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Sunnydale Study Group

The podcast for returning Scoobies and Buffy newbies! Sunnydale Study Group is a brand new podcast about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. We'll be going episode by episode, talking about our favorite moments, themes and personal anecdotes. This podcast comes out every Tuesday night and more often than not, we have exciting guests. Our hosts are Chris Bramante, Omar Najam and our producer is Holland Farkas.
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Aug 17, 2017

After the loss of Doyle, the gang is recovering. But when Cordelia realizes that Doyle left her with his visions, things get a bit complicated. Luckily, there's an old friend in town: Wesley Wyndam-Pryce! Can this reunion save the gang or will there be headaches and heartaches to go around?

Join us as we chat about pamphlets, presents, pirates oh and the return of one of our favorite characters!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Aug 9, 2017

Willow is down in the dumps after she finds that Oz has sent all of his stuff away. Recoiling from this devistation, she uses magic to make her will the way. But with some unconcious clever wordplay, Willow's will makes a well of trouble. Can the Scoobies put together the magickal mystery or will Xander's demon magneticism mean an end for Sunnydale?

Join us as we chat about spells gone awry, fantasty storytellng and a huge discussion about Riley!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Aug 2, 2017

A demon-hunting demon cult known as the Scourge have come to Los Angeles and Doyle finds himself in all-too-familiar crosshairs. Will our friendly seer face his unfriendly fears or will the gang find themselves fallen foes to the Scourge.

Join us as we chat about what we hate about Nazis, how much we hate Nazis and our personal hero, Doyle.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jul 26, 2017

After some inappropriate chatter with his male friends, and following a hefty punch to Parker, Riley realizes he has feelings for Buffy. Taking Willow's advice, he courts Buffy at party. But offers of amorous cheese turn to flirtying with danger when Riley and Buffy both find out that Spike is on the loose. Riley joins his friends who turn out to work for bum bum bummmmm the Initiative. Will Buffy and Riley's secret identities be broken or will Spike get the upper hand while these two are on the downlow?

Join us as we chat about new tv terms, problematic terms and our SDCC shenanigans!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jul 18, 2017

Buffy's in town and you can guess what happens: Angel becomes human. Oh wait, actually, that's a huge twist. After a splash of demon blood, Angel becomes human and can finally be with Buffy. But is the price of mortality too much for Angel to pay?

Join us as we chat about Angel's tough choices, how we would game the Powers That Be and HUGE SDCC ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jul 12, 2017

It's Thanksgiving, and if there's one thing to be grateful for, it's not the fact that an indigenous spirit has come back to kill the authoritative figures of Sunnydale! Can the gang stop the violence before the yams are done or will that brandy burn, along with all of Sunnydale?

Join us as we chat about Thanksgiving, traditions and also kinda what the heck is going on with this episode.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jul 4, 2017

Doyle's wife is getting married! Wait- what? That's right, Doyle is married and soon shall be divorced! But before that happens, he is to attend the bachelor party of a lifetime-- because it might be his last. Can Angel save Doyle from a bachelor bacchanal or will Doyle get nixed with the nuptials?

Join us as we chat about Angel's business plan, bachelor parties and the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. Yeah, we go there.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jun 20, 2017

There’s a new wolf in town, and she’s causing some hairy business. When Oz finds out that the enamoring lead singer of another band is also a werewolf, sparks and fangs fly. But when Veruca goes after Willow, Oz has to embrace the inner wolf and make some split-second decisions that will change the Scoobies forever. 

Join us as we chat about the legacy of Oz, the emotional predicament of Willow and our own wolfing out with special guest Mia Resella. Oh and a ton of Willy Wonka references for some reason. 

You can find Mia Resella at @miaresella

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam. 

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jun 14, 2017

We are interrupting your regularly scheduled session to bring you thoughts on Wonder Woman!

Join us as we chat about the 2017 Jenkins action film, what we loved, what we maybe didn’t love as much, as well what we take away from the warrior of Themyscira.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam. 

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

May 23, 2017

We're live from WhedonCon 2017! Joined by our wonderful friends at Hellmouthy, we host a panel diving into podcasting about Buffy, chatting about our love of Sunnydale and the wonders of Whedon fandom. 

You can find Hellmouthy on Twitter at @Hellmouthy

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam. 

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

May 16, 2017

LA's finest are going through some sensitivity training and after a rousing speech from Kate, things are really opening up. Including prison cells. When Wolfram & Hart send in an emotional expert to extract one of their clients, all emotional hell breaks loose. Can Angel save the day or will all of his time be taken up hugging and thanking?

Join us as we chat about our feelings, our appreciation of Kate and WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE WORLD OH GOD!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

May 2, 2017

Buffy is still heartbroken over Parker and she's decided to wash all the pain down with some suds. But even with Xander behind the bar, they're in for a pitcher of trouble as the beer is changing college men into something even worse. Can the gang get to the bottom of this bottle in time or is this a hangover that wont kick?

Join us as we chat about drinks, college and our Beer Bad rap with special guest Steven Ray Morris.

You can find Steven at Twitter.com/StevenRayMorris

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Apr 25, 2017

Cordelia has found the perfect apartment! ...or has she? Moving into her new digs, Queen C discovers an angry spirit that is not just trying to drive her out, it's trying to drive her insane. Can Cordy take down the spirit or will her housewarming be followed up with a long chill?

Join us as we chat about first apartments, ghost experiences and our new favorite phantom buddy!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Apr 18, 2017

Talk about doctor horrible! Angel is on the case of a stalker surgeon who can cut himself up to ruin the life of Angel's client. Can Angel detective his way through this or will this detaching doctor succeed in his disturbing plan?

Join us as we chat about creepy guys, Angel vs Buffy and our Los Angeles lessons.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Apr 11, 2017

It's Halloween time and everyone's feeling the spirit, except Buffy who is still healing from some emotional wounds. When a collge haunted house comes to life, so too do her nightmares. Can the Scoobies band together to take the house or is there truly more to fear than fear itself?

Join us as we chat about nightmares, secrets and a Buffy themed haunted house with our very special guest Dayeanne Hutton!

You can find Dayeanne on Twitter at @DayeanneHutton

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Apr 4, 2017

Angel and the gang have a special guest: Oz! And he's brought gifts! With the gem of Amara now in Angel's posession, he's become the target of Spike who wants the ring back. Can Sunnydale's dark prince get his hands on the all-powerful bling or will the city's protector give Spiket he slip?

Join us as we chat about Oz's band trips, Spike's revenge aspirations and interior decorating.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Mar 28, 2017

College life is taking a toll on Buffy, and it ain't just the books. After an emotionally challenging one-night romance, Buffy finds herself in a vulnerable position just as Harmony rolls back into town with her new boyfriend. But who would date Harmony? Spike! ...Spike? Really? Powered with a ring that allows him to fight in the daylight, can Buffy hold off the troublesome vamp while facing her own troubles?

Join us as we chat about college affairs, problematic relationships and your homework!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Mar 22, 2017

Chris and Omar are taking an extra credit to chat about one of our favorite Sunnydale locations, the Bronze. We chat about the bands, the memories, the vamps, the fights and of course, the music.

Join us as we chat about the Bronze, Sunnydale's soundtrack and #HollywoodGoesHolland.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Mar 15, 2017

Chris and Omar are taking an extra credit to reflect back on the wonderfullness of the 20th anniversary of Buffy (also known as #buffyslays20), chat about our unaired pilot, talk about UC Sunnydale and also general plans for the podcast! Plus so many questions we want to ask you!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Mar 10, 2017

It's the 20th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer! And as a special treat, we have a montage of all of our previous guests, some special announcements and, get this, the unaired pilot of Sunnydale Study Group! That's right, the unaired pilot of SSG. So break out those stakes, we're celebrating our favorite show turning 20!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Feb 8, 2017

Meeting people in Los Angeles can be tough. Especially when there's a sexually transmitted demon hopping from body to body! With Angel still getting used to his new social status as protector of Angelinos, a case of a cuddledemon sends him stepping out of his comfort zone. Can Angel stop the demon before more people are hurt or is this case too hot for Angel's cold blood?

Join us as we chat about pick-up lines, dating in Los Angeles and our new term for creepy desperate people. Hint: it's cuddledemon.

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jan 31, 2017

Los Angeles. You see it at night and it shines; a beacon. People are drawn to it. People and other things. Like podcasts!

When Angel comes across a series of girls-gone-missing, he looks into the case and finds it to be more than your normal big city caper. Can our favorite brooding bumpy get to the big bad before more mortals are hurt, or is the city of Angels too much for this one?

Join us as we chat about Los Angeles, swanky parties where we don't belong and so, so much more with our special guest Adam Murray.

You can find Adam Murray at @atom_murray

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jan 25, 2017

Finally settling in, Buffy has totally gotten the whole campus girl thing down. But friction is developing between her roommate Kathy, not just because she keeps playing Cher and eating eggs but because SHE'S A SOUL-SUCKING DEMON! Maybe? Maybe not. Maybe Buffy's just cracking up. Can the Scoobies help with Buffy's domestic situation or will Buffy learn that there's no life after love-ing one's roommate?

Join us as we catch up on our New Years celebrations, our own personal roommate stories and an exciting announcement about the podcast!

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

Jan 18, 2017

Buffy's bags are packed and heading to UC Sunnydale as she starts the exciting adventure of higher education. But as class, campus life and changes in general start to hit Buffy hard, she's hit harder by a vampire named Sunday who is kidnapping freshman. Can she assemble the Scoobies and take out this squatting bloodsucker or will college take a bigger bite than she had imagined?

Join us as we chat about Buffy's next phase, our college experiences and wood tipped bullets with our very special guest Darnell Murphy!

You can find Darnell on Twitter at @D_ii

Sunnydale Study Group is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast hosted by Holland Farkas, Chris Bramante and Omar Najam.

Find more Sunnydale goodness at Facebook.com/SunnydaleStudyGroup and Twitter.com/SSGPodcast

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