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Two boyfriends who won't stop talking about their English Lit degrees comment on a girl who saved the world, a lot. A weekly re-watch of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' from an LGBTQ and literary perspective (also wine!). New episodes released every Wednesday. https://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss

Two boyfriends who won't stop talking about their English Lit degrees comment on a girl who saved the world, a lot. A weekly re-watch of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' from an LGBTQ and literary perspective (also wine!). New episodes released every Wednesday. https://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss
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Two boyfriends who won't stop talking about their English Lit degrees comment on a girl who saved the world, a lot. A weekly re-watch of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' from an LGBTQ and literary perspective (also wine!). New episodes released every Wednesday. https://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss

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English


Episodes

Buffy Boys 020 - Power of Darkness (S02E08)

5/15/2019
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It's a dark and stormy night for the Buffy Boys in S02E08 "The Dark Age" when the ghost of Giles's teenage rebellion sleepwalks back into his life. As John Constantine said - the ultimate secret of magic? Any Brit could do it. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook...

Duration:00:54:16

Buffy Boys 019 - Death Wish (S02E07)

5/8/2019
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It's 'Revenge of the Living Cosplayers' for the Buffy Boys in S02E07 'Lie to Me' as an old schoolyard crush from Buffy's LA days arrives in town with a half-baked cult of vampire groupies, six months to live, and a plan. Can too much LARPing kill you? Yes. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: and If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you...

Duration:00:55:51

Buffy Boys 018 - Night of Transformation (S02E06)

5/1/2019
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It's the most wonderful fright of the year in S02E06 "Halloween". The Buffy Boys talk duality, gender play, and thirsty wigs when a cursed costume shop comes to sleepy ol' Sunnydale. But does Giles still hold a black flame candle for its enigmatic owner, Ethan? Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you...

Duration:00:54:26

Buffy Boys 017 - El Demonio Serpiente (S02E05)

4/24/2019
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The Boys delve into the venomous world of fraternities in S02E05 "Reptile Boy" as Buffy and Cordy get wrapped up with some entitled college fellas who are sacrificing girls in cold blood. Well, the patriarchy can just hiss off! Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook...

Duration:00:53:23

Buffy Boys 016 - Inkamuumio (S02E04)

4/17/2019
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The Buffy Boys wade through the exotic and deadly jungles of deepest, darkest 'Cultural Appropriation' in S02E04 "Inca Mummy Girl". Vengeful human sacrifices - but make it fashion! Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuffyBoys/ Twitter...

Duration:00:51:33

Buffy Boys 015 - Parent-Teacher Conference With Obstacles (S02E03)

4/10/2019
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It's S02E03 "School Hard" and Spike has arrived in Sunnydale with a pocketful of dreams, a mouthful of teeth, and a car boot full of hair dye. The Boys resist the urge to do an English accent, aren't you proud? Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook...

Duration:00:48:15

Buffy Boys 014 - It Needs Retouching (S02E02)

4/3/2019
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The Buffy Boys 'tackle' S02E02 "Some Assembly Required" when some pint-sized Frankensteins make a 'Hail Mary' to build a girlfriend from spare parts until our 'MVP' Buffy causes them to 'fumble' in the 'end zone'. There's American football in this episode. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you...

Duration:00:52:29

Buffy Boys 013 - The Metamorphosis of Buffy (S02E01)

3/27/2019
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It's the Season 2 premiere and Buffy has come back from summer vay-cay in full on Bitch Mode! Or suffering the symptoms of textbook PTSD (our episode guides disagreed on this point.) The Buffy Boys get to smashin' bones in S02E01 "When She Was Bad". Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook...

Duration:00:52:01

Buffy Boys 012 - The End of the World (S01E12)

3/20/2019
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In this week's episode the Hellmouth opens. You always remember your first Apocalypse. Will Buffy and her Boys be ready? It's S01E12 "Prophecy Girl". Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuffyBoys/ Twitter https://twitter.com/buffyboys/ Instagram...

Duration:01:02:49

Buffy Boys 011 - Crazy and Invisible (S01E11)

3/12/2019
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In this week's episode the Boys live out their prom-queen-revenge-quantum-realm-invisible-assassin fantasy in S01E11 "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". Happiness truly is a warm pun. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuffyBoys/ Twitter...

Duration:00:51:33

Buffy Boys 010 - The Power of Dreams (S01E10)

3/6/2019
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This week the Buffy Boys give Freud and Jung a hard time in S01E10 "Nightmares" and continue their fruitless quest to christen other hypothetical podcasts. "Twilight Twinks"? Please. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuffyBoys/ Twitter...

Duration:00:53:29

Buffy Boys 009 - Buffy Lets the Puppets Dance (S01E09)

2/27/2019
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In this week's episode the Boys get their Goosebumps vibes and tackle some seriously wooden acting as a murderous ventriloquist's dummy stalks the school talent show. Or does it? Oh, a twist! Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy Boys” in your favourite podcast app. Follow us and let us know what you think: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuffyBoys/ Twitter...

Duration:00:52:18

Buffy Boys 008 - You've Got Mail (S01E08)

2/20/2019
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In this week's episode the Boys watch Buffy tackle a cyber-demon on the Information Super Highway in S01E08 "I Robot, You Jane". Why not check out our MySpace page while you're listening? W E L C O M E T O O U R D A R K A N D T W I S T E D M I N D. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: Techno-paganism and the mobility of knowledgeWillow's best 'Microsoft Sam' impressionBuilding your chosen community online (literally)Unconfirmed genital piercingsThe inescapable romantic abyss of the...

Duration:00:53:45

Buffy Boys 007 - Bloody Kisses (S01E07)

2/13/2019
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This week the blood runs hot as the Buffy Boys watch S01E07 "Angel", the episode that launched a thousand 'ships. That last scene? With the crucifix? Be still our unbeating hearts. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: The joint metaphor of 'vampires' and 'slayers' as different aspects of the minority experienceCock-a-rooshes!Catholic schoolgirls dual wielding handgunsAngel's reconstructed male heterosexuality and the morality of choosing to be betterA meditation on Angel's Irish...

Duration:01:05:40

Buffy Boys 006 - The Song of the Hyenas (S01E06)

2/6/2019
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This week the Boys are watching S01E06 "The Pack", an episode second only to the Lion King in the controversy it caused for the hyena community and their allies. Also, the dark gods of 'better podcast audio' answer our blood sacrifice! Woo! Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: Reclaiming queer coded villains Evil Frasier Crane (i.e. just Frasier Crane?) The resilient femininity of Willow Rosenberg The dynamics of gendered power in genre fiction “I didn't say she looked better...

Duration:01:00:34

Buffy Boys 005 - Without Buffy You Live Longer (S01E05)

1/30/2019
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In this episode the Boys watch S01E05 “Never Kill a Boy on the First Date” and argue over whether new love interest Owen is ‘Angel-lite’ or is Angel ‘Owen-plus’. They agree that Xander is ‘A Complete Creep’. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: Should Buffy be the Slayer or should she slay, girl? Trouble balancing her secret identity with a personal life Emily Dickinson actually emailed us from beyond the grave - She doesn't want Owen as a stan Sensitive yet manly? More like Owen is...

Duration:01:14:54

Buffy Boys 004 - Le Chouchou du Prof (S01E04)

1/23/2019
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In this episode the Buffy Boys have a good ol' fashioned creature feature in Season 1's ‘Teacher's Pet’ and ask whether a giant She-Mantis implies the existence of an even larger Giant Bat? Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: - Was Rupert Giles a sex machine? - Ms French's ill-fated rhotic 'R' - The physics of dusting vamps - 30 Seconds to Veronica Mars - "Hot dog surprise. Be still my heart" If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss...

Duration:01:14:04

Buffy Boys 003 - Witch Tricks (S01E03)

1/16/2019
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In this episode the Buffy Boys watch the first regular and non-vampire based episode of Season 1 ‘The Witch’ and manage to confuse Robert Duvall and Clea Duvall. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: - Female characters as villains and reversing the ‘Final girl’ trope - Ghost students in Drivers Ed. - DVD boxset booklets! - Cats, demonic - AIDS metaphors in black magic If you enjoyed the episode you can subscribe to us on: http://buffyboys.libsyn.com/rss or by searching “Buffy...

Duration:00:58:46

Buffy Boys 002 - Friends and Demons (S01E02)

1/16/2019
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In this episode the Boys get to grips with the second half of the Buffy's origin story as the Master enacts his grim Harvest at the Bronze. Season 1, Episode 2: “The Harvest”. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include:- - Classic new podcast audio woes as Joel sounds like he's trapped underwater (we fixed this, we promise!) - The mythology of vampires - where do they come from? How do they work? - Joel talks a lot about H.P. Lovecraft - ‘Evil bisexuality’ as a trope in fiction -...

Duration:01:26:28

Buffy Boys 001 - The Centre of Evil (S01E01)

1/7/2019
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In our pilot episode we introduce you to Brian and Joel, the Buffy Boys! and your hosts for this queer literary meander through the seminal feminist fantasy TV series - ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’. The Boys lay out how they both got involved with Buffy and dive in with Season 1, Episode 1: “Welcome to the Hellmouth”. Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: - Getting the Bechdel Test out of the way - Women, and why they’re amazing - Coding things as queer in the retrospective -...

Duration:01:39:07