Episode 102: Live from Tulsa and St. Louis

  • MuggleCast is LIVE from Tulsa, Oklahoma and St. Louis, Missouri!
  • In Tulsa, we discuss Dumbledore and his role in Deathly Hallows.
  • In St. Louis, we talk about Snape and his role in Deathly Hallows.
  • Two debates in one show!
  • Ben always finds a way to work in his Dumbledore impression.
  • Fans who came to the shows ask their Deathly Hallows questions.
  • Jamie asks what Snape and Dumbledore would discuss from portrait to portrait.

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Running time: 1:30:12, 41.3 MB

Episode 101: Streaming Spoilers

  • At 4:30 AM, we have all officially finished ‘Deathly Hallows’
  • We go all around the table sharing general opinions.
  • Everyone agrees that Dumbledore was amazing.
  • What are the differences in good vs. evil between Hallows and Horcruxes?
  • We discuss the strong political themes in this book.
  • Were the deaths necessary? We’re split in opinion.
  • Which character experienced magic late in life?
  • How innocent or guilty was Dumbledore’s father for attacking Muggles?
  • Where was the Department of Mysteries?
  • How was Ron able to speak Parseltongue?
  • The Epilogue.

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Running time: 1:06:23, 30.4 MB

Episode 100: The Big One

  • MuggleCast LIVE in London for the release of ‘Deathly Hallows’
  • We are welcomed by Rubeus Hagrid! (Note: Not Ben Schoen.)
  • It’s episode 100 everyone!
  • Eric wears girly shirts.
  • We have some general ‘Deathly Hallows’ discussion:
  • Snape: Good or Evil?
  • Dumbledore: Dead or Alive?
  • Harry/Ginny: Together or Not?
  • Because we haven’t gotten enough of the film, we discuss it some more.
  • The fifth floor is very loud…
  • The fifth floor stomps the roof down.
  • What difficulties will WB face in the making of movie 6?
  • Make the Connection: LIVE.
  • We discuss possible avenues Jo might pursue after Harry.
  • Do any other Death Eaters have Horcruxes?
  • Will Harry Potter be used in public schools?
  • The future of the fandom.

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Running time: 1:19:46, 36.6 MB

Episode 99: Live From Enlightening 2007

  • MuggleCast is live from Enlightening 2007 in Philly!
  • Ben’s attempt to meet Emma at the OOTP after party.
  • More stories from the premieres.
  • An interview with the Moaning Myrtles.
  • Order of the Phoenix discussion.
  • Is Michael Gambon the right Dumbledore for the job?
  • Is the IMAX movie experience worth it?
  • Our favorite lines from the film.
  • Make the Connection: LIVE!
  • Spy on Spartz: LIVE!
  • Theory Defense: Harry and Ginny together, Should Hogwarts reopen?
  • Several audience members ask us questions about the books and ourselves.

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Running time: 1:45:03, 72.2 MB

Episode 97: Laura’s Pants

  • We announce our Deathly Hallows plans!
  • Draco the Dragon?
  • Why did Jo decide to keep Kreacher in the films?
  • Have the acting skills of the Trio declined in movie?
  • Black Curtain MySpace screenings.
  • Luna, Bellatrix and Umbridge get great reviews.
  • MuggleCast Road Tour and DH Book Release Parties.
  • Listener Rebuttals.
  • Just who was Bellatrix talking about in the Ministry of Magic?
  • Does Lucius have some more “items” at his mansion that may be of use to Harry?
  • Voicemails return.
  • Dueling Club…comedy style.
  • Make the Connection.
  • British Joke.
  • Chicken Soup.

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Running time: 1:25:27, 39.2 MB

Episode 96: More Shows, More Problems

  • Greg Porter from XalerStudios.com joins the show.
  • A Summer of MuggleCastin’
  • We give a listen to some samples of the OOTP soundtrack.
  • Andrew thinks “Hoop” has done a good job.
  • Is the town from the deluxe edition just outside JKR’s window?
  • What was Bellatrix talking about to Voldemort in the Ministry?
  • Could the symbol represent items of the Founders?
  • Road to Deathly Hallows: Where are the Horcruxes?
  • Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade, Hogwarts, Azkaban, St. Mungo’s?
  • Jamie thinks these are all too public places to hide a Horcrux.
  • Road to Deathly Hallows: Who Will be With Who?
  • Connections.
  • Chicken Soup.

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Running time: 1:26:02, 39.5 MB

Episode 95: Hell Froze Over

  • Eric hosts…the fearsome threesome.
  • The Big Easy, The Big Apple, and the City of Angels.
  • We discuss Jo’s U.S. book tour.
  • The WOMBATs are back and Micah thinks he’s done awful.
  • Jo’s interviews around the release of Deathly Hallows.
  • Pickle Pack registration closed.
  • Laura has a big PO Box update.
  • Listener Rebuttals: Opals and the Chronology of Book Covers.
  • Voicemails return: those things still exist?
  • Does the deluxe edition cover have to be over New Zealand?
  • Can Harry transfer his protection from Privet Drive to Hogwarts?
  • Why does Trelawney call Voldemort “the Dark Lord”?
  • What are the powers of Hufflepuff’s Cup?
  • Micah thinks he knows how Book 7 will end.
  • Road to Deathly Hallows continued: Who will live and who will die?
  • Chicken Soup for the MuggleCast Soul.

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Running time: 1:40:17, 46 MB

Episode 94: Beautiful Name, Beautiful Girl

  • Jamie is led into a massive trap (and makes a fool out of himself).
  • Final thoughts on the Harry Potter theme park.
  • Is the dragon on the Deluxe cover an Antipodean Opaleye?
  • One week left to sign up for Pickle Pack!
  • National Wear Your MuggleCast t-shirt day is a huge success – see the pictures here.
  • We start off our “Who will live and who will die” series.
  • The premiere of Andrew’s new Wizard Rock single!

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Running time: 1:22:27, 37.9 MB

Episode 93: The Real Trio

  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
  • Andrew calls Micah and Laura substandard staffers.
  • Where have all the hosts gone?
  • Just how big is this park going to be?
  • Micah thinks $265 million doesn’t seem like a lot of money.
  • Will they keep the snow in the summer?
  • How many rides should we expect?
  • Will Hogwarts be more of a walk-through than an amusement ride?
  • Quidditch Simulation.
  • Jamie has no choice but to return next week.
  • Time is almost out to sign up for Pickle Pack!
  • PO Box update.

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Running time: 54:31, 25.1 MB