publication date: Friday, September 30, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Fads

clue: "Friday" might be the worst song of all time, but it launched a career for its young singer.

explanation: Black's song "Friday" became an overnight success in 2011 despite being widely criticized. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle

Five Days a Week: The goo game has published a new goo every weekday for the better part of a year now. These five goos were inspired by the weekdays on which each one is published.

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