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Still Buffering

Join sisters Sydnee McElroy, Teylor Smirl and Rileigh Smirl as they delve deep into the teenage mind and answer all their pressing questions.
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Dec 28, 2016

As the holiday season comes to a close, it's time to think about what the most important thing is to do after you receive all of those lovely, thoughtful holiday presents...return them all. This week the sisters try to determine a set of rules for returning and re-gifting presents from the holidays and realize that Claire's is a never-ending, sacrificial pit of food-shaped earrings and fake glasses.

 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Dec 20, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year yet again, and we want to celebrate with you! Come join us as we decide what the best holiday movies, music, and traditions are and make some classic holiday season goofs. (And Sydnee does this whole bit with a pen but you don't have to laugh no one is really sure why she did it) Merry Mid-Darkmas to you and yours!

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Dec 13, 2016

As the testing season begins for most high schoolers (including Rileigh), the sisters remember some of their favorite memories of school tests and college-entry tests and try to give their youngest and most stressed out sister some advice. Which seems to include a lot of talk about...power donuts?

 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Dec 6, 2016

This week, the sisters are joined by a very special guest who knows more about video games than anyone they know, America's favorite oldest brother, Justin McElroy! Join us as we take a journey through the ever-changing world of video games and learn that Justin's teen experience would be described as...there?

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Nov 29, 2016

In another special late-night edition of the show, the sisters tackle a more serious topic: bullying. All three have many stories to share, many of them about bullies that were surprisingly thorough and dedicated to their bits. But don't worry, the sisters have moved on from those terrible middle school days and are ready to goof about them and hopefully help some of you who may be dealing with some bullies right now. 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Nov 22, 2016

It's Turkey Season! So join the sisters in discussing some of the best holiday traditions and figuring out who all of the people in their family are. Are they the only ones with randos at their Thanksgiving? Or maybe are they the only family too awkward to say anything? Find out the answers to these questions and more on this special Turkey episode! (Gobble gobble)

Nov 15, 2016

Rileigh has a ton of homework to do, so to help her, her sisters decided to talk about homework for an hour with her, which doesn't really help with the fact she has a lot of work to do, but it was fun! So join the sisters in recounting some of their favorite...and not so favorite school assignments and projects all while hearing about the countless times they incorporated food into their assignments.

 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Nov 9, 2016

This week, the sisters set out to answer a question that's been a staple of the show's description since the beginning, what do I do with all this hair everywhere? Teylo becomes the resident history buff and Rileigh shares a pretty in depth description of her leg post-cast. It sure is a weird one this week, but it's what we all need right about now.

 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Nov 1, 2016

It may be November now, but it's still spooky in the States for at least another week since it's the spookiest season of them all...Election Season! In celebration of the upcoming election, the sisters wanted to give everyone a bit of help just so you know exactly how to vote (since it's super important!) And Rileigh explains why Thanksgiving is just Pre-Christmas too, so Merry Christmas/Election Season everyone!

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

Oct 26, 2016

As the spooky season comes to a close, the sisters take a minute to reflect on their past Halloween costumes and some of the most popular ones from their times and share what they're going to be for this Halloween. But, there's also a very extensive conversation about the existence of a sexy poop emoji costume. 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Oct 18, 2016

As a continuation of the sisters' month long celebration of the spookiest month of the year, this week, they discussed all of their favorite monsters! From vampire vs werewolf stereotypes and who the best witch is, they discussed it all. They even decided which kind of monster they think they would be if they were one, and the answers aren't really all that surprising, if you know these sisters. 

 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Oct 11, 2016

It's officially spooky season! Or as Rileigh would call it, "spoopy" season. To celebrate this most wonderful time of the year, the sisters discuss some of their most favorite scary movies and tv series, where we learn Sydnee has been the victim of some pretty spooky baby monitor pranks.

Oct 4, 2016

This week, Sydnee and Teylor realize that Rileigh is like an old person when it comes to sleep, which is to say, she loves it and needs to go to bed early and sleep late every day. In order to break her of these habits, the older sisters recount their favorite late night activities, which apparently include minor misdemeanors? 

Sep 27, 2016

It's spirit week and you know what that means! It's time for Pajama Day, Character Day, and...a day to dress as a giant pink hard candy? As the older sisters take a journey back through their experiences with spirit week and pep rallies, they try to advice Rileigh on how she should dress for her spirit week, but it doesn't seem like she's going to be taking their advice. 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Sep 20, 2016

Join the sisters in celebrating this week, as the babiest Smirl Girl has finally gotten her driver's license! To commemorate this momentous occasion, the sisters talk about some of their favorite things from their teen years to do for fun! Because what's not celebratory about sweaty hemp chokers and Tamagotchi poop?

Sep 12, 2016

Sadly, the littlest of the sisters has had a rough weekend, after failing her driver's test and missing out on a party with her friends. But not to fear! Her sisters are here to share their driving mishaps and misfortunes, including the answer behind why Syd's car always smelled like meat and what song Tey hated so much it caused a wreck. 

Sep 6, 2016

In this week's much anticipated episode, the sisters finally figure out what all of the new hot teen slang words of today mean! And in doing so, they create their own Smirl Girl Dictionary which includes a few questionable words. Huzzah!

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

Aug 30, 2016

It's the littlest Smirl sister's 16th birthday! In order to celebrate, the older sisters recount their own sixteenth birthday parties which seem to include an odd amount of psychological terror. So light those candles and get to partying with all three of the coolest sisters around!

Aug 23, 2016

The sisters are (sadly) home from vacation this week, but good news! They played some old school board games and they're so ready to talk all about them. And, for the first time in Still Buffering history, there's a video companion to this episode of the sisters playing these games on Rileigh's YouTube channel!

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Aug 16, 2016

Join the sisters this week as they take you on a journey through some of their favorite cartoons of the past and the present. And they all got new nicknames, now with alliteration! (Except for Rileigh's but it's still pretty good.)

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

 

Aug 9, 2016

As summer vacation sadly comes to an end for the youngest Smirl Sister, all three recount their favorite parts about going back to school, and maybe their not so favorite parts too. And Sydnee also shares her lifelong first day of school fantasy that includes background music and sunglasses...yeah this episode gets a little weird.

Aug 2, 2016

This week, the sisters got a tad more serious than they are in their usual episodes, but with all three of them having personal experiences and troubles with this topic, it was something they felt needed to be discussed. But don't worry, there are still goofs as they try to crack FaceBook algorithms and why they always show Teylor cupcakes.

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Jul 26, 2016

Let's have a slumber party! (Rileigh insists that no one calls it that anymore and will only refer to them as sleep-overs, but guess who's in charge of the text this week?) Sleeping bags are so out, prank calls are more complicated, but we can always agree that parents who buy donuts in the morning rule.

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Jul 19, 2016

Join the trio of sisters in their discussion of the most popular and their most favorite teen romantic comedies. And if you were wondering what in the world was happening between Kanye and Taylor Swift, don't worry, they have you covered on that too. 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

Jul 12, 2016

The sisters really tap into their teen angst this week while they recount break-ups, then and now. Also, what are the best break-up songs and is it ok to break-up in a text using only emojis?

 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by <a href="http://nouvellas.bandcamp.com/">Nouvellas</a>

 

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