Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 17: The Four Champions

By Bijaya Shrestha on

FOUR CHAMPIONS?? FOUR?? The quizzitch portion of the Tri-Quizard Tournament doesn’t let up as it get’s neck and neck! Join the gang as Sarah shows the beginnings of Harry’s angst in the new chapter and Nika Howard (@Nika_Howard) guest stars! Find us on Twitter at @potterpod or shoot us an email at potterpod@geeklyinc.com. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://www.geeklyinc.com/potterpod/hp-b4-ch17.mp3Podcast: Play in …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 16: The Goblet of Fire

By Sarah Tompkins on

The Gerrrrblet of Ferrrrrr is herrrreee!! This week, the Tri-Quizard Tournament heats up (get it?? fire??) and pronunciations are contested. Michael heralds the arrival of the Goblet of Fire and confesses to his long-time crush on the extremely dreamy Viktor Krum. And special guest Matt McCarthy joins us for a discussion on whether we’d put our names in the goblet to compete as champions! Find …

Typical Titles

By Christina Ladd on

There’s a trend in SFF and YA publishing that has begun to grate on me, and I share it with you now so that you can share in my irritation. For lack of a better term I’m calling it the X of Y and Z, and it is everywhere. I draw attention to it not …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 15: Beauxbatons and Durmstrang

By Sarah Tompkins on

Bonjour! Zdravstvuyte! Or whatever they say at Durmstrang! Let us say hello to wizarding schools that we totally haven known existed this whole time! This week, Bijaya helps us welcome the witches and wizards of Beauxbatons and Durmstrang, Sarah is dubious about the mysterious new schools and their potentially sordid pasts, and Michael fights harder than ever in the Tri Quizard Tournament …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 14: The Unforgivable Curses

By Bijaya Shrestha on

If you like Expelliarmus, wait till you hear about these spells! This week, the heat flairs as Bijaya, Michael, and Sarah duke it out in the TriQuizzard Tournament Task 1! Sarah introduces the Unforgivable Curses, Michael can’t get enough sleep until he talks about Peeves, and Bijaya’s dog, Kobe, tries to give his two cents! Find …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 12: The Triwizard Tournament

By Bijaya Shrestha on

Inter-house Quidditch Tournament is cancelled?? SAY IT AIN’T SO!! Join us this week as things heat up in the Triquizzard Tournament and Sarah’s mom has a special guest for dinner. Bijaya announces the new DADA professor and the Triwizard Tournament, and the gang tries to figure out why Hogwarts keeps Peeves around. Find us on Twitter …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 11: Aboard the Hogwarts Express

By Sarah Tompkins on

Allllll abooarrd! We are headed back to school (finally)!  Join us this week as tensions increase in the Triquizzard Tournament, we make the journey back to our beloved alma mater where nothing mysterious is going to happen at all, and we learn about how the Hogwarts Express works and why it came to be! Find …