Break out the Time Turners, because Alohomora’s going back! Back to the days where canon was open and anything was possible! Where detailed fan theories remained as-yet unproven and not disproved. How do these old school theories hold up today, how did they inspire us Then, and where did it all net out? This episode is a special look back at the boundless ingenuity of inspired minds of Harry Potter fans.
This week, Alohomora! fearlessly delves into the Tales of Beedle the Bard! From pots that hop, to magical fountains, hosts Michael and Rosie (joined by Alohomora! transcriber Meg, and guest Quentin) use their seasoned tools of analysis – and even ask, “Is it alive?”
The trio embrace Bill and Fleur’s hospitality in the weeks that follow Voldemort’s successful acquisition of the Elder Wand. Join hosts Alison and Eric, special guest host Megan Kelly (from MuggleNet’s Speak Beasty podcast!) and fan guest Meredith as they trodge pleasantly through Chapter 25 of Deathly Hallows, “Shell Cottage.”
The spotlight is on Draco Malfoy this week, as his secret is finally revealed. Join hosts Caleb, Kat, and Eric, along with guest host Julia as they discuss Chapter 21 of Half-Blood Prince, “The Unknowable Room.”