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February 20th, 2000

No Names of the Year 2002

Pop culture in America is just out of control, particularly when it comes to music. The younger the singer, the better. The simpler the pop song, the better. So, here is a list of names I really don’t want to hear about anymore, and hopefully will never hear about after the year 2002:

Britney Spears
Backstreet Boys
Christina Aguilera
Ricky Martin (already on his way there!)
Lou Bega (ditto)

Got any you want to add? -pm

Posted in Television, Movies, and Music

FROM: Matt
DATE: Sunday February 20, 2000 -- 2:58:36PM
Since this list is personal opinion I will add my own. I have become very fond of Backstreet's "Millenium" album over the last half year. I really don't care about any of the other performers on the list that you made, however despite all the mareketing, teen-heartthrob gimmics, and scheisty managers Backstreet have made one of the most solid pop albums in a long time. They are a bunch of good guys too who get a bad rap due to the category they fall into. If you can palate "pop" music give the album a listen sometime. It definately filled a musical void for me during the summer when I was going through a bunch of things in my life.

FROM: Huyen Campbell
DATE: Sunday February 20, 2000 -- 6:21:48PM
How about 98 Degrees? And didn't I hear that Hansen (Hanson?) was going to be back this year? UmmmBop.

FROM: Tony
DATE: Sunday February 20, 2000 -- 7:00:45PM
I dont wanna hear DJ's raving about princes "Were Gonna Party Like Its 1999" After 1999 the song loses its purpose.

FROM: Cecilia
DATE: Friday February 25, 2000 -- 7:07:17PM
What about 2Gether. It's a great new band. They'll be around longer than any of those other groups, except for maybe the Backstreet Boys.

FROM: Robert
DATE: Friday May 4, 2001 -- 2:02:08PM
Lou Bega has, thankfully, disappeared since this Ping debuted.

FROM: Kyle Longmire
DATE: Tuesday June 12, 2001 -- 4:41:11PM
I hate this damn web page itis so boring put some life in it and stop putting all the white poeople videos on here

DATE: Tuesday June 12, 2001 -- 4:51:44PM
Yeah? YEAH?! Well... you stop putting the... uh... purple people videos on here... with all the rest of the videos... because there are so many of them... and stuff...

FROM: Ryan
DATE: Tuesday June 12, 2001 -- 10:09:00PM
Kyle's last name rhymes with Song Choir.

And isn't it odd that Kyle's e-mail address is Lamar3971? Of course, there's no domain, so that must mean it's AOL because AOL is the Internet. Right, Paul?

I hate this damn web page, too.

DATE: Wednesday June 13, 2001 -- 9:25:47AM
Goddamn it, Ryan, the Internet's down again. Can't someone fix the Internet?

FROM: Robert
DATE: Wednesday June 13, 2001 -- 9:50:48AM
I hate this webpage, too. But I love that handsome bloke pictured herein.

I think we need a Ping about Paul's goatee.

FROM: anonymous
DATE: Wednesday October 17, 2001 -- 8:47:10PM
I just wanted to say that Britney Spears is hot as hell, and if you're saying, with this website, that you wouldn't fuck her, then you're crazy.

FROM: Paul
DATE: Wednesday October 17, 2001 -- 11:18:22PM
That's probably the bravest post I've seen here.

Britney Spears is a product. And no, I don't think The Daily Ping is about not procreating with Britney Spears. Have you even seen the Ping about Jackass?

FROM: Robert
DATE: Thursday October 18, 2001 -- 11:32:01AM
I eagerly await the launch of The Daily Poon.

FROM: Elizabeth
DATE: Friday October 19, 2001 -- 11:57:24PM
Britney Spears has natural beauty, and her talent is natural, too. Her lyrics speak of her problems with life and love. There's nothing fake about her. I want to BE her.

FROM: Elizabeth R
DATE: Sunday October 21, 2001 -- 2:55:56PM
I would just like to clarify, to Paul, for the record, that I, personally, do NOT want to be Britney. I wouldn't mind being Bono for awhile though.

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