Season 1

March 8, 2021

Purple Hyacinth 6: Troubling Truth (with Corrine and Meg)

Lauren shows us who the Purple Hyacinth was, and we understand just how awful it was to encounter him, and how surprising his offer is. The police discuss the meaning of the Purple Hyacinth, and Lauren, thinking of those pivo...

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Feb. 28, 2021

Purple Hyacinth 5: Rogue Rebel (with Bundin, Firedancer, and Fwoot)

We open with a bar in a seedy neighborhood, where we meet some boastful and drunk Phantom Scythe members. Their conversation shows us that they are none too refined. The Purple Hyacinth walks in, and fear strikes all hearts ...

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Feb. 26, 2021

Asura's Bride 6: You Want a Battle? (with Josalynn, Teri, and Vita)

Yuwa and Ulaan arrive at the camp, and Yuwa very quickly puts the pieces together. Her reaction is violent and hateful, and Ulaan takes it. Their altercation is interrupted by a cornrowed warrior, and Yuwa takes in the revere...

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Feb. 23, 2021

Purple Hyacinth 4: Merciless Murderer (with Bundin and Fwoot)

Lauren returns to her worried colleagues, who take a break from their bickering to ask about her encounter with the murderer. Lauren is surprised by their level of concern, but understands once she enters the crime scene and ...

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Feb. 23, 2021

Purple Hyacinth Episode 3: Elusive Encounter (with Bundin and Fwoot)

We open with the murderer staring wide eyed at Lauren, his blade nicking her throat. For some mysterious reason, he refrains from killing her. Lauren takes advantage of his hesitation and kicks him in the face, knocking him t...

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Feb. 19, 2021

Purple Hyacinth 2: Somber Silhouette (with Bundin and Fwoot)

We open with an introduction to the terrorism plaguing Ardhalis, all from a group called the Phantom Scythe. Lauren joins her colleagues Will and Kym at the crime scene, where a Mrs. Grayson was murdered. Before they can do t...

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Feb. 19, 2021

Asura's Bride 5: Myth (with Emily, Raluca, and Veronica)

Yuwa faces off a rabid dog on her own, showing bravery despite fear. Ulaan meanwhile is ensconced in a dream with his own dog, a parallel whose meaning we discuss. Ulaan shows his soft side with his caring for the โ€ฆ

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Feb. 12, 2021

Asura's Bride Episode 4: By The White Lake (with Chelsey, Elisabeth, โ€ฆ

A lot of action happening! Ulaan is impressed with Yuwa's independence, and Yuwa rejoins with threats of murder. Nice work. They get their needs taken care of, and Ulaan shows his thoughtfulness by washing her cloak. We then ...

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Feb. 12, 2021

Purple Hyacinth Episode 1: Lovely Lady (with Inspirashamul and Krystiโ€ฆ

They say first impressions are everything, and we sure get a great one of our main male lead! (Just kidding. Too much blood.) Earlier in the day, Lauren goes on a date with a douchebag. Kym saves her with clownery, โ€ฆ

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Feb. 12, 2021

Purple Hyacinth 0: Prologue (with Bundin, Fwootloops, and Rissa)

We begin with an intriguing introduction to the prologue featuring a pistol and flowers, which sets the tone for the entire webtoon. We are then barreled straight into a gripping action scene where we meet our protagonist,...

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Feb. 5, 2021

Asura's Bride Episode 3: Into the Mist (with Darla, Patty, and Peg)

Ulaan has some tough words for Yuwa, but Yuwa shows some fierceness of her own - and Ulaan digs it. ๐—™๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐——๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฎ'๐˜€ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€! https://www.instagram.com/darlaamami/ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐˜†'๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ! https://archiveofourown.org/users/la...

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Jan. 29, 2021

Asura's Bride 2: Leather and Silk (with Aislene, Molly, Teri)

In which the mysterious lone soldier shows his strength and single handedly fends off 40 bandits. But can he handle their "leader"? ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—”๐—ถ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ'๐˜€ ๐—ง๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฐ๐—ต! https://m.twitch.tv/feministcritique/profile ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ'๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—ป...

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Jan. 25, 2021

Asura's Bride 1: Prelude to a Storm (with Chelsey, Elisabeth, and Halโ€ฆ

We kick off our first episode of Asura's Bride! We learn about the dilemma facing the Shan Kingdom, and how the 4th princess volunteers to save her kingdom. However, a group of bandits causes a change of plan, followed by โ€ฆ

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Dec. 26, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 58: Love Is Patient (with Aislene, Rissa,โ€ฆ

Poppy does a neat save with a very... unconvincing line. We flashback to an incredibly moving and affirming message by way of necklace allegory. Tora hints at kissu times with his fingers, and the groups makes their way out o...

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Dec. 19, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 57: Heart Shaped Box (with Darla, Patty, โ€ฆ

What an episode! We begin with some steaminess, which is abruptly halted by Poppy putting on the brakes. Poppy tries to explain herself, and Tora is hurt. They talk about a frog, and Poppy extends an olive branch - which โ€ฆ

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Dec. 12, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 56: The Manicure (with Elisabeth, Haley, โ€ฆ

Poppy gives Tora a mini-makeover and we're digging it, Gyu shows up and shows off, there is a Cinderella moment that makes us all quiver, and Erdene and Damien take it to another level. We discuss the meaning behind Ishrikhar...

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Dec. 5, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 55: Crazy Eyes For You (with Emery, Mollyโ€ฆ

Jacob gives Tora and Poppy some much needed alone time, during which they banter and engage in some honest (and hilarious) truth telling. Erdene goes for the kill, and some other bad dudes do too. Tora makes us take out โ€ฆ

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Dec. 4, 2020

I'm a Sagittarius! Midnight Poppy Land Fan Fiction

The day after the birthday bash, Damien finds himself nerve-wracked as he tries to call the blue-haired Goddess. *** This fan fiction was written after Episode 54, the first episode in the club. You can read it on A03. https:...

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Nov. 28, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 54: Bend and Snap (with Emery, Victoria, โ€ฆ

In which Poppy and Tora engage in a game of hide and seek, Quincy quickly flashes his his steel core, we flash back to a very attractive and blood splattered teenage Tora, and get to see baby Gyu, Pinky, and โ€ฆ

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Nov. 21, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 53: Pink Party Thuglet (with Emily and Leโ€ฆ

We discuss the allegory of the cave and its significance. We rave over Erdene and Poppy's communication. We fan girl over her dress. We hold the bucket for Tora's drool, and of course, we fall in love with our poor โ€ฆ

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Nov. 14, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 52: Fallen Angels (with Anna, Molly, and โ€ฆ

Poppy, Tora, and Quincy continue their difficult conversation. Quincy tones down his usual ebullience and speaks openly, Poppy gives them both emotional space, and Tora manages to stay put. We discuss why Tora would avoid Po...

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Nov. 7, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 51: Party Princess (with Aislene and Laurโ€ฆ

Tora goes along with Poppy's attempted defense; Poppy and Erdene talk it out; Quincy unveils his grand (matchmaking) plan; Jacob joins the clothes shopping crew (we're hoping for a boy band); Mr. Lam reveals why he went along...

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Oct. 31, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 50: Tiger Crouches at your Door (with Abbโ€ฆ

Tora does what he does best - intimidate. And who better to intimidate than hapless Jacob? Who may be less innocent than he appears, at least in the snack stealing department. Quincy hatches another "brilliant" matchmaking sc...

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Oct. 24, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 49: Behind the Curtain - Benjamin and Canโ€ฆ

We gain an understanding of Benjamin's motivations; we learn who his mother is, and discuss his "suicide mission." We discuss sex work extensively, the shame that Benjamin and Candy both feel, and Candy's possible clan entang...

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Oct. 17, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 48: Pillow Talk: Seashell Reqiuem (with Lโ€ฆ

Poppy fulfills all our dreams and gives Tora her lap and hair scratches. Tora then falls into an amazing dream sequence, and we analyze the heck out of it. Many people's inputs were involved. Botticelli makes an appearance. S...

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Oct. 10, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 47: Reward System Presentation (with Annaโ€ฆ

We are melted. Tora demonstrates that he is an excellent human being, and gives Poppy the credence and validation she didn't get from a certain crudball cough Julri. Insane tenderness ensues, and Poppy drives Tora against a w...

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Oct. 3, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 46: The Hamster in the Tiger's Den (with โ€ฆ

Poppy rescues Tora from a disturbing nightmare and enters the forbidden forest. Even in his weakened state, Tora mercilessly teases Poppy with his sexual innuendo. Poppy goes to extreme measures to keep things under wrap, but...

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Sept. 19, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 45: Miss Editor (with Abby and Sarah H)

We discuss Quincy's unexpected strength and possible reasons for his abrupt personality switch, as well as theorize on Tora's reaction to Poppy showing up at his door and why he might feel certain ways. (Not those kinds of wa...

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Sept. 12, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 44: Wanna Go Home (with Myrna and Sakura)

Quincy's magnificent water spout and not so magnificent over the top lies: we break down what Quincy was thinking, what Tora was thinking, and what Poppy was thinking. We rant approvingly about ads (hint: they fund art!). We ...

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Sept. 5, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 43: Broken Wingman (with Emily, Leslie, aโ€ฆ

The evening is a giant clusterfreak. Tora flips out about Poppy's presence, Cordy flips out at Tora's treatment of Poppy, Poppy flips out that no one is taking her seriously, and Quincy flips out when he realizes he signed hi...

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Aug. 29, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 42: Matchmaker, Matchmaker (with Aislene โ€ฆ

Gil is King of the Shade, Master of the Creep, and other assorted appellations. Poppy feels a sudden tug for her Tora, and we feel a sudden tug for Quinceton, who is both hot and heartbreaking at the same time. โ€ฆ

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Aug. 22, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 41: Quincy's Angels (with Peg and Vita)

Turns out the Big Three have a group chat; Gyu tries to figure Tora out; Uncle Fred is a big old sweetheart, but so is Tora; and Gil is shady AF.

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Aug. 15, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 40: Voodoo Granny (with Darla and Leslie)

So much to cry over, so much to laugh over! Poppy cries over the airplane letter, Granny exerts her subtle guilting powers, Julri's manhood is threatened, and Tora can't handle how he can't handle. Darla's thirst does not dis...

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Aug. 8, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 39: Goodbye (with Emily and Aislene)

In which our hearts collectively shatter in a million pieces, which plummet over the cliff where Poppy and Tora are nestling.

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July 25, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 38: Regina's Peak (with Lola and Leslie)

In which we melt into a gooey puddle talking about braids and Poppy and Tora's bantering, soul-baring conversation.

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July 20, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 37: Taser Says Yes (with Josalynn and Aisโ€ฆ

Tora turns to Poppy as his healthy self-soothing mechanism; Poppy takes a bold step and asks him out; they drive to a secluded dark spot; and Poppy takes out her secret weapon (literally). Also, they tease each other endlessl...

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July 13, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 36: The Showdown (with Patty)

We analyze Tora's amazing power plays and ability to remain calm in the face of Vincent's volatility. We also bemoan his depressing apartment and admire a newly revealed ability. Could you be any more awesome, Tora? We also d...

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July 5, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 35: Rooftop Kiss (with Aislene and Sakura)

And we reach the moment! In which pinnacles are attained, yeets are yeeted, and respect is given.

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July 4, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 34: The Third Outcome - Pretty (with Aislโ€ฆ

In this podcast, we discuss Gyu and Tora's open conversation and Tora and Poppy's rooftop confrontation.

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 33: Son of a Fudge Biscuit (with Kim and โ€ฆ

Trevor has an altercation that makes him regret his life choices; the entire fandom collectively faints at the ministrations of a certain tongue; Tora is forced into an unpleasant memory; the purchase of strawberry related me...

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 32: Secret Garden Sweetheart (with Laura โ€ฆ

Poppy decides to do some reading... for research! But it's getting hot in there and she needs to take it to the roof. Her creativity and kindness make an appearance, as does a certain shrouded figure...

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 31: Tiger Butterfly (with Emily and Aisleโ€ฆ

A flashback reveals just how hot and bothered Tora was at the dinner; another flashback reveals just how much Julri deserves to be in the MPL trashpile list; and Mr. Lam shows us that mistakes can be owned and redeemed. โ€ฆ

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 30: Daddy's Girl (with Myrna and Sarah H)

Tora keeps an eye on Poppy, and Jacob keeps an eye on le Greek God. We meet Gil and learn about Giant Goldfish's financial troubles. Poppy meets with Mr. Lam, and we learn why Poppy relates to Tora and that โ€ฆ

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 29: Tiger Balls (with Patty and Veronica)

Tora thinks the unthinkable; Poppy once again is living in denial; we all discuss our "coming home" moment with our partners; Poppy gives Tora the meal of a lifetime and there is some reparenting. Just for fun, we run through...

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 28: Hands on the Balcony (with Patty and โ€ฆ

Tora relives his nightmares for Poppy and then proceeds to give Poppy nightmares with his cautionary tales; he then melts all our hearts with his bare faced admission of how love-starved he is. (OK, he didn't exactly say it t...

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 27: Battlefield of the Mind (with Patty aโ€ฆ

Poppy's exuberant reaction to the good news is a bit... overwhelming for Tora and his juices; Tora's analysis of Poppy's modern art reveals his inner workings; Poppy is ashamed to admit to any feelings behind the hug; and Tor...

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 26: Let's Do It Now (with Molly and Laureโ€ฆ

Tora continues to clutch Poppy's hand; Quincy innocently begins machinations to get Poppy and Tora alone together: Tora says the line he knows will get a rise out of Poppy; and Poppy and Tora share a cute domestic experience,...

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 25: So What If I Came Out To Check On Ya?โ€ฆ

In which we analyze Quincy's reliance on Tora, drool over Tora's protective anger at Poppy's recklessness, wonder about the meaning of the third life that was saved, and drool once again at the (BADUMP) hand-holding.

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 24: The Velvet Palmed Pirate (with Myrna โ€ฆ

Poppy obfuscates to Tora in the cab; Quincy has Tora beta-read for his "sizzling hot romance;" Poppy contemplates how she got Benjamin into this mess and her own blinding desire for success; and it's game over for Tora.

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July 2, 2020

Midnight Poppy Land Episode 23: Scharch the Psychopath (with Rebecca โ€ฆ

Candy is disappointed, and so is Claude. Claude learns more about Tora from Shing Ma, who leaves us hanging about what Tora experienced as a youngster and WHAT WAS IN THAT BLURRED SPEECH BUBBLE. Scharch is a psycho (surprise!...

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