Note: We discuss sexual assault and suicidal ideation in this episode. If these topics are something you want to avoid, we understand. Here's a funny picture of a walrus to hold you over until next week.
Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of, "unity" in chapter seventeen of, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." This week we ask: Why is Snape in the back room? Why is Ron so mad? Why can’t Hagrid wave hello? Our philosophical question this week is: When is the dissolution of difference worthwhile for the sake of unity?
Next week we're reading chapter eigtheen, The Weighing of the Wands, through the theme of glory. Unfortunately, the episode will be out a day late, so look out!
Two big things coming in March: Our show in Holyoke, MA, and our annual crowdfunder.
Rob Sheffield, author of the new book Dreaming the Beatles, explains why the Fab Four will be relevant forever
In a matter of days, the 12 jurors will be seated, the lawyers will make their opening statements, and the murder trial of Justin Ross Harris will begin.