Still Pretty #37. Teacher’s Pet

Our fashion sense screams predator. It’s the shoulder pads.

Things are getting predatory in Sunnydale as story expert Lani Diane Rich and feminist film scholar Noelle LaCroix take on power differentials and praying mantis demons in Teacher’s Pet (S1.04)

Still Pretty #36. Witch (S1.03)

We laugh in the face of danger. Then we hide until it goes away.

It’s time to get occulty on Buffy with a story of what happens when a toxic mother-daughter trauma bond turns to witchcraft as story expert Lani Diane Rich and feminist film scholar Noelle LaCroix cast a spell on Witch (S1.03)

Still Pretty #34. Chosen (S7.22)

In the final Still Pretty video, story expert Lani Diane Rich talks petulance, power and passing it on in Chosen (S7.22.) Subscribe in your podcast app of choice to get the new Still Pretty with co-host Noelle LaCroix as we start over again with “Welcome to the Hellmouth” and “The Harvest,” dropping May 31st!

Still Pretty #33. End of Days (S7.21)

In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich attempts and fails to make sense of the First’s motivations while working through the middle chapter of the three-part Buffy series finale in End of Days (S7.21).