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MuggleCast: the Harry Potter podcast

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Rank #34 in Literature category

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MuggleCast is your weekly ride into the Wizarding World. Pioneering the Harry Potter podcast phenomenon in August 2005, MuggleCast has continued to bring its listeners entertaining and thought-provoking discussions about J.K. Rowling's expanding universe. With each new episode we discuss everything Harry Potter: the latest news, the Potter books, Fantastic Beasts, The Cursed Child, the theme parks, the video games, and more!

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MuggleCast is your weekly ride into the Wizarding World. Pioneering the Harry Potter podcast phenomenon in August 2005, MuggleCast has continued to bring its listeners entertaining and thought-provoking discussions about J.K. Rowling's expanding universe. With each new episode we discuss everything Harry Potter: the latest news, the Potter books, Fantastic Beasts, The Cursed Child, the theme parks, the video games, and more!

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2574 Ratings
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Awesome podcast

By Slytherin's Finest - Feb 14 2019
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This podcast turns my boring commute into a fun and endearing one. Also....is Eric single?

Best Harry Potter Podcast Ever!!!

By #1WizardingWorldFan - Feb 13 2019
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This is my first ever podcast and it’s awesome! Muggle Net for life!!!

iTunes Ratings

2574 Ratings
Average Ratings
2211
129
54
59
121

Awesome podcast

By Slytherin's Finest - Feb 14 2019
Read more
This podcast turns my boring commute into a fun and endearing one. Also....is Eric single?

Best Harry Potter Podcast Ever!!!

By #1WizardingWorldFan - Feb 13 2019
Read more
This is my first ever podcast and it’s awesome! Muggle Net for life!!!
Cover image of MuggleCast: the Harry Potter podcast

MuggleCast: the Harry Potter podcast

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #34 in Literature category

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MuggleCast is your weekly ride into the Wizarding World. Pioneering the Harry Potter podcast phenomenon in August 2005, MuggleCast has continued to bring its listeners entertaining and thought-provoking discussions about J.K. Rowling's expanding universe. With each new episode we discuss everything Harry Potter: the latest news, the Potter books, Fantastic Beasts, The Cursed Child, the theme parks, the video games, and more!

Rank #1: MuggleCast #214: Hollowed Hallows

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Nov 20 2010
1 hour 48 mins
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Rank #2: Episode #298: The Cursed Child, Part 1

Aug 07 2016
1 hour 59 mins
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Rank #3: Episode #282: Back to Hogwarts

Sep 25 2015
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #4: MuggleCast #255: Five Years

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Jul 22 2012
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #5: MuggleCast #234: Live Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Discussion!

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Jul 18 2011
1 hour 50 mins
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Rank #6: Episode #287: Always

Jan 29 2016
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #7: Episode #305: Fantastic Beasts Movie Review (SPOILERS!)

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  • Our spoiler-filled review of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them!
  • Those opening credits! We're back in the wizarding world (with no expectations) and it's massively refreshing!
  • Our initial thoughts on Newt, Tina, Jacob, Queenie, Graves and Creedence
  • Another wizarding family gets name-dropped (and its not the Dumbledores)
  • Obscurus: say what? And why this may not be the first time we've encountered one!
  • Inside the Newtcase: will the beasts be used to fight in the future?
  • Even thought we're leaving New York, have we seen the end of certain characters?
  • We breakdown the clues leading up to the big reveal!
  • We anticipate Nifflers and Bowtruckles will top fan holiday wish lists
Nov 18 2016
1 hour
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Rank #8: Episode #367: Sorry, Dobby

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  • Cursed Child wrap up: Andrew sees it again, Hogwarts merch and Tony nominations

  • JKR confirms Jessica Williams will play Ilvermorny professor Eulalie Hicks

  • What's up with Dumbledore teaching DADA in a recent Crimes of Grindelwald clip?

  • On the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, JKR apologies for killing Dobby

  • Main Discussion: Hogwarts Mystery

  • The hosts give their initial reactions to the new Potter mobile game

  • How far have we each advanced? Are we sold on the story?

  • Do stories differ depending on which House your were sorted into?

  • Is Merula the antagonist even if you were sorted into Slytherin?

  • Time and energy issues! Patrons shared their mixed reactions to the game.

  • Voicemails cover Hogwarts memorials, Teddy Lupin in Cursed Child, Puffs The Movie and more

  • Quizzitch: In the trio's third year, what is the Care of Magical Creatures exam?

May 07 2018
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #9: MuggleCast #254: Bulldozing Vampires

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Jun 10 2012
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #10: Episode #284: The Cursed Podcast

Oct 29 2015
40 mins
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Rank #11: MuggleCast #253: The Dursleys and McGonagall revealed

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May 13 2012
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #12: Episode #306: Ariana the Obscurus

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  • 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?
Dec 13 2016
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #13: Episode #295: #Wormtaily (SPOILER review)

Jun 14 2016
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #14: #395: What We Noticed In 'Grindelwald' The Second Time

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  • We check our initial predictions - who got the opening weekend box office total right?

  • Eric and Andrew give their thoughts after seeing the movie for a second time

  • Could an elusive iceberg creature have caused the Atlantic shipwreck?

  • What's up with the Deathly Hallows being carved into a Hogwarts desk?

  • How did Dumbledore know to warn Theseus about Grindelwald's rally? Did he tip off Nicolas Flamel as well?

  • Mirror of Erised: Is Dumbledore's greatest desire now undoing the blood pact?

  • Andrew and Micah dive deep into the Crimes of Grindelwald script book

  • Do a few initially missed moments suggest Grindelwald is leading Credence on?

  • We analyze Dumbeldore's description of an obscurus and The Predictions of Tycho Dodonus

  • Did we miss an early clue when Leta says to Dumbledore: "not unless you had a brother who died too"?

  • Dumbledore was in the Room of Requirement when he looks into the Mirror of Erised

  • Was Leta's death intentionally ambiguous? If both her and Corvus Jr. are gone, how does the Lestrange bloodline continue on?

  • JKR has been hinting at Aurelius for over two years on her website!

  • Voicemails cover calls from inside the theater, Queenie's allegiance, Tina, Leta, Nagini and more!

  • A great email analysis on Aurelius, Credence, Corvus and the raven/phoenix chick

  • Listeners call in live with their thoughts and questions!

  • Quizzitch: According to the “Crimes of Grindelwald” screenplay / film, what is Travers' official position at the Ministry of Magic?

  • This week's sponsors are Stamps.com (enter code 'MuggleCast' for a four-week trial plus postage) and Bombas (visit Bombas.com/MuggleCast and use code 'MuggleCast' to get 20% off your first order)

Nov 20 2018
2 hours 21 mins
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Rank #15: #415: The Worst at Everything He Does (HBP 24, Sectumsempra)

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  • Which character, if any, will JKR pay tribute to on May 2?
  • MuggleMail covers the power of love, Felix Felicis and interesting listening locations
  • Chapter-by-Chapter continues with Chapter 24 of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Sectumsempra
  • 7-Word Summary: Harry almost gets discovered by Snape bathroom
  • Breakup Central: Ron and Lavender and Dean and Ginny are splitsville!
  • Charms Class and Quidditch: we reflect on how Harry's time at Hogwarts is coming to an end
  • Katie Bell has finally returned and Harry remains convinced Draco was behind her attack
  • Harry is hung up on Felix Felicis and Hermione draws an interesting conclusion about the effects on the potion
  • Ravenclaws and Gryffindors: how Quidditch championship matches bring out their wild side!
  • Let's go to the bathroom… because it's where all the important shi*t happens in the Potter series
  • Sectumsempra: Why would Harry use a spell on Draco when he has no clue of its effect?
  • Why doesn't Harry argue that he was defending himself against an Unforgivable Curse?
  • Was Snape also keeping tabs on Draco? Was Moaning Myrtle assisting him?
  • Should a professor be able to use Legilimency on a student to find out the truth?
  • Does Harry's punishment fit the crime? Shouldn't it have been more severe?
  • The Room of Requirement: we get brief glimpses of the Vanishing Cabinet and the Diadem Horcrux
  • The Half-Blood Prince's book has done a lot of good for Harry and he lets Hermione know it!
  • Ginny rushes to Harry's defense and SLAMS Hermione not once, but twice!
  • Snape detention has an interesting twist to it!The hosts believe it's important that Gryffindor wins the Quidditch Cup without Harry
  • Harry and Ginny: did it feel rushed? Forced? Or about damn time?!?!
  • We Rename The Chapter and give our MVPs of the Week!
  • Quizzitch: What unlikely companion does Harry find outside the Room of Requirement?
  • This week's episode is brought to you by OpenFit! Text MuggleCast to 303030 to receive full access to all the workouts and nutrition info for a month!
  • In Bonus MuggleCast, available exclusively on Patreon, we discuss what would have happened if Draco had died as a result of the Sectumsempra attack!

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Apr 29 2019
1 hour 28 mins
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Rank #16: #394: 'Crimes of Grindelwald' SPOILER Review!

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  • Hypable's Danielle joins the show as we review The Crimes of Grindelwald!

  • What better place to start than with THAT ending!

  • Is Grindelwald lying to Credence about who he really is?

  • What we know (or think we know) about the Dumbledore family

  • The blood pact: what happens if you attempt to break it?  

  • Who initially turned Credence on to trying to discover his family history?  

  • The Lestrange red herring: were Leta and Yusuf even necessary?

  • Why was Yusuf still beholden to an Unbreakable Vow given...

  • ...that night on the boat in the middle of the ocean

  • Most talked about pre-release spoilers: Nagini and McGonagall  

  • Going back to Hogwarts!

  • Newt and Dumbledore: was their relationship well established?

  • Jacob and Queenie: were we surprised by the sides they chose?

  • Who exactly did the Prophecy implicate?  

  • Nicolas Flamel, Abernathy, Spielman and Grimson

  • Favorites: New Beast & Scene

  • What exactly are the Crimes of Grindelwald?

  • Quizzitch: What is the Crimes of Grindelwald's Opening Weekend U.S. box office total?

Nov 16 2018
1 hour 50 mins
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Rank #17: MuggleCast #225: Harietta Potter

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Apr 09 2011
1 hour 28 mins
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Rank #18: Episode #326: Newt, with Evanna Lynch

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  • Evanna Lynch joins the show!
  • See Evanna on London's West End in "Disco Pigs"
  • She gives her thoughts on The Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts
  • So... how is J.K. Rowling doing?
  • Fantastic Beasts Character Discussion: Newton Artemis Fido Scamander
  • Eric talks about what it means to have a Hufflepuff take centerstage
  • Newt's strong connection to creatures; what are his ethics towards them?- Newt and Leta: we explore the very little of what's known of their relationship
  • What makes Dumbledore so fond of Newt? Does it have to do with Arianna?
  • Did Newt give Fawkes to Dumbledore? Aragog to Hagrid?
  • How will Newt bring down Grindelwald a second time with beasts? Are they a vulnerability?
  • Make The Connection returns!
  • We'll be at MuggleNet Live! on September 1 in Orlando!
Jun 26 2017
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #19: MuggleCast #215: Won't Get Fooled Again

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Nov 24 2010
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #20: MuggleCast: The First Episode

Aug 07 2015
52 mins
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