MuggleCast Podcast

Episode #252 – Hufflepuff’s Hobbit Hole

Hosted by Andrew Sims, Micah Tannenbaum, Eric Scull, Selina Wilken

April 23, 2012

The latest episode of MuggleCast has arrived! Join us as we discuss the latest Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling news stories, and go inside Pottermore to discuss new writing by Rowling.

– J.K. Rowling announces The Casual Vacancy.
– Will the Harry Potter fandom morph into the J.K. Rowling fandom because of her upcoming book?
– What can we gather from The Casual Vacancy synopsis? Title?
– We analyze Parish Counsels – yep, we’re already going in depth on the book.
– J.K. Rowling speaks about the Harry Potter Encyclopedia in a way she hasn’t before – is it news?
– Pottermore finally opens to the public, but lacks the “grand opening” excitement it once had.
– We discuss two new aspects written by JKR: Ghost Plots and the Hufflepuff Common Room.
– Jo continues to unintentionally put down Hufflepuffs.
– Will The Casual Vacancy grow J.K. Rowling’s reader base?
– Will adult readers decide to start reading Harry Potter after The Casual Vacancy?
– Plus for our other podcasts: Game of Owns, Hunger Games Chat, and more.