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Sam and Emily discuss all things Harry Potter while also analyzing a bottle of spirits (not the ghost kind). Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast aims to bring together those people who grew up reading Harry Potter, who are now of legal drinking age... and still love to read/watch/talk about/listen to Harry Potter.

Sam and Emily discuss all things Harry Potter while also analyzing a bottle of spirits (not the ghost kind). Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast aims to bring together those people who grew up reading Harry Potter, who are now of legal drinking age... and still love to read/watch/talk about/listen to Harry Potter.
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Sam and Emily discuss all things Harry Potter while also analyzing a bottle of spirits (not the ghost kind). Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast aims to bring together those people who grew up reading Harry Potter, who are now of legal drinking age... and still love to read/watch/talk about/listen to Harry Potter.

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English


Episodes

Chapter 52: Thirteen Years it's Been

7/23/2019
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And he's back! In this episode Sam and Emily wrap-up the Goblet of Fire movie/book comparison, while sipping on an aptly named cocktail, "The Death Eater". Cheers!

Duration:00:43:21

Chapter 51: Your Wheezy, Sir, Your Wheezy

7/16/2019
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The second task is upon us! And... so is the third. This week Sam and Emily tackle the last portion of the Goblet of Fire book. There are so many major plot points in these last chapters, you're going to want to make sure you have a Fleur Delacour cocktail to get you through it! Cheers!

Duration:01:08:48

Chapter 50: Myers-Briggs-Potter

7/9/2019
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This week, Sam and Emily discuss the 16 different personality types and discuss their relation to Harry Potter characters. The type indicator test analyzes one's personality based on extraversion (E)/introversion (I), sensing (S)/intuition (N), thinking (T)/feeling (F), and judgement (J)/perception (P). It was developed by mother-daughter duo Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers. To quote Ronald Weasley, they "know more about you than you do". Cheers!

Duration:00:43:27

Chapter 49: Support Cedric Diggory

7/2/2019
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"Cedric Diggory was, as you all know, exceptionally hard working, infinitely fair-minded, and a fierce, fierce friend." - Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) In this episode Sam and Emily lift their wands (and glasses) to pay tribute to Cedric Diggory, Hogwarts' Hufflepuff, Triwizard champion, with his very own character profile episode. Cheers!

Duration:00:37:37

Chapter 48: Yule Ballin'

6/25/2019
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DID YOU PUT YOUR NAME IN THE GOBLET OF FIRE??? This week, Sam and Emily will give a synopsis of the middle chunk of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. During which they will be comparing the film to the book and sipping on a festive Yule Mule cocktail. Cheers!

Duration:00:49:48

Chapter 47: Constant Vigilance

6/18/2019
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"Because you've got to know. You've got to appreciate what the worst is. You don't want to find yourself in a situation where you're facing it. CONSTANT VIGILANCE!" (P.192, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire). This week Sam and Emily dive back into their re-read of Goblet of Fire by tackling chapters 13-24. There are SO MANY THINGS that happen in the pages of these chapters. Tune in to hear their take on the book so far! Cheers!

Duration:01:06:08

Chapter 46: I Got 99 Problems But a Snitch Ain't One

6/11/2019
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The quaffle is released and the game begins! This week's episode is all about the most talked-about sport in the Wiazarding World, Quidditch! Join Sam and Emily as they explore the facts and history surrounding the sport. Along with some of the most popular moves and most common fouls. Don't forget to grab your Firebolt (cocktaill)! And remember, snitches get stitches. Cheers!

Duration:00:56:19

Chapter 45: I Love Magic

6/4/2019
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Join Sam and Emily this week as they compare the first third of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire movie and book! They discuss what did and did not make the cut in the first 20 minutes of the movie, while enjoying an Old Fashioned cocktail! Cheers!

Duration:00:43:19

Chapter 44: Morsmordre

5/28/2019
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Welcome back to HP Half-Drunk this week, in which Sam and Emily begin their deep dive into the fourth installment in the series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. During this episode, Sam and Emily analyze the first third (twelve chapters) of the book while sipping on something hot-- a Goblet of Fire cocktail! Cheers!

Duration:01:04:59

Chapter 43: Harry Potter and the Game of Thrones

5/22/2019
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Winter is coming… to Hogwarts! In this special episode of Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast, Sam and Emily welcome back recurring guest, Sarah, to compare Game of Thrones to our favorite series. This episode the three delve into their feelings about the conclusion to GoT, talk about similarities and differences between the two franchises, drink, and know things. The Dornish wine was flowing throughout! Cheers!

Duration:01:14:03

Chapter 42: More Fan Theories

5/14/2019
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This week Sam and Emily welcome back Chad from It's Bourbon Night! The three of them attempt to break down a couple Harry Potter Reddit theories while sipping on a Tight Spot cocktail. There might even be a couple Avengers: End Game conversations dropped in so *SPOILERS* if you have been living under a rock and for some reason have not seen it. Cheers!

Duration:00:54:49

Chapter 41: Previously Recorded Crossover

5/7/2019
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Join Sam and Emily this week as they are featured on and collaborate with Previously Recorded Podcast! In this episode, we attempt to definitively rank the top 10 characters in the Harry Potter series. Since we are doing something a little different this week, we decided to keep it classic with one of our favorite drinks: Butterbeer!

Duration:01:16:15

Chapter 41: Previously Recorded Crossover

5/7/2019
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Join Sam and Emily this week as they are featured on and collaborate with Previously Recorded Podcast! In this episode, we attempt to definitively rank the top 10 characters in the Harry Potter series. Since we are doing something a little different this week, we decided to keep it classic with one of our favorite drinks: Butterbeer!

Duration:01:16:15

Chapter 40: I've Done My Waiting!

4/30/2019
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Sam and Emily breakdown the second half of the Prisoner of Azkaban movie in this week's episode, thus completing their deep dive into the third installment of the series! In honor of the prisoner of Azkaban himself, this episode comes paired with an extremely dark and smooth beer: the Black Butte Porter. Cheers!

Duration:01:02:15

Chapter 40: I've Done My Waiting!

4/30/2019
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Sam and Emily breakdown the second half of the Prisoner of Azkaban movie in this week's episode, thus completing their deep dive into the third installment of the series! In honor of the prisoner of Azkaban himself, this episode comes paired with an extremely dark and smooth beer: the Black Butte Porter. Cheers!

Duration:01:02:12

Chapter 39: Dementor! Dementor!

4/24/2019
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Welcome back to HP Half-Drunk this week as Sam and Emily dive back into the Prisoner of Azkaban! There's a lot of content to unpack here, so this episode is a little longer, plus we were late so... you're welcome ;) This episode also came paired with a very strong drink. Be wary of the Hair of the Dog cocktail! It just might bite you. Cheers!

Duration:01:18:18

Chapter 39: Dementor! Dementor!

4/24/2019
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Welcome back to HP Half-Drunk this week as Sam and Emily dive back into the Prisoner of Azkaban! There's a lot of content to unpack here, so this episode is a little longer, plus we were late so... you're welcome ;) This episode also came paired with a very strong drink. Be wary of the Hair of the Dog cocktail! It just might bite you. Cheers!

Duration:01:18:18

Chapter 38: Moony Presents His Compliments

4/16/2019
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Jump back in this week as Sam and Emily try to unpack all of their feelings for Remus Lupin and his "furry little problem". They dive into Lupin's background before discussing JK's thoughts on him, and their reasons why he's an inspiration to us all. To show solidarity with Lupin, they sip on a deceptively sweet, Wolfsbane Potion cocktail. Cheers!

Duration:00:39:52

Chapter 38: Moony Presents His Compliments

4/16/2019
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Jump back in this week as Sam and Emily try to unpack all of their feelings for Remus Lupin and his "furry little problem". They dive into Lupin's background before discussing JK's thoughts on him, and their reasons why he's an inspiration to us all. To show solidarity with Lupin, they sip on a deceptively sweet, Wolfsbane Potion cocktail. Cheers!

Duration:00:39:52

Chapter 37: Stroke the Spine

4/9/2019
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This week Sam and Emily continue their deep dive into the Prisoner of Azkaban, by dissecting the first half of the movie and discussing how it compares to the first half of the book. Prepare for fan-girl moments over Alfonso Cuarón's direction and Ron Weasley's lion impersonation. This episode is best served with a Fat Lady Float- a fun, alcoholic spin on a root beer float! Cheers!

Duration:00:46:51