Quick Quiz

Five more pop-culture questions for you!

1  According to the song, where was Lily Allen when she sang ‘The sun is in the sky, oh why, oh why, would I would to be anywhere else?’?

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2  Which comedian wrote the script for the Spice Girls musical ‘Viva Forever’?

3  A horror villain is said to appear if you say his name five times while looking in the mirror – who is it?

4  Which character said the last word in the last episode of ‘Friends’?

5  The dog from ‘The Artist’ became a word wide celebrity in 2011, what was his name?

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Answers after the jump!  Please let me know how you do at @showbizgeek

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The famously catchy ‘Babybel’ ad from 1992.  Love the inserted cry of “my cheese!” as the  Babybel hops out the window.

And the voiceover? That’s Hugh Laurie who seems to have voiced 86% of adverts during the 90s.

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And the song? It was based on the 1961 The Beach Boys song ‘Barbara Ann’, check out the original after the jump!


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When Pharrell met Miley

At least the women are fully-clothed this time.

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Here’s the video for Pharrell Williams feat Miley Cyrus ‘Get It Bae’. 

Well that sounds exactly as you’d expect it to.

What’s all this ‘bae’ business you see on Twitter?  Some say it stands for ‘before anyone else’ but it actually started as just a shortened word for ‘babe’ (because that was such a mouthful to begin with).


Quick Updates!

Example and his wife Erin have announced that they’re expecting their first child. 

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He married Aussie model Erin McNaught in May 2013.  Example (real name Elliot Gleave) tweeted -

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An inquiry has confirmed that Peaches Geldof’s death was drugs related. Codeine, morphine and methadone were found in her system and a coroner said it had been clear that she had begun taking heroin again.  Peaches was found at her Kent home on April 7th and is survived by her husband and two sons.

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Former ‘Doctor Who’ star Karen Gillan will appear in series 3 of ‘A Touch of Cloth’!  She’ll be joining John Hannah and Suranne Jones in the third series of Charlie Brooker brilliant detective spoof.

New music updates after the jump including videos from Marvin Humes and Union J! 

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Quick Quiz

Five more pop-culture questions for you!

1  Which star has been married more times – Ryan Reynolds or Ryan Gosling?

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2  What links Adele, A-ha, Madonna, Garbage and Sheryl Crow?

3  Which British food brand’s slogan was ‘It’s a bit of an animal’?

4  Elton John wrote the songs for two stage musicals – one is ‘The Lion King’, what is the other?

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5  Which Disney film was set in the fictional country Arendelle?

Answers after the jump!  Please let me know how you do at @showbizgeek

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Flashback Track of the Day

- “Feels So Good” by Sonique reached number 1 in the UK in May 2000.

- Sonique is a Londoner and her real name is Sonia Clarke.  She was the vocalist on the S’Express singles in the late 80s and used to DJ with her childhood friend Judge Jules.  She has since fought breast cancer and go the all-clear in 2010.

- Check out her other major hits “I Put A Spell on You” and “Sky” after the jump!

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