Episode #378: Worst to Better

  • Happy Birthday Harry & Jo!
  • We rank Harry Potter’s birthdays from worst to best
  • MuggleCast turns 13 years old on August 7!
  • We break down the details of two new Crimes of Grindelwald posters
  • ZouWu? JKR reveals the mysterious beast in the recent Crimes of Grindelwald trailer!
  • Ezra Miller talks about Credence’s character development
  • The biggest Harry Potter LEGO set ever hits store shelves August 15
  • Patrons share their thoughts and questions on the latest trailer
  • Does Dumbledore see Grindelwald in the Mirror of Erised because he desires him to be captured?
  • What role exactly will Nicolas Flamel play in The Crimes of Grindelwald?
  • How will Jacob find himself with Newt?
  • Will Credence be reunited with his true family? Will he ever get the chance to go to wizarding school?
  • Was Abernathy working for Grindelwald the whole time? Did he help him capture Graves?
  • We compare Grindewald’s populist movement and Dumbledore’s timid response to that of the U.S. in the 1930s
  • Voicemails cover the Deathly Hallows, splitting the films into five parts, Johnny Depp and more
  • Chicken Soup For The MuggleCast Soul returns
  • Don’t forget: Cormoran Strike is back in Lethal White on September 18
  • Quizzitch: What floor is Vernon Dursley’s office on at Grunnings?
  • This week’s episode is brought to you by Blue Apron! Get you first three meals FREE by visiting BlueApron.com/MuggleCast!

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Running time: 1:25:10, 51.1 MB

Episode #377: Sockers (Crimes of Grindelwald trailer discussion!)

  • Andrew and Eric reminisce on their latest trivia night battle, which leaves Andrew and friends with a huge prize.
  • The new Crimes of Grindelwald trailer is here and we go scene-by-scene!
  • There is some mixed reaction to Dumbledore’s DADA lesson with Newt
  • What interests Credence so much about Circus Arcanus?
  • Who is Grindelwald addressing when he says hiding in the shadows serves us no longer?
  • A flying black curtain – is this a new obscurial effect or perhaps a Lethifold?
  • Dumbledore’s deepest desire is not socks – he sees Grindelwald in the Mirror of Erised!
  • Newt, Tina and Leta team up to escape the French Ministry of Magic!
  • The Niffler is back! What’s up with those cats? And is Newt trying to rescue the Oni Oni?
  • Is Leta referring to herself when she tells Newt he never met a monster he couldn’t love?
  • Could Grindelwald be referring to his own failed relationship with Dumbledore when he asks Newt if Dumbledore will mourn for him? Could it be a reference to Ariana?
  • Does Abernathy help Grindelwald escape from prison?
  • What are Newt and Jacob up to in Nicolas Flamel’s home?
  • The hosts react to Johnny Depp’s in-character appearance at Comic-Con
  • Patrons weigh in with their thoughts on the new trailer
  • Quizzitch: On what historic date was the actor who plays Grimmson born?

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Running time: 1:13:47, 44.3 MB