Episode 128: Questionable Questions

  • Andrew boasts about the new Wizard Rock section.
  • Rumors concerning a two-part Deathly Hallows surface.
  • Harvard announces JK Rowling to give commencement keynote. We fantasize.
  • A possible MuggleCast spring break east coast tour?
  • Listener e-mails cover last week’s discussion on the dust figure and more.
  • Chapter by Chapter: Kreacher’s Tale.
  • We sympathize for Harry seeing Hermione and Ron holding hands.
  • How does the fidelius charm actually work?
  • How does Bathilda Bagshot visit Lily if Pettigrew is the only secret keeper?
  • Favorites: We each talk about our favorite song from the Potter soundtracks.
  • Chicken Soup.
  • Dog Bloopers!

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Running time: 1:16:00, 26.2 MB

Episode 127: Making Connections

  • JKR Documentary discussion.
  • Jo talks about her family and religious views.
  • What was the character name she took from the book in the church?
  • Universal adds a new poll to their website and we discuss the pros and cons of where we would like to have a drink.
  • Andrew, Matt and Laura review Sweeney Todd.
  • Our thoughts on the recent Helen McCrory interview.
  • We respond to some Muggle Mail from our Holiday and New Year’s shows.
  • Chapter-by-Chapter: A Place to Hide.
  • Is Hermione the genie in the Potter world?
  • Tottenham Court Road and Grimmauld Place.
  • Make the Connection returns.
  • Chicken Soup.
  • Andrew attempts the fastest show close ever.

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Running time: 1:27:55, 40.4 MB

Episode 126: Flying Ford Angela

  • Further discussion about HBP casting and TIME’s “Person of the Year”.
  • Andrew places a call to WB about his defective DVD.
  • Top 10 Moments of 2007.
  • Favorite Memories of 2007.
  • Chapters 7 & 8 of Deathly Hallows.
  • Should Harry really be opening his mind to Voldemort?
  • Is Voldemort that stupid to be letting Harry see his actions?
  • Harry’s birthday and a visit from the Minister.
  • What good would it do the Ministry to know of Harry’s plans?
  • The mark of Grindelwald: another Nazi-WWII reference?
  • Character analysis: Xenophilius Lovegood, Aunt Muriel, Elphias Doge.
  • Why did Dumbledore never tell Harry he lived in Godric’s Hollow?
  • “The Ministry has fallen” becomes our first holy *%&$ moment of the series.
  • Scrimgeour gets his swan song.
  • Countdown to 2008.

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Running time: 1:40:40, 46.2 MB

Episode 125: Holiday Joy

  • It’s another holiday season!
  • Jamie is back and recounts his problems with Christmas.
  • We discuss the latest news, including casting, TIME, and the Jo documentary.
  • Jamie and Laura add their input to the show ending announcement.
  • MuggleMail address DVD issues and Chapter by Chapter.
  • This week, Chapter by Chapter covers Chapters 5 and 6 of Deathly Hallows.
  • Was Harry right to use Expelliarmus against the Death Eaters?
  • Did Lupin have a right to discipline him?
  • Was Mrs. Weasley’s motherly protection justified?
  • Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione tension.
  • Measures taken for the Horcrux hunt.
  • British Joke of the Day returns!
  • The hosts read a Holiday poem sent in by a listener.

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Running time: 1:24:06, 29 MB