movie will have a cult following. People love it because it’s bad. I might be part of that group. Will I be buying it on iTunes? Probably not. I don’t really wanna encourage this song to platinum status. And don’t expect this to be in any of my playlists either. Trust me, I have some “bad” songs on the ready, but mostly for my “part time DJ” gig requests… so unless someone requests it, I have no need for it.

I really could be cruel about “Friday” and as a certified critic, I have a right to be. I feel more comfortable making fun of this song than the antics of a certain fired actor who had been all over the web lately. Like someone else said, we thank Rebecca Black for making us focus on something less serious that’s going on in the world.

And Simon Cowell helped me realize how brilliant the song is. Sure it may only be a passing fade, but it’s something we might be looking back on in a few years as something we’ll look back on fondly. I hope it doesn’t haunt poor Becky in a negative way when she gets older. Seriously, I don’t. I also hope she doesn’t think the song is great… but I think she does.

And for the record, I don’t hate the song. I just think it’s ridiculous. I also find it hilarious how I helped fuel the flame and even got it stuck in a few friends’ heads.

Party on Ms. Rebecca Black! Don’t be offended if I don’t show up.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in friday, fripodding, music

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,932 other followers

Follow the indoob! network on WordPress.com
March 2011
S M T W T F S
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
Blog Stats
  • 29,415 hits
  • 127. quarfessions June 25, 2020
    Sterling and Kortney re-introduce Nick from the Megasheen Podcast to revisit a favorite villain from (and an overall analysis of) the Hollywood classic Mildred Pierce. Before that deep dive, the crew ponders space ice cream (kinda) and then shares your quarantine confessions! Do you have a quarfession you'd like to make? Email indoobpod@gmail.com... or […]
  • 126. be the balm June 18, 2020
    Sterling and Kortney continue to discuss ways to help in the Black Lives Matter movement, including going to https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ to find information on ways you can donate, petitions to sign, and more. Later, Sterling and Kortney talk about ways they've been practicing self-care, which delves into the gripes Sterling has with the Hobbit […]
  • 125. me? protest? June 12, 2020
    First things first: BLACK LIVES MATTER. Second: wash your hands. But if you're not the type to be out on the street demonstrating, here are some tips on how you can help the cause. There are many ways you can be part of the movement, and here's a way to start: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/
%d bloggers like this: