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Bad Blood Boils With Taylor Swift's Video Debut and Exclusive With Locky Brownlie

Summer Noblé | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Summer Noblé

As the debut of Taylor Swift's highly anticipated, star-studded music video approaches, Lockhart Brownlie shares what life is like being the handsome backup dancer whose swift transition from one star to another resulted in all the bad blood between Taylor and Katy Perry.

Jenny Che

Taylor Swift Learned To 'Work Smart' So She Didn't Burn Herself Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business

She works insanely hard, but she still makes time for friends and fun.

Taylor Swift Fans Fold 1,989 Cranes For Singer's Mom In Light Of Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.01.2015 | Good News

Taylor Swift's been known to give back to her devoted followers. But this time, two of her fans turned the tables and did something sweet for the supe...

Kick It Up: Speaking Tips From Taylor Swift

Peter Paskale | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Peter Paskale

Listen to any of the songs on '1989', the new album from Taylor Swift, and you'll notice that Swift doesn't just sing those lyrics - she acts them. There are nuances and inflections that she milks with the precision of an actress.

Hear The Taylor Swift Mashup That Has Taylor Swift 'Obsessed'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.28.2014 | Entertainment

While the world continues to obsess over Taylor Swift's "1989," Swift is obsessing over a fan's mashup of her own tracks, "Blank Space" and "Style." ...

Romania's Resort Tourism

John Feffer | Posted 02.20.2015 | World
John Feffer

Romania has 275 kilometers of Black Sea coastline. The country tries to attract tourists by touting its sandy beaches, temperate climate, spas, and resort hotels. It's tough competition. I met a couple of Romanians who said straight out that they prefer to vacation along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Taylor Swift: America's Merchant Princess?

Jon Bird | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Jon Bird

Following her recent blockbuster album launch (2 million in sales and counting), US musician Taylor Swift could perhaps lay claim to the crown of America's "Merchant Princess," and could teach many retailers and shopper marketers a thing or two about the science of "selling stuff."

Taylor Swift Left Nashville a Long Time Ago Folks

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

It seems Taylor Swift is everywhere these days except Nashville. The guy selling newspapers on the corner in the nation's capital listening to gospel tunes through his ear buds has heard her newest ditty "Shake It Off," even if it was a muffled version in a passing car.

Taylor Swift's Breakups: What Can We Learn

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Taylor Swift's use of a "breakup" can provide both a symbolic lesson and a tool for many women around the world who are entrenched in traditional feminine roles that hold them down or keep them from moving forward.

I Used To Doubt Taylor Swift, But Here's Why I Stopped

Valerie Hsieh | Posted 01.13.2015 | Teen
Valerie Hsieh

Whatever qualms I had about Taylor have been shattered for good by her new album, 1989. The hesitant electro-synth beats on Red turn into a confidently pop album with a plethora of insanely catchy tracks, and I couldn't love it more.

The Wall

John Feffer | Posted 01.13.2015 | World
John Feffer

For most Americans, the fall of the Berlin Wall remains the iconic image of the changes that took place in East-Central Europe 25 years ago. Just look at how the U.S. media has been covering the anniversary of 1989.

College A Cappella Group's 'Shake It Off' Rendition Will Inspire Your Inner Nerd

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.12.2014 | College

Georgia Tech students don't care what people say. They're just gonna shake it off. A group of a cappella performers from the school recently put on...

Lessons of the Berlin Wall's Forgotten Aftermath

Tim Stone | Posted 01.08.2015 | World
Tim Stone

Though the Wende, or "Change," freed the East German people from over forty years of Stalinist dictatorship, remembering the forgotten side of German unification -- when right-wing hooligans waged thousands of attacks on defenseless foreigners -- provides a cautionary tale of failed leadership.

Short On Time? Hear Taylor Swift's '1989' In Under 4 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Teen

We definitely don't want to shake this medley off. Superfruit -- two-fifths of the a capella group, Pentatonix -- decided to cover Taylor Swift's a...

How Taylor Swift's Music Helped Me When My Mom Died

Fallon Wilson | Posted 01.06.2015 | Teen
Fallon Wilson

The past six years have proven that Taylor and her music would always be there for me, whether I am having the best day of my life or the absolute worst.

Taylor Swift Breaks A Huge Record

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift's "1989" became the first album of 2014 to sell 1 million copies on Wednesday. According to Nielsen SoundScan data, "1989" sold 1.287 mil...

Taylor Swift Sets '1989' World Tour Dates

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift announced the dates for her "1989" world tour, which will launch on May 20, 2015, in Bossier City, Louisiana. She'll hit five countries a...

Let's Talk About Taylor Swift's '1989'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman & Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

Jessica Goodman: Chris, we need to talk about "1989." Christopher Rosen: What's that, Jess? I can't hear you because I'm listening to "1989." JG...

Taylor Swift Used A 'Gremlin Voice' While Writing '1989'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift's "1989" has already received glowing reviews, and despite the fact that the album isn't out until Monday, we think we know the singer-so...

What Everyone Is Saying About Taylor Swift's '1989'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment

Is this the first time we've ever actually anticipated a Monday? After reading the early reviews, we assume you'd rather bypass Saturday and Sunday so...

Taylor Swift's Blank Space Leaks Online, Gets Immediately Removed

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Yep, already pulled own. EARLIER: Taylor Swift's "1989" is due out on Monday, and though we've only heard three official tracks, another so...

Taylor Swift Unveils '1989' Tracklist

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift finally debuted the tracklist for "1989," due out Oct. 27. Earlier this week, a version of the tracklist leaked online, but the only diff...

Taylor Swift's New Song Is A Different Kind Of Love Letter

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

"Welcome to New York," Taylor Swift's latest song off "1989," is an ode to New York City. "The inspiration that I found in that city is kind of ha...

How Taylor Swift Made My Life Feel Like A Fairytale

Fallon Wilson | Posted 12.20.2014 | Teen
Fallon Wilson

I had read about the "1989 Secret Sessions" on Tumblr in the weeks previous, wondering how those people were chosen and how I could possibly be included in such an event. Then suddenly, come Saturday afternoon, I too was on my way from UConn to Taylor Swift's home.

The Puppet Masters of Targu Mures

John Feffer | Posted 12.20.2014 | World
John Feffer

It's been nearly a quarter century since the fall of the Ceausescu dictatorship in Romania, and still many aspects of what happened in December 1989 and immediately afterwards remain a mystery.