Taylor Swift

I was going to write my very second entry about teen pop sensation, Taylor Swift, and how much better she was than both Miley Cyrus and also Britney Spears.  But I decided to erase it because it was stupid.

The strange man on my couch didn’t murder me, in case you were wondering.  Nor did he enjoy any of the conversation I tried to have with him about Taylor Swift.  I want to talk about her all the time.  I want to make jokes about short-shorts and t-shirts and high-heels and tennis shoes, and that part of that song where she sings really high, and how good it is.  And how angry I know I would have been about that song if I were 15.  Not because it sucks, especially compared to, say, Ben Folds Five or The Smiths, the very best bands to 15-year-old-me, but because her lyrics reflect (somewhat craftlessly) the way I felt back then and kept feeling for years.  And she’s really pretty.  And she plays guitar. So she has NO RIGHT to claim those feelings as her own.

Oops.
Taylor Swift

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4 responses to “Taylor Swift

  1. Benji

    I’m sure you get this a lot, but you really are the Taylor Swift of the wordpress universe.

  2. Benji

    MORE! MORE! MORE!

  3. cale

    i talk about taylor swift all the time. all the time. i covered white horse at my bands last show. respect.

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