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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

Today marks the 20th Anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and we are so excited to honor the series with an original song, “Demons to Fight,” by Jenny Owen Youngs. You can download the song here for free! We hope that it helps you celebrate all that Buffy has brought to the world for the past two decades.

“I wrote this song to reflect my personal experience with Buffy the Vampire Slayer. There is a reason why, 20 years later, this story about one girl in all the world still resonates so strongly: it gave so many people the invaluable gift of feeling seen. Buffy the Vampire Slayer helped a generation of weirdos (myself included) feel better about feeling different.” – Jenny Owen Youngs

Join us tonight at 8pm ET / 5pm PT for our live Buffy-watch of S1e1, “Welcome to the Hellmouth,” here on our Facebook page!

2.20: Go Fish

Brittany Ashley joins us to discuss the *FISHY* business going on with the Sunnydale Swim Team! Also LOOK AT THAT FREAKING TURTLENECK ON GAGE! This week we’re discussing s2e20: Go Fish.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Bold Food, a San Francisco Bay Area-based company that teaches the science of cooking and organizes food-focused travel tours. Learn more at boldfoodco.com, and use code BUFFY to save $300 off your first food tour!

This episode was also sponsored by Shudder, the premium streaming video service devoted to thrillers, horror, and suspense. Go to shudder.com and receive your first month free when you use the code BUFFERING.

Follow Brittany Ashley on twitter & instagram @britt27ash, and check out Sicker Sadder World, the Daria podcast she co-hosts with Laura Zak – available on iTunes and Bumpers! (We can confirm that this podcast is SICK. But not sad.)

Jenny Owen Youngs is @jennyowenyoungs on twitter, and you can check out some of her non-Buffy songs at jennyowenyoungs.com/buffering

Kristin Russo is @kristinnoeline on twitter. Learn more about the resources she creates for LGBTQ individuals and their families at everyoneisgay.com and mykidisgay.com.

Get to know Buffy FashionWatch correspondent Kate Leth better at kateleth.com, or give her a shout on twitter (@kateleth).

Follow Buffering the Vampire Slayer on twitter (@bufferingcast) and on facebook (facebook.com/bufferingcast)!

Try Stitcher Premium for an ad-free experience, and to access oodles of exclusive content from a variety of podcasts & creators. Stitcher Premium is offering our listeners a free month-long trial, and $5 off the first year of an annual plan – just visit stitcherpremium.com/buffy and use promo code buffy.

You can now support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bufferingcast.

We’ve got SMASH THE DEMON LIZARD PATRIARCHY tees & tanks, plus so much more – go to bufferingthevampireslayer.com and click on SHOP to check out our little shop of WONDERS. Also! Buffering the Vampire Slayer: Songs From Season One is available now on iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music.

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2.19: I Only Have Eyes For You

It’s time for the Sadie Hawkins dance, and I think we all know just how much poltergeists hate this particular high school event. Watch out for bees, snakes, and melting floors! This week we’re discussing s2e19: I Only Have Eyes For You.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Bold Food, a San Francisco Bay Area-based company that teaches the science of cooking and organizes food-focused travel tours. Learn more at boldfoodco.com, and use code BUFFY to save $300 off your first food tour!

This episode was also sponsored by Shudder, the premium streaming video service devoted to thrillers, horror, and suspense. Go to shudder.com and receive your first month free when you use the code BUFFERING.

Jenny Owen Youngs is @jennyowenyoungs on twitter, and you can check out some of her non-Buffy songs at jennyowenyoungs.com/buffering.

Kristin Russo is @kristinnoeline on twitter. Learn more about the resources she creates for LGBTQ individuals and their families at everyoneisgay.com and mykidisgay.com.

Follow Buffering the Vampire Slayer on twitter (@bufferingcast) and on facebook (facebook.com/bufferingcast)!

Try Stitcher Premium for an ad-free experience, and to access oodles of exclusive content from a variety of podcasts & creators. Stitcher Premium is offering our listeners a free month-long trial, and $5 off the first year of an annual plan – just visit stitcherpremium.com/buffy and use promo code buffy.

You can now support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bufferingcast.

We’ve got SMASH THE DEMON LIZARD PATRIARCHY tees & tanks, plus so much more over at bufferingthevampireslayer.bigcartel.com. Also! Buffering the Vampire Slayer: Songs From Season One is available now on iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music.

Logo: Kristine Thune (kristinethune.com)

2.18: Killed By Death

Recorded live at A-Camp, this episode features guest appearances from Kate Leth, El Sanchez, Heather Hogan, and the unsinkable Gaby Dunn! This is the one where it’s Nightmare On Elm Street but Elm Street happens to be in Sunnydale! This week we’re discussing s2e18: Killed By Death.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Shudder, the premium streaming video service devoted to thrillers, horror, and suspense. Go to shudder.com and receive your first month free when you use the code BUFFERING.

Find all of our amazing guests on twitter: Kate Leth (@kateleth), El Sanchez (@el_sanchovilla), Heather Hogan (@theheatherhogan), and Gaby Dunn (@gabydunn)!

Jenny Owen Youngs is @jennyowenyoungs on twitter, and you can check out some of her non-Buffy songs at jennyowenyoungs.com/buffering

Kristin Russo is @kristinnoeline on twitter. Learn more about the resources she creates for LGBTQ individuals and their families at everyoneisgay.com and mykidisgay.com.

Follow Buffering the Vampire Slayer on twitter (@bufferingcast) and on facebook (facebook.com/bufferingcast)!

Try Stitcher Premium for an ad-free experience, and to access oodles of exclusive content from a variety of podcasts & creators. Stitcher Premium is offering our listeners a free month-long trial, and $5 off the first year of an annual plan – just visit stitcherpremium.com/buffy and use promo code buffy.

You can now support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bufferingcast.

We’ve got SMASH THE DEMON LIZARD PATRIARCHY tees & tanks, plus so much more over at bufferingthevampireslayer.bigcartel.com. Also! Buffering the Vampire Slayer: Songs From Season One is available now on iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music.

Logo: Kristine Thune (kristinethune.com)

2.17: Passion

Angel spends this episode doing a lot of voice over, sketching multiple people whilst they sleep, and being a general creep. We also say goodbye to one of the good guys. Hope you brought tissues to this episode, friend. This week we’re discussing s2e17: Passion.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Shudder, the premium streaming video service devoted to thrillers, horror, and suspense. Go to shudder.com and receive your first month free when you use the code BUFFERING.

Jenny Owen Youngs is @jennyowenyoungs on twitter, and you can check out some of her non-Buffy songs at jennyowenyoungs.com/buffering

Kristin Russo is @kristinnoeline on twitter. Learn more about the resources she creates for LGBTQ individuals and their families at everyoneisgay.com and mykidisgay.com.

Follow Buffering the Vampire Slayer on twitter (@bufferingcast) and on facebook (facebook.com/bufferingcast)!

Try Stitcher Premium for an ad-free experience, and to access oodles of exclusive content from a variety of podcasts & creators. Stitcher Premium is offering our listeners a free month-long trial, and $5 off the first year of an annual plan – just visit stitcherpremium.com/buffy and use promo code buffy.

You can now support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bufferingcast.

We’ve got SMASH THE DEMON LIZARD PATRIARCHY tees & tanks, plus so much more over at bufferingthevampireslayer.bigcartel.com. Also! Buffering the Vampire Slayer: Songs From Season One is available now on iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music.

Logo: Kristine Thune (kristinethune.com)

2.16: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

The world has turned upside-down and everyone is in love with Xander! Also someone you care about gets turned into a rat. We hope this cautionary tale encourages you to think twice before you go blackmailing your peers into casting revenge spells on your behalf.  Dan Kois (slate.com, Mom and Dad Are Fighting) joins us to talk best practices for parenting on the Hellmouth, and of course to speak for all men! This week we’re discussing s2e16: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

Read Dan Kois‘s writing on slate.com, find him on twitter @dankois, and listen to Mom and Dad are Fighting, the Slate parenting podcast he cohosted before he shipped off with his family to live abroad for a year!

This episode is sponsored by MACK WELDON. Visit mackweldon.com and get 20% off your purchase using the promo code BUFFY.

This episode is also sponsored by SHUDDER. Go to shudder.com and receive your first month free when you use the code BUFFERING.

Jenny Owen Youngs is @jennyowenyoungs on twitter, and you can check out some of her non-Buffy songs at jennyowenyoungs.com/buffering

Kristin Russo is @kristinnoeline on twitter. Learn more about the resources she creates for LGBTQ individuals and their families at everyoneisgay.com and mykidisgay.com.

Follow Buffering the Vampire Slayer on twitter (@bufferingcast) and on facebook (facebook.com/bufferingcast)!

Try Stitcher Premium for an ad-free experience, and to access oodles of exclusive content from a variety of podcasts & creators. Stitcher Premium is offering our listeners a free month-long trial, and $5 off the first year of an annual plan – just visit stitcherpremium.com/buffy and use promo code buffy.

Support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bufferingcast. Visit our store for SMASH THE DEMON LIZARD PATRIARCHY tees & tanks, plus so much more at bufferingthevampireslayer.bigcartel.com. Also! Buffering the Vampire Slayer: Songs From Season One is available now on iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music.

Logo: Kristine Thune (kristinethune.com)

2.15: PHASES

Ye gods! There’s a werewolf loose in Sunnydale, and it’s tearing up Lover’s Lane, The Bronze, and Cordelia’s cloth-top convertible too! Also, today’s episode features PEAK Patriarchy, a great scream by Willow, and another installment of HellMath. This week we’re discussing s2e15: Phases.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon. Go to MackWeldon.com and get 20% off your purchase using the promo code BUFFY.

Jenny Owen Youngs is @jennyowenyoungs on twitter, and you can check out some of her non-Buffy songs at jennyowenyoungs.com/buffering

Kristin Russo is @kristinnoeline on twitter. Learn more about the resources she creates for LGBTQ individuals and their families at everyoneisgay.com and mykidisgay.com.

Follow Buffering the Vampire Slayer on twitter (@bufferingcast) and on facebook (facebook.com/bufferingcast)!

Try Stitcher Premium for an ad-free experience, and to access oodles of exclusive content from a variety of podcasts & creators. Stitcher Premium is offering our listeners a free month-long trial, and $5 off the first year of an annual plan – just visit stitcherpremium.com/buffy and use promo code buffy.

You can now support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bufferingcast.

We’ve got SMASH THE DEMON LIZARD PATRIARCHY tees & tanks, plus so much more over at bufferingthevampireslayer.bigcartel.com. Also! Buffering the Vampire Slayer: Songs From Season One is available now on iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music.

Logo: Kristine Thune (kristinethune.com)

2.14: Innocence

Dream-guest Joanna Robinson swings by Buffering this week to teach us some new soul-related math and also to talk about this massively pivotal episode. EEEEEEEEEK! Spoiler alert: claddagh-on-claddagh flashbacks occur! This week we’re discussing s2e14: Innocence.

Follow Joanna Robinson on twitter @jowrotethis, read the many great things she writes on VanityFair.com, and listen to her cohost the hell out of glorious podcasts like Storm of Spoilers, GenPop, Little Gold Men, Decoding Westworld, and Cast of Kings (to name but a fraction of her catalog)! 

Jenny Owen Youngs is @jennyowenyoungs on twitter, and you can check out some of her non-Buffy songs at jennyowenyoungs.com/buffering

Kristin Russo is @kristinnoeline on twitter. Learn more about the resources she creates for LGBTQ individuals and their families at everyoneisgay.com and mykidisgay.com.

Follow Buffering the Vampire Slayer on twitter (@bufferingcast) and on facebook (facebook.com/bufferingcast)!

You can now support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bufferingcast.

We’ve got SMASH THE DEMON LIZARD PATRIARCHY tees & tanks, plus so much more over at bufferingthevampireslayer.bigcartel.com. Also! Buffering the Vampire Slayer: Songs From Season One is available now on iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music.

Logo: Kristine Thune (kristinethune.com)

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