In the final episode of season two, Vanessa and Casper pull out a few key insights from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. They evaluate the evolution of Harry's character, compare Lockhart to a Shakespearean protagonist, and talk about the importance of paying attention to ghosts. Throughout the episode they come back to ideas about liberation, marginalization, and belonging.
This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Casper. Be sure to check out our season three crowdfunder at harrypottersacredtext.com.
Alcohol companies and brewers are rolling out vegan, gluten-free, low-and no-alcohol drinks. Wall Street Journal London reporter Saabira Chaudhuri says the moves aim to satisfy consumers' growing preferences for healthier and more natural products.