Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 28: The Madness of Mr. Crouch

By Sarah Tompkins on

This -hic- week’s- hic- episode is a realllllll good one, folks. Even though we’ve lost our reason to live…(we haven’t, we are podcasting and that is all anyone needs). This week, take a trip to London with us and our special guest Matthew Morris and hear all about his experiences with Harold Potter, Heroine Granger, …

Steal the Stars Review

By Matthew McCarthy on

Steal the Stars, a new novel by Nat Cassidy based on the popular podcast of the same name, is a curious mix of romance, science fiction, and political thriller, set in the context of a heist story. It deftly manages most of these elements but also delights in defying the reader’s expectations. Its fascinating premise …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 27: Padfoot Returns

By Sarah Tompkins on

The lifeguard is back on duty! Let’s take a dip in this week’s podcast… This week, we learn Sarah’s rules to half points in the Tri Quizzard Tournament, Bijaya heralds Padfoot’s return, and Michael educates us on what’s really going on with Hogwarts’ Great Lake. Find us on Twitter at @potterpod or shoot us an …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 25: The Egg and the Eye

By Sarah Tompkins on

Rubber ducky, you’re the one, you make bathtime…the perfect time for uncovering ancient wizarding secrets. This week, things take a dramatic turn as someone gains ground on Sarah in the Tri Quizard Tournament Task Two, Michael takes us to the prefect’s bathroom in a completely non-creepy way, and Bijaya tells us about the folklore of Veela. …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 24: Rita Skeeter’s Scoop

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Extree! Extree! Read all about it! The Tri-Quizzard Tournament is nearing it’s end! Who will win? Who will lose? Who will be burdened with the albatross of eternal shame? Join us this week as we complain about that gosh darn nosy Rita Skeeter, discuss wizarding journalism and The Daily Prophet – and, of course, vie for the Tri-Quizzard Cup. …

Yer a Wizard, Harry – Book 4, Episode 23: The Yule Ball

By Sarah Tompkins on

The running man is still a cool dance move, right? Join us this week as we prance about the Yule Ball, make poor decisions about how to talk to our dates (looking at you, Ron), we sort some of our favorite animals into Hogwarts houses, and the Second Tri-Quizzard Tournament Task continues – and the competition is …