Buffering: A Rewatch Adventure

Buffering: A Rewatch Adventure began in 2016 with Buffering the Vampire Slayer, an episodic rewatch of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, hosted by Jenny Owen Youngs and Kristin Russo — and now continues through some of the most iconic genre shows rooted in the 90s and 00s. Now rewatching Yellowjackets Season One.

22:34:05 2023-01-25
In '96, Van is alive (again!), Laura Lee is going to get help by flying the Hail Mary Full Of Heroin Plane (oh no), Coach Ben is gay (hot), Travis is being a dingus (sigh). In '21, Jeff is being cute (as usual), Callie can't find Adam on the internet (but...
22:42:24 2023-01-18
On the one hand OH NO, it is wolf-o-clock in the '96 woods, but on the other hand OH YES, we have nearly all of our adults in a high speed, glitter-covered chase for the ages?! Also introducing a new segment called "What's The Most New Jersey," plus a con...
22:39:30 2023-01-11
This week on Doomcoming, Yellowjackets gives us a lake baptism, some sexting, and a helping of very confusing birthday and graduation math — amongst other things (like learning Adult Nat actually *always* wears casual fishnets and that all version of Ta...
22:57:17 2023-01-04
The halfway mark in our Doomcoming journey has arrived bringing us more Triangle Buddy, a slumber party seance, an owl cam, Callie on Molly, and Montell Jordan — among other things.This week we are talking about 1.05 "Blood Hive," where the bloody soldi...
22:38:59 2022-12-21
This week on Doomcoming we are talking about the fourth episode of Yellowjackets: "Bear Down"! We've got a whole lot of Nat, a whole lot of trauma, Misty drinking her chocolate fucking martini, adultery via mini golf, and our now recurring segment "Which...
22:23:25 2022-12-14
This week on Doomcoming we are talking about the third episode of Yellowjackets: "The Dollhouse"! We've got a lot of Taissa, ever-increasing love for Van, us choosing which 1996 girl we'd have been and which we'd have a crush on, and Jenny obliging when ...
22:16:17 2022-12-07
Welcome to Doomcoming, a little "winter treat" of a rewatch podcast where we dig into the first season of Showtime's Yellowjackets one episode at a time. This week we are talking about 1.02 "F Sharp"! There's a whole lot of Misty, a nice serving of Wilso...
22:29:52 2022-11-30
Welcome to Doomcoming, a little "winter treat" of a rewatch podcast where we dig into the first season of Showtime's Yellowjackets one episode at a time. Today we are discussing the pilot episode of the series where we meet our cast of characters in both...
21:02:15 2022-11-23
Welcome to Buffering: A Rewatch Adventure! While our trek through Buffy has come to a close, our podcasty love affair with iconic television is just beginning. If you’ve been paying attention, you already know that in 2023 we’ll be looking for the tru...
23:02:20 2022-11-02
Buffy may be off, vacationing in the UK (???) but Angel is still hard at work at a new law firm with some new Sunnydale arrivals...As a treat, here is the first episode of our sister-pod, Angel On Top, for those of you who might need a little of the Buffy...
22:37:55 2022-10-12
One last one for the road, scoobs — in this very special Curtain Call episode we journey through Jenny's "Supernaturalatives," discussing some of our favorite arcs (and favorite hunks) in the series, read through some of your beautiful letters, talk abo...
23:50:16 2022-09-28
Anything we say is gonna sound like goodbye.It's Season 7 Episode 22, "Chosen," live from Brooklyn's Bell House.We love you oh-so-much.LOCATE YOUR HOSTS UPON THE INTERNET Jenny Owen Youngs: @jennyowenyoungs; jennyowenyoungs.comKristin Russo: @kristinnoel...
22:49:03 2022-09-14
It's a scythe, it's an axe, it's a great big .... one handed weapon, okay?! Buffy is BACK, the team is back together, the sword has been pulled from the stone, there's an old lady (she looks great for her age) in a tiny temple who has been there for so lo...
22:48:02 2022-08-31
The First is blippin' in and out all over Sunnydale and our scoobies are doing a lot of their own blippin' on many surfaces of 1630 Revello Drive. It's Season 7 Episode 20: Touched and the end is fast approaching (of the world, of the series, of the podca...
22:52:25 2022-08-17
LaToya Ferguson, pod-nemesis, joins us in conversation about S7E19: Empty Places! There are hot pockets, sexual tension on the Revello porch that might make your head set aflame, a proper recipe for a bloomin' onion, and a power struggle for the ages that...
22:52:33 2022-08-10
Kristin is talking with with Rabbi Leah Jordan and Pam Grossman — writer, curator, and teacher of magical practice and history — to dig deep into Willow's Jewishness, her witchy-ness, and how those two identities are in conversation with each other (o...
22:52:11 2022-08-03
Faith is back in Sunnydale and we are feeling dirtier than ever, Nathan Fillion's bangs are the most evil part about Caleb, Spike remembers the entire galloping, warm champagne monologue (vampires, they're just like us!), and a lot of other really hard, r...
22:54:08 2022-07-13
We've got mommy issues, we've got daddy issues, and we've got A LOT OF BULLSHIT! In flashbacks, Spike wants to bring his mom on vacation with Drusilla (lol) and tiny, adorable Robin knocks over a trash can to assist his slayer-mom Nikki. In present day, t...
22:59:03 2022-06-29
Welcome, gentle viewers, to our taping of S7E16's "Storyteller" LIVE from Philadelphia!!! We have shirtless cereal pours, many mispronunciations of the word VamPYRE, two oven mitts and a smoking jacket, a history of mirrors, and many Andrew-feelings from ...
22:54:30 2022-06-15
We've got a heaping scoop of racism and colonialist bullshit this week, including but not limited to a very troubling (and problematic af!) origin story of the Slayer line! We also have a damn fine performance by Lalaine, a deep dive into the difference b...
22:54:40 2022-06-01
Robin Wood is taking Buffy on a date to a hidden restaurant in the alleys of Sunnydale (that makes brandied pears?!), Xander is helping Ashanti pick out the right rope to help tie him up over the Seal of Danzalthar, and the gang has really outdone themsel...
22:36:01 2022-05-18
You know that feeling when you kiss a girl and it hits you so hard that you turn into the dude you killed last season?! And then you run into the girl who you kept as a rat in a cage for years?!?!?! It is a wild time in Sunnydale this week, folks, and to ...
22:57:54 2022-05-04
Listen. We love Dawn, okay? She f*cking rules!! Join us and special guest Jessie Blount as we praise Dawn's virtues, question some of Buffy's choices as head counselor at Camp Potential, welcome Amanda into the fold and dig deep into the history of Snausa...
22:40:55 2022-04-20
You know that feeling when you're a centuries-old vampyric ancestor named Turok-Han and you just want to kill a bunch of potential slayers so that you can keep the world's oldest evil happy, but then you wind up at a half-built library and the Slayer hers...
22:32:01 2022-04-06
Giles is back in corduroy with some new potential slayer step-sisters, Drusilla as The First is wriggling and giggling about, Xander and Andrew *cannot* stop flirting, and Turok-Han is really, really strong. So strong, in fact, that he almost undoes Buffy...
22:09:56 2022-03-30
Dear friend of the pod Helen Zalztman (The Allusionist, Answer Me This!) joins us today for a deep dive into linguistics in Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Why does Giles' leatherbound book use a "Y" in Vampyre? Why does television rely so heavily on Latin to c...
22:34:30 2022-03-18
We celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Torrance High School, aka Sunnydale High, with hundreds of your beautiful nerdy faces — and it was one of the best nights of our damn lives. We are going through some of our favorite hi...
22:26:29 2022-03-09
Andrew is cosplaying as Spike and being interrogated by Xander and Anya while Actual Spike is drinking blood out of bags and shattering chairs to bits (at the behest of another More Evil Spike). The scoobies would do well to remember that there are manacl...
22:30:50 2022-02-23
Time to repair all of the broken windows at the Summers' house, see Aimee Mann at The Bronze, and get a little kinky with Spike in the name of detective work! The thing beneath us is also getting PARTICULARLY hot and bothered as we near the mid-point of t...
22:53:45 2022-02-09
Special Guest Hrishi Hirway joins us to discuss S7E7: Conversations with Dead People! Cassie is back in the library making Willow cry (which makes us cry), Dawn is microwaving marshmallows with poltergeists, Spike is on a date, Holden Webster is EXACTLY t...
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