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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
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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
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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
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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
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"22" - Episode 40

I don't know about you, but Taylor Talk's feeling 22... Even at 40. In Episode 40 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, our team breaks down Taylor's song "22" off her latest album RED.

In Episode 40:

-There is an "I Knew You Were Trouble" video coming out!! Who's excited?

-We do a quick recap of last weeks "Holy Ground" Analysis. A Taylor Talk listener points out something very intriguing that our panel seems to have overlooked.

-Adam thanks the ladies for their kind words regarding the lovely shape of his behind.

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

-An analysis of Taylor's song "22"

-It's a song about having fun!

-Definitely one of the more literal songs

-Diane points out the bits of the song that were likely influenced by Taylor's co-writers, Martin/Shellback

-Were the dialogues ("Who's Taylor Swift anyway?") influenced by the co-writers?

-What exactly IS a hipster?

-Our panel thinks this song captures the essence of a "girls night."  Find out why

-WWTD if she were stuck in a koala cage with Grant?

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - "My Heart Is" by: Tiffany Alvord

Direct download: Episode_40_-__22__-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 39 - Holy Ground

Where we podcast... is Holy Ground. LOL.  Join Belle, Maya and Diane for an all-girls analysis of "Holy Ground."  In one of the best song analyses yet, the ladies dig deep into what the song is about, who it's about, and ultimately conclude that it's one of Taylor's most baffling songs yet!

In Episode 39:

-It's another all-girls discussion!!

-The Taylor Talk Twitter contest winner is announced.  Find out who won.

-Our panel is absolutely blown away by Taylor Swift's performance at the American Music Awards (watch the video in the episode 39 guide at www.TaylorTalk.org)

-At the request of a Taylor Talk listener, we discuss "Holy Ground"

-What is it about?

-Who is it about?

-What does the secret message mean? "When you came to the show in SD" (hint/spoiler: Joe Jonas never went to the show in San Diego)

-What do the lyrics mean "i guess we fell apart in the usual way?"  Is there any connection to "Oh, a simple complication/Miscommunications lead to fall-out" from "The Story of Us?"  Is that how you fall apart in the usual way?

-WWTD if Austin became a bigger pop star than she is?

-What Are Swifties Listening to? - "You" by Emily Brooke

Direct download: Episode_39_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 38

So you all remember the crazy, screaming, crying super fan on Good Morning America who won the opportunity to meet Taylor Swift AND see her performance on GMA, right?  Well that super fan, Sarah Jones, joins us this episode to tell us all about the experience of a lifetime.  Join our panel as we question Sarah on all the fun things she got to go through as a result of being a lucky contest winner.

In Episode 38:

-Taylor wins THREE EMA's, and puts on one of her most amazing performances EVER!!

-The RED VIP Packages are real!!  Learn more about them and what they include!  Sorry, they do NOT include a meet & greet.

-Good Morning America contest winner, Sarah Jones, shares her tale of finding out she won a trip to meet Taylor and of the experience, itself!!  She even gave us a special treat telling us all about how her fiancé proposed to her at the Taylor Swift exhibit in the Country Music Hall of Fame.  And for the record, Sarah did NOT cough on Taylor and get her sick (listen to the episode to understand that joke :-P)

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

-Song analyses return with our discussion of "Treacherous."  It's scandalous and sensual themes make this a discussion you won't want to miss.

Direct download: Episode_38_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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-We are in the middle of a Taylor Talk contest celebrating our FIRST BIRTHDAY, so be sure to enter on Twitter - Twitter.com/TaylorTalk13

-News

-Calendar

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

-WWTD if she was talking to a fan with broccoli in their teeth?

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - "Love Actually" by Cady Groves

Direct download: Episode_37_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 36- Red Release Week

-Taylor Talk's 1st Birthday!!

-The "Begin Again" music video just came out (watch in the episode guide on TaylorTalk.org), and we take the time to break it down for you and even include a "Battle of The Directors" comparing Philip Andelman ("Safe & Sound" and "Begin Again") vs. Declan Whitebloom ("Mean,""Ours" and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together")

-The MINI SEGMENTS are BACK!!!! 

-Our team reviews all the events of the RED release week, including all of Taylor's public appearances

-Good Morning America gave Taylor an AMAZING gift, and the concert afterward more or less standardizes the "arm raise dance" we've all come to associate with "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

-David Letterman discusses the TWO car accidents Taylor had in ONE day when doing her Rolling Stone interview, and Taylor gives a great message to anyone with insecurities.  We love you Taylor!

-On The View, there is a kitty smack down!! Whoopi Goldberg's cat is jealous of all the attention and fame Meredith is getting

-Ellen plays a fun game trying to identify which boyfriend(s) Taylor writes about

-Katie Couric has an extravaganza revealing a ton of information.  Taylor even admits (well, more or less) that "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" is about Jake Gyllenhaal.

-WWTD if Adam proposed to her and the ring was made of Papa John's pizza?

-What Are Swifties Listening To? "Hall of Fame" by The Script feat. Will I Am

Direct download: Episode_36_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 35 - RED!! - I could write a long review here, ORRRRR I could just let you guys listen to our Special Edition Taylor Talk for RED!!!!  In Episode 35, we do a brief overview of the entire Red album.  In the upcoming weeks we will dive deep into the individual songs, but for now, enjoy this light-hearted and fun discussion as it leads into the REDdest week ever!!! 

1. “State of Grace”
2. “Red”
3. “Treacherous”
4. “I Knew You Were Trouble”
5. “All Too Well”
6. “22″
7. “I Almost Do”
8. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”
9. “Stay Stay Stay”
10. “The Last Time”
11. “Holy Ground”
12. “Sad Beautiful Tragic”
13. “The Lucky One”
14. “Everything Has Changed”
15. “Starlight”
16. “Begin Again”


STATE OF GRACE - Episode 34

-Our hosts give their initial reactions to "State of Grace" having just heard it for the first time

-I know it doesn't happen often, but we made a mistake last week and offer a retraction: The bonus materials on the Target Deluxe Edition of Red HAVE been officially released and include: The Moment I Knew, Come Back... Be Here, Girl At Home, Treacherous (Original Demo Recording), Red (Original Demo Recording), State of Grace (Acoustic Version)

-If you nominate Adam to win a trip to see Taylor on Good Morning America, I will bake you a homemade cheesecake!!!  If you nominate Belle, she will bake cookies

-Probably the COOLEST thing this episode, we share a VERY scientific method a listener used last week to accurately predict the release of "State of Grace" as this week's single!!

-We discuss the unique cover art released with "State of Grace"

-It's amazing how "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and "State of Grace" provide such contrasting views of the EXACT SAME PERSON!

-Finally, despite what the other hosts say, I (Adam) think music should name a new genre "Taylor Swift" since she doesn't fit into any other genre

Direct download: Episode_34_-_SPECIAL_EDITION_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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I Knew You Were Trouble - Episode 33

-Two of our hosts love "I Knew You Were Trouble," and two hate it.  Maya is out sick this week, so she'll have to be the deciding vote next week!!

-Quote from Episode 33: "I don't like it!"  Who said it???  The same person who said "If Taylor heard what I have to say about this song, 'Mean Part 2' would be about me."

-Learn how this new "dub-step" song is linked and connected to the much softer "Begin Again" and the other singles from Red

-Break down into the nitty-gritty of the song:

What is it about?

Who is it about?

Why does the song title end with a period?

-Finally, hear the latest news and upcoming calendar from Taylor Swift's career!!

Direct download: Epsiode_33_-_SPECIAL_EDITION_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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RED - Episode 32

Are you RED-yyy for this?? 

-We kick off the episode with a quick segment on the latest news and upcoming events on Taylor's calendar including her Scholastic Web cast, her banjo player Mike Meadow's first child, her new music video and more!!

-Taylor's former manager, Rick Barker, provides aspiring artists with advice on strategic song releases, just as Taylor is currently using for her singles off of Red.

-And of course, our hosts provide our thoughts and feelings regarding the song "Red" - Who is it about? What is the purpose of the colors in the songs? What are some of the best lyrics?

Direct download: Episode_32_-_SPECIAL_EDITION_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Begin Again 

-We dive in deep into our analysis of Taylor's newest single, "Begin Again":

WHAT is it about?

WHO is it about?

HOW is it similar to "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together?"

HOW is the overall album progressing?

LOTS MORE!!! 

-Mini segments are temporarily on pause until next week

-Adam shares an AWESOME #TaylorPun tweeted to him by a Taylor Talk listener

-Adam, Belle and Diane were all at the iHeartRadio Music Festival for Taylor's latest performance - Hear all about it

-Grant is in good company, because judging by Steven Tyler's outfit at iHeartRadio, Grant's not the only one shopping in the women's department :-)

Direct download: Episode_31_-_SPECIAL_EDITION_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 30 - The Agency

-A warning to all listeners searching "Taylor Swift" on search engines - BEWARE OF CYBERCRIMINALS!!!

-Adam tells some fun chicken jokes as per the request of a Taylor Talk listener

-A review of Taylor's upcoming calendar

-All the important news items pertaining to Taylor Swift's career

-AGENCY REVIEW - Who are the Agency?  What instruments do they play?  Where'd they get the name "The Agency from?"

-WWTD if she were a stand up comedian?

-What are Swifties Listening to? - "Want You Back" by Cher Lloyd

Direct download: Episode_30_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 29 - I Love You To The Moon And Back

-Rick Barker's Tip Of The Week reminds artists to utilize all social media channels and not just Twitter

-Our saddest conversation yet delves deep into the details of Taylor's newest song "Ronan" - How it came to be, it's meaning and more.

-The Taylor Talk hosts take you through a fun discussion of Taylor's first performance of "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" at MTV's VMA's, leading Adam to make the claim that he has finally found Waldo

-What Are Swifties Listening To? -- "Strangely Beautiful" by Shealeigh

Direct download: Episode_29_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09pm PST

Episode 28 - WANEGBT Music Video

-Rick Barker advises artists on utilizing Facebook chat to engage fans

-Listen for Adam's funniest joke yet!!

-Our team goes deep into the We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together music video!!  You won't wanna miss this discussion!! 

-We find clues within the music video helping prove that the song IS about Jake Gyllenhaal

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

-WWTD if she could be Meredith for a day?

-What Are Swifties Listening To?  -- "Bruises" by Train

-Maya recounts her story of singing a duet with Train on stage at their concert in front of 15,000 people!!!

Direct download: Episode_28_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 27 --

-We are back on our normal schedule with a "Small Talk, Work, and The Weather"

-Taylor Talk finds its way into USA Today

-Rick Barker gives songwriters a great exercise to get them writing everyday and always practicing

-Taylor will be performing "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" at the MTV VMA's on Sept. 6

-Find out how to vote for a chance to have Taylor Swift play a FREE concert at your school!!! 

-"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" breaks a ton of records!!! Find out which!!

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

-WWTD if she could be a regular person for one day? (regular as in not a celebrity)

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - Ed Sheeran

Direct download: Episode_27_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 26 - Maya's Tales

-Maya is BACK!!!!

-Rick Barker gives advice to aspiring artists to always be good to your fans, using Taylor's recent Web cast for examples on how to do it

-Our team dives deeper then we did in last week's Special Edition Episode, with a full analysis of Taylor's newest single "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" taking a look at who co-wrote it, our favorite lyrics, and the question everyone has been asking: WHO IS IT ABOUT?!?!

-Maya shares with us her tales about being part of the live audience at the Web cast

-WWTD if she came face to face with herself from when she was little?

-What Are Swifties Listening To?? - Kina Grannis

Direct download: Episode_26_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together SPECIAL EDITION

-Listen in as our hosts take you through a step-by-step analysis of Taylor Swift's live Web cast from August 13 announcing her upcoming fourth album, "Red," including the release of her first single off of "Red" entitled "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

-We provide our expert analysis breaking down each of Taylor's responses to all the fan-submitted questions she received

-Go buy "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" from the iTunes store now!!! 

Direct download: Episode_25_-_SPECIAL_EDITION_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04pm PST

Episode 24 -- 

-Meredith Swift watches the Olympics 

-Taylor supports our U.S. Olympians

-Vote for Taylor in the Do Something Awards

-Our hosts discuss Taylor's rumored relationship with Conor Kennedy to remind you it is still just a rumor!

-Belle finally names her cat!!  Find out what!! 

-The female hosts decide to dress Adam as Taylor Swift for Halloween - fun YouTube video of the make over to come with it! 

-WWTD if someone interrupted her wedding like the in "Speak Now?"

-What are Swifties Listening to? - "Too Good To Be True" by Edens Edge

Direct download: Episode_24_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20am PST

Episode 23 - A Place In This World

-Belle announces the release of her new book, "Secrets," dedicated to Taylor Swift

-Rick Barker gives advice to artists on how to maintain a realtionship with their fans in his Music Industry Blueprint "Tip of the Week"

-Vote for Taylor for the Do Something Awards

-Taylor Swift is NOT dating Patrick Schwarzenegger

-Ed Sheeran feels he and Taylor are musically compatible

-Our team breaks down Scott Borchetta's tweet giving us hints about Taylor Swift's 4th album

-We analyze Taylor's song "A Place In This World" off of her first album, and Belle actually agrees with Adam for once!!! 

-WWTD if she found out about Belle dedicating her book to her? 

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - "Postcard from Paris" by The Band Perry

Direct download: Episode_23_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40pm PST

Ep. 22 - Small Talk, Work and The Weather

-Our VERY FIRST "Small Talk"

-What's been bugging Adam? -- People saying Taylor's Kennedy award was a biased decision!!

-Rick Barker gives listeners advice on choosing good tags for YouTube videos so people can find them

-Calendar: iHeartRadio Music Festival is coming up!

-Maya has a special message for listeners!! hint: She misses you, but will be back soon!!

-Vote for Taylor in the Do-Something Awards -- One big "Do-er" will be receiving $100,000 towards their charity!!

-Taylor Swift wins HUGE at the Teen Choice Awards

-WWTD if she were a gamemaker in the Hunger Games?

-What Are Swifties Listening To?? -- Erica Morgan (A fellow Swifty!!) 

Direct download: Episode_22_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 21 - Our Song

-Taylor Talk gets a Facebook page!! Go "Like" it!! Facebook.com/TaylorTalk13

-We added a new voicemail system for you to call in and let your voice be heard on Taylor Talk!!  You can either dial (240) 31-SWIFT or visit TaylorTalk.org and click "Send Voicemail" on the side of the screen

-Good news, everyone!! Taylor Talk is switching back to a weekly format!!  Join us every week for a ton of Taylor fun!

-Rick Barker (Taylor's former manager) shares a tip on how aspiring artists can best use YouTube to promote themselves.

-The Taylor Talk team analyzes "Our Song"

-Adam has an epiphany regarding the meaning behind "Our Song"

-WWTD if she could no longer write music? 

-What Are Swifties Listening To? -- "All About Us" by He is We

Direct download: Episode_21_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Episode 20 Part 2

  • Who is our exclusive interview with?!?! Listen to find out
  • Quotes from the interview:

"Taylor Swift worked her tail off to get where she is today!!"

"Taylor Swift is BRILLIANT!! Taylor Swift changed the world!"

  • Vote for Taylor in the Teen Choice Awards
  • Both of Us video debuts - get our hosts' reactions
  • Taylor introduces Wonderstruck Enchanted as a continuation of Wonderstruck
  • OUR GUEST MAKES A VERY SPECIAL OFFER EXCLUSIVE TO TAYLOR TALK LISTENERS!!! 
  • FUN FACT: Our guest interview runs on the treadmill listening to Taylor Talk!! 
  • Finally, TaylorTalk.org gets a makeover!!! Tell us what you think!!! 

Episode 20 Part 1

  • Who is our exclusive interview with?!?! Listen to find out
  • Quotes from the interview:

"Taylor Swift worked her tail off to get where she is today!!"

"Taylor Swift is BRILLIANT!! Taylor Swift changed the world!"

  • Vote for Taylor in the Teen Choice Awards
  • Both of Us video debuts - get our hosts' reactions
  • Taylor introduces Wonderstruck Enchanted as a continuation of Wonderstruck
  • OUR GUEST MAKES A VERY SPECIAL OFFER EXCLUSIVE TO TAYLOR TALK LISTENERS!!! 
  • FUN FACT: Our guest interview runs on the treadmill listening to Taylor Talk!! 

Episode 19

-Happy Birthday Maya!!

-Happy Father's Day to Scott Swift!! 

-Help us name Belle's new cat

-Music video for Both of Us will be out the end of June

-Taylor has been co-writing with Mark Foster of Foster the People

-Selena Gomez wants to work with Taylor on her next album

-SONG ANALYSIS: Teardrops On My Guitar

-Belle tells us her stories from CMA Fest and Taylor Swift: Speak Now - Treasures From The World Tour, including BRAND NEW INFORMATION from Scott Borchetta's Q&A session!!!

-WWTD if Austin (her brother) dated one of her best friends? 

-What Are Swifties Listening To? - Ella Mae Bowen

Direct download: Episode_19_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50pm PST

Episode 18 - MINISODE!! 

  • Short Episode with a full length feature to come next week, including a report from Belle on CMA Fest, and the Taylor Swift: Speak Now – Treasures from the World Tour at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  • A special message from a listener from China who uses Taylor Talk to help teach themselves English!! HOW COOL IS THAT?!?!
  • Capital Hoedown in Ottowa is no longer taking place
  • There WILL be a music video for “Both of Us”
  • News
  • If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You’re A Swifty When…
Direct download: Episode_18_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am PST

Episode 17 

  • The all-girls EXTRAVAGANZA!!! 
  • Happy Birthday song to Liz Huett
  • The latest Taylor Swift News
  • An in-depth discussion about Taylor Swift's fashion (Hair, clothing, shoes, etc)
  • Analysis of "Picture to Burn"
  • Mini Segments (If Swifties Ruled The World, You Know You're A Swifty When, WWTD?, What Are Swifties Listening To?)

Direct download: Episode_17_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28pm PST

Episode 16 

  • Special Mothers Day Edition dedicated to Andrea Swift (Taylor’s awesome Mom!)
  • Happy Birthday, Paul Sidoti
  • Did you know TaylorSwift.com had a section on it called “Taylor Talk” back in 2003? How cool is that?!?! Check it out for yourself!!
  • Taylor is up for TWO Billboard Music Awards and THREE CMT Awards, so go vote!!
  • We do a follow up discussion to our Special Edition Episode on Taylor Swift’s collaboration with B.o.B now that we have more details.
  • You Know You’re A Swifty When/If Swifties Ruled The World..
  • Special guest, Eric Scull, of Mugglenet.com and Mugglecast, the #1 Harry Potter podcast joins us to help answer the question: WWTD if she went to Hogwarts and was in the same year as Harry?
Direct download: Episode_16_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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SPECIAL EDITION - "BOTH OF US"

SPECIAL EDITION - BOTH OF US

The latest song featuring Taylor Swift called "Both Of Us," off of B.o.B's new album "Strange Clouds" has JUST premiered and our team takes you through our initial reactions followed by an in-depth analysis of the song!!

 

Direct download: Taylor-Talk-bob-special-edition.mp3
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Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Episode 15

Episode 15 - Tim McGraw

-Say What?!!? Grant's grandma has a Twitter?!?! 

-Earth day is the perfect day for watching The Lorax

-On the calendar: B.o.B.'s new album featuring Taylor Swift comes out May 1

-News: Billboard Music Awards, Taylor's collaboration with Justin Bieber

-Learn all about "Tim McGraw" - No, not the singer, but Taylor's first single!

-What inspired the song? 

-Who co-wrote it?

-Learn all about the music video for "Tim McGraw"

-WWTD to get back at Justin Bieber for his prank on Punk'd??

Direct download: Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast_-_Episode_15.mp3
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Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Episode 14

Episode 14 - The Weekend of Taylor

  • The Weekend of Taylor – Punk’d, Kids’ Choice Awards, and Academy of Country Music Awards!!
  • Adam, Belle, and Diane share their stories from ACM weekend and meeting Scott Swift
  • “Fun fact: Of the 1,169,254 singles sold to date from the “Hunger Games” album, 1,003,917 are from @TaylorSwift13′s two tracks.” via Brian Mansfield
  • If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You’re A Swifty When
  • Announcements and News
  • WWTD if she found out about #creepythingsadamsays?
Direct download: Episode_14_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
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Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Episode 13

Episode 13 - ALL ABOUT YOU

  • ALL ABOUT YOU! – A few of Taylor Talk’s listeners join us on the show for an “Eyes Open” discussion
  • Taylor Talk goes GOLD – Hits 500,000 downloads in 165 countries!!
  • We discuss the 13′s in Taylor’s life
  • If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You’re A Swifty When
  • Announcements and News
  • Find out how our hosts think Taylor would react if her band turned into vampires on stage!!!
Direct download: Episode_13_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38am PST

Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Episode 12

Episode 12 - Lorax, Australia and more! 

  • Lorax discussion – including The Lorax App, the controversy surrounding the film, and of course Taylor in her portrayal of Audrey
  • Belle, Maya, and Jencita think Grant would make a great Barbie doll
  • Australia!!! – Hot Chelle Rae is the opening act and hilarious on Twitter; Taylor gets lunch with her brother Austin, who is all grown up!; Papa Swift turns 60, but does NOT look his age!!
  • Belle offers to allow Adam to give her a haircut in Vegas!
  • Belle also admits to knowing how she would kill Adam if they were in The Hunger Games
  • Mini Segments – If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You’re A Swifty When; What Are Swifties Listening To?; WWTD??
  • Announcements, News, Calendar
Direct download: Episode_12_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:25am PST

Episode 11 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - Brian Mansfield

  •      Safe and Sound Music Video - Adam FINALLY reads The Hunger Games!!
  •      Taylor Swift and Zac Efron on The Ellen Show - FUNNIEST APPEARANCE YET!!
  •      News & Calendar
  •      If Swifties Ruled The World, You Know You're A Swifty When, WWTD??
  •      What are Swifties listening to?
Direct download: Episode_11_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:10pm PST

Episode 10 - GRAMMYS GRAMMYS GRAMMYS

  • GRAMMYS GRAMMYS GRAMMYS!!!!
  • Be automatically entered to WIN a copy of Beautiful Eyes by taking our SURVEY
  • News and Calendar
  • If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You're A Swifty When
  • What are Swifties Listening To?
  • WWTD??
Direct download: Episode_10_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18am PST

Episode 9

  • Win a FREE copy of Beautiful Eyes
  • Vogue Cover Discussion
  • What Will Be On Taylor's 4th Album? - Speculation
  • If Swifties Ruled The World/You Know You're A Swifty When
  • WWTD?
  • News/Calendar
Direct download: Episode_9_-_Taylor_Talk__The_Taylor_Swift_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:58am PST

Episode 8 - Declan 

  • Jesse Saperstein - Anti-bullying advocate
  • Declan Whitebloom - Director of "Mean" and "Ours" music videos
  • Announcements, News, Calendar, If Swifties Ruled The World, WWTD? 

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