Broken broomsticks, Maps, parchment, secret passages, and secrets abound as Harry leaves the safety of Hogwarts Castle behind for an afternoon in Hogsmeade. Join hosts Kat, Kristen, and Alison, with MuggleNet staffer Katy as they “solemnly swear” they they are up to no good and descend down the one-eyed witch’s hump in chapter 10 of Prisoner of Azkaban, “The Marauder’s Map.”
This place sure is dusty. And who’s doing all of that yelling? Join Kat, Katy, Michael and guest host Alex (listener Feminist_Cat) as they pull out their Extendable Ears on the Order of the Phoenix’s secret meeting at “Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place,” Chapter 4 of Order of the Phoenix.
There are more secrets beneath the school than giant killer snakes and hat tricks. Anyone know Parseltongue? It might help Alison, Lauri, Michael and guest host Olivia (long-time listener, SpinnersEnd) with navigating one of the strangest encounters of the series, “The Heir of Slytherin,” Chapter 17 of Chamber of Secrets.
Three up, two across…and we’re going shopping! In our first chapter revisit, join hosts Alison, Kat, and Michael, with guest Spencer (the Big Spender), as they encounter key players, mysterious places, and lots and lots of unicorn horns in “Diagon Alley,” chapter 5 of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone!