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Blogcritics Peer at Britney Spears

Britney has been with us for the better part of a decade now (much longer if you include the Mickey Mouse Club) — as precocious swamp child, spunky ingenue, teen tease, taunting tart, Timberlake torch, feuding with Christina, snogging Madonna, sultry temptress, m-married woman, young mother — a pop superstar whose presence is ubiquitous but whose gravitas upon the culture approximates that of helium.

I was astonished to find we had not yet gathered our extensive if somewhat begrudging Britney coverage under a single awning of honor yet – perhaps it’s that helium thing. Nonetheless, here are Blogcritics on Britney:

Britney Spears: I’m Not A Girl, Not Yet Much Of A Mother
In the latest of the Britney-vs.-motherhood chronicles, our heroine is faced with the challenge of walking, holding a baby, and carrying a glass of water — all at the same time! — and all under the watchful gaze of paparazzi,…
Posted to Culture by Dawn Olsen on May 19, 2006 02:55 PM

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Engaged; More Britney Baby Blunders; Lindsay Lohan’s Not So Lucky
Celebrity news redux.
Posted to Culture by Dawn Olsen on May 17, 2006 11:22 AM

Oops, She Did It Again? Britney and K-Fed Expecting
This poptart just can’t stay out of the news. If babies aren’t dropping at the Spears Malibu estate, they are popping out, it seems. Spears, last spotted in Las Vegas — reportedly accompanying husband Kevin Federline…
Posted to Culture by Dawn Olsen on April 26, 2006 11:43 AM

Child Welfare Agents Visit Britney Spears’ Home in Malibu
The life and tough times of Sean Preston Federline, aged seven-months.
Posted to Culture by Eric Olsen on April 12, 2006 01:19 PM

Britney Spears – Earth Mother
Britney pops puppy on bearskin rug – lifecycle fulfilled for another generation.
Posted to Culture by Eric Olsen on March 30, 2006 10:15 AM

Britney’s Husband Kevin Federline to Release Album in August
The end of music draweth nigh… God help us all.
Posted to Music by DJRadiohead on March 29, 2006 04:16 PM

Britney Spears Among Least Intelligent 2% of Americans
Car baby photo confirms the worst.
Posted to Culture by Eric Olsen on February 10, 2006 09:42 AM

Britney Spears to Release Album and The Daily Music and Tech News
Britney to release remix CD. Britney Spears new CD B in the Mix: The Remixes will be released in two weeks. The CD will feature remixes by DJs Stuart Price and Peter Rauhofer as well as a new…
Posted to Music by Katharine Donelson on November 8, 2005 01:04 PM

Britney Baby Pics Nixed
If you stumble upon pics of Sean Preston Federline, infant son of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline, as, say, this site did, it’s probably best if you don’t post them. Friday, Spears’ record company Jive issued this stern statement: “A…
Posted to Sci/Tech by Eric Olsen on October 23, 2005 03:25 PM

Single Review: Britney Spears — I’m Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman
Britney Spears wants to be treated like an adult but none of the responsibiity that goes with it in the spoiled “I’m Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman.”
Posted to Music by Pam Avoledo on October 8, 2005 09:10 PM

Britney Spears to hold Auction for Katrina Victims
BRAvo for Britney
Posted to Culture by Erin McMaster on October 5, 2005 05:26 PM

Chaotic: Oops!…I Did it Again
Is Britney the female Michael Jackson—a sad, stunted freak? Or does she have something up her sleeve?
Posted to Video by Pete Blackwell on May 25, 2005 12:26 AM

Britney and Kevin: Chaotic – “Can you handle our truth?”
Only with oven mittens, Britney. Britney Spears and husband Kevin Federline have announced the name of their upcoming reality show, Britney and Kevin: Chaotic, which premieres with a special one-hour episode on Tuesday, May 17 at 9PM ET/PT, on UPN. Is…
Posted to Video by Eric Olsen on May 3, 2005 07:15 PM

Bun in the Britney Oven
From her revamped, newly arty site: “The time has finally come to share our wonderful news that we are expecting our first child together. There are reports that I was in the hospital this weekend, and Kevin and I…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on April 13, 2005 05:54 PM

Satire: Britney Says “F*ck It,” Marries Self
Britney Spears, weary after two failed attempts at marriage this year — the first in January to childhood friend Jason Alexander (not THAT one) in a “surprise” (intoxicated) Las Vegas wedding that was described as a “joke” and annulled 55…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on September 23, 2004 08:36 PM

Britney Spears Memorabilia
Going, Going, Gone! Associated Press reports today on an unusual Britney Spears used item for sale: ” There are over two dozen auctions of used chewing gum on eBay, each claiming their product has been spit out by the 22-year-old…
Posted to Culture by Danny Rosenbaum on September 2, 2004 11:34 PM

Spears’ wedding may be wacky
Spears mother, Lynne, is said to be asking businesses associated with the nuptials, including a hotel, to provide their services free in return for publicity.
Posted to Culture by Mac Diva on August 29, 2004 11:22 PM

Britney Knee Busted
THIS JUST IN!! Moments after this pic was snapped, Britney’s breasts went all Janet, escaped their leatherette captors and wreaked havoc like free radicals, taking out her left knee and necessitating the cancellation of her…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on June 15, 2004 09:11 PM

Britney Sued In the Zone
Lite Breeze, Inc., a San Diego based corporation specializing in athletic clothing and sports team uniforms under its brand name IN THE ZONE, has sued Britney Spears for trademark violation for $10 million in connection with her use of…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on June 11, 2004 12:20 PM

China to Britney: Come Dressed
Once the small-breasted Chinese woman get a load of Britney’s bodacious American rack, it’s over, baby.
Posted to Culture by CW Fisher on June 5, 2004 10:27 PM

Britney to Play China
But she has to sing her songs live and wear “appropriate” clothing – okay she doesn’t really have to sing her songs: Britney Spears’ first China tour has been approved by the Culture Ministry, but they want to…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on June 1, 2004 12:04 PM

Britney Spears on Showtime
Showtime ran Britney Spears Live From Miami on their channel tonight. As per a reader’s request (check the comments), here are my thoughts on it. To say that it sucked would be to do a disservice to all the…
Posted to Music by Casper on March 28, 2004 11:12 PM

A Britney That Will Not Die
Picture Britney at 40, a judge on American Idol. She’ll be great. See? There is a future for her. But what about the rest of us?
Posted to Culture by CW Fisher on March 16, 2004 08:35 PM

She Got Hitched, But There’s a Hitch
Whoa, i just posted about Britney’s marriage a few minutes ago — and it’s already being annulled.
Posted to Music by Flea Rosca on January 4, 2004 11:59 AM

Britney’s Zoning Out
Britney Spears’ duet with Madonna on the song “Me Against The Music” marks an historic occasion in pop culture. The longtime pop queen seems to be officially passing her crown and designating Spears as her successor. Some may wonder why…
Posted to Music by Arjan Timmermans on December 10, 2003 11:49 PM

Madonna’s love for Britney is sisterly
Madonna has told US talk show host Jay Leno that Britney Spears frequently comes to her for career advice, adding that she treats the younger singer like her little sister. Madonna: “I see her as my little sister. She asks me…
Posted to Music by Marty Dodge on December 1, 2003 07:05 AM

Britney and Madonna
Britney Spears and Madonna have made an intergenerational mutual assistance pact, sealed with a very public kiss at the MTV Video Awards this summer, and made tangible through Madonna’s vocal appearance on Britney’s current single, “Me Against the Music.” For her…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on November 18, 2003 01:41 PM

Britney Stalker Sues for “Extreme Emotional Distress”
He deserves “extreme facial distress.” Let’s see if I have this straight: freak stalks Britney, Britney gets restraining order, freak sues Spears because her bodyguards brandished a gun at him causing “extreme emotional distress.” And they say the Japanese aren’t…
Posted to Culture by Eric Olsen on October 24, 2003 11:59 AM

Justin and Britney
Scan the front page of Blogcritics: copyright wars, death, dissension, disasters natural and man-made – and that’s the light stuff. Isn’t the time right for a little Britney and Justin? I have opined re same at, please check…
Posted to Culture by Eric Olsen on October 21, 2003 06:26 PM

Tonight’s Episode of SNL: Running Commentary
Britney Spears is trying to be Janet Jackson. This is just fabulous.
Posted to Video by Vivian St.George on October 19, 2003 12:29 AM

Maryland Governor’s Wife Wants to Shoot Britney Spears
Oh wait – just kidding: The wife of Gov. Robert Ehrlich made an “inadvertent figure of speech” when she said she would shoot pop singer Britney Spears if she had the chance, the first lady’s spokeswoman said Tuesday. While…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on October 8, 2003 03:45 PM

Britney and ……. Fred?
Tattooed love boy Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit seems to think he has something going on with Britney Spears, according to an enigmatic post on the band’s website dated 1/11: and all this stuff about britney and me is…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on January 16, 2003 06:39 PM

Britney Spears turns 21 today, thus officially no longer qualifying for her job…
Posted to Culture by Al Barger on December 2, 2002 04:29 AM

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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