New Britneyology

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Debate No.41: Can you empathise with the weirder fans?

Posted by: Karenannanina on: April 11, 2013

(It’s funny…. sometimes I do a quick web-search to find if there are any sites that are hijacking or generally reposting my material.  And I find articles I had completely forgotten having written!  I discovered the following piece today.  It was originally written for PoorBritney.com.) “How do I love thee? let me count the ways.” […]

Fans and Cynics

Posted by: Karenannanina on: November 4, 2012

It’s so sad that I have to keep revisiting this subject, but with the X Factor it’s been a case of “here we go again… and again… and again…” First the “fans” were moaning that she was “scripted” and now they’re whinging that “she never says anything much”. One minute they’re complaining about her hilarious […]

Britney Art!

Posted by: Karenannanina on: July 23, 2012

I wonder if any other contemporary singer has inspired as much artistic creativity among her fans as Britney Spears? It’s quite the little industry! We get fake album news complete with track-listings (which always include “Radar”), home-produced album covers, even fan-made songs on a day-to-day basis. A rather more creditable expression of creative fandom is […]

Say her name with pride – Britney!!!

Posted by: Karenannanina on: December 5, 2011

It’s sad. REALLY sad. It’s a glum little fact that being a Britney fan sometimes feels like being a member of a secret society. I think we need to devise a system of special handshakes like the Freemasons or mysterious badges based on the state emblems of Louisiana. If you’re a member of this society, […]



  • Deborah: There's an interview with Charli XCX where she talks about her admiration for Britney, and how much she was influenced by her as a young girl. Maybe t
  • George: I was just listening to Charli XCX's new track "Blame It On You" and thinking of how much she sounds like Britney (or like an impersonator of). It is
  • Karenannanina: Thank you! Welcome to the New Britneyology community!