As we enter 2018, it's time to look back on the past year. We are joined by a special guest – PhD candidate, researcher, and lecturer Kate Lonie – to look at 5 key celebrity themes of 2017. What is the cultural (and academic) value in following the Kardashians, the Royals, and Taylor Swift? Join us to find out! You can find Kate on LinkedIn. Her celebrity consumption recommendations are Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud and Celebrity Gossip, Academic Style.