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Join PotterCast in a continuing adventure through J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World. For eleven years PotterCast has remained your trusted source for discussion, celebration, and interviews with creators and actors from the Harry Potter Universe.

Join PotterCast in a continuing adventure through J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World. For eleven years PotterCast has remained your trusted source for discussion, celebration, and interviews with creators and actors from the Harry Potter Universe.
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Join PotterCast in a continuing adventure through J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World. For eleven years PotterCast has remained your trusted source for discussion, celebration, and interviews with creators and actors from the Harry Potter Universe.

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Episodes

#281: Nagini

9/26/2018
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SO MUCH TO TALK ABOUT WHERE DO WE START?!?!! PotterCast breaks down the revelations, theories, and more in the final trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindelwald." Or, Episode II.

Duration:01:10:42

280: Grindelwald and the Sorcerer's Stone

8/2/2018
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PotterCast goes over the latest Crimes of Grindelwald trailer in deep and in some cases excruciating detail, with a watch-along that you can join in at the link below. Plus, Melissa details what it was like at San Diego Comic Con when the trailer debuts, and the trio talks about the upcoming plans for the show, LeakyCons (in plural) and more! The link! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sEaYB4rLFQ

Duration:01:02:40

Special: Sacred Text!

5/24/2018
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We have a special episode for you today: a full episode of "Harry Potter and the Sacred Text," a podcast you should really check out. Melissa was a guest on one of their shows, and speaks about chance, J.K. Rowling, and the Harry Potter fandom. Then hang with Vanessa and Casper as they break down "The Dream" chapter from Goblet of Fire! Thanks to our friends at HPatSS for the collaboration - and we can't wait to have them on PotterCast!

Duration:00:37:50

#279: Semiregular!

5/14/2018
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We are back and we are getting close to the 280 mark, which has been eluding us for several years now! This week, we talk about the new Harry Potter app, get Cursed Child review from Charlie Weasley, and more!

Duration:01:01:10

#278: LeakyNews!

4/12/2018
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PotterCast 278 brings back the news roundups! Emma from The Leaky Cauldron joins us to keep us updated about the latest goings on in Harry Potter news (with all the info on the newest Harry Potter video game, the Cursed Child Broadway premiere, and Dan Fogler's podcast...). We also break down Ch. 6 of Sorcerer's Stone (and it's now John's job to summarize each chapter forever). Also in this episode: a deep dive on chocolate frog cards (is this the wizarding world's version of Facebook...

Duration:01:23:57

#276: No Noe

3/13/2018
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Oh no! No Noe! Melissa and Frak discuss their reactions to Jo's reactions to the Johnny Depp controversy; we play your reactions to last week's episode, Queer. And we mean to cover Ch 5/6 of book one, but there was just too much to discuss and we only make it through Ch 5! In the drums it's Black Panther, surprising podcast recs, and tales of woe from inside the old PotterCast tours (including why Frankie can't eat at Subway).

Duration:01:06:09

#275: Queer

2/9/2018
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Welcome to 2018! We are talking about the latest developments in the Potter news — including the odd statements made recently regarding Dumbledore's sexuality in Fantastic Beasts 2. Is it straightwashing, ineffective PR, or just a misunderstanding? Also! News on what's coming up for the show, Frankie shares a story about a blob, and the drums we tell you what to watch and listen to, because we care like that. :-)

Duration:01:00:07

Extra: The Crime of Grindelwald

12/8/2017
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We recorded this conversation BEFORE J.K. Rowling's recent comments on this issue; we'll discuss that in our next episode, but didn't want this to get lost in the meantime. We discuss Johnny Depp's casting and the issues around it, as well as director David Yates's recent comments on the matter. Please be warned there may be triggering content for those suffering the effects of abuse.

Duration:00:35:42

#274: Frankie's Offensive Irish Sounds

11/27/2017
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Our live PotterCast from LeakyCon 2017! We recount the amazing weekend we had in Dublin hanging with hundreds of Harry Potter fans. We also hear from a lot of you and give you a glance behind-the-scenes at how LeakyCon gets made. Pluuuusss we talked about LeakyCon 2018 in Dallas, which was recorded before the whole dang thing sold out...

Duration:01:10:58

#273: The Dumbledore's Army Panel from LeakyCon 2017!

11/2/2017
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PotterCast 273 is the first of our episodes from LeakyCon Dublin! And this time we have Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Katie Leung (Cho Chang), Alfie Enoch (Dean Thomas), and Afshan Azad (Padma Patil), here to tell us all about life as the Harry Potter films' Dumbledore's Army. Great stories from their time filming - a must-listen!

Duration:00:55:07

#272: Misunderstood Snakes (B1Ch3-4)

8/14/2017
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PotterCast is back and is continuing on with the chapter by chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - this week covering chapters 3 and 4. We also have some exciting announcements for the upcoming Harry Potter convention, LeakyCon!

Duration:00:49:33

#271: The Boy Who Lived (B1Ch1)

6/27/2017
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On the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, PotterCast begins its magical chapter-by-chapter podcasting adventure through J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World! Episode 271 — The Boy Who Lived Harry Potter and the Sorceror's/Philosopher's Stone chapters: 1. The Boy Who Lived 2. The Vanishing Glass PotterCast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frankie Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore Pottercast interviews, discussions and more at...

Duration:00:52:21

#270: The Young Dumbledore

4/27/2017
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We have a new Dumbledore! Episode 270 — The Young Dumbledore Pottercast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frankie Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore Pottercast interviews, discussions and more at Pottercast.com Visit the-leaky-cauldron.org for the latest and greatest from Harry Potter's Wizarding World.

Duration:00:39:58

#269: Troll in the Timeline!

3/20/2017
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We thought you ought to know.. J.K. Rowling's social and political commentary is always hot news. Her views on morality, equality, compassion and love are no secret to fans of her work, and no secret to users of Twitter. Join PotterCast for a discussion of fame, social responsibility (or not) and tweets. Episode 269 — Troll in the Timeline! Pottercast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frankie Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore Pottercast interviews,...

Duration:00:58:14

#268: Conjuring Conclumdrums

3/4/2017
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Pottercast is back for conclumdrum conjuration as they attempt to answer your burning questions from the Wizarding World! Episode 268 — Conjuring Conclumdrums Pottercast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frankie Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore Pottercast interviews, discussions and more at Pottercast.com Visit the-leaky-cauldron.org for the latest and greatest from Harry Potter's Wizarding World.

Duration:00:45:56

#267: Hogwash

2/3/2017
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Three quarters of PotterCast unite to consider Ilvermorny, its song, and the wizarding world beyond its borders. Episode 267 — Hogwash PotterCast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frank Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore PotterCast interviews, discussions and more at PotterCast.com Visit the-leaky-cauldron.org for the latest and greatest from Harry Potter's Wizarding World.

Duration:00:49:11

#266: The New Year

1/20/2017
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PotterCast meets to look back at a unique year of magic and forward to what could be an even more exciting time for the Wizarding World and Harry Potter fandom! Episode 266 — The New Year PotterCast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frank Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore PotterCast interviews, discussions and more at PotterCast.com Visit the-leaky-cauldron.org for the latest and greatest from Harry Potter's Wizarding World.

Duration:01:04:28

#265: Interview with J.K. Rowling

12/28/2016
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PotterCast presents their complete 2007 interview with author J.K. Rowling following the hysteria of the final Harry Potter book's release. Episode 265 — Interview with J.K. Rowling PotterCast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frank Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore PotterCast interviews, discussions and more at PotterCast.com Visit the-leaky-cauldron.org for the latest and greatest from Harry Potter's Wizarding World.

Duration:01:08:16

#264: Fantastic Theories

12/15/2016
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It's round two for PotterCast and Fantastic Beasts! The show picks up where it left off and dives back in with your submitted questions and theories to guide them. Episode 264 — Fantastic Theories PotterCast is hosted by Melissa Anelli, John Noe, Frank Franco, and Zack Luye. Find the latest episode and explore PotterCast interviews, discussions and more at PotterCast.com Visit the-leaky-cauldron.org for the latest and greatest from Harry Potter's Wizarding World.

Duration:00:52:02

#263: Fantastic Beasts and When We Saw Them

11/28/2016
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Fantastic Beasts is finally here! PotterCast meets to discuss the new film, our first chapter time turning into a mysterious era in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World. Episode 263 — Fantastic Beasts and When we Saw Them Find the latest episode and explore PotterCast interviews, discussions and more at PotterCast.com Visit the-leaky-cauldron.org for the latest and greatest from Harry Potter's Wizarding World.

Duration:01:06:09