29 Min Released Nov 16, 2017

Beauty: Bagman and Crouch (Book 4, Chapter 7)

Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of beauty in chapter seven of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. This week, we discuss Mr. Weasley's exoticization of muggles, Harry's generosity towards Ron, and why Fred and George gamble their whole life savings. Our question this week is: Can you disentangle beautiful things from the sometimes ugly situations (and people) that create them?

Next week we're reading chapter eight, The Quidditch World Cup, through the theme of fandom. Our voicemail this week is thanks to Emily Pickens and our sponsors is Casper.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

(Re)reading Harry Potter as a sacred text

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