Alohomora!: A Global Reread of Harry Potter

→ The Warlock's Hairy Heart. A dark fairytale.
→ The Weakness of Love, Power and Possession
→ Chaperones are important
→ Darkness and Disney
→ Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump
→ Alchemy and Magic Spells
→ The Beauty of JKR's Artwork (And her archived sketch of HRH)
→ Trees, Death and Monty Python
→ Trickster Rabbits and Magical Reality

Please note we are giving a trigger warning for brief discussion of rape as an allegory in relation to the first tale. If you would like to avoid this discussion, please skip from 40:34-41:35.

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→ Remembering Beedle's release
→ JK Rowling reveals herself
→ Dumbledore revisits Beedle, but why?
→ The Wizard and the Hopping Pot. Is it alive?
→ Medieval Muggles and Magic
→ The Fountain of Fair Fortune
→ A Tale of Tales
→ Morals, Mirrors and Memories

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→ The end of the Re-Read
→ Host views on Deathly Hallows Part Two
→ History of the film
→ Facts, Figures, & Awards
→ Actors - New and Old
→ Movie Quirks and Changes
→ We are joined by John Richardson, answering your questions
→ We talk to fans about specific movie moments
→ Our Final Thoughts on the series and the Re-Read experience
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→ Episode 188 Recap: The burden of being a Potter child; "All was well"; problematic Ron; regards to Rita Skeeter
→ PQOTW Responses
→ A lighting shaped dedication
→ Who reads poetry when you're looking for Potter?
→ For the British, more is definitely more
→ Defacing busts and other publishing facts
→ Book Covers discussion
→  A VERY special surprise from our editors!
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→ Episode 187 Recap: Voldemort's cruel intention; Diluted Blood Protection; All about the Elder Wand
→ PQOTW Responses
→ Give these kids a baby name book!
→ Was Harry qualified to join the Auror Department when he did?
→ Breaking down Hermione & Ron's relationship: Stronger than ever!
→ Catching up With The Malfoys & Longbottoms
→ The "ships" that never were - but should've been
Charlie Weasley, the new poster child
→ Looking "forward" to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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→ Episode 186 Recap: Did Harry really have a choice?; Types of Evil; Why is Voldemort so ambivalent?; Processing dreams; Should Harry have died?
→ PQOTW Responses
→ Was Voldemort in King's Cross with Harry & Dumbledore?
→ WHY HAGRID?
→ Is Neville acting foolishly?
→ Voldemort fears for resurrection
→ Does Voldemort believe Harry knows something he doesn't?
→ How confident was Harry?
→ PTSD, it's real
Question of the Week
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→ Episode 185 Recap: Hagrid is extremely valuable to Lord Voldemort; Does Harry regret dropping the Resurrection Stone?; Remembering our first read through of Hallows
→ PQOTW Responses
→ Religious allegories and influence
→ Decency and Lord Voldemort
→ Master has given Harry his soul back - Harry is free!
→ What did the wands take from Harry and Voldemort?
→ Should Harry despise Dumbledore?
→ Hermione's best intentions
→ Breaking down the Deathly Hallows
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→ Episode 184 Recap: The impact of Snape's abusive childhood;Outward vs inward change; What would Lily say?
→ PQOTW Responses
→ The vulnerability of self-sacrifice
→ We're all crying over the beautiful language
→ Can we forgive Dumbledore as easily as Harry?
→ Neville's such a top bloke
→ Long term planning for the Resurrection Stone
→ What exactly comes from the Stone?
→ Harry becomes Master of Death
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→ Episode 183 Recap: The Shrieking Shack; to love is to be human; who was Hermione feuding with?
→ PQOTW Responses
→ Does Lily live up to her saint-like legacy?
→ Is Snape to blame for Petunia's intolerance of magic?
→ DOES Hogwarts Sort too soon?
→ Examining the Dumbledore/Snape relationship
→ Does Snape truly never really KNOW Lily?
→ Jo's thoughts on Snape
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→ Episode 182 Recap: In defense of Nymphadora Tonks; Examining Ernie McaMillan; Beautiful, just beautiful
→ PQOTW Responses
→ What is happening in the Black Lake?
→ Is Hogwarts visible to Muggles during the Battle of Hogwarts?
→ A herd of DeskPigs!
→ Did Voldemort want Slughorn to lead the Slytherins to battle?
→ Is Voldemort feeling for the loss of Snape?
→ Does Snape know his end is near?
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