Ember Sirius or Flaming Sirius – our listeners settle the debate!
Muggle Mail covers Gary Oldman, Hermione, Fred & George’s true intentions and more!
Chapter-by-Chapter continues with Order of the Phoenix – Chapter 15: The Hogwarts High Inquisitor
7-Word Summary: Umbridge oversees the Hogwarts professors teaching classes
The Daily Prophet announces Umbridge as Hogwarts High Inquisitor! Fair and balanced reporting? YEAH, RIGHT! What level of credibility does Percy have to be quoted in
The Daily Prophet? Are there really THAT MANY concerned parents?
What were the first 21 Educational Decrees? We offer some our thoughts!
Umbridge visits each teacher’s classroom:
Is there not already a system in place to evaluate teachers? Is Umbridge qualified to evaluate these subjects? Poor Trelawney!
Umbridge vs. McGonagall – has Dolores met her match?
Should Hermione have considered the consequences of her actions in Umbridge’s class?
Harry, Hermione and the birth of Dumbledore’s Army
The power of self-doubt
We discuss the importance of Hermione saying Voldemort’s name for the first time
The Umbridge Suck Count climbs to 27!
Connecting The Threads, MVP of the Week and Rename The Chapter return!
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