Episode 253: Dursleys and McGonagall Revealed

  • Pottermore CEO says new books headed our way shortly
  • The Wizard’s Collection continuing to cause controversy
  • MTV Movie Awards: how will the Potter series fair?
  • Pottermore segments: The Dursleys and Professor McGonagall
  • Do our opinions of Vernon and Petunia change?
  • What about James?
  • How could Petunia go from wanting to be a witch to being interested in someone like Vernon?
  • Rowling explains why Harry was taken to the hut on the rock
  • McGonagall: her family, schooling, work and love life examined
  • We give our reasons for what makes Minerva a “badass”
  • A closer look at McGonagall’s relationships with Dumbledore, Flitwick and Sprout
  • We read your thoughts on the Dursley and McGonagall

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Episode 237: Cranky Magical Folk

  • Deathly Hallows – Part 2 continues its box office surge.
  • Warner Brothers is pushing Deathly Hallows – Part 2 for the Oscars. Do they have a shot?
  • Pottermore updates! We run through the latest developments.
  • One listener didn’t like our Pottermore complaints. We respond.
  • Matt shares his thoughts on the film.
  • Lots of listeners have e-mailed in with their thoughts on Deathly Hallows – Part 2 so we react to their comments.
  • We also read tweets from listeners who tell us their favorite scene.
  • Was there anything that was in the book we wish was in the film?

Download Now Running time: 52:48, 25.4 MB

Episode 233: That’s TOO Much!

  • It’s our final show before the release of Deathly Hallows – Part 2!
  • There’s a ton of news so we only run through some of the bigger things going on surrounding the film’s release.
  • We update everyone on the latest Pottermore developments.
  • Will everyone be able to get a Pottermore beta invite? What new information can we expect to receive?
  • Back to the film! Will it be the top grossing Potter film ever?
  • What are our general expectations for it?
  • We take your thoughts/feelings as we approach the end.
  • Don’t forget: our big Deathly Hallows – Part 2 review will be recorded live at LeakyCon. The episode will be online after we record!

Download Now Running time: 47:10, 22.7 MB

Episode 231: Pottermore

  • Pottermore: What the heck is it?
  • Did the hack ruin the announcement?
  • Will it extend the life of the fandom?
  • Will it be something all fans can enjoy?
  • The owls are gathering… who is cleaning up the waste?
  • We break down the final Potter trailer ever
  • Micah and Eric point out two deceptive scene cuts
  • Should they have shown Harry confronting Snape?
  • What about the Resurrection Stone scene?
  • Who is casting that big blue spell? Hint: he may like goats.
  • News covers: Deathly Hallows – Part 2 rating, run-time, score and more
  • We take your tweets on both the trailer and Pottermore

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Running time: 1:30:50, 43.7 MB