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Episode from the podcastNewtCast: A Harry Potter Podcast

Episode 7: Pleased as Punch

Released Tuesday, 25th October 2016
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Alexis and Mallory dig into the truckload of Harry Potter related news from these past two weeks and pick out all the relevant bits from the introduction of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them textbook!

  • soundtrack score released!
  • FIVE MOVIES. NOT ONE. NOT THREE. FIVE. WHY. NO ONE I KNOW IS EXCITED FOR THIS. Also, what this means and why it’s in all caps here.
  • Mobile game app?! What could it be?!
  • Chamber of Secrets illustrated edition is gorgeous as ever, the VR headset google announced has some element of Wizarding World wizardry, and all 8 films were on IMAX for a week
  • Pottermore Patronus quiz: our patronuses and the fandom reaction
  • additional writing on MACUSA released!
  • the first bits of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: the 2001 textbook (about the author, introduction, and what is a beast)
  • how does this old information fit in with Harry Potter canon now (and future) as we discussed in episode 5?