#430: Did Dumbledore Attempt To Recreate Ariana?
Pottermore announces a new app - what can we expect? Micah and Andrew recap their time at Podcast Movement Andrew will be at Wizards Unite Fan Festival in Indianapolis on August 31. If you see him, say hi! Micah and Eric will be at LeakyCon 2019 from October 11-13 in Boston - register today using code MUGGLE for $10 off! It's a mailbag episode full of exciting voicemails and listener emails! When the Weasley twins tossed snowballs at the back of Quirrell's head, was this foreshadowing on the part of J.K. Rowling? A Crackpot Theory blows us away: Did Dumbledore attempt to recreate Ariana and accidentally create Credence? Was hiding the Sorcerer's Stone an attempt by Dumbledore to see Harry's true heart? Given how fast the phoenix evolves at the end of Crimes of Grindelwald, could it be an illusion? One listener tells us that she originally had no idea that Harry Potter was a British book series! Emails cover Lily's protection, James' sacrifice, theme park expansion and more! And... Could the Deathly Hallows have been made from a thestral? Laura tells us about her time at a Harry Potter-themed AirBNB, and the panel comes up with ideas for their own rental property. Become a member of our community today on Patreon and receive awesome, magical benefits!
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Episode #306: Ariana the Obscurus
Lin-Manuel Miranda sparks Half-Blood Prince/Deathly Hallows debate Hot Butterbeer has arrived at the Wizarding World in Los Angeles A new spider honors a Hogwarts founder and his sorting hat Main Discussion: Was Ariana Dumbledore an Obscurus? We analyze the evidence from Credence and Aberforth Dumbledore How will her death play into future Fantastic Beasts films? Did Grindelwald's interest in Ariana as an obscurus lead to his falling out with Albus? Pottermore releases new writing on Ariana just weeks after Fantastics Beasts - coincidence? Obscurus Books... the official publisher of Fantastic Beasts actually exists in Diagon Alley! What Fantastic Beasts creature are you? Find out! Email: Was the death of Credence not properly handled?
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Episode #365: Predicting The Cursed Child
Slug Club member Molly joins the show! The votes are in for the most evil character in the Potter series (besides Voldemort)! Main Discussion: Predicting Cursed Child JKR checks out the newly refurbished Lyric Theatre What character are the hosts most looking forward to seeing? What scene? Will Part 1 or Part 2 be better? How much will be spent on merchandise? Will we keep an open mind about seeing the show despite our thoughts on the plot? Check out Episodes 295, 298 and 299 for prior Cursed Child discussions If there were to be an eighth Potter story, what would we want it to be about? Quizzitch: Where in Britain is the Railview Hotel? Don't forget Hogwarts Mystery hits your mobile phones this week! We'll be live on Patreon from NYC this Wednesday with our initial thoughts on Cursed Child!
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Episode #366: Cursed Child on Broadway Review
Moments after seeing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, Andrew, Micah, and Eric are back in their hotel room to share their thoughts on the show. Have Micah and Eric changed their stances on Cursed Child? Did Andrew notice anything different? Did Micah buy an owl? This and more is discussed in this week's episode!
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