So, Rebecca Black.
Here’s her music video for those of you who don’t know who she is (WARNING – Watching this video will cause you to have Justin Bieber’s “Baby” in your head for the rest of the day. And probably tomorrow, too.):
This video was posted on YouTube a few weeks ago, and, as amazing YouTube videos often do, it became very popular. But it was popular for all the wrong reasons. Namely, the horrible way Rebecca pronounces the word “Friday,” which is a common word in a song called “Friday.” And lyrics about where she should sit in the car, and what day comes after Saturday.
It turns out Rebecca is only 13 years old. And now she and her mother feel like she’s being cyberbullied. We all know that people are awful, and people on the internet are even worse, … Read More »
This past weekend I made a quick trip with my sister and her kids to see my parents in Tulsa. Saturday night, Little Missy decided she really wanted to watch my parents’ VHS copy of The Lion King, while at the same time G really wanted to show all of us a hilarious train video he’d found on YouTube.
It was probably a pretty obnoxious scene, with my mom, sister and me struggling to connect the correct cords to the correct places on the TV and VCR, Little Missy hovering nearby wondering what was taking us so long, my dad sitting quietly in the corner holding the baby, and G repeatedly telling us we had to watch this YouTube video because it was so funny, seriously. But I don’t think any of us thought it would actually be funny.
We finally got … Read More »