Episode #415: The Worst at Everything He Does (HBP 24, Sectumsempra)

  • Which character, if any, will JKR pay tribute to on May 2?
  • MuggleMail covers the power of love, Felix Felicis and interesting listening locations
  • Chapter-by-Chapter continues with Chapter 24 of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Sectumsempra
  • 7-Word Summary: Harry almost gets discovered by Snape bathroom
  • Breakup Central: Ron and Lavender and Dean and Ginny are splitsville!
  • Charms Class and Quidditch: we reflect on how Harry’s time at Hogwarts is coming to an end
  • Katie Bell has finally returned and Harry remains convinced Draco was behind her attack
  • Harry is hung up on Felix Felicis and Hermione draws an interesting conclusion about the effects on the potion
  • Ravenclaws and Gryffindors: how Quidditch championship matches bring out their wild side!
  • Let’s go to the bathroom… because it’s where all the important shi*t happens in the Potter series
  • Sectumsempra: Why would Harry use a spell on Draco when he has no clue of its effect?
  • Why doesn’t Harry argue that he was defending himself against an Unforgivable Curse?
  • Was Snape also keeping tabs on Draco? Was Moaning Myrtle assisting him?
  • Should a professor be able to use Legilimency on a student to find out the truth?
  • Does Harry’s punishment fit the crime? Shouldn’t it have been more severe?
  • The Room of Requirement: we get brief glimpses of the Vanishing Cabinet and the Diadem Horcrux
  • The Half-Blood Prince’s book has done a lot of good for Harry and he lets Hermione know it!
  • Ginny rushes to Harry’s defense and SLAMS Hermione not once, but twice!
  • Snape detention has an interesting twist to it!
  • The hosts believe it’s important that Gryffindor wins the Quidditch Cup without Harry
  • Harry and Ginny: did it feel rushed? Forced? Or about damn time?!?!
  • We Rename The Chapter and give our MVPs of the Week!
  • Quizzitch: What unlikely companion does Harry find outside the Room of Requirement?
  • In Bonus MuggleCast, we discuss what would have happened if Draco had died as a result of the Sectumsempra attack!

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Running time: 1:27:01, 52.5 MB