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With Still Pretty, Lani Diane Rich picks up where she left off with Dusted and continues her analysis of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And maybe Angel. And possibly more Joss Whedon properties. Who knows? The future is a marvelous mystery.
||ExplicitStill Pretty #25. The Killer in Me (S7.13)||In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich talks bad romance, good teamwork and weak misleads in The Killer in Me (S7.13)||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #24. Potential (S7.12)||In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich tackles our new and improved Dawn, our old and much improved Xander, and the worldbuilding questions that will probably never be resolved in her discussion of Potential (S7.12)||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #23. Showtime (S7.11)||In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich discusses oracles, worldbuilding and the lesbian loophole in Showtime (S7.11)||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #22. Bring on the Night||In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich battles bad new girlfriends, exposition fairies, and ubervamps in Bring on the Night (S7.10)||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #21. Never Leave Me||In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich discusses the maybe-evil of Principal Wood, the beneath-Andrew of the gay panic, and the true better-than-love between Buffy and Spike in Never Leave Me (S7.09)||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #20. Sleeper||In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich takes on the good and the bad in Sleeper (S7.08). On deck are Anya's ridiculous decision-making skills, Spike's heartbreaking torment (again) and the difference between a cliffhanger and a ga||9/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #19. Conversations with Dead People||In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich dives into the poetry and heartbreak of Conversations with Dead People (S7.07)||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #18. Him (S7.06)||--||8/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #17. Selfless||--||8/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #16. Help (S7.04)||--||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #15. Same Time, Same Place (7.03)||In this episode of Still Pretty, it's wonderful metaphorical magic and creepy creepsters with Same Time, Same Place (S7.03).||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #14. Beneath You||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani gives a point to the haters in her analysis of Beneath You (S7.02).||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #13. Lessons (7.01)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about all the things that makes Season 7 great, starting with a fantastic season premiere in Lessons (7.01).||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #12. Grave (S6.22)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani closes out her discussion of Season 6 with a hearty defense of the season alongside some criticisms of the finale as she takes on Grave (S6.22).||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #11. Two To Go (S6.21)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani goes into the maelstrom with Willow in Two to Go (S6.21).||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #10. Villains (S6.20)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about empathy, evil, righteous vengeance and the power of personal narrative as we dive head first into the darkness with Villains (S6.20). Download the .mp3 Show notes: We’re almost at the goal to get Sti||6/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #9. Seeing Red (S6.19)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about solipsistic evil, the inoculative nature of the soul, men, women and all the horrible things that we deal with in Seeing Red (S6.19).||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #8. Entropy||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about the glorious return of Anya, the delusional obsessions of Spike, and her overall love for Entropy (S6.18).||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #7. Normal Again (S6.17)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about alternate realities, simultaneous delusions, and the return of the Geek Trio in Normal Again (S6.17).||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #6. Hell’s Bells (S6.16)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani thinks out loud about the nature of demon vs. human evil, the splashback effect of vengeance, and horrible bridesmaid dresses as we dive into Buffy Season 6, Episode 16, Hell's Bells!||5/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #5. As You Were||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani tackles the nature of criticism as she takes on the return of Riley Finn in her discussion of As You Were (S6.15)!||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #4. Older and Far Away (S6.14)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani discusses Older and Far Away (S6.14) as we celebrate another Buffy birthday with mayhem and a monkey's paw wish.||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #3. Dead Things (S6.13)||In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about Dead Things (S6.13) and addresses the growing darkness, the complicated and balancing bit of light, and the wealth of resonances with Buffy's past.||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #2. Doublemeat Palace (S6.12)||In this episode, Lani gives her response to Doublemeat Palace (S6.12), including love for Jane Espenson, Kali Rocha and Kirsten Nelson!||3/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStill Pretty #1. Gone (S6.11)||And so it begins! Lani sits down with Gone (S6.11) and tells you all her thoughts on unearned power, social workers, and invisex! Enjoy!||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Short, sweet, and insightful
Lani Diane Rich provides thoughtful analysis of the Buffy stories and episodes. Well worth a listen!
Still Pretty, Still Peerless
Lani's continued work with Buffy is mandatory listening for me. Her insight, empathy, and analysis are unparalleled. Lani's love for the source material is palpable, her humor is on point, and her interrogation of the text is thorough, well-researched, and entertaining. Welcome back, Lani!
Love listening to Lani's amazing insight. Such a great teacher!