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Hogwarts Radio: Harry Potter podcasting since 2008

Hogwarts Radio is a general entertainment HARRY POTTER podcast dedicated to discussing all things about J.K. Rowling's wizarding world! Tune in each episode to hear passionate fans just like you discuss the latest developments on the new 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them' film series, and SO MUCH MORE!
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Jun 17, 2018
  • We're back for Episode 199 of our FANTASTIC Harry Potter podcast!
  • Kelsey Cooper guest hosts with us this week.
  • Pottermore releases a new feature titled: "Things you might not have known about Draco Malfoy"
  • The Malfoy's were connected to MUGGLE Royalty! King William I was responsible for giving the Malfoy ancestors their manor! 
  • Unconventional heroes of the Wizarding World
  • How does Newt's journey differ from Harry's?
  • Cursed Child wins big at the Tony's. We'll tell ya all about it!
  • The Lupin Paradox with the Marauders Map.
  • Random Potter Fact, and an inspirational quote from J.K. Rowling wraps up this chapter of Hogwarts Radio! 
  • BLOOPERS make their return at the end of the episode!
Jun 10, 2018
  • Tylor Starr from the Protego Foundation and Chickpeeps podcast joins the panel this week!
  • What current campaigns is The Protego Foundation running?
  • Sign the petition for Vegan Butterbeer!
  • What does Hogwarts smell like?
  • We go over the different common rooms and popular classrooms
  • The hosts agree, the prefect’s bathroom smells like LUSH exploded.
  • Updates to the Forbidden Journey ride in Orlando and Universal leaks a new experience coming this summer.
  • Sean Mendes reveals he is a HUGE Harry Potter fan on Carpool Karaoke
  • Daniel Radcliffe returns to Broadway this fall!
  • Is the power of the resurrection stone real?
  • When Dumbledore was wearing Tom Riddle’s ring, could he see his deceased family?
Jun 3, 2018
  • Congratulations to Matthew Lewis and Angela Jones on getting married this past weekend! 
  • Screenplay cover art for Crimes of Grindelwald released! 
  • We break down all the symbols and what they all mean!
  • The design is so symmetrical! Is this significant to the plot of the movie?
  • Behind the Scenes of Fantastic Beasts: The Blind Pig
  • Speakeasy goblins, now we've seen it all! 
  • J.K. Rowling updates her site and confirms she's working on Fantastic Beasts 3!
  • Was Tom Riddle ever able to cast a patronus?
  • You're given the ability to do magic for a day, what do you do?
May 28, 2018
  • TADA! We're here for another week of FANTASTIC Harry Potter podcasting!
  • Kim and Felicia from the Harry Potter Revisited podcast join us this week. 
  • Is there a Miss Wizarding World contest? What could contestants be judged on?
  • Universal Studios Japan launches a new night parade complete with a Harry Potter feature.
  • WWoHP gets in on the Summer fun with an all new experience including new food dishes, wizarding world apparel, and light show on the castle itself!
  • Harry Potter returns to cable TV this Summer. 
  • We break down Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration.
  • Would you trust Hagrid with your life?
  • Avada Kedavra, Amortentia, Imperio makes its return along with THIS or THAT!
May 20, 2018
  • The Hogwarts Radio crew assembles and feels nostalgic for the WWoHP theme park.
  • What are some of our favorite things to do there?
  • What is the first thing we do when we enter the park?
  • New Potter Funko Pops! Are coming this summer!
  • AND THANK GOD!!!! FINALLY! WE HAVE TWO COLORS OF LOCKHART’S ROBES!
  • We get images of the new Lego Potter sets as well. Which one do we like the best?
  • What moment from the series do we wish we could relive again?
  • What makes for a powerful witch or wizard?
  • And we answer the ultimate question, Books or Potter boys.
May 13, 2018
Apr 29, 2018
  • There and back again, a Hogwarts Radio tale, jk... Rowling.
  • Speaking of Jo, she's been hanging out with Ilvermony Professors in NYC.
  • Verne Troyer passes away at age 49. We are incredibly saddened by this news.
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is released and now we don't have money or a social life... or life... thanks.
  • What are some of our favorite gameplay moments?
  • Any frustrations so far?
  • The premise of the game is the same even though we might take different paths to reach the same conclusion.
  • Voicemails return!
  • New 'Crimes of Grindelwald' footage shown at Cinemacon. 
  • Could Dumbledore be teaching a DADA club?
  • Young Newt is revealed.
  • What's the Point of Using Broomsticks when you can just Apparate to your Desired Location?
  • Is the Hogwarts Express only used as a student bonding experience?
  • Which house would we place Jessica Williams in? 
  • Our guest this week is Marissa Osman and she has HARRY POTTER SCENTED CANDLES! 
Apr 22, 2018
  • Hogwarts Radio hosts, ASSEMBLE!
  • Goblet of Fire illustrated edition is pushed to Fall 2019 and we're not even mad.
  • Cursed Child officially opens TODAY in NYC.
  • Emma Watson reunites with Matt Dave Lewis and Tom Felton. It's all smiles and our hearts are warm!
  • Terrance gets a response from J.K. Rowling on Twitter and we discuss speaking up against online trolls!
  • We are looking for another permanent host to the show!
  • Which character/story/place remained underdeveloped that you wish featured more in the books?
  • Our minds are blown with the mention and NAMES of the other Wizarding Schools!
  • Of course we want to know more about the Department of Mysteries! Who doesn't?
  • Wandlore was another huge thing we didn't learn a lot about.
  • Walt Disney is a Hufflepuff!
Apr 15, 2018
  • We kick off this week’s episode Introducing Gretchen Roesch as a permanent addition to our family!

  • NEW Scholastic covers for the 20th anniversary!

  • We have an unauthorized preview of the Hogwarts Mystery game! 

  • Is the gameplay what Potter fans wanted?

  • Hidden gems and Easter Eggs galore! 

  • Why was there such a weak lock on the third floor corridor?

  • Which scene in the series affected us the most?

  • Some really WTF names for books in the Wizarding World

  • Which house would ‘The Rock’ be in?

Apr 1, 2018

Coming up on this week’s episode wow what a great panel! We’re  in studio with Luke Hogan from The Podcast That network, and Kim Fritz from Harry Potter Revisited. There’s a lot happening with Harry Potter and the cursed Child in NYC, we’ll talk about their amazing first week. Also, we’ll dive into how Narcissa was able to lie to Voldemort in Deathly Hallows without him noticing. What if Harry Potter was sorted into Slytherin, and some of the worst jobs in the wizarding world. It’s all coming up next on Hogwarts Radio 190.

Mar 25, 2018
  • We’re back for an abbreviated show this week!
  • Special guest Roxy joins us! 
  • Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay will be available in book format this fall!
  • Trouble brewing at Pottermore…
  • What needs to change over at Pottermore and what do we want to see?
  • The magic of Walt Disney vs. J.K. Rowling
  • Who tells the better stories?
  • The stories we love the most, live in us forever! 
  • Celebrity sorting hat Disney princess edition!
Mar 18, 2018
  • It’s our second episode in just a few days! We’re back with more Wizarding World and Fantastic Beasts discussion.

  • What a wonderful panel this week Dana from RealFoodWithDana.com is back along with Luke from The Podcast That network, and Erin & Adriana from Accio Politics!

  • A new logo for the Wizarding World is released with the teaser trailer of… the teaser trailer. LOL.

  • We talk about what this means for the brand — refresh or complete rebrand. 

  • Is the removal of J.K. Rowling’s name absolving her of any responsibility?

  • A theory on why Dumbledore can’t face Grindelwald: it solidifies that he is the true master of the elder wand since Albus killed Ariana, but how did she end up as an elder wand master?

  • Our trailer discussion continues with a few points we didn’t make on last episode.

  • Side note: Tom Riddle was born in 1926 which means he is already at the orphanage.

  • Ok, we’ll say it… DUMBLEDORE IS HOT!

  • Why is Dumbledore still getting people to do his own dirty work?

  • Do we see Beauxbatons?

  • Celebrity Social Media reaction to this trailer including some Potter alumni!

Mar 14, 2018
  • Welcome to a special edition of Hogwarts Radio! 
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald teaser trailer was released just this morning, and we're here to break it all down for you!
  • APPARATING AT HOGWARTS?!
  • Why is the Ministry of Magic looking for Newt?
  • Dumbledore is looking pretty good for someone in his 60's!
  • It's refreshing to see Hogwarts again. Our nostalgia kicks in.
  • New locations, new beasts, and other familiar faces 
  • Fun theories surround "The Secret Circus"
  • Could this just be a freak show?
  • KELPIE!
  • Some amazing never before seen magic including some Earth shattering spells!
  • On demand video of this episode on our Facebook page
Mar 14, 2018
  • Welcome to a special edition of Hogwarts Radio! 
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald teaser trailer was released just this morning, and we're here to break it all down for you!
  • APPARATING AT HOGWARTS?!
  • Why is the Ministry of Magic looking for Newt?
  • Dumbledore is looking pretty good for someone in his 60's!
  • It's refreshing to see Hogwarts again. Our nostalgia kicks in.
  • New locations, new beasts, and other familiar faces 
  • Fun theories surround "The Secret Circus"
  • Could this just be a freak show?
  • KELPIE!
  • Some amazing never before seen magic including some Earth shattering spells!
  • On demand video of this episode on our Facebook page
Mar 11, 2018
  • Things get REAL WEIRD this week.
  • Martha and Alice are joining us from The Real Weird Sisters podcast, along with Kim Fritz from the Harry Potter revisited podcast
  • Cursed Child is starting to take shape on Broadway with the Friday Forty starting soon!
  • Concerned citizens call the Essexville Public Safety Department over seeing dementors in the area! 
  • Storybook Cosmetics lands HUGE Ulta deal!
  • We debug a popular Harry Potter theory involving Draco Malfoy
  • What was the worst decision made by any of the characters?
  • Celebrity Sorting Hat and much more coming up on this week’s episode!
Mar 4, 2018
  • Welcome back to another wonderful week!
  • Answer a few quick questions to join our team to get in on all the fun.
  • Lots to discuss as we catch up on the top news stories
  • Kindle in motion releases "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them"
  • What has Daniel Radcliffe been up to since the end of Potter? 
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery pre-registration opens along with a new trailer! 
  • Many new gameplay examples with some familiar faces.
  • Wrecking Our Loaf makes a return
  • During the final sequence with Voldemort, what is Harry trying to do by telling Riddle to "show some remorse."
  • This week's discussion centers around many questions
  • Why not kill Voldemort before destroying his horcruxes to buy some time?
  • What is Dumbledore's boggart?
  • Are boggarts fatal?
  • Finally, do dark patronuses exist? 
  • Celebrity Sorting Hat brings fandoms together on this episode
  • A few appearances by a certain jedi master
Feb 25, 2018
  • Megan and Katie from Swish and Flick return! Whaddup ladies?!
  • We have special guest Kari Lewis on the show this week!
  • Kari bares a STRIKING resemblance to Emma Watson
  • How has being recognized for Emma's likeness changed Kari's life?
  • Follow her Instagram account to see what we mean.
  • An all new Lego Hogwarts set will be released later this year!
  • How does the new Hogwarts set measure up against previous ones?
  • What's wrecking our loaf this week: Why didn't James and Lily disapparate when Voldemort arrived?
  • Our main discussion this week: HORCRUXES!
  • Just how dark is this dark magic? It's... DARK.
  • Herpo the foul was the first wizard to create one, so is he still alive?
  • Is self mutilation one of the keys to creating a horcrux? Is this why Voldemort looked disgusting?
  • How are they created and destroyed?
  • Celebrity Sorting Hat this week surprises us all!
Feb 20, 2018
  • Hogwarts Radio hosts ASSEMBLE!
  • Megan and Katie from Swish and Flick join us again.
  • John Williams, composer of SS, CoS, and PoA takes home his 24th Grammy Award.
  • We dive into the craziest fan theories of the Harry Potter series
  • The Dumbledore is Death theory BLOWS OUR MIND! 
  • Dumbledore greeted Harry as an old friend at the end of DH.
  • We discuss some neat new Fantastic Beast theories about ALL NEW characters!
  • Celebrity Sorting Hat
  • "Baby One More Time" makes it's Parseltongue debut
  • Our picks of the week wrap up this edition of Hogwarts Radio! 
Feb 2, 2018
  • HogwartsRadio.com turns 10 years old today!
  • Zemmer Galpaz and Kim Fritz join us as we discuss the BIG news.
  • David Yates pointed out that Dumbledore’s sexuality not explicit in Crimes Of Grindelwald.
  • THE FANDOM IS PISSED!
  • We methodically break down why it matters to the community.
  • There has been BLATANT NEGLIGENCE in acknowledging LGBT community in any Potter publication, film, or official media channel.
  • Why does WB keep putting this topic on the back burner?
  • J.K. Rowling’s response is dismissive.
  • These fans are HURTING and are finding no comfort in a world they have trusted.
  • We have no tolerance for abuse!
  • We read various responses from all corners of the fandom.
  • What needs to happen at this point?
Dec 24, 2017
  • Merry Christmas everyone!
  • We welcome Dana Monsees as our guest host this episode! 
  • Dana is a Health Coach and Nutritionist. You can follow her work over at RealFoodWithDana.com
  • What is our favorite potion? Anyone feeling lucky?
  • AI writes the next chapter in Harry Potter.
  • RON MAGIC! 
  • Barnes and Noble year over year sales plunge because of Harry Potter.
  • Which Beasts are returning in 'Crimes of Grindelwald?"
  • Mischief on set featuring the Phelps twins! What did they do?
  • We discuss Christmas time at Hogwarts and our favorite things to see!
  • Did witches and wizards create the "Santa Clause?"
  • Terrance talks about his interesting theory about the man behind the suit!
  • Apparating Reindeer?
  • Does Santa use a Time Turner in the sleigh?
  • Can Santa get lost in the vast Floo network?
  • Our picks of the week close out this episode!
Dec 11, 2017
  • Another month gone by, and boy was it a busy one!
  • What is our favorite spell? 
  • FLIPENDO... juuuuuust kidding!
  • Lots of news to catch up on.
  • Fantastic Beasts 2 title and cast photo is released and we break it down by character.
  • Harry Potter: Wizards Unite AR game is announced and we can hardly contain our excitement!
  • Will it be as successful as Pokemon GO? What can we expect to be doing?
  • J.K. Rowling's response to the lack of response? 
  • Does this pacify the fans, or is it choosing what is EASY over what is RIGHT... we let you know!
  • Bye bye Harry Potter weekends. 
  • Celebrity House Placement: Jurassic World 2 edition.
  • Our picks of the week and MUCH MORE!
Oct 22, 2017
  • Favorite foods in the Wizarding World!
  • Now that we've made everyone hungry, it's time to DEVOUR this week's episode!
  • Cursed Child in NYC tickets go on sale.
  • Fans share their frustration with not being able to get a ticket.
  • Price gouging at it's finest.
  • For the CC bashers, why is it so important that we see this show?!
  • Who did we think was the bad guy in Chamber of Secrets when we first read it?
  • Remus, Hagrid, and Arthur. Harry's forgotten father figures
  • Was Vernon Dursley also considered a father figure?
  • Celebrity House placement
  • Picks of the week!
Oct 15, 2017
  • We're getting into Mischief this week! 
  • The cast of the Mischief Managed podcast joins us as we dive right into the week's news!
  • Terrance finally took his Pottermore Patronus quiz, and the results were... interesting!
  • HPANA celebrates 15 years, relaunches and we are beyond excited!
  • Harry Potter news updated every 60 seconds. That's down from 30 minutes in 2002!
  • Prisoner of Azkaban illustrated edition is released, and we give our thoughts on some of Jim Kay's beautiful artwork.
  • Nicolas Flamel will appear in Fantastic Beasts 2, but in what capacity?
  • Is the Sorcerers Stone the key to defeating Grindelwald?
  • What did Dumbledore really die for?
  • Why do the witches and wizards of Chocolate Frogs disappear?
  • Celebrity House Placement this week is divided! Who did we sort?
  • That meme we were talking about.
Oct 1, 2017
  • HAPPY OCTOBER! It's another wonderful Pumpkin Spice filled month! 
  • Kimberly Fritz from the Harry Potter Revisited Podcast is... revisiting us. Get it? REVISITING us? *cricket, cricket* 
  • Our show is now on iHeartRadio!
  • This week's discussion, J.K. Rowling: "I have no interest whatsoever in doing certain things that I know would be very popular with the fandom."
  • We have mixed feelings about this statement.
  • Is she "creatively" done with considering other Wizarding World projects?
  • So this means no encyclopedia, or Marauders story? 
  • Our discussion turns to Cursed Child and how the fandom felt about that.
  • Celebrity House placement this week turns into GAME OF THRONES placement! Jon Snow, Tyrion, and Daenery's Targaryen
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