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PotterCast 211: Never Be Afraid to Squee

Posted by: Edward
December 24, 2009, 05:33 PM

PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, has its holiday episode online, just in time for Christmas.  Our 211th episode starts off with the latest in Potter news, including a preview of the One Day in the Life of Daniel Radcliffe book from photographer Tim Hailand, a teaser of the Harry Potter LEGO game, a report from the Economist on the economy of the Harry Potter series, the many end of the year lists coming online, and a rundown of the recent commentary on HBP Live community screening with Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and producer David Barron.  Next, the PotterCast holiday filks are here, giving you the first part of our collection of original holiday themed Harry Potter songs.  A Christmas themed Potter Pundits follows, with a discussion on the always eventful Christmas holiday happenings from the Harry Potter novels.  Following another round of filks, the finale to Albus Severus' story at Hogwarts wraps up his first year at Hogwarts.  The final round of filks leads us into the drums where the PotterCasters discuss their Christmas plans, snow, beer, and a goodbye to Sue.

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"Never Be Afraid to Squee"
RT: 125:51
Producer: John Noe

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1420 Points

cat what to listen to it

Posted by alicia00 on December 25, 2009, 10:19 PM report to moderator
111 Points

Squee forever. Thanks Sue!

Posted by blockaderunner on December 26, 2009, 12:23 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

I’m sad :( gooodbyeee sue………………….

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on December 26, 2009, 02:13 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

Oh yeah Sue we love you billions!!!!!!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on December 26, 2009, 02:13 AM report to moderator
617 Points

I got so choked up listening to Sue’s goodbyes on the latest PotterCast. Waaah! You will be missed, Sue. PC won’t be the same without you.

I hope they will do some kind of “Best of Sue” retrospective show to honor her huge contribution to the show.

Posted by SnoopMK [WBM] on December 26, 2009, 03:20 AM report to moderator
9916 Points

NOOOOOOOO! SUE!!!!! PC won’t be the same without you!sobs
I’m almost afraid to listen to this episode now…

Posted by Owana Potter on December 26, 2009, 09:23 AM report to moderator
830 Points

Sue, I am happy for your new found adventures. You have such a life ahead of you and Leaky and PC will help you in so many of them. That being said, you will be greatly missed. Sue’s News just won’t be the same. You have been an inspiration to me on how you have lived your life. Don’t be a stranger to us here at all things Leaky.


Posted by hp fan girl on December 26, 2009, 10:13 AM report to moderator

Thanks! for the PotterCast..always look forward to each
one with great antisipation!

A thought did occure though to Freak:
The book is called One Dan in the Life of Daniel Radcliffe so it would
be about him and not just a chapter ,or two of .

Tim Hailand’s photos are wonderful ,what a honor for Dan to be the first
to be a subject of this series and a honor for Tim Hailand to have him as.
I loved Dan’s thoughts and
poetic words for each picture….he is diffinetly a writer and a poet.

Posted by Jeannine on December 26, 2009, 10:16 AM report to moderator
590 Points

Finally listened to the show. The Potter Pundits segment was awesome, as always. But the whole show was ruined by the sadness of Sue’s departure. :(

Posted by vespasian68967 on December 26, 2009, 10:19 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

I cried at the end when she announced her leaving :’(

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on December 26, 2009, 10:55 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

It has been a long run Sue… I sure will miss you… Wishing you all the best, Cheers!

Posted by Won_Two on December 26, 2009, 12:25 PM report to moderator
446 Points

I’m not sure I want to listen to this episode. Plus there’s something wrong with my itunes in my iphone. I can’t download it or find it at all.

I’m really sorry to hear that Sue is leaving, you’re always so happy and a great role model for all of us I think. I’m not gonna quit my squeeing, because thats not what you want, and it makes me and the rest of us very happy. I wish you all the best! Hugs from Sweden! <3

Posted by SannaSquee on December 26, 2009, 12:39 PM report to moderator
5439 Points

Best wishes sue! Sue…… :(. I can’t squee now!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on December 26, 2009, 01:30 PM report to moderator
3271 Points

I listened to it last night and started getting teary eyed. :( I will miss hearing your squee Sue, but I wish you all the best! Please stop by once in a while and say hi. :)

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on December 26, 2009, 06:12 PM report to moderator
3238 Points

I cried during this episode… :’(

Posted by phoenixes are in ravenclaw on December 26, 2009, 08:11 PM report to moderator
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