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Pop Culture Role Call

Pop Culture Role Call is a podcast that is currently reviewing Buffy the Vampire Slayer from the main characters’ perspectives. Each week, our hosts watch from the viewpoint of Buffy, Xander, and Willow (with the occasional guest). They only watch scenes that their character is present in, leaving them with only part of the bigger picture.
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Dec 21, 2016

For this week's special episode, we take on a lovely Finnish film by the name of “Rare Exports”. And oh, what an export it is. We are joined our special guest Ruben as we dive into the world of elf wrangling, papa issues, and proper VAT calculation. Join the gang as we get in the proper holiday spirit with a film that thoroughly traumatizes at least one of us.

Dec 6, 2016

Welcome to episode 13 – the bonus episode! Listen as we discuss our favorite moments from the season, predictions for season two, and as Collin would say, how we make the airplanes here.

Nov 29, 2016

It’s finally here! Get your second bottle of whiskey ready, and join the gang for the Season 1 finale of Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Buffy, Xander, Willow, and Giles have a rough ride at the Hellmouth. Join us as we bring the season to a close while making sure to watch out for left hooks, small children, and library tables.

Nov 22, 2016

In this week's episode, the gang struggles with visibility, in the most literal of meanings. We try our best to keep an eye out when dealing with high school dances, floating surgeries, and the complex persona that is Cordelia. Join us as we head toward a conclusion that no one could see coming. Starring special guest David Michaels.

Nov 15, 2016

In this week's episode, the gang comes face to face with their worse nightmares (i.e clowns, floor candy bars, and illiteracy). No one is safe, whether it is dealing with barely clothed class discussions, or sub-par opera escapades. Listen along as we navigate this dreamworld of an episode, and pay no attention to the kimonos.

Nov 8, 2016

In this week's episode, the gang confronts the dark underbelly of high school, A.K.A. the talent show. We had the pleasure of being joined by two special guests from another fantastic podcast, It Gets Weird. Join the usual suspects, along with visitors Kyle and Nile, as we face a dummy of dilemma.

Nov 1, 2016

In this weeks episode, the gang confronts the inherent dangers of online dating, especially when you are currently living on a Hellmouth. Come along and join us as we tackle techno-pagans, adults being flirty and gross, and demonic puppy love.

Oct 25, 2016

In this weeks episode, we find out that Angel is a vampire. A hunky vampire with a tortured past, but a vampire none the less. Sorry, Buffy "The Vampire Slayer" Summers. Luckily there are some sweet samurai vamps, and a gunfight in The Bronze to lighten the mood.

Oct 18, 2016

In this weeks episode, we learn that packs of high school boys can be real dogs… well, Hyena's to be exact. Turns out caution tape at the zoo isn't something to be taken lightly! We also meet the new mascot Bacon aka: "Herbert the pig", for the first (and last) time, and the faculty body count increases by 1.

Oct 11, 2016

In this week's episode, we try to establish a healthy balance between high school dating and vampire slaying.  Please note: frequenting the local mortuary is never a good date idea.  Learn this first hand from a vampire who favors pork and beans.

Oct 4, 2016

In this week's episode, we breakdown the unconventional mating habits of the human/insect world. Hopefully it can help you better prepare for encounters with bug-ugly substitute teachers. Let's discuss the risks associated to student/mantis-teacher relationships.

Sep 27, 2016

In this week's episode, we sit down with our good friend Meghan (Amy) to discuss the magical world of high school cheerleading tryouts!…I'm sure Xander will be a perfect gentleman. Let's talk about accessory based black magic, and under what circumstances you can pour mercury onto teens.

Sep 20, 2016

In this episode, we finish off the 2-part series premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Our Guest (and Producer) James Thompson joins in to help us tackle door destruction, Mercedes Vamps, and having to break bad news to Jessie’s girl.

Sep 13, 2016

In this pilot episode, Pop Culture Role Call dives into world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer! In the first half of this 2-part Buffy series premiere, we meet our fateful protagonists, and discuss events from each ones unique perspective. Listen along as our guest James Thompson joins us in discussing teenage drama, amateur whittling, and solving problems with stake-filled purses.

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