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Angel On Top is an Angel rewatch podcast hosted by writers Brittany Ashley and Laura Zak (hosts of Sicker Sadder World), and works in tandem with the Buffy rewatch podcast Buffering The Vampire Slayer. At the end of each episode, Brittany and Laura write an original poem, through the POV of our anti-hero, Angel.
 
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Hello all! Apologies for the 1-month break, I’ve had a Vitamin D deficiency post-coronavirus that made it hard to think of good ideas to write. I’ve now recovered all of my previous mental energy, and I’m re-launching the newsletter with a new format. The newsletter will now be once every 2 weeks, and have links to 3 in-depth articles and 2 podcast…
 
In the Season 2 finale of Angel, the team at Angel Investigations have to find the portal to get back to LA before Groosalugg slays Angel and Cordelia's powers are transferred, or before someone has to try one of Fred's bark enchiladas. Harsh barley! This week we are also beyond excited to welcome LaToya Ferguson as the incoming host for Season 3 o…
 
In the parallel dimension of Pylea, everything exists in greater extremes: Cordelia's a little more queen, Angel's a little more human and a LOT more demon, and EVERYONE'S bi for Boreanaz. This week we are also beyond excited to welcome LaToya Ferguson as the incoming host for Season 3 of Angel on Top! Follow us @angelontopcast or join our Patreon …
 
I talk to Zak Kukoff, who is currently works in venture capital, about financing of movies, storytelling, and the most fun job in Hollywood. I think this is one of the most “fun” podcasts I’ve done so far, and Zak has always had an infectious and deep interest in the movie industry and what we can learn from it. [00:00:00] Growing up in Los Angeles…
 
I talk to Laura Westring, a Scottish speechwriter who previously worked at the EU Commission — at the time the youngest speechwriter there. We talk about the future of Scotland and the EU, and also how the internet has changed communication. [00:00:00] Laura Westring getting into politics [00:01:00] The EU and Barack Obama [00:02:00] Speechwriting …
 
I talk to Brad Stulberg, writer and coach, of health & wellness in the context of high performance. We talk about his books, Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox, how to take a pro-active approach to health and performance, and also what managers can do to cultivate a culture of health within their organisation. We go through all the fads and f…
 
I talk to Sharon Yam, associate professor of writing and rhetoric at the University of Kentucky, originally from Hong Kong. We discuss the online protests, the situation in Hong Kong, and effective communication and media literacy for the digital age. [00:00:00] What is rhetoric? [00:01:00] Effective writing [00:02:00] Stakeholders in writing [00:0…
 
Downloads and transcript I talk to Nicholas Colin, entrepreneur and investor, and formerly of the French civil service. We discuss the education system in France, how European hackers can work in a more regulated system, and his book Hedge, which discusses a new social contract for the 21st century. [00:00:00] Welcome [00:01:00] The Family [00:02:0…
 
The absolutely brilliant LaToya Ferguson, Alanna Bennett, and Ira Madison III host today's conversation on race within the Buffy and Angelverse! This is the first in a larger series that will be produced and hosted by BIPOC Buffy fans here on the Buffering the Vampire Slayer and WOW — what a way to begin. These three TV geniuses bring their encyclo…
 
I talk to Anton Howes, historian specialising in the British Industrial Revolution, about his new book Arts and Minds, an institutional history of the 17th century - present Society of Arts. We talk about what institutions led to the industrial revolution, civic and commercial culture in London’s coffee houses, the tension between theory and experi…
 
I talk to John Myers from London YIMBY, about what makes a successful political movement, and on the UK government’s pro-housing announcements this week. We discuss why political movements work better if they are incremental and positive-sum, and why YIMBYs should care about beauty. [00:00:00] Why Yimby? [00:01:00] UK Government announcements [00:0…
 
I talk to Hollis Robbins, Dean of the Humanities at Sonoma State College, and expert on the intersection between literature and bureaucratic systems. We talk about the idea of a literary canon and its application to software, the literature of the Gold Rush, African-American poetry and how to handle the revolt of the public, with inspiration from B…
 
Actor Angel gets mixed up in a museum heist (classic!), Kate (the daughter of the father, Trevor) has simply had enough and Cordelia got a questionable haircut. This episode is a wild ride, my friends. You can follow Brittany Ashley (@britt27ash), Laura Zak (@la_wa), Angel On Top (@angelontopcast), or join our Patreon at patreon.com/angelontopcast.…
 
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