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Episode 122 - This ain't a fairytale, but it is Taylor Talk! In Episode 122 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, your hosts discuss "White Horse," a song about watching a seemingly perfect relationship crumble. We also cover Taylor news, including a new RED Tour date in Japan, and read off some fun listener submissions. Be sure to contact us with your thoughts/opinions about this week's episode. Enjoy!

Highlights from Episode 121 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Main Discussion: "White Horse" Song Analysis:

- "White Horse" functions as the anti-"Love Story" on the Fearless album.

- Secret message: "All I wanted was the truth" -- what was the lie?

- We compare the music video to the message of the song; was "Girl at Home" inspired by the situation in the video?

- Trey Fanjoy (music video director) correctly predicts that Taylor will be a successful actress one day.

- Maya and Sami can't stand the spoken parts in the video.

- Fun Fact: there are actually horses in the "White Horse" music video!

Other Topics:

- Taylor is enjoying her free time by taking dance classes and hanging out with Lorde. 

- The RED Tour is coming to Japan! 

- Be sure to follow @TSwiftOnTour for a chance to win prizes in celebration of them reaching 150k followers.

- You Know you're a Swifty when you make a powerpoint for school on your favorite holiday: Taylor Swift Day!

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Episode 121 - Taylor Swift, you are the best thing that's ever been mine! In Episode 121 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, your hosts discuss "Mine" in honor of this past Valentines Day. "Mine" is perhaps one of Taylor's only true love songs, but is it actually true or just a day dream? Contact us to let us know what you think of the song. In other news, the RED Tour is coming to Asia. Check out taylorswift.com/REDtourAsia for tour dates and where to buy tickets. Enjoy the show!

 

Highlights from Episode 121 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Main Discussion: "Mine" Song Analysis:

- Taylor said this song is about "finding someone who would make you believe in love"

- We love the depth the music video adds to the line "you made a rebel of a careless man's careful daughter."

- How crazy was it to see Taylor Swift pregnant in the video?

- Fun fact: Taylor Swift picked her music video sons after meeting them in an ice cream parlor in Nashville.

- Diane fangirls remembering when Taylor performing "Mine" live on the b-stage in Indiana. 

 

Other Topics:

- What do you think of Taylor's new short haircut?

- Hooray! The RED Tour is coming to Asia!

- We're dusting off our ask.fm account, so if you ask us something, we'll answer :)

- If Taylor were an Olympic athlete, what sport would she participate in?

- If Swifties ruled the world, a "pathetic single girls party" will be a holiday

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Episode 120 -- Taylor Swift is glamorous this month! The 75th anniversary issue of Glamour featured Taylor Swift on their cover with an in-depth interview inside. Listen up as your hosts discuss Taylor's fifth album hints, her risky songwriting (by the way, it doesn't involve taking her clothes off!), and "freeze out" dating advice in Episode 120 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast. Enjoy the show!

Highlights from Episode 120 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Main Discussion: Glamour Magazine Interview:

- Taylor talks about the new sound of the fifth album. Apparently she's going to be doing a lot of songs with Max Martin & Shellback!

- We know that if Taylor finds her true love, her honest songwriting would be something he'd love and support.

- "Risky is writing confessional songs...That’s putting myself out there, maybe even more than taking my shirt off." Thank you for being a role model, Taylor!

- Adam gives some life advice along with Taylor Swift: "Is this going to matter in 10 years?"

- Have you ever employed the "Freeze Out" in your dating life? 

- Steve discovers Taylor owns a Polaroid SX-70 camera

Other Topics:

- Sami from @TSwiftOnTour gives us the weekly RED Tour wrap up

- Did Ed Sheeran ever really leave the RED Tour? 

- Adam can't be the only one who received a survey link from Taylor Nation.

- Find out how to win a RED Tour Lithograph at TaylorTalk.org/Contest. Listen to the whole episode for a code word to increase your chances of winning!

- Check out Episode 64 of Taylor Talk to find out which Wonderland characters the Agency members would be

- You know you're a Swifty when you do hair flips á la Taylor to dry your hair when it's wet.


Episode 119 - Wanna see you pick up your phone and play this "Girl At Home" song analysis episode of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast! In Episode 119, your hosts -- Adam, Maya, Diane, Sami, and Steve -- break down the perhaps forgotten Taylor Swift song, "Girl At Home." None of the hosts listen to this song too frequently, but we do recognize how this song communicates Taylor's upstanding morals and her unwavering ability to forgive. Let us know what you think of the song. Happy listening!

Also, we just launched the RED Tour Lithograph contest! Check out TaylorTalk.org/Contest for more information on how to enter. For bonus entries, type in the code word hidden in Episode 119 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast. 

Highlights from Episode 119 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast:

Main Discussion - "Girl At Home" Song Analysis:

- We discuss the disconnect between the up-beat lyrics and the serious subject matter.

- Who is this song about? Harry Styles? Zac Efron? Or someone we don't know?

- "Should've Said No" theory: This song could be related & told from the other woman's point of view.

- "It would be a fine proposition, if I hadn't once been just like her." What do you think she means here?

- This song may be about a touchy topic, but it speaks to Taylor's forgiveness and good morals. 

- Sami wants to see a Taylor Swift music video without *gasp* Taylor! She wants to see a soundtrack for the story.

Other Topics:

- Why don't people understand Taylor's hair flip from her "All Too Well" Grammy performance?

- Find out how to win a RED Tour Lithograph at TaylorTalk.org/Contest. Listen to the whole episode for a code word to increase your chances of winning!

- Taylor was nominated for FIVE ACMS. Hooray! Check out all the nominees at acmawards.com/nominees. Voting for EnterTAYner of the Year begins on March 24th on VoteACM.com. Stay tuned for reminders!

- Sami from @TSwiftOnTour gives us a RED Tour update for the first two London O2 shows. 

- That awkward moment when a fan bypasses security to join Taylor on stage. 

- We think Ed Sheeran's new kitten, Graham, and Meredith should be best buddies/have kittens.

- What are Swifties listening to? "Play It Again" by Luke Bryan.

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