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Welcome to Witch, Please, a fortnightly podcast in which two lady scholars reread the entire Harry Potter series, rewatch all the movies, and discuss them for their own amusement. You can listen too.

Welcome to Witch, Please, a fortnightly podcast in which two lady scholars reread the entire Harry Potter series, rewatch all the movies, and discuss them for their own amusement. You can listen too.
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Welcome to Witch, Please, a fortnightly podcast in which two lady scholars reread the entire Harry Potter series, rewatch all the movies, and discuss them for their own amusement. You can listen too.

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English


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S3E2: Witch, Please and the Rogue History Lesson

8/21/2018
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OH MY GOLLY WE ARE SO ROGUE IT IS RUUUUDE. But we are ever grateful for your patience and love, dear listeners! This episode comes to you after much travel and celebration and exhaustion and desperately-needed rest on the part of your hosts. It means the world to us that you’re so chill about the … Continue reading S3E2: Witch, Please and the Rogue History Lesson

Duration:01:16:21

S3E1: Witch, Please Gone Rogue!

7/2/2018
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OKAY IT IS NOT JUNE ANYMORE SO THIS IS LATE but we’re back with a brand new episode for this, the final season of Witch, Please: WITCH, PLEASE GONE ROGUE! We’re coming to you straight from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, except that we didn’t want to bring our recorder into the park and then … Continue reading S3E1: Witch, Please Gone Rogue!

Duration:01:26:21

S2E8: Witch, Please and the Magic of Inter-Continental Technology

9/26/2017
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Well, witches, it’s that time of year again for the first time (technically the second time): time to say “later witches” and actually mean “see you in a few months.” This is our first ever (intentional) Season Finale, but don’t desair! We’ll be back again next summer BIGGER, BOLDER, and SEXIER THAN EVER! You’re gonna … Continue reading S2E8: Witch, Please and the Magic of Inter-Continental Technology

Duration:01:17:59

S2E7: Witch, Please and Some Other Novel

9/11/2017
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Episode CW: discussion of intimate partner abuse To record this episode, Hannah and Marcelle sat in a bed together for two hours with a singularly chill-less cat and had wildly divergent opinions about a book, sort of at one another, while the cat purred way too loudly. Does that make it sound fun? TRUST US IT … Continue reading S2E7: Witch, Please and Some Other Novel

Duration:01:49:16

S2E6: Witch, Please and the Symphonic Discourse

8/29/2017
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Good evening witches and magicians and wizards of all ages! Welcome to this evening’s musical performance of Witch, Please! This fornight has Marcelle “in the field” interviewing Konstantine Kurelias and Amanda Brace, two staff members of the Winspear Centre, about the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s enchanting production of The Music of Harry Potter! As a special … Continue reading S2E6: Witch, Please and the Symphonic Discourse

Duration:01:50:09

Special Bonus Episode: Secret Feminist Agenda 1.7

8/25/2017
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Hey witches! We’re popping into your feed on a Friday to drop the newest episode of Hannah’s new podcast, Secret Feminist Agenda! We thought this conversation about witchcraft and embracing your inner Hagrid would be particularly up your alley. Enjoy! This week I’m joined by authors/witches extraordinaire Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman to talk about their … Continue reading Special Bonus Episode: Secret Feminist Agenda 1.7

Duration:00:34:45

S2E5: Witch, Please and the Fan-Made Musical

8/14/2017
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By popular demand, we sat down and watched A Very Potter Musical and boy did we have some thoughts. Some… thoughts. ANYWAY, if you still like us after this episode and you’d like to chip in to send us to Orlando, you can do that here. If you like the sound of boring self care, check out … Continue reading S2E5: Witch, Please and the Fan-Made Musical

Duration:01:38:05

S2E4: Witch, Please and the Stunning Studio Tour

8/1/2017
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Queue neatly and check your ticket, because we’re heading back to England for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour with special on-location guest Rachelle Saunders (of Episode Sigma fame). Check out the photos Hannah took on the tour! Don’t forget to listen all the way to the end for our latest #trywitches tournament challenge and the answer to … Continue reading S2E4: Witch, Please and the Stunning Studio Tour

Duration:01:24:18

S2E2: Witch, Please and the Phenomenal Foggos

7/4/2017
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Well hello again, witches! Thanks for tuning in for this week’s mega super long but mega super lovely episode featuring the Foggo Family. An under-slept Marcelle joins the Foggos as they discuss what the Harry Potter series and the podcast Witch, Please mean to them as a family and as fans. ***** OH AND MEGA SUPER APOLOGIES FOR THE AUDIO SHENANIGANS IN … Continue reading S2E2: Witch, Please and the Phenomenal Foggos

Duration:01:43:18

S2E1: Witch, Please and the Curse of Live Theatre

6/19/2017
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Welcome back, witches! We sure have missed you, and we’re excited to get started on Season 2 (new numbering system TBA). The focus of this season will be the Harry Potter fandom, and Hannah kicked things off by attending Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London with HP megafan, author, and journalist Anna James. Join us for … Continue reading S2E1: Witch, Please and the Curse of Live Theatre

Duration:01:19:25

Witch, Please and the THIS IS JUST AN ANNOUNCEMENT DON’T GET TOO EXCITED

4/16/2017
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Hey witches! We’re dropping back into your feed momentarily to let you know about three upcoming events! On Sunday, April 23, at 1pm UPDATE: 3:30PM, Hannah and previous guest Rachelle Saunders will be hosting a meet-up at the Parcel Yard in King’s Cross. Come hang out! On Sunday, April 30, at 1:30pm, Marcelle (and the robot … Continue reading Witch, Please and the THIS IS JUST AN ANNOUNCEMENT DON’T GET TOO EXCITED

Duration:00:04:15

Harry Potter and the Sexy Reboot

1/31/2017
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Hold onto your hard drives, witches, because we have an announcement for you! We’ve been thinking over the past months about ways to make Witch, Please sustainable. After two years of fortnightly episodes, we’re worried about fizzling out over the next year. We don’t want to fizzle out, dear witches, because hanging out with you is too … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sexy Reboot

Duration:00:02:06

Episode 18B: #FantasticAsks, Or, That’s Real Fucked Up

1/17/2017
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HAPPY 2017, WITCHES! We don’t believe in resolutions because they are a neoliberal conceit intended to keep you politically docile by convincing you that your very being is a perfectable project. But we do believe in trying to educate yourself every damn day, and in that spirit, this minisode is accompanied by some recommended readings. Enjoy! Content Warning … Continue reading Episode 18B: #FantasticAsks, Or, That’s Real Fucked Up

Duration:00:53:57

Episode 18: Roaring Anachronisms and Where to Find Them

12/19/2016
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Greetings from the Roaring Twenties, witches! In this excitingly lengthy new beast of an episode, Marcelle and Hannah are joined by your favourite Guy with a Film Degree: Neale Barnholden! Your hilarious hosts FINALLY talk about that new venture into the Wizarding World by money machines JK Rowling and Warner Brothers: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! Get … Continue reading Episode 18: Roaring Anachronisms and Where to Find Them

Duration:01:49:44

Episode Sigma: Harry Potter and the Brand of Loyalty

12/5/2016
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Welcome back, witches! We are gearing up to tackle Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! In this fantastic minisode, Marcelle sits down with Harry Potter marketing wiz and wandmaker-in-training Rachelle Saunders (of Science for the People fame) to talk about branding and Harry Potter. So grab your House Scarf and an official Witch, Please mug of hot cocoa and … Continue reading Episode Sigma: Harry Potter and the Brand of Loyalty

Duration:01:09:03

Episode Rho: Live and Professional at Tufts University

11/22/2016
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Howdy, witches! This extended universe not-so-mini minisode comes to you hot off the mics in America! Hannah and Marcelle (and Trevor!) (and the hippogriff baby, too!!) had the pleasure of visiting Tufts University to deliver a workshop on podcasting and to speak on a panel with Tufts Experimental College Professor Lydia XZ Brown about disability, race, … Continue reading Episode Rho: Live and Professional at Tufts University

Duration:01:41:53

Episode 18.5: Fabulous Trailers and Their Locations

11/8/2016
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Welcome to the future, witches! In this episode, Marcelle and Neale tackle the trailers for the first (of FIVE?!?!) movie in the Fabulous Beasts and Their Locations Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film franchise. We honestly cannot believe we are going to do this five more times, but for sure by the second or third movie … Continue reading Episode 18.5: Fabulous Trailers and Their Locations

Duration:00:50:58

Episode Omicron: Witch, Please; Live & CURSÈD

10/24/2016
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This arbitrarily-categorized Extended Universe Episode saw one of your brave hosts venture out of her cozy living room and into stormy Vancouver in search of a real live theatrical BUT TOTALLY COMMUNITY-DRIVEN AND FREE SO IN NO WAY LEGALLY LIABLE reading of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Thanks to Laura Fukumoto, Nicole Yukiko, and everyone who took … Continue reading Episode Omicron: Witch, Please; Live & CURSÈD

Duration:00:47:25

Episode 15.5.5: Teasers and Trailers and Spoilers, Oh My!

10/11/2016
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Gather ’round, witches! We’re back with another minisode! This week, Marcelle asks resident Guy With A Film Degree Neale Barnholden all about trailers and somewhat ironically they talk for an hour! PSA: we had a LOT of unexpected technical difficulties before, during, and after recording, so please think of this episode as a rather rough … Continue reading Episode 15.5.5: Teasers and Trailers and Spoilers, Oh My!

Duration:00:50:06

Episode 15.5: Harry Potter and the Dubious Kerning

9/27/2016
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Pull out your rulers, witches, and start measuring your margins, because this episode we’re getting into the nitty and the gritty of book design. Hannah is joined by book designer (and brand new colleague at her brand new job!) Mauve Pagé in a discussion of three different editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. We talk about kerning! We … Continue reading Episode 15.5: Harry Potter and the Dubious Kerning

Duration:00:52:31