MuggleCast Podcast

Episode #250 – J.K. Rowling’s New Testament

Hosted by Andrew Sims, Micah Tannenbaum, Eric Scull, Laura Thompson, Ben Schoen

March 2, 2012

The latest episode of our Harry Potter podcast has arrived! Join Eric, Micah, Ben, Laura and myself for this landmark installment where we discuss the BIG stories happening in the Potter fandom and more!

– Ben and Laura join Andrew, Micah, and Eric for our 250th episode!
– J.K. Rowling has announced that she’ll be releasing a new book later this year.
– What do we think the genre will be? We look at the clues.
– NewBookCon, NewBook Theme Park, and NewBookCast area already in the works.
– Laura, living in Costa Rica, learns of Jo’s new book via Toucan.
– A book on 16th Century Basket making could be sold by Jo, says Eric.
– Pottermore is shutting down and will be replaced by NewBookMore.
– Bloomsbury will publish illustrated versions of the seven books. Silly? Smart? Could they reveal new information?
– Harry Potter wins no Academy Awards – ever. We discuss if it even matters, and why this happened.
– Harry, Voldemort, Dumbledore, and Snape chime in on the issue as well.
– Harry Potter Wizards Collection has been announced. Is it worth the enormous price tag?
– E-mails address Slughorn and Felix Felicis, muggle objects not working at Hogwarts, and more.
– In Chicken Soup, a listener shows us his true commitment to the show!