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You won't want to miss our annual Holiday Edition of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast.  Once again, Santa and his elves, Jelly Bean, Holly and Mistletoe join the team to discuss some fun Taylor Swift inspired holiday topics!!

In Episode 44: 

-The Taylor Talk team is joined by some special guests: Santa, Jelly Bean, Holly and Mistletoe

-We read a hilarious letter suggesting an idea for the holiday episode, courtesy of Taylor Talk listener, "The Jolly Green Giant"

-Winter Break is upon us, and we will be taking next week OFF to celebrate the New Year!!  Be sure to get all your mini-segment submissions in for the next episode following the break! 

-Santa and the elves brainstorm over what they should bring Taylor Swift next year

-They also help us read this week's "You Know You're A Swifty When.." and "If Swifties Ruled The World.." mini-segments

-Because Santa felt so awful he couldn't bring everybody every Taylor Swift product they wanted, he wrote a poem with his suggestions as to what you should buy yourself this holiday season

-Our panel decided 5 years is WAY too long since Taylor's Holiday CD came out and she's due for a refresh.  We discuss which songs we think should make it onto her next Holiday album and why. (NOTE: Taylor has NOT announced a new Holiday album.  These our just our opinions based on IF Taylor released a new Holiday album in the future.)

-WWTD if the Grinch DID steal Christmas?

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - "As Long As You Love Me" by Justin Bieber

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - "Day After Christmas" by Matthew West

-Be sure to listen beyond Belle's disclaimer at the end for a special message from Maya's cat!

Direct download: Episode_44_-_HOLIDAY_EDITION_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17am PDT

I Knew You Were Trouble Music Video - Episode 43

Are you ready for this?? In Episode 43 of Taylor Talk, the hosts discuss, analyze, take apart, and put back together Taylor's newest music video for "I Knew You Were Trouble."

In Episode 43:

-Why did everyone rename themselves to "Taylor Swift" on Twitter? 

-How dare the People's Choice Awards not include Swifties in their fan community award nominations?!?

-If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You're A Swifty When...

-"I Knew You Were Trouble" Music Video Analysis

-How did the video fit the theme of the song? 

-Our hosts examine the narrative of the video

-Who wrote the monologue and why?  With songs and videos that typically tell such a vivid story, what was the purpose of a monologue? 

-What do we think of Anthony Mandler's directing and Reeve Carney's acting? 

-DID this video copy Lana Del Rey or any other artist? 

-Funny story: This video reminds Adam of The Terminator

-WWTD if one of her exes such as Joe Jonas wanted to do a duet with her? 

-Adam does the BEST Joe Jonas impression EVER!

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - "Never Know" by Liz Huett

Direct download: Episode_43_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:15am PDT

Starlight - Episode 42

-In a brief recap from our "All Too Well" discussion last week, Taylor Talk listener, Rebecca, emails in with a non-literal interpretation of the song

-This episode is being released on Taylor's birthday, so HAPPY BDAY TAY!! 

-Find out which host thinks "Gangnam Style" is the "worst piece of garbage" ever!

-"This episode of Taylor Talk is brought to you by: Squirrel Pajamas"

-An in-depth discussion of "Starlight" includes: 

-"Starlight" is "Kennedy Fan Fiction"

-How "Starlight" gives insight into the era in which it takes place - ie. using words and phrases of the era, shows what life was like in that time period, etc.

-Where the song references a famous Bobby Kennedy quote

-How the song reminds us of an old school Taylor song going all the way back to her first album, <em>Taylor Swift</em>

-The music of "Starlight" has a very Peter Pan feel to it

-Adam points out that my prediction that there would be a Kennedy-themed song on <em>Red</em> proved true!

-Will this song be on the Red Tour and how will it be portrayed? -- Should Taylor bring out Ethel as a special guest? LOL

Direct download: Episode_42_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am PDT

All Too Well - Episode 41

"All Too Well" is quite definitely one of the best songs Taylor Swift has ever written.  It tells a beautiful story beginning to end.  Looking at the imagery, the constant reappearances of Taylor's scarf and more, our team seeks to reveal the deep meanings behind this masterpiece.

In Episode 41

-Adam has TWO knock-knock jokes this week!!

-Following up to last week's discussion, koalas DO in fact have fragile ribcages

-If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You're A Swifty When...

-An in-depth analysis of "All Too Well"

-Explore the meaning behind the song

-We study the lyrics in depth examining things such as imagery in the song and the use of the reappearing scarf

-Does the music match the emotions of the song? 

-What does the secret message of the song reveal?

-Will "All Too Well" make it onto the RED Tour and how will Taylor portray it live on stage?

-WWTD if a fan threw a bra on stage? 

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - "Love is Easy" by McFly

Direct download: Episode_41_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:55pm PDT

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