Episode #618: The Eruption of Mt. Hermione (POA Chapter 15, The Quidditch Final)

Our crystal ball told us that we can expect a lot of emotions this week as Chapter by Chapter continues with Prisoner of Azkaban Chapter 15, “The Quidditch Final”! Plus, there’s a new Gryffindor-themed playlist to listen to, new social media apps where you can find MuggleCast, and more technical fouls than you can shake a stick at! Join Andrew, Eric, Laura and Micah for this guaranteed good time episode.

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  • Main Discussion: Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 15: The Quidditch Final
  • 7-Word Summary: Fatigue sets in for Hermione intensely whoa
  • From sleeping in the Common Room, slapping Malfoy and quitting Divination, just what is going on with Hermione?!
  • The hosts examine the consequences of Hermione’s overpacked class schedule.
  • Is Professor Trelawney a bully?
  • A listener e-mail responds to common criticisms of Divination and defends the real-world practices, and we discuss our favorite types to use in real life.
  • We contrast the Quidditch play style of Cho Chang versus this game’s Slytherin players.
  • The age-old house rivalry between Gryffindor and Slytherin heats up once again. Entire groups must walk with Harry to keep their Seeker safe. Is this overkiil?
  • Lee Jordan is at his peak best, while the whole school apart from Slytherins is cheering for the red team.
  • We contrast the Quidditch play style of Cho Chang versus this game’s Slytherin players.
  • Odds and Ends include Harry’s dreams, Crookshank’s friend and Draco’s name origin.
  • Quizzitch: What is the first line of Professor Trelawney’s PETTIGREW prophecy?
  • Next Week: Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 16: Professor Trelawney’s Prediction
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