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Two real weird sisters break down the Harry Potter series chapter by chapter and delve into special topics related to the Harry Potter universe. Character studies are released every Monday. Special topics episodes are released periodically. Book club episodes for Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire, Order of the Phoenix, and Half-Blood Prince, as well as special topics shows recorded from January 2017 through June 2019 can be listened to on the feed titled The Real Weird Sisters: The Archive.
 
Do you think drag queens are magical? So do we! A silly conversation about all things drag hosted by two non-magical drag-loving ladies. Each episode recaps the latest from the most fabulous show on television, Rupaul's Drag Race, and features interviews with drag newbies. Come on now sissy that talk with us!
 
It’s the English class you didn't know you missed and the meaningful conversations you didn't know you craved. Join Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile as they bring thought, reflection and laughter to Harry Potter; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that will teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as they explore themes such as commitment, revenge and forgiveness. This podcast creates time in your week to think about life’s big question ...
 
Segments & Episodes from the podcast: The HP Fan Video Cast Each week we release an episode with around 4 Harry Potter fan videos that were chosen by us (the staff) or you (the fans). They can vary from comedy videos, to slash, to ships....whatever. All the videos come right from YouTube so its easy to submit your own too.Its also a great way to get people to appreciate your work.
 
Tales from Godric’s Hollow is a Harry Potter podcast hosted by Marissa Meadows (A Ravenclaw who has read the books hundreds of times since childhood) and Joe Slionski (A Hufflepuff who has read the books only a handful of times since getting into it in his late 20's). TFGH originally started out as a book club style podcast introducing a Muggle to the Harry Potter series for the first time. After bringing original host "The Muggle" Josh Brown through his re-read of the series, The Platinum D ...
 
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Harry leads one of his signature chaos attacks on Gringott's bank. It starts when they sneak in using the old invisibility cloak, then ends with a blind dragon dumping them in a lake. Then it's back to Hogwarts via Hogsmeade, with a quick stop on memory lane, courtesy of Dumbledore's shady brother. We are Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan), Micah Spa…
 
Once again we moved to a new recording location and once again we are energized from it. On Election Day, we decided to sit down and have some Non-Election fun and boy oh boy... Mission accomplished. Topics: Which adults can and can't smoke on school grounds, Sidney's failed search for a hero, Magic Sticks VS. Mystic WAPs, a little cult talk, and s…
 
You can find enlightenment but the path to enlightenment finds you. That's the type of insight pouring out of Sidney now that he's accepted that he's a guru. Topics: A busted Swingers party, becoming a guru, the breath and breathing, Breatharian Cult, and so much more hilarity. Patreon.com/TwoJackedBros Intro and Outro music by Circadian Clock: htt…
 
Hopefully Olive Hornby isn't listening to this episode, or she might have to renew her restraining order, because Alice and Martha are joined frequently throughout the show by Myrtle herself (thought not quite in the flesh...). This will probably be the last time we ever see or talk about Myrtle, so make sure to cherish every minute! Please conside…
 
Casper and Vanessa explore the theme of Time in chapter twenty-six of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss how hard it must be for Hermione to look like Bellatrix, the dragon in the belly of Gringotts, and the many parallels in this chapter with the Triwizard Tournament. Throughout the episode we consider the question: What do…
 
Joe and Marissa continue to break down the 2nd movie in the Fantastic Beasts series "The Crimes of Grindelwald", specifically the Newt and Tina at the French Ministry and the Yusuf/Leta/Credence family history. We theorize what a Snidget feather would do as a wand core during the Beast Breakdown, and we argue why there are 2 Shrinking Spells in Spe…
 
The Deathly Hallows. Because of Hermione's ingenuity the trinity is able to escape the Death Eaters at the Lovegood's and begin to process all they learned. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the twenty-second chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. We discuss Hermione is…
 
It's official: We can't break up the band! With Casper leaving Harry Potter and the Sacred Text on the horizon, we've dreamt up a new podcast with Casper and Vanessa to keep you company in your earbuds. But we need your help to make it happen! Due to the impact of COVID, we don't have money in the Not Sorry budget to absorb the hours of a work that…
 
Somebody had to step up and put laughter back Into the hearts of the citizens of Earth, so here we are. We will be your champion! Let's get silly! Topics include: Justice for Rick Moranis, Booby Traps, how cool tobacco is, getting out of homework, and so much more hilarity! This episode made us happy to record. Patreon.com/TwoJackedBros Intro and O…
 
Mosag's husband, Aragog, is the topic of conversation this week, even if Martha's impression isn't quite what it use to be. (Or maybe it's exactly as it always was? We're not quite sure.) From his obsession with Hagrid to his unknown origins, Aragog is (of course) a highly unique character and a deserving Real Weirdo. And we cannot deny our listene…
 
Harry's wander-around-in-the-woods plan finally pays off when he finds the sword of Godric Gryffindor in a pond. Then they engage in rapid, violent visits to the Lovegood home and Malfoy Manor. We are Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan), Micah Sparkman, and Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake). Support us on Patreon! Music: Backyard Adventure by Hans Hylkema, licen…
 
Casper and Vanessa explore the theme of Doubt in chapter twenty-five of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we appreciate Ron's role in the trio, debate the effectiveness of eye contact, and continue to grapple with what this book is trying to say about Goblins. Throughout the episode we consider the question: When do we know that our d…
 
Joe and Marissa invite "Professor" Matt Sonnenberg back onto the show to discuss the big news of Johnny Depp leaving the Fantastic Beasts franchise. We learn what Chizpurfles do to drive Muggles crazy. We talk about the nice ways you would use the Obscuro spell, and lots of Leta Lestrange in Truth or Lies. Show Notes: https://www.talesfromgodricsho…
 
The Tale of the Three Brothers. The trinity has really peaked Xenophilius' interest with the mention of the Deathly Hallows and help them understand what they are, he directs them to an unexpected source. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the twenty-first chapter of Harry Potter …
 
We've arrived at the end of our journey though Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, but before we dig into the Chamber of Secrets, we have a few loose ends to tie up! This episode is full of some brand new segments that help us work through questions, concerns, musings, and future directions for discussion. We bring back a much beloved segment…
 
After a weekend that included an epic one on one battle we calm ourselves just enough to deliver a hilarious good time. Topics include: Ansley's Fight (for detailed interview join our Patreon), immigrant olympians, being a patriot, accepting our terrible personality traits, and so much more!!! Patreon.com/TwoJackedBros Intro and Outro music by Circ…
 
Put on your lime green bowler hat and your purple boots and settle in for a nice buttered crumpet and an episode about one of the worst Ministers of Magic imaginable! Alice and Martha debate Fudge's unknown Hogwarts house and discuss the myriad ways he is an unfit leader for the Wizarding World. Please consider supporting us on Patreon! www.patreon…
 
After their ministry mission, Harry and friends are forced to flee their Grimmauld sanctuary. They spend some time camping and bickering, then fall for the oldest trick in the book: a giant snake hidden inside a historian. We are Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan), Micah Sparkman, and Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake). Support us on Patreon! Music: Backyard Adv…
 
Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of mystery in chapter twenty-four of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we are joined by the brilliant Dr. Hannah McGregor, co-host of the podcast Witch, Please, who shares an opening story about her relationship with books. Casper and Vanessa discuss Dobby’s funeral, the secrets of wand lore, and t…
 
Joe and Marissa continue to break down the 2nd movie in the Fantastic Beasts series "The Crimes of Grindelwald", specifically the rest of the Hogwarts scenes, Queenie meeting Grindelwald, the Mirror of Erised, and the safe house in Paris. We find out how close my guess of a sad bee was top describing the Glumbumble. We learn how to repel spiders wi…
 
Xenophilius Lovegood. Having Ron back in the group is already starting to help the moral of Harry and Hermione, even if Hermione is not willing to admit it just yet. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the twentieth chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. We discuss Ron's …
 
Alice and Martha discuss the world's creepiest child, "Cotton-Eyed Tom" Riddle! Plus, Martha reveals a new childhood memory and Miss Hepzibah makes a reappearance. Please consider supporting us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/realweirdsisters New episodes are released every Monday and special topics shows are released periodically. Don’t forget to subs…
 
Harry and friends stage a desperate mission to the Ministry of Magic to acquire the locket horcrux. In the process they run into some old enemies and make some new ones. We are Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan), Micah Sparkman, and Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake). Support us on Patreon! Music: Backyard Adventure by Hans Hylkema, licensed under CC-BY 4.0.…
 
Casper and Vanessa explore the theme of Legacy in chapter twenty-three of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss the ambivalence of Draco Malfoy, the divinity of Luna Lovegood, and the sexiness of Ron Weasley. Throughout the episode we consider the question: where can we look to find the legacies in our lives? Thanks to Abigail …
 
Special guest, Lucia M. Lorenzi, PhD, joins us to unpack trauma theory and helps us understand both the characters in Harry Potter and the world they inhabit as affected by traumatic events. We also explore the narrative form of the text itself—its gaps, inconsistencies, and unreliable narration as sites where trauma lives. Content warning: this ep…
 
Joe and Marissa continue to break down the 2nd movie in the Fantastic Beasts series "The Crimes of Grindelwald", specifically when Grimson kills Irma, Yusef takes Newt and Jacob to Tina, and going back to Hogwarts. We learn about the Wizarding Worlds take on Leprechauns. We discuss the tongue tying spell and how Peeves amused himself at Bill Weasle…
 
The Silver Doe. Harry and Hermione are barely talking as they move from place to place, trying to get away from the bitter cold of winter. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the nineteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. We discuss not talking too much, the Forest…
 
Ansley has found herself caught up in another murder documentary and Sidney finally lets her talk to him about it. Topics: American Murder, how dads suck, why to be careful where you piss, A Russian cleaning lady accidentally becomes Mayor, and so much more!! Patreon.com/TwoJackedBros Intro and Outro music by Circadian Clock: https://open.spotify.c…
 
Whether he's advising Harry on which electives to take or polishing his Prefect's badge, Percy is well on his way to a meteoric rise to power by the end of his arc in the first three books! And in addition to discussing everyone's favorite HB, Alice and Martha relive some real weird childhood memories. Please consider supporting us on Patreon! www.…
 
Harry and his friends celebrate first his birthday then a Weasley wedding. The latter is crashed by a passel of Death Eaters looking for some death to eat. Luckily Harry, Ron, and Hermione escape to his recently inherited unfindable house. We are Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan), Micah Sparkman, and Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake). Support us on Patreon! Mu…
 
This week, Casper and Vanessa are joined by cultural critic Jolie Doggett to discuss representation, appearance, and body positivity in Book 7. Together, they explore how we conceptualize “good” and “bad” bodies, and how those stereotypes show up in the text. Thanks to Destiny, Sophie, Skyler, and Marcella for their beautiful voicemail contribution…
 
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