THAT’S RIGHT NERDS, we made an episode about the holy grail of YA fantasy series. BUT instead of just talking about the Harry Potter series (booooriiiiinnnngggg) we decided to wax nostalgic about some of our favorite creations that have sprung from the potterverse and its amazing and vast fandom. We’re talking Puppet Pals, Wizard People Dear Reader, Wizard Rock, and A Very Potter Musical. Like lots of you, HP was our first serious relationship with a fandom so we are feeling like GOLDEN GODS in this ep. Thanks for sharing it with us!
As always: SPOILERS FOR EVERYTHING. Please note that while we cover YA books this is in actual fact a podcast intended for adults. There will be adult language used while we discuss adult themes. We recommend a minimum listener age of 16, but what the heck do we know?! Use your judgement.
Here we are on our way to the Chestertown, MD Harry Potter festival a few years ago dressed as Tonks and Draco!
Here are the fan phenomenons we talked about in the show:
CORRECTION: As you can see here, Neville is in fact played by a butternut squash.
Wizard People Dear Reader https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u981JhkK46o
Harry and the Potters http://harryandthepotters.com
Now, please enjoy these photos of teenage Shelby hanging out with Harry and the Potters:
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Here’s Darcy on a recent visit!
FEATURED FAN ART:
UptheHill’s amazing outside canon fan art makes us cry with joy:
JUST A HEADS UP: Leaky Con is sold out, so we’ll just go pick mandrakes I guess!! If any of you are going and want to come on the pod and tell us all about it, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And here are the other podcasts, etc. that we shouted out in the ep:
- Hollywood Crime Scene recapped the new Versace show, starring darling of the potterverse, Darren Criss.
- Unspoiled! Harry Potter
- Harry Potter and the Sacred Text
- The Potterotica Podcast
- PUFFS the Musical
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