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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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Oct 14, 2019

CW: mental illness, self harm, suicide

This is a serious episode, if any talks of mental illness will be hard to listen to or upsetting for your own mental health, maybe take a break from our show this week. In honor of the recent World Mental Health Day, the sisters are opening up about their own struggles with mental illness, in hopes of continuing this important conversation and maybe helping someone else along the way.

 

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

 

Oct 7, 2019

Rileigh used to be a BIG fan of sweepstakes contests growing up like that Danimals one where you could meet Zack and Cody, you know? So the sisters are all reminiscing on those too good to be true contests they never won, and maybe actually did sometimes?

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

 

Sep 30, 2019

The older sisters realized that life got a lot more convenient for teens in Rileigh's generation with things like food delivery and ride service apps and online clothing website, so we want to figure out if they really make teens' lives easier or if they're maybe making them harder?

 

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

 

Sep 23, 2019

A Virgo, an Aries, and a Capricorn are dissecting how astrology affects our lives as teens and how we view ourselves based on our signs, and boy is it a fun conversation, so come join us!

 

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

 

Sep 15, 2019

It's a stressful time of year for students as the school year begins to pick up and everyone starts having their first tests and exams, but are adults really understanding of teen stress? Let's find out!

 

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

 

Sep 8, 2019

As Rileigh begins her second year of college, she's realized that professors in college are a lot different than the teachers she got used to in high school, and Sydnee and Teylor know that transition all too well, so let's talk about our "profs" and "teaches," shall we?

 

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

 

Aug 28, 2019

There was a chill in the air this week (even if it only lasted for about 6 hours), and to celebrate all three of the sisters saw a new scary movie based on some old classics, "Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark." From jangling men to hug monsters, these stories are from the Sydnee/Teylor era being retold in the Rileigh era, and we want to dissect them ALL.

 

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

 

Aug 23, 2019

Our babiest Smirl is about to embark on her sophomore year of college, and the sisters have realized they haven't talked fashion in over three years. So they're taking a dive into the most popular fashions of this 2019 school year to see where these fashion trends came from and if the teens are going even further back in time with their fashion?

 

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

 

Aug 18, 2019

Oh, the wonderful world of Pinterest and YouTube DIY videos. This week, we're taking a trip into the rabbit hole that is crafting and DIYing as a teen, and why we all loved it so much. Whittling, anyone?

 

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

 

Aug 9, 2019

This week, the sisters made a special crossover episode with Neat! The Boozecast while on Island Time straight from a sports themed bedroom with only three microphones and no mic stands, and boy is it something special.

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

 

Jul 28, 2019

The sisters have island time on the mind as they're all about to go on their annual family beach trip, so they're taking a look back at all of the hit summer blockbusters of years' past, and more specifically it seems, Jaws?? Like, a LOT of Jaws???

 

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

 

Jul 21, 2019

So, Sydnee gets a monthly box full of Nickelodeon merch from all the old, classic cartoons, and we figured that's something we can talk about, right? This is something, right? At least, that's what we asked ourselves as we sat down to record, and we hope you agree with this decision.

 

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

 

Jul 12, 2019

It's America's (belated) birthday! To celebrate, we're talking about all of the pretty dumb things we do with fireworks and fire crackers and just fire in general as teens and beyond, come celebrate a little late with us, won't you?

 

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

 

Jun 27, 2019

Well, now our babiest Smirl has had the experience of living with roommates for a full year, and she's about to do it all again next year, so does she have any new thoughts to share now that she's an experienced roommate? Does she have anything to keep in mind before next year? How long is too long for towel time? Come find out with us!

 

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

 

Jun 14, 2019

We all did it as angsty emotional teens, didn't we? Filled notebooks and notes apps with long, dramatic, heartbreak poems? Or was that just Sydnee and Rileigh?

 

 

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

 

Jun 8, 2019

Okay, we have some serious opinions about commercials of the 90s, but who doesn't? They were all kinda the same, we all still remember ALL of them, and most importantly, we can't figure out what happened to them?

 

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

 

Jun 1, 2019

We realized in the entire 3+ years of this show that we had NEVER dedicated an entire episode to the entity that is ~the internet~. So we're going deep to examine all those differences between the world pre and post internet, and why did we all take the same typing courses??

 

 

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

 

May 26, 2019

Rileigh's enjoying a beach vacation, so Sydnee and Teylor capitalize on the opportunity to reflect on all the great stuff about being an adult. 

Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

May 17, 2019

Upon a recent trip with Rileigh to the mall, Sydnee made a shocking discovery: teens don't wear tons of jewelry anymore??? What ever happened to the giant earring books and hemp chokers and toe rings?? We must investigate.

 

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

 

May 8, 2019

We all made them as teens, you know, those homemade movies and videos that are horribly put together and have little to no actual plot but that we LOVED to make? The only difference now is that teens are putting all of them on the internet...which actually is a pretty big difference now that we think about it.

 

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

 

May 1, 2019

It's almost summertime, which means the teens will be home all day every day and looking for something to do. So what are some fun activities for the modern teen who's bored? The older sisters had some methods of their own for killing time, and they're...interesting.

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

 

Apr 24, 2019

It's finals season for Rileigh, and it seems like sleep is one key part of life that she isn't doing too great on. Not to mention curfews, party times, and how late we get to sleep in, the sisters all have some sleep habits they probably could do better on, so let's try to get some rest, shall we?

 

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

 

Apr 19, 2019

It's been a bit of a rough week for all of us, hasn't it? We started it all off with Tax Day, and we should have known then it'd be a little bit of a bad one. So to celebrate(?) the holiday that is tax season, we're talking about money! What do you do with it once you get it as a teen for the first time? What are taxes? Is credit a thing? Is debt good?

 

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

 

Apr 10, 2019

Well, our sisters have returned on no day other than National Sibling Day! To celebrate, we're talking about the hippest of controversies happening with teens today: Operation Blue Ivy...or Blue Varsity? Varsity Ivy???

 

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

 

Mar 27, 2019

IT'S STILL THE MAXFUNDRIVE! To wrap-up and continue to celebrate this joyous season, we're continuing a tradition we started last year during the MaxFunDrive. Last year, Rileigh quizzed her sisters on how much teen knowledge they had gained from her throughout the years, and this year the older sisters are doing the same. Does Rileigh know anything about 90s teens? Or anything about the 90s at all? (Also, there may be a secret in this episode somewhere...)

 

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

 

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