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The Elixir of Life: A Harry Potter Podcast

Sep 11, 2019

Tina Goldstein is one of the best examples of an American witch we see from the Wizarding World. This week’s episode is dedicated to all the things to love about Tina- from her background and childhood to what drives her to do what she does.


Sep 5, 2019

The school year plays a major role in every Harry Potter book but the summers are often the main feature of the first few chapters of the books. In this episode Alex and Lauren discuss everything about summer and back to school time for Hogwarts students- including Hogwarts letters, back to school shopping, and the...


Aug 29, 2019

In Harry’s early life, birthdays were rarely a cause for celebration. But with his newfound friendships at Hogwarts also came the experience of presents, cards and even birthday cake. This week Lauren is joined by recurring guest Camilla to discuss Harry’s birthday journey.


Aug 16, 2019

Bravery is a major theme throughout the Harry Potter series. And as we all know, brave is the best thing to be. This week, Lauren and Alex pit 12 of the bravest HP characters against each other in a head-to-head bracket tournament to determine once and for all the bravest of the brave.


Aug 8, 2019

The wizarding world is undeniably magical, both literally and figuratively. Sadly, beneath the excitement and wonder it has a dark side filled with as much prejudice as the real world. Muggle-Born wizards and Squibs both face this reality. On this week's episode Alex and Lauren discuss the similarities and differences...