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Dec 11, 2017

This week on XENA: WARRIOR PODCAST, what’s past is present. Vera, Katie, and Livy take on the imperfect but hugely ambitious 4x09 “Past Imperfect.” We discuss this episode’s complex, emotionally ambiguous treatment of Xena and Borias, its introduction of another interesting(...ish) female villain, and its dense...


Dec 4, 2017

This week on XENA: WARRIOR PODCAST, convert or die! Vera, Katie, and Livy worship at the feet of 4x08 “Crusader,” which introduces one of the show’s most fascinating antagonists. We discuss Najara as this episode’s point-of-view character, her many intriguing parallels with Callisto, and her role as a quasi-Joan...


Nov 27, 2017

This week on XENA: WARRIOR PODCAST, we’re singing the Shark Island Prison Blues. Vera, Katie, and Livy are sentenced to watch 4x07 “Locked Up and Tied Down,” the eleventh-best episode of all time! We discuss the continuing awesomeness of director Rick Jacobson the slo-mo king (long may he reign!), why Xena’s...


Nov 20, 2017

This week on XENA: WARRIOR PODCAST, move your body! Join dancing queens Vera, Katie, and Livy as we sashay our way through 4x06 “A Tale of Two Muses,” XWP’s joyous homage to the 80’s classic, ‘Footloose.’ We discuss the episode’s playful political satire as it takes on social conservatism, censorship,...


Nov 13, 2017

This week on XENA: WARRIOR PODCAST, make love not war! Vera, Katie, and Livy don their best battle armor and take on 4x05 “A Good Day,” the most fiercely anti-war episode to date and the continuation of the series-long arc charting Gabrielle’s relationship with violence. We debate questions such as, who has the...