As Valentine’s Day approaches, the Hogwarts students rejoice that the Chamber of Secrets monster seems to have ended its reign of terror, but as Harry discovers, the mystery is only just beginning. join Michael, Rosie, Alohomora! editor Patrick and guest host Mykah as they flip through the pages of “The Very Secret Diary,” chapter 13 of Chamber of Secrets
The students are back from the Christmas holidays and Harry already has an appointment scheduled with Dumbledore for the following day. In the memories he shows Harry, we learn the fate of Tom Riddle’s relatives and that Tom is looking for more information about something called a “horcrux.” Join hosts Alison and Katy, returning guest Irvin, and new guest Zoe as they dive into the pensieve to learn more about Voldemort’s past in Chapter 17 of Half-Blood Prince, “A Sluggish Memory.”
Think the intro chapters to the early books are boring and worthy of being skipped? Let us prove you wrong! Beth, Katy, Rosie and guest host Ryan explore Chapter 4 of Chamber of Secrets, “At Flourish and Blotts,” and show just how rich the text is.
When J. K. Rowling “outed” Dumbledore, it sent shock waves around the world. Now, ten years since that revelation, we explore how far the Harry Potter series has come, and how far it still has to go. Join Beth, Elayna and Michael, along with guest Shanna, as they open the closet (under the stairs) for an examination of LGBTQIA+ in Potter.