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The Elixir of Life: A Harry Potter Podcast

Jul 17, 2019

One of the most fascinating aspects of the magical world is the sentient photographs and portraits. Even Harry was captivated by the Hogwarts paintings. But how does it work? What makes a magical moving photograph different than a talking portrait? In this episode we explore these and other queries.


Jul 11, 2019

Professor Flitwick may be a tertiary character but he’s full of personality. From his unbridled enthusiasm and enjoyment of umbrellaed drinks to his lesser known magical fighting skills there is much more than meets the eye. Join Lauren and Alex to celebrate this underrated Hogwarts teacher.


Jul 4, 2019

In the style of Pokemon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the latest mobile game from the magical world. Of course Alex and Lauren had to give it a try. In this week's episode tune in to hear detailed info on game play, cameos, and how it compares to the other HP mobile games in the lineup.


Jun 26, 2019

The Harry Potter series is chock-full of exciting, serious, suspenseful, and even sad moments. It's easy to overlook all the happy happenings throughout the story but they are there nonetheless. This week Lauren is joined by special guest, Camilla, to discuss their top seven (non-ranked) happy moments from Harry Potter...


Jun 19, 2019

Through most of his early years the only father figure Harry knew was mean, abusive, and narrow minded. Did things get better for him after he entered the magical world? Lauren and Alex talk about the major father figures that influence Harry during his life and time at school.