New Britneyology

Archive for January 2012

Debate No.19: Your Fantasy Britney Image!

Posted by: Karenannanina on: January 29, 2012

There’s an amazing industry out there in creating wonderful images of a Fantasy Britney. Many of them are expert work, and the technique and professionalism are extraordinary. Aside from their artistic merit, however, there’s another issue – what do they reveal of their creators’ thoughts about Britney, whether conscious or subconscious? What does loving particular […]

Debate No.18: Who Are The REAL Britards?

Posted by: Karenannanina on: January 20, 2012

I guess this abusive term is made up of “Britney” and “retards” so we must assume that these are people of low intelligence, and that the folks who give them this title are of superior intellect. Right? The thing is, every time I visit a forum where the word “Britards” is bandied about, I find […]

Britney and the Klosterman Dilemma

Posted by: Karenannanina on: January 14, 2012

“I don’t think of myself as sexy – not at all!” In his famous article “Bending Spoons With Britney Spears”, Chuck Klosterman said… “It is not that Britney Spears denies that she is a sexual icon, or that she disputes that American men are fascinated with the concept of the wet-hot virgin, or that she […]

Debate No.17: Your Exposure To Britney

Posted by: Karenannanina on: January 3, 2012

A few weeks ago, I was amazed to find myself embroiled in an argument that I didn’t think existed. It has always seemed self-evident to me that our exposure to a musician or singer is mostly through listening to their recordings on our iPods and smart phones, in our cars, on our stereos at home, […]

  • 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!