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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.

May 23, 2020

On Episode 298 we discuss...

→ "Thoughts can leave deeper scarring than almost anything else."
→ Is Madam Pomfrey a master potioneer?
→ Is Umbridge's trauma due to loss of control?
→ Harry is just DONE
→ Ultimate sassy McGonagall
→ Harry actually has a moment to grieve!
→ Ron's emotional teaspoon grows...

May 9, 2020

On Episode 297 we discuss...

→ Turtleback storytelling
→ This is structured writing. Character-driven? Baloney!
→ We know that C.S. Lewis used this technique because of Rowling!
→ What do Twilight and Star Wars have in common with Potter?
→ J.K. Rowling has a tattoo?
→ Literary alchemy is here...

Apr 25, 2020

On Episode 296 we discuss...

→ GoF - the one time we see Sirius as a good father figure
→ Why does FakeMoody teach students to throw off the Imperius Curse?
→ What DID Moody do to the witch who shouted, "Boo!" behind him on April Fool's Day?
→ "Hagrid is the actual worst."
→ Goblin rebellions sound...

Apr 11, 2020

On Episode 295 we discuss...

→ How did Ron get away with bringing a rat to school, anyway?
→ Are magical pets a reflection of their owners? OMG YES
→ "Errol's going to outlive them all."
→ Crackpot theories about Crookshanks and Mrs. Norris
→ Amphibious metamorphosis and how it compares to Neville
→ How...

Mar 28, 2020

On Episode 294 we discuss...

→ Does Golpalott’s Third Law actually make sense?
→ What if Harry had given a bezoar to Snape?
→ Slughorn compares Harry to Lily more than James
→ Why didn't Harry just ask Dumbledore what a Horcrux was?
→ Alohomora Research Corner: powered by Ctrl-F
→ A glimpse into classroom...