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Friends Do Fandoms

Christie and Kristen both like different fandoms. In this show we introduce each other to our favorite fandoms picking it apart chapter by chapter.

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Special Episode: Kristen Gets Sorted

In this special episode of Friends Do Fandoms, we had a "sorting" party.  You will hear the voices of:MikeBernadette Peter Which house will Kristen be joining?

7mins

6 Aug 2020

Rank #1

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Sorcerer's Stone Chapter 7: The Sorting Hat

In this segment we discuss Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Sorting Hat. We discuss first day of school anxieties that not only Harry felt and how we felt the same way each school year. Kristen makes comparisons of the houses of Hogwarts to the Factions in the Divergent series. Should we add that to the list? We also discuss which house Kristen will be in. We have a special sorting episode coming soon. Finally we play Quizzin' Kristen and Kristen gets her wand from Ollivander's.

49mins

3 Aug 2020

Rank #2

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Sorcerer's Stone Chapter 6: Journey to Platform Nine and Three-quarters

We have our first special guest friend of the show Caitlyn Valeri joins hosts Christie and Kristen for this chapter.  Christie and Kristen are on site and in person at Hop-Along Farm in Amherst NH. Wizarding World Chapter was read by the Cast of Cursed Child and Christie discusses when she saw the show. Christie and Kristen discuss their visit to Harry Potter World at Universal. We play Quizzin' Kristen.

40mins

27 Jul 2020

Rank #3

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Sorcerer's Stone Chapter 5: Diagon Alley

In this segment we discuss Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Diagon Alley. Despite some connection issues in this episode, we discuss how the magical world expanded! Christie talks about her experience walking through Universals Harry Potter world. We play Quizzin' Kristen, she is getting better!

32mins

15 Jul 2020

Rank #4

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Sorcerer's Stone - Chapter 4: Keeper of the Keys

In this segment we discuss Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Keeper of the Keys.We open with some brief comments regarding the events of George Floyd and share our thoughts.We discuss the major Hagrid sass in this chapter. We both take a turn at our Hagrid impression. Who did it better? We play another round of Quizzin' Kristen

37mins

30 Jun 2020

Rank #5

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Sorcerer's Stone Chapter 3: The Letters from No One

In this segment we discuss Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Letters from No One.We make parallels to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". We make conclusions that Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia may know more than they lead on.  Christie plays a video clip of Eddie Redmayne reading the chapter from The Wizarding World.Christie even sings a snippet from the B-52s "Love Shack", how was that connection made?We introduce a new segment Quizzing Kristen, how will she do?

23mins

8 Jun 2020

Rank #6

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Sorcerer's Stone - Chapter 2: The Vanishing Glass

In this segment we discuss Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Vanishing Glass.We make parallels to the book "The Boy Called It", and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"Harry is inadvertently causing magic to occur. We learn that Harry can speak to snakes, we wonder how that will develop throughout the series.Also, a new Kristen theory: She thinks Harry is remembering what happened to him as a baby. 

25mins

20 May 2020

Rank #7

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Sorcerer's Stone - Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived

Christie and Kristen have very different tastes. Despite all that they are best friends. In this podcast they dive deep in various fandoms that the other likes and get to see them unlock the fandom for the first time. First up: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone: Chapter 1 - The Boy Who Lived

36mins

10 May 2020

Rank #8