Nielsen and Panoply Media Introduce First Audience Targeted Podcast Marketplace Learn more
33 Min Released Nov 29, 2016

Attraction: Gilderoy Lockhart (Book 2, Chapter 6)

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.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

(Re)reading Harry Potter as a sacred text

Go To Show Page

More Episodes

Episode 6: Texas SB25 & The Republican War on Reproductive Rights

Big Time Dicks

Joanna and Prachi discuss CPAC and the onslaught …

43 Min

Mar 3, 2017

Psychic Faith

The Grift

A fraud is lurking on most every block of most every city and town, all over the world: the psychic.

29 Min

May 23, 2017

Magnetar Capital, BlackRock Bet on the Quants

WSJ MoneyBeat

First, MoneyBeat's look at quants continues with Rob Copeland discussing Magnetar Capital's billion-dollar quantitative effort to buck the hedge-fund massacre waylaying its peers. Then, Sarah Krouse talks about BlackRock's new advertising system that uses sentiment analysis from Twitter to help determine when to advertise specific funds.

18 Min

May 25, 2017