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Date: 11/02/11 03:36 PM

25 Responses to The Story Behind Rebecca Black`s Friday: A Doc

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm
    Link: The Story Behind Rebecca Black`s Friday: A Doc - Jon Ronson visits a man named Patrice Wilson who was responsible for the YouTube music hit `Friday` by Rebecca Black.
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    bordo Male 50-59
    907 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:56 pm
    So Friday was totally a fluke. He shouldn`t have been so obvious about trying to horn in on the Conan Show.
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    mykunter Male 40-49
    2423 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:59 pm
    6 minutes I`ll never get back...

    Somebody please tell Patrice Wilson to stop writing songs!

    Or, you can just shoot him...
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    lukas1051 Male 18-29
    3428 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm
    Lots of people hate Rebecca Black, I don`t have a problem with her, she`s a 13 year old girl trying to live every 13 year old girl`s dream, I don`t see what`s wrong with that. It`s not her fault her song became a viral hit. What does anger me however is this. It`s just bizzare. This company take gullible teenagers with rich parents, and charge ludicrous amounts to write a sh-t song for them. The sad thing is, this sort of stuff is becoming popular. Most `teen pop sensations` are nothing more than attractive rich kids singing a meaningless song over autotune and a hip-hop beat - it`s so shallow. And people notice this, and think this is the route into it, and hand over their money to receive more or less the same song as the 20 other people who paid for it. Popular music has reached the point where it has become so overproduced, manufactured and saturated it has lost all meaning, and profiteering companies that encourage this make me sick.
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 5:50 pm
    Damn it, I had just about forgotten that crappy song, now it`s going to be stuck in my head for another month.
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    botfly Male 50-59
    616 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:05 pm
    who cares?
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    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
    1598 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:16 pm
    He`s very proud of being able to come up with songs on the fly. I don`t think that counts as a talent, though, if you just have the words "I`m on the Conan show" that a person just said and you add "Everybody make some noise."
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    Kain1 Male 18-29
    1473 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:24 pm
    wow.. that song acomplished the impossible.. it`s sucks even harder than Friday !..
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    Norris Male 18-29
    1011 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:24 pm
    welp, now we know who to kill
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 9:50 pm
    The funniest thing is the guy doing Brian Cox voice, this is totally staged.
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:43 pm
    Who in the bloody hell is Patrice Wilson and why should I give a f*ck?
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    ladyObored Female 18-29
    408 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:53 pm
    my name is Patrice...and now I`m mad...
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    kineo Male 30-39
    68 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:03 pm
    He wrote Friday in a day and this song for the Conan show in a day. They both reflect the time he spent on them too. I like how he`s so jazzed about it- but it`s so clear that he just wanted his name and song on the Conan show for press. What a d-bag.
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    xelous Male 18-29
    2513 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:10 pm
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    xaxxonjolly Male 30-39
    85 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:40 pm
    @sutra46, jon ronson`s been doing gonzo journalism for years, much longer than brian cox has been doing pop science
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    Neagle Male 30-39
    1407 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 12:43 am
    Something about this whole video is not right.
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 5:35 am
    That "song" he made for the dude was horrible!
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 6:46 am
    I took a big fat crap this morning. I`m sure it`s a more interesting story than this.
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2688 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 8:13 am
    Was the Conan show ever truly involved? And if so was this song mentioned?
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    EgalM Male 30-39
    1707 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 8:41 am
    Well no sh*t he didn`t notice her, did her parents have two grand in their hand. It`s actually pretty sad that she is the one he got to interview, no one else would probably talk to him.

    I totally believe he wrote that piece of garbage in thirty minutes, it shows. Too long, didn`t finish.
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    I-IS-BORED Male 18-29
    2419 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 10:00 am
    yup, no1 ever made a song about days of the week
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    mackin Male 30-39
    210 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 11:18 am
    How does this guy not get slapped by people all day?
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    garprice05 Male 30-39
    11 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 1:09 pm
    does anyone else think this guy sounds like salad fingers?
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    lalalolo Female 13-17
    5 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 1:49 pm
    he sounds so like salad fingers
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    magoo22 Male 30-39
    660 posts
    November 5, 2011 at 9:26 pm
    Is anyone really interested? Poo!

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