Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of attraction in chapter six of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. They discuss their schoolyard crushes, Ron's malfunctioning wand, and a metaphorical interpretation of the mandrake plant. Throughout the episode they consider the question: Where do we draw the distinction between healthy and unhealthy attraction?
This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Life After. This week's voicemail is thanks to Cindy Phippen.
Rob Enderle, principal analyst of the Enderle Group, weighs in on what Facebook's record third quarter means for the company as it beats all earnings expectations and officially crosses the threshold into over 1.5 billion users.