D is for Dirty Dancing

D is for Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing was kind of like my coming of age movie. I was 12 when it came out. It was the first movie I went on a date to. Kudos to the boy who took me for taking me to a girlie movie. For a long, long time, The Time of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes was my favourite song, and my reverie was complete when I was given the soundtrack to the movie for Christmas 1987.Patrick Swayze was so handsome, he could dance like a dream…

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Daniel Baron – Rising SA Star!

Daniel Baron – Rising SA Star!

Daniel Baron is one of South Africa’s up and coming young super stars! (not to mention very handsome!) It’s great fun and a huge privilege to chat to him here on Pop Speaking! He is an award-winning, chart-topping singer/songwriter and performing artist who achieved an astounding 8 radio hits off his debut album ‘It’s Time’. He took the time out of his schedule to chat to us. What got you started in music and who are some of your influences and favourite artists?Music has always been a part of my life. My…

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Being a Celeb Location Stalker!

Being a Celeb Location Stalker!

Another day and another fantastic interview brought to you by Pop Speaking. I got so excited when I was doing some research on my last interviewee Chris Mann and found this FANTASTIC page  in connection with some research they had done with Chris. I knew I had to stalk THEM down!   Lindsay Blake was kind enough to answer my long and rambling questions!!     Firstly please would you give me a short blurb about yourself?    OK about me – I grew up in a small San Francisco suburb,…

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A is for Astley – Rick Astley!

A is for Astley – Rick Astley!

This post is dedicated to all the RICKETTES across the world! For me, as a pop culture fundi, there can be no compromise on this one. Rick Astley is my be all and end all when it comes to pop music, and I’m not ashamed to admit it! He was my teenage crush deluxe, he was to me what Justin Bieber is to the screaming mass of teenage girls today. It’s got something to do with when you first become a teenager – you fall in love, and there’s nothing…

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