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Episode 14: “It’s the Mirror all over again.”

Steve talks about the upcoming Potter play, the latest Pottermore updates, various arcana from the Book of Spells, and sources which may or may not be canon. Then

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Episode 13: “The budding new baby hero!”

Steve digs into the interview archives, discussing Rowling’s control of her story and her characters, then explores

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Episode 12: “Why weren’t we told about this sooner?”

Steve chats about Rowling’s take on “official” Harry Potter, then discusses

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Episode 11: “What happened to the whimsy?!”

Steve marvels at the levels of the soundscapes on Pottermore,

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Episode 10: “This gap is where it all changed …”

Steve starts “season two” of the podcast by reviewing the past nine episodes, then discusses 

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Episode 9: “The Dark Arts … are you TRYING to be bad?”

Steve wonders about the numbers 1531 and 4157, then talks about

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Episode 8: “And then book 3 came along … a bolt of lightning!”

Steve raves about Pottermore, then talks about

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Episode 7: “There’s a door … a black door with no handle …”

Steve wanders down Charing Cross Road, then talks about

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Episode 6: “Only two people are known to have done it … and they’re both dead!”

Steve discusses McGonagall and Walpurga and their friends, wobbly bridges,

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Episode 5: “In front of me was a signpost that said ‘Burrow’…”

Steve explains how choices were made about Lexicon content ten years ago, then discovers the Burrow

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