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Doug has never read the Harry Potter books. Robb has read them many times. Together they go through the books to see if the magic is still there. If you're reading along for the first time, Beware: Spoilers Abound. Send us an Owl! DeathReaders@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @RealDeathReader

Doug has never read the Harry Potter books. Robb has read them many times. Together they go through the books to see if the magic is still there. If you're reading along for the first time, Beware: Spoilers Abound. Send us an Owl! DeathReaders@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @RealDeathReader
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Doug has never read the Harry Potter books. Robb has read them many times. Together they go through the books to see if the magic is still there. If you're reading along for the first time, Beware: Spoilers Abound. Send us an Owl! DeathReaders@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @RealDeathReader

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Episodes

Episode 23: BANG!

9/16/2019
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The reader’s earn their “mature” rating without ever actually approaching maturity. Remember that show Friday the 13th the Series? Doug finally got his official in-canon prequel. And like all prequels, it sucked. And Robb uncovers a conspiracy that goes all the way to the top (of Gryffindor’s pointy hat). WARNING: this episode contains sporadic loud noises. Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:03:27:52

Episode 22: Nobody Dumbs Like Ron

9/9/2019
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Robb once again goes full Beautiful Mind cause the numbers Just. Dont. Add. UP!!! Doug is a Quidditch World Cup Truther The trouble with House Elves... Meanwhile the Readers get to the bottom of the Veela, and Pony trafficking. Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:03:15:39

Episode 21: On Her Majesty’s Unspeakable Service

9/2/2019
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It's a nerd throwdown! Bond Vs Star Trek! Gnomes vs Pork Fat! Borders vs Blockbuster! Doug Foolishly challenges Robb's recall and then rudely accepts correction without having the decency to let him rub it in. Wizarding Rhinoplasty! Why are there only 5 continents? Why don’t Wizards use condoms? Do Beaters flop? All these questions and more are asked if not answered in this episode of Deathreaders. Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:03:43:37

Episode 20: Summary Exposition

8/26/2019
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The readers turn to the past to unearth truths about Maledictus Herpetology. Hear Robb Google in REAL TIME, no time-turner! Doug looks Dolores Umbrage in the eye and says "I see you... but not yet because you’re not in this book.” Why cant the Boat Contest Trick be used on Sirius? What’s the skinny on Dudley’s weight? (Robb is aware that he sang the Thompson Twins Hold me Now while talking about Elastica’s Hold me now. We don’t need your emails) Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by...

Duration:04:49:47

Episode 19: JAZZ-kaban

8/19/2019
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It’s a late-night Book Wrap Party! Way I see it, if you were gonna make a podcast about Harry Potter, why not do it in style! The Readers finish up The Prisoner of Azkaban while trying to connect the series to Back to the Future and answering these questions: Which came first, the cloud or the moon? Given the alternative, wouldn’t you sleep in a closet? You’re responsible for my parents murder AND you’re my Godfather...? When can I move in? Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir...

Duration:05:07:29

Episode 18: Weekend at Snapey's

8/11/2019
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The Readers welcome special guest Siri to the podcast. Robb gets put on an FBI watch-list. Kapellmeister Raptor! Doug the Onceler does NOT speak for the trees. Robb has... too many notes. The readers get down to business about becoming an Animagus. Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:04:31:52

Episode 17: Whizzing Fizzbees

8/5/2019
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Another Quidditch heavy episode means lots of tangents! Doug rejects Scientology but would be a far better professor than Robb, who has a tenuous grip of logic and really struggles to find the right words. Do Boggarts guard Juvenile Wizard Detention Centers? Why is Professor Trelawney even a teacher? And What the hell is up with Crookshanks? Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:02:32:35

Episode 16: Nothing Tastes as Good as Being Rich Feels

7/29/2019
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It's been an long long time but the Death Readers are Finally back! The Readers stay on topic as they pit Amadeus against My Fair Lady. Doug needs to take pride in his work. And in a SHOCKING Twist it is revealed that Dudly Dursley is in fact, FAT! Do Dementors Talk? Is Dumbledore even more manipulative than previously thoght? Just how soundproof are the dormitory bed curtains? Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:27:53

Death Readers Present: an Apology

7/22/2019
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Where are the Death Readers? What happened? Tune in to find out. . . . Entrance of the Gladiators by Julius Fučík performed the EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Haunted House by Haunted Corpse

Duration:00:01:21

Episode 15: Thick as a Post

7/15/2019
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The Readers discuss levels of bullying. Doug pushes all of Robb's buttons and explores Sirius's Son of Sam connection. And the Readers Have an honest to goodness REAL Sports Argument! (kinda) Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:03:33:40

Episode 14: Too Damn Hot to be Happy

7/8/2019
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An Extra HOT Episode of Death Readers. Robb tries sooo hard to understand sports. Doug has a problem with the mirror. Robb (maybe) experiences self-awareness. Does the Monster Book of Monsters get busy? How Close is TOO Close to Heat Stroke? Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:21:30

Exclusive Sorcerer's Stone Commentary Sneak Peek

7/2/2019
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An Exclusive sneak peak at the Death Readers first movie commentary available exclusively to Patreon subscribers. The Death Readers explore Christopher Columbus’ maiden voyage into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. What’s in the ‘Snack Report’? What are the Death Readers Patronus’? Did Robb make a dying boy sadder? Join us on Patreon and find out! https://www.patreon.com/DeathReaders

Duration:00:04:32

Episode 13: The Boy Who Living

7/1/2019
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Welcome Back! We have FINALLY Arrived at the much lauded Prisoner of Azkaban! In this episode The Readers try to break down DeForest Kelley, Tear apart the Wizard/Muggle Emergency Alert System, and Doug has a heart to heart with Harry Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:29:03

Episode 12: Dumbledore's Pedialyte

6/10/2019
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The Second Book Wrap Party! We did it! We made it out of the Chamber of Secrets alive. But at what cost? The second book in the Harry Potter series raises more questions than it answers! “Who’s worse, Dumbledore or Voldemort?” “Why is Hogwarts so important?” “Who has the most groan-worthy pun?” Stay tuned for Death Readers Season 3. The kid gloves are coming off. The Wizarding World starts to get intense. Join us on our return as we take a look at Harry Potter and the Prisoner of...

Duration:01:30:12

Episode 11: Mandrake Seed

6/4/2019
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The Readers have produced their most mature episode yet, and have a surprisingly hard time talking about Giant Spiders. Doug tackles the subtle science and exact art of botany. Robb finds himself in the bizarre position as the Voice of Reason. Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:13:06

Episode 10: I Believe in Harry Dent

5/27/2019
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The Readers wonder if Lucius and Arthur could have been friends. Doug takes a controversial stance on alternative medicine, and digs himself into a Mac-Hole. Robb turns Frog D.N.A. into a verb and won't drop the Dark Lantern concept. Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:20:17

Episode 9: Super-Fun-Ghost-Party

5/20/2019
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It's a SUPER FUN GHOST PARTY!! The Readers discuss what it takes to be a hero and Doug feels that Draco has what it takes to step up to that bar. Rik Mayall still has what it takes to be in the films, even if he doesn't have a pulse. And what the hell DO Basilisks eat? Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:00:26

Episode 8: J.K. Malfoy

5/13/2019
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There is a Ghoul in the attic (or is it Grandma?) And the black market's saturated with body parts this week as the Readers make their way through book 2. Doug waxes philosophical about Colin Creevy's place in the narrative and Robb draws little hearts around Lockheart's name. Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:08:37

Episode 7: Harry Is A SOCIOPATH!

5/8/2019
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It's time to enter the Chamber of Secrets (after the usual few chapters of Dursley Abuse) Is the best chapter of the series early in Book 2? Even AFTER the Japanese Golfer Joke? The Readers tackle the Chamber-pot Controversy! Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:01:04:49

Episode 6: F*¢K Curling!

4/29/2019
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It's the book wrap party! The Readers go off on wild tangents. Robb defends Ron, and Doug really hates Curling. What happened in 1977? Are the puzzles in this children’s book too... childish? Is it Dumbledore, or Voldemort? Death Readers theme "Magical Dirt" by Sir Cubworth

Duration:00:59:35