Episode #541: What Happened To Queenie in ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’?

On this week’s episode, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses makes it television premiere! And speaking of trivia, join us for Quizzitch Live: Holiday House Battle on Sunday, December 12 at 10 a.m. ET! In other news, our Fantastic Beasts character discussions continue with Queenie Goldstein. How has her character changed from Fantastics Beasts to Crimes of Grindelwald?
  • Welcome Slug Club member, Sam!
  • We review our magical stats from this year’s Spotify Wrapped! Welcome to our new listeners in Cameroon, Mongolia, Brunei, Russia and Kenya!
  • Eric and Micah will be doing an Instagram Live on Tuesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. ET!
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses debuts! We offer our initial thoughts!
  • Our Fantastic Beasts Character Discussions return with Queenie Goldstein 
  • What happened to Queenie between the first and second films? Have we seen a complete devolution of her character? Or is it just bad writing?
  • Do Jacob and Queenie have a healthy relationship?
  • What do we make of Queenie using a Love Potion on Jacob? Does it give us Merope Gaunt vibes?
  • Is Queenie’s power of Legilimency a blessing or a curse?
  • Why does it always rain during Queenie’s major scenes?
  • Should we be suspicious of the tea in Grindelwald’s flat?
  • What does the future look like for Queenie? What will make her leave Grindelwald’s side?  Could Queenie already be a double agent and will she become one?
  • Who is Quentin Kowalski?
  • Quizzitch: What day of the year does Professor McGonagall say she wouldn’t be surprised if it were known as “Harry Potter Day” in the future? Submit your answer!
  • This week’s episode is brought to you by Quip (visit Quip.com/Muggle for your first refill free and up to 40% off bundles for the holiday ) and Thirdlove (get 20% off at Thirdlove.com/mugglecast)!

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