Emma’s News

#297: Avian Larceny

Welcome to PotterCast 297! In this episode:

– What happened in Times Square with Cursed Child, again?

– In How About That: Hagrid in the first few chapters! How he got to Harry, what he knew, what magic he used, and what was really up with the pink umbrella.


– Can you convict an owl of theft?

– In the drums, Frankie has an announcement!

Don’t forget that we have a Patreon where you can get extra (sorting-related!) content!

Produced by Adam Molina // Assoc. Produced by Kylie Madden

#296: The Very Secret and Amazing Life of Arabella Figg

This week: we go through the week’s Potter news, including the new Wizarding World app as well as the upcoming release of the graphic edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire!

This week’s What About That: Arabella Figg is here to change all our SEO results. Who was she? What’s her history? Was she married? Was she gay?

Also: squibs in the wizarding world: what does it mean to be a squib? What’s the deal with the book and the quill? Why was it mean to Neville? WHY WOULD ANYONE EVER BE MEAN TO NEVILLE?

Also this week from Mischief Media: Listen to A Story Most Queer, now available wherever you listen!

Don’t forget that we have a Patreon where you can get extra (sorting-related!) content!

By the way: never listen to what number we call the show inside the recording. We’re gonna stop doing that.

Also, in the drums: John explains Brexit!


#294: Much Ado About (Cursed Child) Branding

It’s PotterCast 294! In our march to get to 300 before LeakyCon Boston, we’ll be releasing episodes weekly! Hurrah!

This week:
What the heck was that all about with Cursed Child?
We go back with our “What about that?” segment to discuss the Sorting Hat, wizard internet, post-Hogwarts education, and more
The Mischief corner delves into who knew Harry had a scar and when
…and, what happens if a wizard goes into an Apple store?

Remember! LeakyConis coming! Boston in October for our TENTH anniversary!

PotterCast is a Mischief Mediapodcast! Check out all we have to offer. This episode was hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, and Frak Fraco III, produced by Adam Molina, and associate produced by Kylie Madden.



#289: Gross Beer and Other Magic

Emma’s news is back, and the crew goes over the Fantastic Beasts delay and what it may mean. Also, a new segment! The Mischief Corner, which this time goes DEEEEEEP down the rabbit hole with Floo Powder. Contains all sorts of spoilers. Plus a mailbag segment! What is this, 2007?

Hosts: Melissa Anelli, Frank Franco, John Noe
Emma’s News: Emma Pocock
Mischief Corner: Sierra Fox, Sam Harris, Kylie Madden
Producer: Adam Molina
Production Asst.: Kylie Madden