Call me maybe dating
Blued founder Geng Le, who is also a presenter on the show, told Sixth Tone in a text message: “Originally we planned for it to be just for sexual minorities.
But we worried whether it was a policy risk, so we made it inclusive.
She only had one response: “I don’t know.” Even now Jepsen says, “It’s super awkward.
It’s hard not to do it in a joke.” Jepsen admits that she has had people use the “Call Me Maybe” line on her, but she assumes they’re always joking.
And I guess I should for all of you guys too, and I haven't gotten a flood of requests like this since [brief clip of...] "Whip My Hair". "Whip My Hair", I got a ton of requests for because everyone hated it; but "Call Me Maybe" appears to be... Todd (VO): I seriously got all these requests saying, [images of two requests] "I really love 'Call Me Maybe', but I really want you to review it." Oh, okay. "] And watching the whole world go nuts over such a completely unremarkable slice of stale cheese as this, is kind of pissing me off. Todd (VO): That's something you build jokes off of, and the track popped and buzzed with excitement instead of these soft-ass fake strings. On its own, "Call Me Maybe" is nowhere near the worst thing I've ever heard. I took a dislike to this song pretty immediately, from the very first moment I heard it.
I guess that's just a sign of this song's incredible mass appeal. I have absolutely no idea why the Internet is geeking out over this lame little coo-cooing, tee-heeing piece of oversugared preciousness. Todd (VO): Okay, let's see how we got to this point.
Carly Rae Jepsen's rise has been nothing short of astounding. This song's just..very good, and I hate to tell you this, but [images of memes over Back to the Future, Christians, and Alia Shawkat (Maeby from Arrested Development)] that meme? Carly Rae Jepsen, of course, launched into popular consciousness after being featured on the super-influential, star-making powerhouse of television, [promo image of...] American Idol.
Great, easy.” Related: Carly Rae Jepsen Drops New Song ‘I Really Like You’: Listen However, once she was newly single and that song was still kicking around, she realized just how easy it is to quote her own song when asking for someone’s number.I even got a message from my paymasters at [image of tweet from blip] saying I should review this.Well, God, when even the people who sign my checks every month are telling me to review something, by God, I guess I'd better start. [Image of Gawker article: "Have You Heard 'Call Me Maybe,' the New Perfect Pop Song? Why is everyone, [Sound of the City page counting "The 17 Best Songs of 2012 (so far)"] even serious music critics, going crazy over some tweedy little tune that rhymes "maybe" with "baby"?! Todd: Yeah, call it a guilty unpleasure for me, I guess, because a big part of my reaction is mostly just [page: "Why you can't get 'Call Me Maybe' out of your head"] overexposure backlash, I realize that.Co-producer Sha Yuchun told Sixth Tone that the episodes that have been filmed include straight men and women, gay men, gender-fluid people, and — women who are fans of gay male fiction.
The wide scope could help the show evade censorship, at a time when authorities are growing increasingly sensitive to gay content.
Todd (VO): Wow, did I get a lot of requests for this one.