If you're a musician, the best way to ensure you'll be getting royalty checks well into old age is to belt out some tune that DJs will be forced to whip out year after year, such as "The Monster Mash," or "School's Out (For Summer)." Rebecca Black may have taken things to the next level. In a blog post, YouTube reports that her music video has seen a spike on every Friday since it went viral, as apparently everyone loves lookin' forward to the weekend with Rebecca Black.
I teach high school. Currently, our school is trying to fundraise for quake victims in Japan. To motivate students, they are playing "Friday" during every passing period between classes. It will cease when $1000 has been raised. It's actually playing as I write this. Although I have enjoyed doing a "Friday dance" to appear even dorkier than usual to my students, I am about to write a personal check to make this end.