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Hogwarts Radio #217: Cho Chang Y'all!

  • Episode 217 is here! Join Terrance, Bailey, and Luke as they discuss new CoG character posters, Dancing with the Potter stars, Cho Chang, and more!
  • Terrance feels like the third wheel on a date…
  • Check out Luke’s ‘Hogwarts Radio WROCK’ Spotify Playlist each week to listen along! https://open.spotify.com/user/1223097650?si=hZ32bfg-QLm8VyMXgHRZOg
  • Evanna Lynch goes back to Hogwarts, Hogwarts Mystery incorporates Halloween into the game, and new ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ character posters are released.
  • Rate and review the podcast on iTunes. Your support goes a long way to letting other Harry Potter fans know about the show! Check out our Patreon for exclusive content!
  • We share listener reactions to Cho Chang. Tweet us your thoughts at @HogwartsRadio.
  • We discuss Cho Chang’s relationships. Why was she never able to get over Cedric? Why did she and Harry never make it to the next level?
  • That does it for episode 217! Join us next time for episode 218!
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Hogwarts Radio #216: Maybe She’s Born With It, Maybe It’s Malediction

Terrance, Bailey, Luke, and Gretchen are back to discuss the past week’s top Wizarding World stories AND much more! Hear us talk about the History of Magic exhibit happening in NYC right now, and the new Potter ride coming to Universal Studios Orlando. Also, our heads literally explode on the news of an all new Harry Potter RPG game!

Tune in as we discuss even more about the final Fantastic Beasts trailer! What are some of the major takeaways? What new theories do we have?

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Hogwarts Radio #215: Sparkle Glitter Magic

The Hogwarts Radio hosts are summoned back to the studio mid-week to discuss the final ‘Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald trailer. Join Terrance, Bailey, Luke, and Gretchen as they go shot by shot, scene by scene and talk about all the newness!

What are some of the things that bothered us? Did the trailer leave a good lasting impression? These are just some of the questions we dive into on this special edition of our FANTASTIC Harry Potter podcast!

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Hogwarts Radio #214: Neville Butternut-Squash-Bottom

  • Episode 214 is here! Terrance joins Bailey, Luke, and Gretchen from Paris!
  • In the news: More details on the new ride at Wizarding World Orlando, Daniel Radcliffe’s new Broadway play began performances September 20, a “Sorcerer’s Stone” robe worn by Daniel Radcliffe and owned by Robin Williams will be auctioned, and Hogwarts Mystery Year 5 is here!
  • We begin our discussion on Dumbledore’s Army with Neville Longbottom, a.k.a. Neville Butternut-Squash-Bottom.
  • Did Neville’s parents actually recognize him when they were in St. Mungo’s? Why was Neville’s grandmother so mean? What was Neville’s relationship to Harry?
  • The hosts play Questions Only, and previous winners lose quickly.
  • That’s it for episode 214. Join us next week for episode 215!
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Hogwarts Radio #213: Neville Went Down To Georgia

  • Join Terrance, Bailey, Luke, and Gretchen for episode 213, in which we finally finish our Marauders series with part 2 of Remus Lupin!
  • Luke listened to “Huffleriot” by Tonks and the Aurors this week. Send your Wizard Rock Recommendations to @Lukaferocious and @HogwartsRadio on Twitter with #WROCKList for suggestions on what he should listen to next week! Check out Luke’s ‘Hogwarts Radio WROCK’ Spotify Playlist each week to listen along! https://open.spotify.com/user/1223097650?si=hZ32bfg-QLm8VyMXgHRZOg
  • In the news: New behind-the-scenes audiobook about Crimes of Grindelwald, no Celebration of Harry Potter 2019, 100,000 new Cursed Child tickets to be released, and Evanna Lynch to join Dancing with the Stars.
  • Announcements: Join our social media team!
  • Part 2 of our Remus Lupin discussion is here. What was the end of Lupin’s life like? Is werewolf-ness hereditary? Is Teddy Lupin actually Jyn Erso? Just how much do we love Remus Lupin?
  • The hosts play a rousing round of questions only.
  • That’s it for 213, join us next week for episode 214 when we begin our discussion on Dumbledore’s Army with Neville!
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Hogwarts Radio #212: Stay Classy, Hogwarts

 

  • Episode 212 is here! Join Terrance, Luke, Bailey, and Gretchen as they discuss Remus Lupin, the last of the four in our Marauders series!
  • J.K. Rowling shared the five things that would summon her, and the hosts (plus Smarmy Lukehart) share their things. What would summon you? Tweet us at @HogwartsRadio!  
  • In Wrock, Harry and the Potters was interviewed by Rolling Stone! Read it here:
  • https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/wizard-rock-harry-and-the-potters-20-year-anniversary-718206/
  • Luke listened to the 2018 Wizard Rock Sampler this week. You can check it out here: https://wizardrock.bandcamp.com/album/2018-wizard-rock-sampler. Send your Wizard Rock Recommendations to @Lukaferocious and @HogwartsRadio on Twitter with #WROCKList for suggestions on what he should listen to next week! Check out Luke’s ‘Hogwarts Radio WROCK’ Spotify Playlist each week to listen along! https://open.spotify.com/user/1223097650?si=hZ32bfg-QLm8VyMXgHRZOg
  • In the news: Pottery Barn released a Harry Potter collection, the Melbourne “Cursed Child” cast was announced, Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law appeared at Platform 9 ¾, and the “Crimes of Grindelwald” Funko Pops were revealed! Yumbledore!!
  • Announcements: Episode 214 will not be livestreamed to patrons, and thank you to those who rate and review across platforms!
  • Part 1 of our final Marauder– Remus Lupin. How was he turned into a werewolf? What were his parents’ names? Exactly how much do we love him?
  • We end with a round of the questions only game.
  • Stay classy, Hogwarts Radio, and we’ll see you next week for episode 213!
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Hogwarts Radio #211: Wizard Generations Are Measured By House-Elves

  • Join us for episode 211, the third and final part of our discussion on Sirius Black!
  • Happy September 1st! How was everyone’s trip back to Hogwarts?
  • In the news: Several media outlets visited the “Crimes of Grindelwald” set, celebrate Back to Hogwarts at the Wizarding World, and for two weeks you can access the “Sorcerer’s Stone” e-book through your library!
  • Check out two cool MuggleNet articles for the 20th anniversary of “Sorcerer’s Stone”: “‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’: What Was the News 20 Years Ago?” by Gretchen, and “‘Harry Potter’: From Book Series to Global Brand” by Lucy.
  • Announcements: We are two patrons away from our first goal! Check out the perks at Patreon.com/HogwartsRadio!
  • We discuss the life and death of Sirius Black. Was Sirius on a suicide mission the night of James and Lily’s deaths? Was he a dog for 12 years in Azkaban? What exactly happened to Kreacher the House-Elf?
  • Luke brought up a cool video about the veil. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFnmdHERn_c&t=549s
  • The hosts play Questions Only again, with a new winner!
  • Thanks for listening to episode 211; join us next week for episode 212!
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Hogwarts Radio #210: Where Can You Get Cheese In The Wizarding World?

  • Episode 210 is here! Join Terrance, Bailey, Luke, and Gretchen as they discuss Potter reunions, Sirius Black, and more!
  • Bailey found mystery wands at Walmart. Have you seen them? Did you get one?
  • Luke listened to The Whomping Willows “1975” this week. Send your Wizard Rock Recommendations to @Lukaferocious and @HogwartsRadio on Twitter with #WROCKList for suggestions on what he should listen to next week! Check out Luke’s ‘Hogwarts Radio WROCK’ Spotify Playlist each week to listen along! https://open.spotify.com/user/1223097650?si=hZ32bfg-QLm8VyMXgHRZOg
  • Tom Felton tried to convert Matt Lewis to Slytherin and it was wonderful. Bonnie Wright, Katie Leung, and Afshan Azad reunite for Afshan’s wedding!
  • Rate and review the podcast on iTunes. Your support goes a long way to letting other Harry Potter fans know about the show! Check out our Patreon for exclusive content!
  • We share listener reactions to Sirius Black. Tweet us your thoughts at @HogwartsRadio.
  • We discuss Sirius Black’s relationships. What was his relationship with Lupin? Did he have a good relationship with Harry? What’s up with his wisdom about seeing how a man treats his inferiors when he treats Kreacher terribly?
  • The hosts play Questions Only and Celebrity Sorting Hat.
  • That does it for episode 210! Join us next time for episode 211!
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Hogwarts Radio #208: Downward Fluffy And Veela Flow

  • Episode 208 is here! Join Terrance, Bailey, Gretchen, and Kelsey as they discuss the Fantastic Beasts news and the life and death of James Potter.
  • The hosts catch up after a week off. Gretchen did Harry Potter Yoga at Gen Con, which sounds amazing.
  • We have pictures of the baby Nifflers! The panel is split on their cuteness. What do you think?
  • Luke stops by with his review of Lauren Fairweather’s (@LaurenFairWX) “The Prince’s Tale” album. Send your Wizard Rock Recommendations to @Lukaferocious and @HogwartsRadio on Twitter with #WROCKList for suggestions on whIch Wizard Rock Album or artist Luke should listen to next week and check out Luke’s ‘Hogwarts Radio WROCK’ Spotify Playlist each week to listen along each week and send us your thoughts! https://open.spotify.com/user/1223097650?si=hZ32bfg-QLm8VyMXgHRZOg
  • In the news: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is getting a Dark Arts experience, Cinemark Theatres is hosting a Potter movie marathon, Funko is releasing posable figures, and we learn a little more about the Globus Mundi mystery.
  • The Marauders series continues with a discussion of James Potter. Do you love him or hate him? What was his best quality, really? Were those actually his parents’ names?
  • The show wraps up with a game of Would You Rather.
  • Join us next week for episode 209!