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That Fangirl Life

That Fangirl Life

By That Fangirl Life
Welcome to That Fangirl Life. This is the podcast that champions female fans. Join us each week where our host Laurel meets a guest and they chat about their fangirl life &; the misconceptions that come from it. From Harry Styles to K-Pop, fan-fiction &; much more. So if you're looking to fangirl with others this is the podcast for you! Make sure to check out our website thatfangirllife.com for more content.
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I'm So Into Ariana Grande, I Can Barely Breathe with UpdatesGrande
In this week’s episode, I’m joined by Maya who runs the Instagram account updatesgrande. With nearly 200k followers; Maya keeps them all in the know of Ariana’s latest projects. Listen as we discuss how Maya runs the account single handed whilst studying to be a nurse, who Maya wishes Ariana would collab with as well as what made Maya start the update account to begin with. Follow UpdatesGrande on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/updatesgrande/ Check out That Fangirl Life: https://thatfangirllife.com/
31:05
October 15, 2021
Love & Lights on Tour With Light Cert App
In this week’s episode, I’m joined by Bailey, Sarah and Emma the creators of the Light Cert App. A fan project that was created for Harry Styles Love on Tour. Listen as we discuss how the idea of light cert came about, the obstacles they’ve gone through to create an app completely from scratch. As well as why Bailey isn’t a huge fan of Harry’s first solo single. Light Cert: https://lightcert.net/ Make sure to check out That Fangirl Life website for more fangirl content: https://thatfangirllife.com/
37:19
October 8, 2021
The Future of Fangirls with Name 3 Songs
This week Laurel is joined by Sara Feigin and Jenna Million from the music commentary podcast Name 3 Songs. Listen as they discuss how the idea of Name 3 Songs came about, which artist has the best fandom as well as how the word fangirl has changed particularly over the last few years on social media. Find out more about Name 3 Songs here: https://name3songs.com/ Make sure to check out That Fangirl Life website for more fangirl content: https://thatfangirllife.com/
01:03:36
October 1, 2021
Season Three Trailer
That Fangirl Life: The Podcast is back for Season 3. Listen as each week Laurel chats to a guest about fangirl life; during this season will be discussing what it's like to run update accounts for the like of Harry Styles & Ariana Grande, developing an app for fans to use on tour to see their favourite artist as well as delving into the world of BTS, Taylor Swift, reacting to your fangirl confessions and some other surprises along the way. Make sure to check out our website; https://thatfangirllife.com/  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast?lang=en Want to write for us or be a guest on this season? Email us info@thatfangirllife.com
00:38
September 24, 2021
Same Old Sh- But A Different Day With Midnight Memories: The Podcast
It's the season 2 finale & this week I'm joined by Aoife, Allie & Harry aka Midnight Memories: The Podcast. Listen as we discuss how the idea of starting a podcast all about One Direction's discography came about, how gatekeeping within the fandom as well as the boys romantic relationships is still happening, who their dream guest for the podcast would be, as well as our views on Larry and what's next for Midnight Memories: The Podcast. Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow That Fangirl Life on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Listen to Midnight Memories: The Podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0p58NeUgZ5PdEvPpUi4jhr?si=8xwKg6StS-uAZJcMezANLw Listen to Midnight Memories: The Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/midnight-memories-the-podcast/id1547941821 Follow Midnight Memories: The Podcast on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/midnightmemspod/ Follow Midnight Memories: The Podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MidnightMemsPod Follow Midnight Memories: The Podcast on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@midnightmemspod?lang=en
01:07:42
May 21, 2021
"Vote With Kindness" How Politics & Pop Culture go hand in hand with Natalie Held
In this week's episode, I'm joined by Natalie Held, a 21-year-old digital storyteller obsessed with all things pink, politics, and pop culture. Listen as we discuss how artists are now using their platforms more than ever to speak out on political issues, how fandoms are tapping into their communities to raise awareness on social issues across the globe as well as Natalie explaining how including being a fangirl on her CV helped progress her career in ways she never thought would happen & how she's had her y/n moment with one of her favourite bands The Cab. Follow Natalie on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/natateaaa/ Follow Natalie on Twitter: https://twitter.com/natateaaa Follow Natalie on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@natateaaa?lang=en Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow That Fangirl Life on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/
47:18
May 14, 2021
There's A Piece Of You In How I Dress with Emily from Pressed Paper Shop
In this week's episode, we're joined by 19-year-old Emily, the founder of Pressed Paper Shop, which specialises in Harry Styles' fan-made merch. Listen as we discuss where the idea of the shop came from, how the One Direction reunion tee became a four-times sell-out hit overnight, the pressure there is to get new ideas on sale as soon as Harry drops something, and what Emily hopes for in the future with the shop's success its gained from TikTok. Shop Pressed Paper here: https://pressedpapershop.com/ Follow Pressed Paper Shop on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pressedpapershop/ Follow Pressed Paper Shop on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pressedpapershop Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow That Fangirl Life on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/
47:05
May 7, 2021
Just a Touch of Little Mix with Holly Allton
In this week's episode I'm joined by second-year journalism student, Holly Allton, to discuss one of the most successful girl groups Little Mix. Listen as we discuss Jesy's exit from the band, why fangirls of girl bands are perceived differently from fangirls of boybands, what Holly hopes for the future as Little Mix continues as a trio and so much more. Follow Holly on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hollyellisallton/ Follow Holly on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hollyallton Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow That Fangirl Life on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/
39:49
April 30, 2021
How You Like That K-Pop with Chey Bryan
In this week's episode, we're finally delving into the world of K-Pop with Multimedia Journalism student Chey Bryan. Listen as we discuss the pressures that K-Pop artists face to be picture-perfect for their fans, which comeback Chey can't wait to see as well as what it's like being a Western fan within the fandom & our thoughts on BTS' Grammy snub. *Trigger Warning in regards to talk of suicide within this episode* Follow Chey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pressbychey/ Follow Chey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Cheyanne_Bryan Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow That Fangirl Life on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/
34:52
April 23, 2021
Lost In All Time Low with Charley McDonald
This week we're chatting about long-time pop-rock band All Time Low with Charley McDonald. Listen as we discuss why going to multiple shows of the same artist is okay, what it's like to meet your idols, and the lengths Charley has gone too. As well what Charley hopes for in the future for All Time Low and who her dream collab with the band would be. Follow Charley on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/charleychatss/ Follow Charley on Twitter: https://twitter.com/summmerdaze Subsribe to Charley's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ_TRECsrWwKp1vI_Yob7-A Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow That Fangirl Life on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/
33:24
April 16, 2021
"Ready To Run" Around The Globe for Harry Styles with Ruth Capps
This week I'm joined by Ruth Capps; who in 2018 traveled over 35,000 miles, visited 13 cities all whilst seeing Harry Styles Live on Tour. Listen as we discuss the high and lows of the attention that happened from this trip of a lifetime, Ruth's moment-by-moment explanation of meeting One Direction as well as our thoughts on a reunion tour happening & Ruth's tips for buying tickets to shows. Follow Ruth on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ruth_capps/ Follow Ruth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fireproofruth Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow That Fangirl Life on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast?lang=en Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast
40:35
April 9, 2021
Why FanFiction needs ̶n̶o̶ ̶ "Absolution" with Aubrey aka _LondonBelow
This week I'm joined by Aubrey or as some of you might know her as _LondonBelow on Wattpad. Aubrey is the author of Harry Styles FanFiction Absolution which has now gained a staggering 2.21 million reads since starting the book in March 2020. Listen as we discuss the highs & lows of writing fanfic, why teenage girls turn to fanfic for guidance & perhaps a little teaser for the next chapter of Absolution. *PLEASE NOTE THAT IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS EATING DISORDERS AS WELL AS TOPICS OF A SEXUAL NATURE* Read Absolution here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/218506847-absolution-h-s Follow Aubrey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_londonbelow Follow Aubrey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_londonbelow/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thtfangirllife Like That Fangirl Life on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatfangirllifepodcast
48:33
April 2, 2021
Nobody Compares (to fans): The Power of Fans Within Artist Marketing with Kelsey Christine
This week I'm joined by brand strategist/designer & That Fangirl Life's Branding & Web Designer Kelsey Christine to discuss how fans are amazing marketing tools for artists. Listen as we discuss why Eroda worked so well as a campaign for Harry Styles' Adore You single, Kelsy Karter's infamous tattoo & why labels need to start hiring fans in a professional setting. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thtfangirlife Follow Kelsey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kelseyyychristine/
46:55
March 26, 2021
Love Story (Lindsey's Version) of being a Taylor Swift Fangirl with Lindsey Gillespie
We're back for Season Two of That Fangirl Life & this week we're talking to TikTok Creator, PR Student & our Assistant Content Creator Lindsey Gillespie about Taylor Swift (and a little bit of Harry Styles of course). Listen as we discuss about the re-release of Taylor's albums, what a collaboration between Taylor & Harry would do to the fandom & the toxic side of being an online figure. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thtfangirllife Follow us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thatfangirllifepodcast?lang=en Follow Lindsey on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@lindleey?lang=en
39:06
March 19, 2021
Season Two Teaser Trailer
Season Two is coming this Friday, 19th March so set your alarms. In this season we're going to be chatting Taylor Swift, Harry Styles FanFiction, Little Mix, K-Pop, Fans being the best Marketing tools out there and so much more. You won't want to miss an episode.
01:52
March 15, 2021
How Accepting That I'm A Fangirl Led Me To Start That Fangirl Life
It's the season one finale of That Fangirl Life & this time I'm joined back by Issy from Episode Two.  We've switched things up for the last episode and Issy is asking me your questions. Listen as we discuss how the idea of That Fangirl Life came about, what it was like winning a date with Lewis Capaldi, who the first person I was a Fangirl of & what the plans are for That Fangirl Life going forward. Follow TFL on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow Laurel on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifewithlaurel_/ Follow Issy on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/issyaldridge/ Follow Kelsey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kelseychristineanderson/ Follow Lindsey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindseygillespiee/ If you would like to be a guest on season two of the podcast or have an article you want to pitch to us for the website please email: thatfangirllifepodcast@gmail.com
40:58
February 19, 2021
I Know The Sound of The 1975 with Pause it, Play it aka Dan, Josh & Matt
This week I'm joined by Dan, Josh & Matt from Pause it, Play it Podcast to talk all things The 1975. Listen as we discuss what it's like being a fangirl when you're a guy, how they were introduced to the band in the Drive Like I Do days, why a lot of One Direction fans are now fans of The 1975 and what it's like to be a fan of a band that often is perceived to have problematic activism. Listen to Pause it, Play it Podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1rxqlmv8oNKkPaYRaLNjNy?si=gVhCbC3ARASQp1vBHq1Lzw Follow Pause it, Play it on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the1975pod/  Other ways to listen to Pause it, Play it Podcast:  https://linktr.ee/pauseitplayit Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram for daily Fangirl content: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/
32:52
February 12, 2021
excuse me, i love you Ariana Grande with Georgia Winstanley aka Ariana Grande Tribute UK
In this weeks episode I’m talking to Georgia Winstanley who last year decided to start an Ariana Grande tribute act; after being a huge stan of her for the last few years. Join us as we discuss how the media perceive Ariana to be a serial dater, what's the more difficult to imitate; the voice or the dance moves & how Georgia's mum is her own Joan! Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow Georgia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arianatributeuk/ Check out Georgia's promo video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umfxh3AXiR0&feature=youtu.be If you are wanting to be a guest on the podcast or write for our website send us an email at thatfangirllifepodcast@gmail.com
28:15
February 5, 2021
Is Working at Walt Disney World That Magical with Becca's Small World
In this week's episode I'm chatting to YouTuber & Communication and Media Student, Becca about all things Disney!  Join us as we discuss if it really is as magical as you think to work for the main mouse Mickey, why people think liking Disney as an adult is childish & who's better Gabriella or Sharpay? Follow us on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast/ Follow Becca on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beccasmallworld/ Subscribe to Becca's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHNPf-wQxltFgL-XCb0BllA Also if you are wanting to be a guest or contribute to our website (yes we are launching a website in the near future) please send an email to thatfangirllifepodcast@gmail.com
30:44
January 29, 2021
Turning Fangirling Into A Full Time Business with The Clique Clothing Co.
In this weeks episode I'm joined by Beth & Jess, two sisters from London who run the handmade fan merch business The Clique Clothing Co. Listen as we discuss the highs & lows of running your own small business, the pressure to create designs quickly when an artist drops an album or interview & why Harry's merch team need to have a focus group with fans. Shop The Clique Clothing Co. here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/thecliqueclothing  Follow The Clique Clothing Co. on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecliqueclothingco/ Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirllifepodcast
27:22
January 22, 2021
"What Do You Mean" You're a Justin Bieber Fan with Amy Astrid
This week we're chatting all things Justin Bieber with content creator and social media manager Amy Astrid. Join us as we discuss the highs and lows of Justin's career & how that can affect you as a fan, where Amy was when Justin followed her on Twitter and much more. Check out That Fangirl Life on Instagram for more fangirl content: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirl.life_/ Follow Amy here: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amyastridd/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/amyastrid Twitter: https://twitter.com/amyastrid
36:44
January 15, 2021
Fangirl on Set! Working within the Entertainment Industry as a Fangirl with Jordan Mcmahon.
In this week's episode, I'm chatting to Film & TV MUA Trainee Jordan Mcmahon. We discuss how she went from a drama/musical theatre graduate to working behind the scenes on some BIG films last year, how she copes with nerves on set when faced with celebs she is a fan of as well as what she said when she met Harry Styles in a moment of panic! Find Jordan here: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jordi_mcmahon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jordi_mcmahon Follow That Fangirl Life on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirl.life_/
32:44
January 8, 2021
Harry Styles & being a Fangirl Influencer with Emma Cantrell-Miller
In this weeks episode I'm chatting to Instagram and TikTok Content Creator/Influencer, Emma Cantrell-Miller. With over 200k followers across both platforms, Emma has turned her fangirl passion into a full time business both with her merch business, Dress Yourself With Kindness & her online platforms.  Listen as we discuss Harry's latest Vogue shoot, how Emma turned her love of being a fangirl into a career as well as discussing how she felt about her fanfiction "Cherry" reaching over 8 million reads this year alone! Find Emma here: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emmacantrelll/ TikTok: @emmakcantrelll Dress Yourself With Kindness: https://dressyourselfwkindness.com/ Wattpad: https://www.wattpad.com/user/fuxkingharrry If you want to be part of the podcast give us a follow at https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirl.life_/ or send us an email at thatfangirllifepodcast@gmail.com
52:01
December 18, 2020
Fangirl Culture & its impact today with Issy Aldridge
In this week's episode I'm talking to recent music journalism graduate, Issy Aldridge, who wrote her dissertation on Music Fandoms and how they can enrich your life further than what is thought. We discuss what a Fangirl is, why they are perceived to be crazy as well as how being part of a fandom when she was younger has now made her want to pursue a career in music journalism. We do also discuss how One Direction's Olivia deserved those trumpets also! You can find Issy on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/issyaldridge You can also read more on her research here: https://issyaldridgeportfolio.blogspot.com/2020/11/what-feeling-music-fandom-as-vehicle.html?m=1  If you have any other questions you want to ask Issy, head to our instagram page; https://www.instagram.com/thatfangirl.life_
34:49
December 11, 2020
One Direction & Their Educational Influence with Char Rollin
Welcome to Episode 1 of That Fangirl Life! In this first episode I'm joined by Char Rollin to discuss our fave boyband ONE DIRECTION! We talk about how we we're introduced online because of my 1D tattoo, the impact social media had on the band, how Harry Styles ended up being part of Char's Final Year Project at uni, where we were when we found out Zayn had left the band as well as some of your questions. Find Char  Instagram: @_charlottesweb TikTok: @onedirectioncowgirl Twitter: @_charl0ttesweb You can also head over to our Instagram to see some of Char's final year project.
43:18
December 4, 2020
That Fangirl Life - Coming Soon
Welcome to That Fangirl Life with Laurel. This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest and chat about their fangirl/stan life. From Harry Styles to Harry Potter, fanfiction & much more. So if you're looking to fangirl with others this is the podcast for you! Get involved by following @thatfangirl.life_ and @lifewithlaurel_ on Instagram
00:41
November 19, 2020