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A product of rigorous and excited discussion between a few MuggleNet staff members, Alohomora! was crafted to fill the void left in the aftermath of the final Harry Potter movie release. Led by the rotating voices of the podcast, fans can now re-read the books alongside thousands online and share all their new insights on the show, as well as on the companion section. The project is entirely produced by fans, for fans.

Jan 6, 2018

On Episode 236 we discuss...

Harry Potter and the Translator's Nightmare
→ Names go Rogue
→ The Smasher, the Steamroller and the Golden Lightning
→ Translation Strategies
→ Localizing “Muggle”
→ Newt Scamander’s French alias
→ Universal spell-casting
→ “I am Lord Romeo”
→ Shopping for the...

Dec 24, 2017

On Episode 235 we discuss...

→ Self-worth, yay!
→ Needling Hagrid
→ “Chess! That’ll do it!”
→ Ancient artifacts for Christmas
→The library is always an exception
→ A malicious mirror
→ Hearts’ desires by the hour
→ Dumbledore’s secrets
→ What’s your...

Dec 10, 2017

On Episode 234 we discuss...

→ Facts about Ginny
→ Ginny's ties to Tom Riddle
→ What else could Ginny have grown to be?
→ Degrees of Ginny love
→ Do we only define Ginny by her bond with Harry?
→ Our Ginny feelings: Thor-smash cups and Valkyrie walks
→ Movie Ginny: a failing of writing or acting?

Nov 29, 2017

On Episode 233 we discuss...

→ Vindicitive overload - Snape at his worst
→ At first I was afraid, I was petrified
→ Did Snape know about Sirius and Peter back in the day?
→ Time-Turner Apparition
→ Does your chain hang low? Does it wobble to and fro?
→ Laws (and lack thereof) of time travel in the...

Nov 29, 2017

On this recap we discuss...

→ Platonic and romantic balance
→ Platonic examples in fiction
→ Gay panic
→ Are Hinny really soul mates?
→ Is Ron good enough for Hermione?
→ The destruction of the trio