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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.

Jul 17, 2021

On Episode 326 we discuss...

→ The only chapter 2 that's not from Harry's POV
→ What line of work was Snape's father in?
→ Possible early clues that Snape was the Half-Blood Prince
→ So much booze in this book!
→ Humanizing Narcissa - the Lady of the Lake
→ Bella's scrap of love
→ Who is the spinner and...

Jul 3, 2021

On Episode 325 we discuss...

→ Why are they called Death Eaters?
→ The lack of math strikes again
→ Death Eater dynasties
→ Irvin's Death Eater essays - 1 | 2 | 3
→ Picking things up and putting them down
→ The Battle of the Department of Mysteries: An Analysis of the Chase and Battle, June 1996
→ Oh baby,...

Jun 19, 2021

On Episode 324, we discuss…

→ OotP has the best chapter titles
→ The five stages of grief in ONE chapter
→ Bargaining flipped: We start with a death and end with a life
→ Voldy was right about Dumbledore's willingness to sacrifice Harry!
→ Harry feels love most acutely through overwhelming grief
→ Movie...

Jun 5, 2021

On Episode 323 we discuss...

→ Fairy tales, fairytales, wonder tales, magic tales, fairy stories, and Märchen
→ "In the old times when wishing was still effective"... and how
→ The Dewey Decimal System for fairytales is... woah
→ How many of these classifications match up with Potter? Hint: a lot!
→ Motifs...

May 22, 2021

On Episode 322 we discuss...

→ "Those who ask will always be given help... I think... maybe..."
→ Why does a second year discover what the beast is when nobody else can?
→ It must be nice, it must be nice... to have Ernie Mac on your side
→ Does anyone actually feed Fang while Hagrid is gone?
→ Aragog is...