Episode #625: MuggleCast LIVE from LeakyCon 2023

MuggleCast celebrates the month of August with this LIVE recording from LeakyCon 2023 at McCormick Place in Chicago IL! Recorded on Saturday, August 5 our audience-participatory mega show includes fan-favorite game segments such as Dueling Club, Make the Connection, and a new segment titled, “Is MuggleCast Older Than…?” Join Eric, Micah, Chloé with a special guest appearance by LeakyCon’s founder, Melissa Anelli, as they play games and reflect on the fandom space across 18 years of Harry Potter podcasting!

  • Welcome to LeakyCon 2023! We’re old but we brought a cake… for Micah.
  • How did we each get started with MuggleCast? The hosts reflect.
  • Game Segment: Is MuggleCast Older Than…? Rounds include “Taylor Swift’s debut album” and “The iPhone.”
  • What have been some of our favorite moments in MuggleCast history?
  • Game Segment: The Dueling Club. Nonhumans edition, DADA professors, and Weasley family members!
  • What moments in fandom were the most surprising and unbelievable when they happened in the moment?
  • Game Segment: Make the Connection returns! This one you have to hear to believe. (Chloé crushes it.)
  • Thanks to all who came out to see us in Chicago!

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