5 Things You Need To Know In Pop Culture Today! (Nov. 6)

Here's a rundown of what's in the Pop Culture news this morning, corralled and curated for your viewing pleasure!

Jimmy Fallon Pulls A James Corden And Works His Own Soap Opera With Martin Short and Steve Martin

With a little nod to the Days Of Our Lives sands through the hourglass, and Martin Short in drag, Jimmy Fallon and his "wife" have an intense argument - and they continue for a few cuts, along with Steve Martin the mailman. Enjoy:


Max Martin and Rami Yacoub's Lyrics For "Hit Me Baby One More Time" Have A Clear Representation Of Funny Slang

The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory Author John Seabrook pointed out something in the text about Britney Spears's breakout hit, and E! claims that Swedish hitmakers Max Martin and Rami Yacoub believed that "hit" was the slang term for "call" back in the 90's. Like "I'll hit you up later" type talk. So basically, it's good to know that Britney wasn't asking someone to legitimately hit her. Fun facts for trivia night!


Trevor Noah Jokes About His Emergency Appendectomy

Trevor Noah learns how the American health care system works first hand as he had to have an emergency appendectomy. When the nurse was pestering him with forms and things, she asked "How are you paying for this?" and he said "Well, with my life clearly because you're not helping me." Ah, good ol' healthcare system.



This photo was posted from Lady Gaga's Instagram of Cher calling her. SAY WHAT? That would be the best duo ever, whether it was a concert or a song collabo.

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Another Cut Has Surfaced Of The Star Wars Trailer, Showing More Dialogue

It's subtitled, most likely issued in another country, but it's so insanely intense. Check it out here:


Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”