Episode #381: Chair Today, Gone Tomorrow (HBP Chapter 4, Horace Slughorn)

  • Pat joins the show and shares his Wizarding World experience and why he still plays Hogwarts Mystery
  • The hosts review two recent interviews with Eddie Redmayne and David Heyman
  • Newt’s apartment, his relationship with Theseus, Dumbledore’s manipulation and more
  • Chapter-by-Chapter continues with Chapter 4 of Half-Blood Prince
  • The hosts recap the chapter in 7 words with a new Group Summary game!
  • Harry is allowed to use magic outside of school, but is it his first time truly Apparating?
  • We learn that Voldemort is now on the defensive (against Harry’s mind)
  • Dumbledore continues to put his final plan in motion by recruiting Slughorn
  • References two and three – what’s up with Dumbledore’s blackened hand?
  • Why does Harry never check that Dumbledore‚Ķ is in fact Dumbledore?
  • How does Dumbledore know where Slughorn is living – has he been tracking him?
  • Does Slughorn recognize what’s truly happened to Dumbledore’s hand?
  • Is Horace correct that he would be better off/safer not at Hogwarts?
  • The Master Collector: why does Dumbledore want Harry to become a member of the Slug Club?
  • Harry will receive private lessons this year – about time!
  • The hosts give their MVPs of the Week and Rename the Chapter
  • We receive an email on the recent Crimes of Grindelwald trailer specific to Leta Lestrange’s Hogwarts house
  • Quizzitch: The night Harry arrives at the Burrow, which characters does he spot who aren’t in the film adaptation, and which characters does he NOT interact with that he does in the movie?

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