Vanessa Zoltan co-hosts the podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text. She is also co-founder of Common Ground, a movement that believes reading, writing, walking, intention and ritual shapes our lives deeply. She also hosts the podcast Hot & Bothered..
Vanessa and Julia have read chapter 15 and, true to type, Vanessa has to explain to Julia some 90s culture while Julia has to explain to Vanessa some modern technology.---If $2/month doesn’t feel like a vampire sucking your blood, we’d love it if you could support us on Patreon. Your support will help us help Bella through book two!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Normalcy in chapter eleven of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss the role of pain in Harry’s life, the changes being made at the Ministry, and why Lupin can’t come hunt horcruxes. Throughout the episode we consider the question: how do we notice what’s become normal, but needs to be changed?Thanks to Ava for this week's voicemail! Next week we’ll be doing an Owl Post episode with special guest Jackson Bird on the topic of J.K. Rowling’s recent transphobia.--It’s two sickles to join S.P.E.W., and only a dollar to join our Patreon for extra bloopers every week! Please consider helping us fill our Gringotts vault so we can continue to make this show.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Vanessa and Julia have read chapter 14 and they are demanding a feminist uprising against the werewolf patriarchy. ---If $2/month doesn’t feel like a vampire sucking your blood, we’d love it if you could support us on Patreon. Your support will help us help Bella through book two!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Vanessa and Julia have read Chapter 13 of New Moon and feel it's necessary to do a deep dive into the psychology of Bella's attractions.---If $2/month doesn’t feel like a vampire sucking your blood, we’d love it if you could support us on Patreon. Your support will help us help Bella through book two!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Creator Details

Location
Cambridge, MA, USA
Episode Count
333
Podcast Count
9
Total Airtime
6 days, 22 hours