Rank #1: Out Of The Woods Music Video - Episode 199 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Swifties are also listening to Death Of A Bachelor by Panic! At The Disco
Episode 199 -
She lost him, but she found herself, and somehow, that was everything. In Episode 199 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss Taylor Swift’s most recent music video for her new single “Out of the Woods.” Before 1989 was released, Taylor said that “Out of the Woods” was representational of the entire album. It seems fitting then, that “Out of the Woods” would be released as Taylor’s last single off 1989… or is it? Let us know if you think Taylor will come out with anymore singles from the 1989 era. Meanwhile, enjoy the episode as we analyze the “Out of the Woods” music video!
Highlights from Episode 121 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: “Out of the Woods” Music Video
– When you’re on the beach minding your own business and trees literally materialize around you.
– Diane doesn’t like it when wolves are portrayed as evil.
– Did Taylor just jump off a cliff?!?
– We discuss the symbolism behind the extreme elements Taylor encounters.
– What would you rank “Out of the Woods” on a scale of 1-13?
– Fancy an audio book? Check out our sponsors, Audible, to receive a free audiobook of your choice. Visit http://audible.com/taylor for details.
– We have some BIG news this episode. BIG NEWS.
– What are Swifties listening to? A listener and your hosts give you tons of song suggestions.
– “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” – J.M. Barrie
– Adam, Steve, and I want to thank you, the listeners, for all the support you’ve given the show for the past four years. We LOVE you!!
Feb 01 2016
Rank #2: Taylor Swift Versus Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and George Strait - Who will win at the ACM's? - Episode 127 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 127 - Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, George Strait, or Taylor Swift… who will be the ACM Entertainer of the Year? In Episode 127 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss the probability that Taylor Swift will prevail against the nominees. Taylor lost the award last year to Luke Bryan, but that doesn’t mean she will lose again this year! Let us know what you think of our theories and be sure to watch the ACMs next Sunday, April 6th, at 8/7c on CBS. Enjoy!
Highlights from Episode 127 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – ACM Predictions: Who Will Be Entertainer of the Year?:
- Blake Shelton sure entertains on The Voice, but we consider those viewers passive, and thus less likely to vote.
- Could Luke Bryan beat Taylor? Honestly, he might “crash her party.”
- Miranda might win Female Vocalist of the Year, but definitely not EOTY.
- George Strait: Entertainer of the Year or Entertainer of a Lifetime? Fun fact: He hasn’t won EOTY since Taylor Swift was born.
- Remember to vote for Taylor daily at VoteACM.com
- Sami visits the “Who’s Taylor Swift Anyway?” art exhibit in Brooklyn, New York.
- Continue to vote for Taylor for the first ever iHeartRadio Music Awards at iheartradio.com/awards.
- You know you’re a Swifty when your parents ask you “What did Taylor Swift do today?” and you actually know the answer…
Mar 31 2014
Rank #3: SHAKE IT OFF - 1989 - SPECIAL EDITION - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Episode 147
Episode 147 -- SHAKE IT OFF - Taylor’s using album five to take us back to 1989! On August 18th, Taylor held a Yahoo LiveStream event to announce a new single, “Shake It Off,” her new album “1989″ (available 10/27!), and a new music video!! Taylor’s live stream was a massive unload of a bunch of new, exciting information, and your hosts are SO excited to unpack it all! We give our initial thoughts about the theme of 1989, how we love that “Shake It Off” is a complete dance party, and we marvel at the music video. Feel free to share your thoughts about the direction Taylor’s taking her new music. Enjoy the show!Highlights from Episode 147 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – New Single “Shake It Off” And New Album 1989
- We should have know the polaroid pictures were a clue!
- Taylor was inspired by the late 1980s for her new album, a time period only Steve remembers.
- Debate: “fake” vs. “bake.” What’s the verdict?
- The hosts conclude that “Shake It Off” is hella good.
- Swift fact: Taylor believes you can tell a lot about a person by how willing they are to dance. She even asked fans to dance with her in the “Shake It Off” music video!
- I don’t know about you, but the “Shake It Off” music video gave us SO many costume ideas for the 1989 Tour!!
Aug 19 2014
Rank #4: GRAMMY EDITION - Remembering These Grammys All Too Well - Lorde "Royals" Daft Punk "Get Lucky" Kacey Musgraves "Merry Go Round" - Episode 118 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 118 - I'm a crumbled up piece of paper lying here because Taylor performed "All Too Well" at the Grammys! On Episode 118 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, the hosts give you full coverage of the 56th Grammy Awards. We discuss the red carpet, the nature of the Grammy awards and how they pick the winners, and Taylor's breath-taking performance of "All Too Well." We also go back in the Taylor Swift time machine and discuss Taylor's past Grammy performances from 2009-2013. And even though Taylor didn't win a Grammy this year, she is still our seven-time Grammy winning girl, our favorite. Enjoy the episode!
Highlights from Episode 118 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast:
- The RED Tour is coming to London! Taylor will perform at London's O2 on Feb. 1st & 2nd.
- We bring you full coverage of the 56th Grammy Awards!
- What did you think of Taylor Swift's red carpet dress? The hosts give mixed reviews.
- Maya loved Colbie Caillat's red dress.
- Grammy winners are determined "without regard to album sales or chart promotion." That explains it.
- Adam defines an "artist" as someone who writes or at least co-writes their own music.
- Diane is baffled by Daft Punk's helmets. What?
- That moment when you accidentally think RED won Album of the Year and then your heart is broken...
- Why did Fearless win Album of the Year in 2008 and RED didn't?
- Can we talk about how incredible it is that Taylor chose to perform "All Too Well" because the Swifties asked her to?
- Taylor sure looked pissed about that scarf!
- What's your all-time favorite Taylor Swift Grammy performance? We discuss her performances from 2008-2013.
- Fun fact: Queen Latifah can marry you now!
- You know you're a Swifty when you describe yourself as a hardcore Taylor Swift fan.
- View all the nominees and winners of the 56th Grammy Awards at grammy.com/nominees.
Jan 27 2014
Rank #5: QuizUp Taylor Swift Jeopardy - Episode 109 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 109 - Think you're the master at the Taylor Swift category on QuizUp? Listen up to find out whether or not you're worthy to challenge the hosts of Taylor Talk! In Episode 109 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, the hosts go head to head in a round of Taylor Swift Jeopardy using the questions from the QuizUp app. If you decide to play along with the hosts, be sure to send in your scores for the opportunity to play Taylor Swift Jeopardy on a future episode of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast! Happy listening & good luck!
Highlights from Episode 109 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
- Join your hosts/contestants, Maya, Diane, and Steve for a round of Taylor Swift Jeopardy.
- Check out Taylor Swift's interview on CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan on cmtradiolive.com.
- Taylor Swift to granted a wish to Delaney Brown, a little girl from PA battling leukemia, by skyping with her this weekend.
- The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards will air on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 9:00pm on CBS. Taylor is nominated for Favorite Country Artist.
- All the jeopardy questions for this episode were taken from the QuizUp app, the biggest trivia game in the world available via iTunes
- Fun fact: Adam came up with most of the questions in the Taylor Swift category on QuizUp!
- That awkward moment when Steve doesn't remember his last name.
- Did you know that Taylor won a contest in elementary school for her poem "Monster In My Closet"
- Make sure to tally up your score and let us know what you got! The winner may be join our hosts on a future episode of Taylor Talk :)
- You know you're TayTalker when you come up with a cheesy fandom name for Taylor Talk! We LOVE it!
Dec 23 2013
Rank #6: Wildest Dreams Music Video - Episode 191 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 191 - Say you’ll remember me, even if it’s just pretend… Ladies and gentlemen, the music video you have been waiting for has arrived. The music video for “Wildest Dreams” is out now and it is absolute perfection!!! (You can hear the fangirl in my voice!) In Episode 191, your hosts Adam, Diane, and Steve break down the “Wildest Dream” music video thematically and discuss how the visual elements (Old Hollywood, Africa) relate to the story of the song. Since there was so much detail in this video, we’re sure we may have missed some moments, so let us know what your favorite parts were. What did you think of the video? Happy listening!
Highlights from Episode 191 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: “Wildest Dreams” Music Video
– I think we can agree that this was the perfect video for the perfect song!!!
– The video took the lyric “even if it’s just pretend” and ran with it… Cue shattering heartbreak.
– How did Old Hollywood and shots of Africa contribute to the theme of the song?
– Steve notes Taylor’s strong resemblance to Ava Gardner.
– All of Taylor’s proceeds from the music video will be donated to wild animal conservation efforts through the African Parks Foundation of America.
– There were so many guests at Taylor’s five sold-out LA shows that it was hard to keep track. (Oops! We forgot America’s sweetheart, Ellen DeGeneres.)
– Nicki Minaj opened the MTV VMAs with Taylor Swift as her surprise guest! Looks like there’s no bad blood between them.
– And Video of the Year goes to…. Taylor Swift for “Bad Blood”!!!
– September 4: The 1989 World Tour – Salt Lake City, UT
– September 5 & 6: The 1989 World Tour – Denver, CO
– September 9: The 1989 World Tour – Houston, TX
– September 11 & 12: The 1989 World Tour – St. Paul, MN
Aug 31 2015
Rank #7: Bad Blood Feat. Kendrick Lamar + Music Video - Episode 183 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 183 - The “Bad Blood” Music Video SIZZLES!Taylor Swift set the Swifty fandom on fire with her world premiere of the “Bad Blood” music video at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Full of cameos from her best friends, sexy action sequences, and a remix with Kendrick Lamar, Taylor delivers one of her best music videos to date. What are your thoughts on the music video? What do you think of Kendrick Lamar’s rap? Let us know! Hope you enjoy the episode!
Highlights from Episode 183 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: “Bad Blood” Music Video
– Uh oh… Selena Gomez is the backstabbing friend in this video!
– Could Taylor’s transformation into a fighting powerhouse represent her personal transformation in the 1989 album?
– So many cameos… but we missed Meredith and Olivia!
– Why do you think the story of the video took place in London?
– “We was on D like DOC” — Diane needs a translation.
– Taylor’s favorite Kendrick Lamar song makes an appearance. I see what you did there.
– Taylor’s Rock in Rio performance was different than any performance we’ve seen before (more details to come).
– How do you hold 8 Billboard Music Awards at once? #TaylorSwiftProblems
– If you like us, rate us on iTunes at TaylorTalk.org/iTunes!
– May 20th: The 1989 World Tour kicks off in the US in Bossier City, Louisiana.
– May 22nd: The 1989 World Tour continues in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
May 18 2015
Rank #8: Look What You Made Me Do - Episode 200 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 200 - Look what you made US do, Taylor!
Since Taylor decided to come out of "retirement," so did the team at Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast.
In episode 200, the first published in a year and 1/2, our hosts take you through a fascinating and in-depth analysis of Taylor's latest single, "Look What You Made Me Do."
Contrary to popular belief, two of our three hosts do NOT believe this song is a Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, or Katy Perry "diss," but rather a song more focused on Taylor, herself.
How do we argue that point? Well give episode 200 a listen and find out!
Also, if you have a moment to spare, please consider giving us a review on iTunes. You can visit our iTunes page directly by entering "TaylorTalk.org" into any Web browser.
Happy Listening :-)
Aug 28 2017
Rank #9: I'd Lie - Episode 153 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast -- Swifties are also listening to Little Black Dress by Sara Bareilles
Episode 153 - We’d be lying if we said we didn’t wish Taylor had put “I’d Lie” on an album! In Episode 153 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss a song from Taylor’s early days, “I’d Lie.” Taylor wrote this song of unrequited love for a high school talent show and never included it on an album. Although it’s technically unreleased, Taylor did perform it at a Billboard event, so it’s fair game for discussion! Please let us know what you think of “I’d Lie.” Happy listening!
Highlights from Episode 153 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: “I’d Lie” Song Analysis
– “I’d Lie” was never on any of Taylor’s albums, but she did perform it at Billboard, so we can talk about it!
– Fun fact: Just like “Our Song,” Taylor Swift performed “I’d Lie” at her high school talent show
– Why do you think Taylor didn’t include “I’d Lie” on any of her albums?
– Raise your hand if this song was you at sixteen years old.
– How do you envision a music video for “I’d Lie”? Steve has a great idea.
– Mark your calendars! Scholastic’s “Reading Opens a World of Possible” with Taylor Swift live stream takes place on October 29th
– Diet Coke & Regal Cinemas VIP Concert Experience Sweepstakes — enter the contest to win a chance to meet Taylor!
– Starting on October 1st at Subway, be sure to purchase a soda to enter for a chance to meet Taylor! (I’m so excited that there are so many chances to meet Taylor in the 1989 era!!)
– We can’t wait until mid-October when Diet Coke releases a preview of a song off Taylor’s 1989 album!
– @TSwiftFragrance is hinting a new Taylor Swift fragrance… what do you all think?
– You know you’re a Swifty when, even if you became a fan during the RED era, you still love all her old music!
– Swifties are listening to “Little Black Dress” by Sara Bareilles.
– What would Taylor do if someone called her Becky?
Don't forget to buy your "no its becky" shirts at http://www.teespring.com/beckytshirt
Sep 29 2014
Rank #10: Mine - Episode 198 - Taylor Talk Classic - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 198 -
You are (still) the best thing that’s ever been mine. In Episode 198 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we bring you a Taylor Talk Classic: the song analysis of “Mine.” We chose this episode in honor of Rachel. This past week, in Brisbane, Australia, Taylor Swift performed “Mine” on the b-stage in honor of a fan, Rachel, who was tragically killed in a car accident with her mother. This touching song about love that endures all is a Swifty favorite. Let us know what you think of the song. Enjoy the Taylor Talk flashback!
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.
– 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
Dec 07 2015
Rank #11: Christmases When You Were Mine - Sounds of The Season - Episode 110 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 110 - Ho, ho, ho, Merry Swiftmas, everyone! Your hosts of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast are once again joined by Santa and the elves -- Holly, Twinkle, and Hermey -- to help celebrate Christmas! Listen up in Episode 110 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast for Holiday Trivia (brought to you by Santa and the elves), a song analysis of Taylor Swift's original Christmas song, "Christmases When You Were Mine", and some delicious holiday baking ideas. We hope you enjoy the show and you had a wonderful holiday season! Let us know what you did for Swiftmas and we'll talk to you again on Sunday for our last episode of 2013. Happy listening! :)
Highlights from Episode 110 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast:
- The hosts are joined by some VERY special guests to celebrate Christmas: Santa Claus, Holly, Twinkle, and Hermey!
- The elves surprise us with their knowledge of Taylor Swift.
- What's your favorite song off Taylor Swift's Holiday Collection? Our main discussion is a song analysis of "Christmases When You Were Mine."
- Is "Christmases When You Were Mine" fiction or autobiographical?
- We sit in the director's chair to visualize a potential music video for the song.
- Do you think Taylor is capable of writing a Christmas classic?
- If you're feeling Swifty in the kitchen this holiday season, we recommend baking old fashioned pumpkin cookies with cream cheese frosting (chocolate chips are optional!). Mint chocolate chip cookies are also delicious.
Dec 25 2013
Rank #12: Bad Blood - Is it Katy Perry? - Episode 171 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Haim is touring with Taylor! YAS!
Episode 171 - There’s only mad love for Taylor Swift on this show. On Episode 171 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift, we discuss “Bad Blood.” This song is allegedly about pop star Katy Perry, Taylor’s former good friend. Rumor has it that Katy Perry tried to “sabotage an entire arena tour” (RED Tour) by hiring some dancers right from under her. The hosts agree that “Bad Blood” was Taylor’s way to confronting the situation, even though Taylor said herself that she hates confrontation. What do you all think of the song? Could it be about Katy Perry? Leave us your thoughts. Thanks for listening!
Highlights from Episode 171 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift PodcastMain Discussion: “Bad Blood” Song Analysis– Friendship heartbreak hurts worse than love heartbreak.– Is “Bad Blood” really about Katy Perry?– Gawker published a timeline of Taylor and Katy’s friendship based on tweets (& Mean Girls references).– How does “Bad Blood” fit into the story of the album?– What would “Bad Blood” look like on tour? Could it be a single?
Other Topics:– Taylor Swift’s social media accounts may have been hacked, but they won’t find anything dirty, because it doesn’t exist!– HAIM willing be joining Taylor Swift on her 1989 World Tour for select shows!– Be sure to subscribe on leave us a review on iTunes. We love feedback!
Calendar– The Grammys are THIS SUNDAY Feb. 8th at 8/7c on CBS.– The BRIT Awards are on Feb. 25th.
Feb 02 2015
Rank #13: Pop Music vs. Taylor Swift - Episode 113 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 113 - Will Taylor Swift follow the change in mainstream pop music or break from it? In Episode 113 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, your hosts -- Adam, Diane, Steve, and Sami -- discuss Taylor's relationship to the changing landscape of pop music. Artists like Lorde, Lana Del Rey, and others are creating unique and edgier sounds. Could Taylor move in that direction and make music along the lines of "I Knew You Were Trouble"? What if she dropped in album with no warning like Beyonce? Regardless, Taylor always does something incredible to surprise the fans. Be sure to let us know what you think is next for Taylor in terms of her sound. Enjoy the show!
Highlights from Episode 113 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast:
- We want to thank everyone for their amazing support & helping us get nominated for a podcast award. We have the best listeners ever!
- Taylor Swift will help launch CMT After MidNite With Cody Alan, a new radio show. Taylor will appear on Tuesday January 7th.
- Did you know the RED Tour sold 1.5 million tickets? Whoa.
- Beyonce dropped an album in the middle of the night with no promotion -- would Taylor do that?
- It would be super cool if Taylor Swift announced her next album on Taylor Talk. Just saying.
- Artists like Lorde, Passenger, and A Great Big World are changing the sound of pop music. We wonder if Taylor's new sound will be similar to theirs.
- You know you’re a Swifty when your friend complains that you tweet about Taylor too much. Oops.
- Swifties are listening to the new motion picture soundtrack for the film Frozen!
Jan 06 2014
Rank #14: 1989 World Tour - Bad Blood, Blank Space, Shake It Off, and More! - Episode 184 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 184 - 1989 TOUR SPOILERS GALORE! In Episode 184 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, Adam and Diane bring you their review of Taylor Swift’s 1989 Tour. After seeing the show at Rock In Rio in Vegas and in Bossier City, Louisiana, we wanted to give you our initial impressions of Taylor’s new show. We discuss the setlist in detail, Taylor’s elaborate costumes, dancers, and more. If you haven’t seen the show yet and don’t care about being spoiled, listen up! And if you have seen the show, what did you think? Enjoy the episode!
Highlights from Episode 184 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: 1989 World Tour Initial Review
– If you want to stay 1989 Tour spoiler-free, do not listen to this episode!!
– We go song by song and describe each performance of 1989.
– Which song stole the show?
– If you’ve seen the 1989 tour, did anything disappoint you?
– Remember: you MUST go visit Taylor Nation Headquarters if you attend a concert!
– Taylor Swift broke a VEVO record with most views in a single day for “Bad Blood”!! (We’re not surprised though).
– We think we may have figured out what “on D like DOC” means in Kendrick Lamar’s “Bad Blood” rap. Maybe.
– You know you’re a Swifty when you make up choreography for every song off 1989 and you’re essentially an official tour dancer.
– Swifties are listening to “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk The Moon.
– May 30: The 1989 World Tour – Detroit, MI.
– June 2: The 1989 World Tour – Louisville, KY.
– June 3: The 1989 World Tour – Cleveland, OH.
– June 6: The 1989 World Tour – Pittsburgh, PA.
May 25 2015
Rank #15: Wildest Dreams
Episode 177 - Oh my my my, how Taylor Swift has changed from the “Love Story” girl! In Episode 177 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss Taylor’s new, realistic take on love in her song “Wildest Dreams.” Taylor says that when she meets someone new, her first thought is, “When this is over, I hope they think well of me.” Her opinion on love has changed from a more romantic happily-ever-after viewpoint to something more fatalistic. What’s your take on this perspective? Do you see love like Taylor does? Let us know your thoughts and what you think of “Wildest Dreams.” Enjoy the episode!Also: We were nominated for BEST ENTERTAINMENT PODCAST at the 2015 Podcast Awards!! VOTE AT PODCASTAWARDS.COM DAILY.
Highlights from Episode 177 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift PodcastMain Discussion: “Wildest Dreams” Song Analysis– Is going into a relationship thinking that it will ultimately end really a fair way to enter a relationship?– Steve says “Wildest Dreams” is about forming an immediate connection with someone. That’s one way to put it!– Taylor Swift writes with her heart. Literally!– How does the music create the mood of the song?– Some people debate on whether or not this song sounds like Lana Del Rey. We debate on how to say “Lana.”– Adam’s so vain, he probably thinks this song is about him.– We kind of have a singing contest. And I’m kind of sure you’ll never want us to do it again.
Other Topics:– WE’RE NOMINATED FOR BEST ENTERTAINMENT PODCAST IN THE PODCAST AWARDS! Please vote daily at podcastawards.com!– Meredith owes Taylor $40 million for scratching her leg. MeOW.
Calendar– Taylor will appear on Live with Kelly and Michael on March 25th.– The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards are on March 28th.– March 29th are the iHeartRadio Music Awards.
Mar 16 2015
Rank #16: White Horse - Episode 122 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
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!
- 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!
Feb 24 2014
Rank #17: Blank Space LIVE At The AMA's - Episode 161 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 161 - Don’t say I didn’t warn you… but Taylor Swift slayed at the 2014 American Music Awards! In Episode 161 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss Taylor Swift’s performance of “Blank Space” at the 2014 American Music Awards. She wowed us all with pyrotechnics, acrobats, powerful vocals, and some serious crazy eyes. That night, she was also honored as the first recipient of the Dick Clark Award for Excellence. We hope you enjoyed the episode. Feel free to share your thoughts with us! Happy listening!Highlights from Episode 161 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift PodcastMain Discussion: Taylor Swift at the AMAs– Poll: when they turned on the fire, were you scared for her or scared of her?– Do you think this performance is a representation of the 1989 tour?– We debate whether or not the pen click was ever a thing.– Here at Taylor Talk, we ask the hard hitting questions: Which was more powerful, the music video or the performance?– While being honored with the Dick Clark Award for Excellence, Taylor Swift manages to humbly bring honor to everyone else.
Other Topics:– Only Taylor Swift can knock Taylor Swift off the Number One spot on Billboard.– 1989 hit its 2 million sales mark AND “Shake It Off” went 4x platinum. YAS!– If Swifties ruled the world, all of Taylor’s exes would be sent to Mars. Muahah– Adam memorializes a very special someone on the show… and reminds us all of the incredible love found in the Swifty community.
Nov 24 2014
Rank #18: 13 Taylor Swift Moments of 2013 - Episode 111 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 111 - Can you believe 2013, the year of Taylor is almost over? As the year draws to a close, we recap the top 13 Taylor moments of 2013. So much has happened this year in terms of what Taylor has accomplished... for example, she went on her third headlining tour, recorded a song with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban, and opened an education center at the Country Hall of Fame just to name a few! To be honest, Taylor has achieved so much this past year, and we know that there are only better things to come for her in 2014. We hope you enjoy Episode 111 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, and let us know what your favorite Taylor moments of 2013 are. Happy listening!
Highlights from Episode 111 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
- Sami from @TSwiftOnTour joins us as a special guest this episode.
- Did you know Taylor Swift was the most charitable celebrity of 2013? We are so proud.
- What's your favorite Taylor Swift moment of 2013? We'll tell you ours in the main discussion.
- Taylor didn't win a Golden Globe in 2013, but she might in 2014. Find out when the Golden Globes air on NBC at 8pm.
- Adam loves the "22" music video because it has a chest bump :-P
- Listen to our interview with Shane Drake, the music video director of "Highway Don't Care," in Episode 62.
- Sami gives us a first hand account of what it was like to see Taylor perform at LP Field at CMA Fest in Nashville.
- What would a Swifty do if Taylor Swift recorded a song with Justin Timberlake?
- We hope Taylor one day releases a "tell-all" autobiography so we can find out who "I Knew You Were Trouble" is really about!
- Fun Fact: Taylor's $4 million donation to the Country Music Hall of Fame was the largest individual artist gift in the Hall’s history. She's incredible.
- "You know you're a Swiftie when you get very excited after realizing that 2013 was your first year of being a Swifty." Welcome to the club!
- Swifties are listening to "Chip on my Shoulder" from Legally Blonde the Musical.
Dec 30 2013
Rank #19: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - TSwiftOnTour - Episode 124 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast - Little Black Dress - Sara Bareilles
Episode 124 - Are you ready for this Behemoth interview?! In Episode 124 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, Ashley, the creator of @TSwiftOnTour, joins us to discuss what it's like to run one of the largest Taylor Swift updating accounts on Twitter. If you're thinking about starting your own fan updating account, this is one you don't want to miss. Enjoy the show!
Highlights from Episode 124 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: Interview with the Creator of @TSwiftOnTour:
- Thinking about starting your own updating account? Ashley from @TSwiftOnTour offers some advice.
- We laugh over the wittiness of @Mamma_Swift.
- Ashley talks about what it's like to get RTed by Taylor Swift herself!
- Taylor Swift donated $100,000 from the sales of "Ronan" to the V Foundation for pediatric cancer research.
- Friendly reminder to vote for Tay in the Kid's Choice Awards and the iHeartRadioMusic Awards!
- You know you're a Swifty when you wish for Taylor Swift related stuff for your birthday!
- Did anyone else besides Diane and Maya go out and buy Taylor's H&M dress?
- Swifties are listening to "Little Black Dress" by Sara Bareilles.
Mar 10 2014
Rank #20: Taylor Swift in 2014 - Episode 112 - Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Episode 112 - Happy 2014 Swifties! In Episode 112 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss what we think Taylor Swift will achieve in 2014. Could this be the year she wins a Golden Globe? What about an Oscar? Taylor will also release her fifth studio album this year, and she teases "this [album] just started on new territory." Let us know what you're excited about for Taylor Swift in 2014, and enjoy the show!
But wait, in other Taylor Talk news, the Podcast Awards are this Sunday! Tune in via life stream this Sunday at 6:30pm PST on podcastawards.com to see if Taylor Talk won the Best Entertainment and People's Choice Podcast Awards!
Highlights of Episode 112 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast:
- The Podcast Awards will be aired via live stream this Sunday at 6:30pm PST on podcastawards.com.
- What do you think Taylor would like to achieve in 2014?
- "I would love to get to go the Oscars someday. That’s why I’m so happy to get to be a part of movies."
- Could "Sweeter Than Fiction" get Taylor Swift an Oscar?
- Be sure to watch The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards next Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 9:00pm on CBS. Our girl is nominated for Favorite Country Artist!
- We predict that Taylor Swift will win the People's Choice Award. I hope we're right!
- Could Taylor add RED Tour dates for Asia in the spring?
- Diane plans her 23th birthday party... seeing The Giver in theaters.
- Taylor talks about her fifth album: "A great deal of what will happen this year has to do with what will happen this next month." What does that mean?!?
Jan 02 2014