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PotterCast 208: Grim Grinning Hosts

Posted by: Edward
November 01, 2009, 12:11 AM

The spookiness of tonight continues, for the PotterCasters are here to bring you the Halloween edition of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast.  In the 208th episode, Sue gives us news on the Boston, MA leg of the Harry Potter Exhibition, an interview with actor Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Deathly Hallows spoiler report from the Weasley Wedding filming, 42 cast members on the set for filming, and more talk of the filming for the final film.  Next, Potter Pundits returns with the second half of their last discussion on Gothic elements of literature in the Harry Potter series, with a bit of a Halloween theme.  Finally, the wrap up brings the discussion to the the significance of the date, the LeakyCon Live CD, Jingle Spells 3 CD, the PotterCasters' Halloween plans, World of Warcraft Ravenclaws, and much more!

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"Grim Grinning Hosts"
  • Halloween spooky PotterCast!
  • Interview with Matt Lewis from the opening of the Harry Potter Exhibition in Boston, MA.
  • Dawlish is PWN'd once again.
  • "Now we're going to talk about House Elves."
  • Spoiler Warning!
  • Potter Pundits on Gothic elements in Harry Potter!
  • Leaky CD Shipping Information!
  • "Such a bad role model!"
  • Ravenclaw Zombies...
  • Follow our LeakyCon 2011 Twitter and become a fan on Facebook!
  • Reserve your copy of the LeakyCon Live Album now!
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Producer: John Noe

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994 Points

Wow, so soon after the last one!
Yay, though. :) Downloading right now..

Posted by Promote Elfish Welfare [*SQUEE*] on November 01, 2009, 12:22 AM report to moderator
246 Points

yay! so many pottercasts in a small time! go potter!

Posted by Loveforluna on November 01, 2009, 12:25 AM report to moderator
168 Points

Yay! What a fun way to end Halloween.

Posted by HugsForWizards on November 01, 2009, 12:49 AM report to moderator
259 Points

Listening to it right now, literally im posting this and its playing.

590 Points

Can’t wait to listen to it!

Posted by vespasian68967 on November 01, 2009, 01:22 AM report to moderator
265 Points

can never have too many pottercasts!!

Posted by sgreeter8888 on November 01, 2009, 01:33 AM report to moderator
362 Points

listening right now

Posted by lexuslovesweasleys on November 01, 2009, 01:59 AM report to moderator
146 Points

Joy is waking up to new Pottercast!!!!!!!!!!!!!
How comes so soon after last one? Not that I’m complaining.
Yippee, yippee its like xmas morning!
How sad am I? Dont care, am too busy downloading:)

Posted by finley on November 01, 2009, 06:01 AM report to moderator
36743 Points

Best Halloween treat!

Posted by simos girl {WBM} ~Lemon~ on November 01, 2009, 06:02 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

Woo gonna listen to it soon!!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on November 01, 2009, 06:03 AM report to moderator
16832 Points

WooooooT!!! I love Pottercast!!!! This is pure awesome!!!

Posted by gingersnape on November 01, 2009, 08:15 AM report to moderator
188 Points

Thanks for the show, PotterCasters! The quartet were charming as always, and the pundits were so much fun to listen to. I’m off to read some Gothic fiction in honor of the holiday!

Posted by Arithmancer on November 01, 2009, 09:04 AM report to moderator
3238 Points


Posted by phoenixes are in ravenclaw on November 01, 2009, 10:19 AM report to moderator
437 Points

Gonna listen soon! Happy Halloween! :D

Posted by LadySidi on November 01, 2009, 11:22 AM report to moderator
738 Points

Can’t wait to hear this new episode, so soon after number 207!! The Potter Pundits segment is a great new addition to the lineup.

Posted by bettb [ITC!] on November 01, 2009, 11:28 AM report to moderator
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