New Britneyology

Archive for March 2011

The Year of the Three Britneys…

Posted by: Karenannanina on: March 15, 2011

…and How All Were Transformed Back in 2005 I examined the huge changes in Britney the woman, the celebrity and the musician. This, I think, was one of my best-ever articles and was – incredibly as it seems now – written in one sitting!
 
Larry Getlen concluded his book “Britney: not that innocent”, with these […]

Britney: Mortification of the Flesh and Rebirth

Posted by: Karenannanina on: March 6, 2011

This is a historic article, written when Britney was in the midst of her woes in 2007-8. ************ If you poke among the heaps of trash written about Britney Spears over the last two weeks you’ll occasionally uncover a shiny little coin that’s been dropped there by someone visiting the neighborhood. These visitors are social […]

A Marriage Made In Hell

Posted by: Karenannanina on: March 6, 2011

This is a historic article, written when the fate of Britney’s marriage to Kevin Federline was still in the balance….. ************ As each week passes, the tabloids print yet another story about the imminent break-up of Britney Spears’ marriage to Kevin Federline. Hardly anyone seems to believe in the stability of their relationship or its […]

Boys (In Depth series)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: March 6, 2011

Along with “I’m A Slave For You”, “Boys” was one of the songs that redefined Britney’s image as a characteristically sexual one. Written, produced and with all instruments (whether real or virtual) played by The Neptunes, it’s not what you would call a substantial work, but it sure is a lot of fun. All the […]



  • 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!