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Promptly Potter is a MuggleNet.com podcast where we flex our critical analysis muscles and break down a question about the Harry Potter novels. During this year-long exploration, episodes will showcase alternating hosts covering one chapter through the lens of one prompt. Wands at the ready! Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPotter.
 
Welcome to the world of Harry Potter book collecting! Each episode, hosts Carly, Erik, and Melanie discuss the never ending adventure of collecting Harry Potter translations from all over the world. Join in as they explore the physical books that helped make Harry Potter a worldwide phenomenon. Whether it is a conversation about different cover art, spreading the need to know information about that rare translation or signed book, or everyday magical chatter, they’ve got you covered!
 
My name is Flick Miles and I was Hermione Granger’s double in the "Harry Potter" films. To mark 20 years since the release of the first film, I have decided to get back in touch with some of the most influential people involved in creating the film. They have shared their untold stories and amazing memories of what it was like to bring "Harry Potter" to life. If you want to know what life was really like behind the scenes of "Harry Potter," this is the podcast for you!
 
The Potterverse: A Harry Potter Podcast With Mary & Blake explores the entire universe and wizarding world of Harry Potter. Married couple Mary (Gryffindor) & Blake (Slytherin) put aside their differences and discuss all things HP. From theme, to character studies, chapter by chapter breakdowns of the books, and full breakdowns of each film including the Fantastic Beasts series, we dive headfirst into what makes Harry Potter one of the best stories ever told. Be on the lookout for our person ...
 
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- In Chapter 21 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry attempts to gain entry into the Room of Requirement. Fortunately for Draco, the room seems to be designed to keep secrets. - Today’s prompt is: How did the Room of Requirement come to be, and how did Tom Riddle find it? - This episode is hosted by Bailey Alfaro. - Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s s…
 
- In Chapter 20 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry and Dumbledore view two more memories related to young Voldemort. - Today’s prompt is: What might Voldemort have been doing that Dumbledore heard rumors of but did not yet make him a criminal wanted by the Ministry? - This episode is hosted by Geoff Hutton. - Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social…
 
- In Chapter 19 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry suffers a nasty Quidditch injury at the hands of Cormac McLaggen. While in the hospital wing, Harry sends Kreacher and Dobby to spy on Draco. - Today’s prompt is: Why would Voldemort have wanted Slughorn on his side, and why might he be valuable to Dumbledore aside from the memory? - This episode is hoste…
 
- In Chapter 18 of Half-Blood Prince, Ron accidentally drinks a love potion and Harry rushes him to Slughorn for an antidote. While there, Ron (once again, accidentally) drinks poisoned mead and Harry saves his life using a bezoar. - Today’s prompt is: Love potions should be illegal, and the use of them should be severely disciplined and litigated.…
 
- In Chapter 17 of Half-Blood Prince, Dumbledore tells Harry that Slughorn is withholding an important memory about young Voldemort. Now, Harry is meant to figure out how to get the memory from a very reluctant Slughorn. - Today’s prompt is: What magic is involved in tampering with a memory in the way that Slughorn does? - This episode is hosted by…
 
- In Chapter 16 of Half-Blood Prince, the winter holidays are underway and involve more political intrigue than Harry is used to. - Today’s prompt is: Is Harry unfairly harsh on Scrimgeour? What more should or could the Ministry be doing to fight Voldemort? - This episode is hosted by Geoff Hutton. - Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social m…
 
- In Chapter 15 of Half-Blood Prince, Slughorn's Christmas party causes even more romantic upset among the Hogwarts students. After being unceremoniously kicked out for party-crashing, Draco is cornered by Snape; Harry overhears their suspicious conversation. - Today’s prompt is: Tell us how the Rotfang Conspiracy is "working to bring down the Mini…
 
- In Chapter 14 of Half-Blood Prince, readers see that there are no differences between muggle and wizard teenagers when it comes to relationship drama and crushes. Harry pretends to slip Ron Felix Felicis before a Quidditch game, much to Hermione's displeasure. - Today’s prompt is: In what Muggle situation might Felix Felicis be useful for you? - …
 
- In Chapter 13 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry and Dumbledore use the pensieve once again. This time, they visit Dumbledore's memory of the orphanage where Voldemort grew up. - Today’s prompt is: The Pensieve is able to show Dumbledore's memory as "both rich in detail and satisfyingly accurate" due to his mental acuity and perceptiveness. Discuss. - T…
 
- In Chapter 12 of Half-Blood Prince, Hermione questions the suspicious potions textbook Harry found. On the way back from Hogsmeade, Katie Bell is seriously injured by a cursed object; no one knows where she got it from. - Today’s prompt is: Is Fred and George's style of invention, including pranks that often cause bodily harm, any different or be…
 
On Episode 356 we discuss... → Dementor RAs → These books aren't here for romance → Nothing happens in the chapter... Except the most important inciting incident → Molly & Arthur/Lucius & Narcissa: ying and yang on judgments → Amos Diggory: the world's most annoying helicopter parent → The Weasleys might be unknowingly rich in Muggle money…
 
- In Chapter 11 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry - Gryffindor Quidditch Captain - hosts tryouts. During the tense event, Hermione does something uncharacteristic. - Today’s prompt is: Was Hermione right to Confund Cormac? - This episode is hosted by Princess Jhode Datu. - Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPo…
 
- In Chapter 10 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry and Dumbledore use the pensieve to learn about Voldemort's past. - Today’s prompt is: Was the Ministry negligent in leaving the clearly abused Merope on her own after arresting her father and brother? - This episode is hosted by Amy Hogan. - Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by…
 
- In Chapter 9 of Half-Blood Prince, the first day of term proves to be more interesting than usual. In the back of a cabinet, Harry finds a heavily-annotated potions textbook that helps him impress Slughorn. - Today’s prompt is: How did Snape's Potions book end up in the classroom cupboard, and, considering its annotations, why did no one else eve…
 
- In Chapter 8 of Half-Blood Prince, Hogwarts students enjoy their welcome feast as Dumbledore announces Slughorn as the new Potions professor. Snape, to Harry's horror, will now be teaching Defense Against the Dark Arts. - Today’s prompt is: Is Snape more suited to being a Potions teacher or Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher? - This episode is…
 
- In Chapter 7 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry thinks Draco could be a Death Eater. On the Hogwarts Express, he eavesdrops on the Slytherin's compartment. - Today’s prompt is: Why are Ron and Hermione so unwilling to believe Harry's suspicion that Draco might be a Death Eater? - This episode is hosted by Marica Laing. - Join in the conversation on Mugg…
 
- In Chapter 6 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry, Hermione, and the Weasleys go back-to-school shopping in Diagon Alley and see first-hand how the war is changing things. - Today’s prompt is: What motivates Narcissa Malfoy to behave so confrontationally toward Harry given that Voldemort is putting her son's life on the line? - This episode is hosted by B…
 
- In Chapter 5 of Half-Blood Prince, Harry catches up with Ron and Hermione at the Burrow where he is staying until the start of term. - Today’s prompt is: Is Molly, Ginny, and Hermione's intolerance of Fleur based solely on her behavior, or on their own insecurity, jealousy, or idea of what intelligence looks like? - This episode is hosted by Prin…
 
On Episode 355 we discuss... → Check out episode 285 http://alohomorapodcast.com/episode-285-food-why-would-you-eat-that/ → Why a school for children has a dungeon → The wizard American library might be in the New York Public Library → How many deaths are worth the answer to a question → Downton Abbey House-elf style → snake poop → Gremlins & Tamag…
 
- In Chapter 4 of Half-Blood Prince, Dumbledore brings Harry along on his visit to Horace Slughorn, hoping the allure of Harry's fame will convince the man to accept a teaching position at Hogwarts. - Today’s prompt is: Did Slughorn's influence or lack thereof contribute to the fact that many Slug Club members became Death Eaters? - This episode is…
 
- In Chapter 3 of Half-Blood Prince, Dumbledore retrieves Harry from Privet Drive. While there, he chastizes the Dursleys for their treatment of Harry over the years. - Today’s prompt is: Why did Dumbledore wait until now to confront the Dursleys for their mistreatment of Harry? - This episode is hosted by Geoff Hutton. - Join in the conversation o…
 
- In Chapter 2 of Half-Blood Prince, Narcissa Malfoy visits Snape at his home against Voldemort's orders. Snape agrees to make an Unbreakable Vow with her, promising to protect Draco. - Today’s prompt is: Making an Unbreakable Vow reflects a lack of trust and a disregard for another's life - therefore, should it be classified as Dark Magic? - This …
 
Thanks for Listening to Season 2, Episode 24 of Dialogue Alley! In this episode, Erik, Carly, and Melanie discuss: News: Erik got a new Box Set! New Vera Bradley Pattern. Exclusive Ollivander Funko! Main Topic: Fourth episode of a 5 part series that examines amazing box sets. This episode features the 20th Anniversary Set of Slovak books! Translati…
 
- In Chapter 1 of Half-Blood Prince, the Muggle Prime Minister meets with Cornelius Fudge who introduces the wizard accompanying him as Rufus Scrimgeour, the new Minister of Magic. The three of them discuss the war happening between Voldemort and the rest of the wizarding world. - Today’s prompt is: Should wizards help Muggles with problems that co…
 
- In Chapter 38 of Order of the Phoenix, the Ministry admits that Voldemort has returned and Harry returns to the Dursleys for the summer to ponder about the mysteries of ghosts. - Today’s prompt is: What is the process of becoming a ghost? Must the choice be made while still alive or upon one's death? How is the choice offered? - This episode is h…
 
- In Chapter 37 of Order of the Phoenix, Dumbledore reveals the truth to Harry, explaining how the young wizard's fate is intertwined with Voldemort's. - Today’s prompt is: What single piece of information did Dumbledore withhold in this conversation that he should have told Harry? Or did he give exactly the right amount of information? - This epis…
 
- In Chapter 36 of Order of the Phoenix, Harry attempts to cast an Unforgivable Curse on Bellatrix and finds himself incapable of doing it. Ultimately, Voldemort himself shows up and Ministry officials watch as Dumbledore forces the evil wizard to flee. - Today’s prompt is: Knowing Harry successfully casts the Cruciatus Curse two years later, why i…
 
**Please note that in this episode, the illustrator, Mila Launis, is sometimes mistakenly referred to as she/her. This is an honest and unintentional error, as the illustrator is, in fact, a male. Please accept our apologies!** Thanks for Listening to Season 2, Episode 23 of Dialogue Alley! In this episode, Erik, Carly, and Melanie discuss: News: W…
 
- In Chapter 35 of Order of the Phoenix, Death Eaters ambush Harry and his friends at the Ministry; fortunately, members of the Order of the Phoenix arrive. Bellatrix engages in a duel with Sirius, sending him flying through a mysterious veil that consumes and kills him. - Today’s prompt is: What is the veil, where did it come from, and what does t…
 
- In Chapter 34 of Order of the Phoenix, Harry, Ron, Hermione, Neville, Ginny, and Luna fly to London on thestrals. The group intends to enter the Ministry of Magic to save Sirius, but finds themselves in a maze of rooms in the Department of Mysteries. - Today’s prompt is: Each room in the Department of Mysteries studies some abstract concept (eg.,…
 
- In Chapter 33 of Order of the Phoenix, Hermione tricks Umbridge into the Forbidden Forest. Once there, the evil Headmistress takes the opportunity to gleefully insult the centaurs, resulting in her capture and abduction. - Today’s prompt is: Is it out of character for Hermione to disrespect centaurs by using them for her own purposes? Why does he…
 
Thanks for Listening to Season 2, Episode 22 of Dialogue Alley! News: Harry Potter Translation Wiki is no longer run by PotterGlot, Armenian book 5 Main Topic: Audio books! Translation of the Show: Special Audio Book Edition! Hosted by: Carly @alltheprettybooks on Instagram Erik @knockturnerik on Instagram Melanie @theharrypottercollection on Insta…
 
- In Chapter 32 of Order of the Phoenix, the trio believes that Sirius is in danger and begins enacting a plan to leave Hogwarts and save him. - Today’s prompt is: What is it about Harry, or about Neville and Luna, that makes them so willing to follow him on his rescue mission of a man they know only as a mass murderer? - This episode is hosted by …
 
- In Chapter 31 of Order of the Phoenix, the fifth years are taking their O.W.L.s when Umbridge goes on a power trip, firing Hagrid and physically assaulting McGonagall. That night, Harry dreams that Sirius is being tortured. - Today’s prompt is: Given what we see of the practical magic performed for OWLs, is a Hogwarts education actually good prep…
 
- In Chapter 30 of Order of the Phoenix, Hagrid introduces Harry and Hermione to his half-brother, Grawp, who is an - albeit rather small - giant. - Today’s prompt is: Many believe that Grawp is not necessary to the story. What would change if he were not included? - This episode is hosted by Steph Martin. - Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s …
 
- In Chapter 29 of Order of the Phoenix, Harry receives career advice from Professor McGonagall. - Today’s prompt is: Is on-the-job training sufficient for wizarding careers, or should there be further education? - This episode is hosted by Geoff Hutton. - Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPotter…
 
- In Chapter 28 of Order of the Phoenix, Umbridge replaces Dumbledore as Head of Hogwarts causing the students - largely under Fred and George's leadership - to rebel. - Today’s prompt is: Snape is the only known victim of the Marauders' bullying. Why was he their target? - This episode is hosted by Bailey Alfaro. - Join in the conversation on Mugg…
 
- In Chapter 27 of Order of the Phoenix, Marietta Edgecombe rats out Dumbledore's Army to Umbridge causing a domino effect of repercussions that results in Dumbledore leaving Hogwarts. - Today’s prompt is: What makes a Patronus Charm so difficult, and how does Harry manage to teach a group of underage wizards to cast it successfully? - This episode…
 
Thanks for Listening to Season 2, Episode 21 of Dialogue Alley! In this episode, Carly and Erik have a guest: Brock! Listen as they discuss the amazing Basque Translation of Philosopher's Stone, including information that Brock learned during an interview with the translator! News: New Books, An Asturian sold, and Brock has a cool Instagram Series.…
 
- In Chapter 26 of Order of the Phoenix, Hogwarts continues its descent into chaos under Umbridge's rule when she outlaws The Quibbler and fires Professor Trelawney. Harry has another disturbing dream from Voldemort's point of view. - Today’s prompt is: Is Umbridge's ban on The Quibbler the most convincing evidence of its truth, and/or is there a p…
 
- In Chapter 25 of Order of the Phoenix, the reality of Voldemort's return begins to escalate as several Death Eaters escape from Azkaban. Rita Skeeter interviews Harry about seeing the Dark Lord resurrected. - Today’s prompt is: Is Rita Skeeter brave to publish Harry's story, including naming Death Eaters? What drives her to take that risk? - This…
 
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