Fangirl News: Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson are all on tour at the same time! AND Louis is covering 505 by Arctic Monkeys (aka Sara’s favourite band)
Parasocial Experience at Kpop Concerts: Jenna saw her favorite kpop group Tomorrow by Together in San Antonio for two nights! We’re discussing how the parasocial relationships in kpop change the experience of the concert both from the fan and the artist perspective.
Taylor Swift/ Ice Spice Collab: Taylor Swift released her remix of “Karma” featuring Ice Spice in a very Taylor fashion. We’re discussing how Taylor has handled this release in the wake of her connection to Matty Healy and his derogatory comments towards Ice Spice.
Sources for Parasocial Experience at Kpop Concerts + Taylor Swift/Ice Spice Collab
@maddiemonologues on TikTok: Ice Spice is Positioned as the Person Who Must Answer for Taylor Swift and Matty Healy
@NotWildlin on TikTok: Taylor Swift Class President Analogy
@olivialayne6 on TikTok: Why Taylor Swift Should Have Had Megan Thee Stallion as a Feature
Untangling the Drama Around the Taylor Swift–Ice Spice Remix (The Cut, Danielle Cohen, May 26, 2023)
Taylor Swift’s collaboration with Ice Spice raises eyebrows amid Matty Healy backlash (NBC, Kalhan Rosenblatt, May 25, 2023)
Taylor Swift is Apparently Dating an Alleged Racist – And Is Now Using a Black Woman to Cover Her Ass (Cambria Roth, HuffPost, May 25, 2023)
Name 3 Songs Episode: Confessions of a Fangirl: Tales from Hannah Ewens’ Fangirls
Name 3 Songs Episode: Reclaiming 30: A Pop Star Renaissance (with Hannah Ewens)
Name 3 Songs Episode: Why Matty Healy is Problematic + The Fan Social Contract
Name 3 Songs Episode: Landmark Court Rulings + Taylor Swift/Matty Healy Updates