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Episode 131 - Dirty Secrets of Last Kiss

Highlights from Episode 131 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Main Discussion – “Last Kiss” Song Analysis:

- Our panel looks into “Last Kiss” and reveals some dirty little secrets…

- Taylor didn’t include a 27 second intro for just any reason

- Steve talks about the importance of a manly handshake.

- That awkward/awesome moment when Taylor Swift sang “Last Kiss” to Joe Jonas at a Speak Now show.

- We discuss the similarities between “Last Kiss” and “All Too Well.”

- It’s amazing how Taylor can fit a world of emotions into a single lyric.

Other Topics:

- The 2014 Billboard Music Awards air on May 18 on ABC at 8pm. Taylor is nominated for Top Social Artist and Top Country Artist.

- You know you’re a Swifty when it’s uncomfortable when people use the Satisfaction font when it’s not about Taylor.

- Swifties are listening to Sam Smith!

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Episode 130 - It’s time again for Taylor Swift’s Fifth Album speculation! In Episode 130 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, the hosts talk about all the recent interactions Taylor Swift has had with Ingrid Michaelson and speculate on whether they mean something for album five and tour four.

Highlights from Episode 130 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Main Discussion – Taylor Swift and Ingrid Michaelson:

- Brian Mansfield overheard “it’s like the other albums were practice.” What does that mean??

- Taylor tweets with a purpose. Could her support of Ingrid Michaelson mean she might be an opener on the next tour?

- How can Taylor push the boundaries of her music abilities without alienating fans?

Other Topics:

- Fun fact: if you invite Taylor Swift to your bridal shower, she might actually attend!

- Taylor was nominated for ELEVEN World Music Awards. You can vote everyday at worldmusicawards.com.

- You know you’re a Swifty when Taylor inspired you to ask a guy to prom! #Fearless

- Be sure to buy “Give ‘em Hope” on iTunes. It was released by Big Machine to raise money for Feeding America. 100% of the net proceeds will be donated to Feeding America.

Episode 129 - There’s no doubt that Taylor Swift is incredibly popular, but how does she use her popularity to promote other artists? In Episode 129 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, Adam, Diane, Sami, and Steve discuss Taylor’s effect on the success of her opening acts. Enjoy the show!

Highlights from Episode 129 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Main Discussion – Taylor Swift’s Influence on her Opening Tour Acts:

- Some of Taylor’s openers have made it HUGE, like Hunter Hayes and Florida Georgia Line

- Taylor Swift opens the door for her openers, they just need to walk through it.

- Did you know we interviewed Charlie Worsham, an opener for the Speak Now Tour, on Episode Four?

- Social media is the biggest game changer in the music industry.

- What’s the secret to success to Taylor’s tour openers? #Sweeran

Other Topics:

- Nobody makes fun of Taylor Swift like Taylor Swift on SNL.

- Taylor was nominated for two Billboard Awards: Top Country Artist and Top Social Artist!

- You know you’re a Swifty when your friends refer to taylor as “your girl” when they talk to you.

Episode 128 - George Strait won Entertainer of the Year, as predicted.  Rightfully so?  Or did our girl Taylor get ripped off??  Listen up to Episode 128 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Talk Podcast as we discuss the 49th annual ACM Awards. Maya and Steve watched them on TV, but Adam and Diane attended the awards in person, so they offer a unique perspective that only comes with viewing a show live. Feel free to let us know what you thought of the awards. Enjoy the episode!

Highlights from Episode 128 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
- Congratulations to Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Taylor Swift for winning ACM Video of the Year for “Highway Don’t Care”. Listen to our interview with Music Video Director Shane Drake on Episode 62.
- That awkward moment when Adam says he doesn’t like Miranda Lambert and then… well listen to the show & find out what happened <icon_wink.gif>
- Was George Strait winning Entertainer of the Year truly fair and unbiased?
- Fun fact: if Taylor Swift wins Entertainer of the Year again, she will be the only female to win it three times. As for the men? Garth Brooks has won it a whopping six times! Conspiracy?

Other Topics
- Taylor is a giver at heart. She visited the Hasbro Children’s hospital with her dad last week.
- If Swifties Ruled The World … there would be nothing but cats on the internet. Wait a second… It has already begun!
- What are Swifties listening to? “Sing” by Ed Sheeran