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Episode 70: December 30th, 2006

  • In order to entertain you this New Year, we discuss all of the highlights of 2006!
  • We regale one another with all the laughter, touching moments, and practical jokes we've shared.
  • Remember, ladies and gentlemen, hotels don't give out iPod fans for free in the lobby!
  • Did any of us actually fulfill our New Year's Resolutions?
  • For the billionth time, we ponder a 2007 release for Deathly Hallows.
  • The moment you've all been waiting for: the premiere of Andrew's Wizard Rock single!
  • As promised, we feature your variety remixes:
  • "What's Coming"
  • "12 Days of MuggleCast"
  • "Love Room"
  • All this and more on this special New Year's edition of MuggleCast!

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Episode 69: December 22nd, 2006

  • HOLY CRAP! Forget about Christmas, there's a Book 7 title!
  • We discuss what the "Deathly Hallows" could be.
  • Are they the remaining Horcruxes?
  • Does this title encompass the theme of the series as a whole?
  • Is there a connection with the murder of Lily and James on Halloween?
  • Will we see Book 7 in 2007 after all?
  • Micah predicts October 31st. You hear that, Jo?
  • Andrew tries to interpret Jo's HP dream.
  • Somehow this turns into analyzing life as she writes the final book.
  • We dream of each other.
  • Jamie presents a plethora of puns and jokes.
  • We each discuss what we'll be doing in the coming week to celebrate the holidays.
  • Have a happy and safe Holiday!

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Episode 68: December 17th, 2006

  • The one and only Dylan Spartz (now 100% legal) joins the show.
  • We listen and comment on a Fox 5 report concerning Laura Mallory and her appeal to have the Potter books banned from Gwinnett County schools.
  • Andrew gives us an update on his wizard rock band.
  • We delve into the world of the Hogwarts founders.
  • Did all turmoil in the wizarding world arise from poking a sleeping dragon?
  • Why would Gryffindor be friends with Slytherin?
  • What happened between them?
  • Does Hogwarts have a mind of its own?
  • How was Slytherin able to create the Chamber of Secrets without the other founders knowing?
  • Just how closely related are pureblooded wizarding families?
  • "Favorites" makes a comeback, during which Laura provides insight on her secret fondness for violence.
  • Dylan gives an inspirational quote. (Or does he...?)

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Episode 67: December 10th, 2006

  • Happy Birthday, Jamie! (You're OLD!)
  • Use extreme caution when playing in bouncy castles.
  • We put faith in our listeners, meaning we don't double-check their facts.
  • Dementors breeding? Ewwwwww.
  • How much of Draco will we see in OOTP?
  • Jamie chokes, Andrew crashes, and we can't think of an adequate tale for Ben.
  • A discussion on traitors and innocent characters leads us into some other areas of interest:
  • Is McGonagall a spy?
  • Will Ginny be used as a traitor in book 7?
  • What happens when a Horcrux is destroyed, but a fraction of it resides inside of a host?
  • Could Draco build up enough hatred to AK anyone?
  • Will Micah survive the terrible accident Kevin predicts will befall him?
  • Bill Clinton plays the saxophone?
  • We announce the winner of Andrew's listener challenge for the month of November!
  • Bloopers.

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Episode 66: December 3rd, 2006

  • We're angry!
  • Rawr!
  • WB uses a clip from Goblet of Fire in the OOTP teaser trailer.
  • Our conclusion: WB is cheap!
  • Could Ginny have seen Myrtle die through Riddle's diary?
  • Was the stone basin Dumbledore drank out of a Pensieve?
  • When will we hear from Viktor Krum again?
  • Is the goblin tiara the Horcrux from Ravenclaw?
  • What are Dementors classified as?
  • Were Luna's parents in the Order?
  • Will Harry change his Patronus?
  • How could a werewolf be killed? Would AK not work? Where would a wizard find a silver bullet?
  • How long will Harry spend at the Dursleys in Book Seven?
  • Is Luna a seer?
  • How stable is Vernon and Petunia's relationship?
  • Dudley's greatest fear: Petunia in an Unbreakable Vow?
  • An update on Robin's Challenge.
  • Crackpot Theory of the Week.

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Episode 65: November 26th, 2006

  • Andrew makes a big career-changing announcement.
  • We talk about the latest OOTP developments.
  • Eric and Micah give their thoughts on the trailer.
  • Why was Dobby left out?
  • An explanation for why they changed the writing on Harry's hand.
  • Azkaban prison's location: good or bad?
  • HBO: First glimpses of Bellatrix and Evanna Lynch in action.
  • Andrew and Kevin interview two creators of the OOTP video game.
  • Rebuttals concerning Voldemort being evil.
  • Did Snape not want to reveal his own boggart in the staffroom?
  • Why did Dumbledore have different people deliver notes to Harry in Half-Blood Prince?
  • Older listeners: reveal yourselves!
  • Dumbledore/Norris Facts.
  • Two British Jokes.
  • An update on the McDonald's challenge.

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Episode 64: November 20th, 2006

  • The co-hosts express their dismay at this very slow news week.
  • Actually, it was just MuggleNet being broken for two days.
  • Everyone discusses the trailer highlights.
  • Dumbledore being cool.
  • Snape + Harry = some awesome Occlumency scenes.
  • ...Or very bad Occlumency scenes, says Kevin.
  • Harry and Cho kiss! Teehee giggle giggle!
  • The OOTP promotional poster.
  • Main Discussion: Evil and how it relates to Voldemort in HP.
  • Do we think Voldemort is evil only because we sympathize with Harry?
  • He was born evil, so did he really have a choice to be good?
  • The hosts present real-life scenarios of bad choices people make.
  • British Joke.
  • Ben gives us a small P.O. Box Update.
  • Next week: Your OOTP game questions answered!
  • Coming soon: the return of voicemails!

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Episode 63: November 12th, 2006

  • Jo ranks #5 in top UK fan bases.
  • We don't endorse the leaking of the trailer online...
  • But feel free to purchase tickets to another movie and sit on the "Happy Feet" previews!
  • Main Discussion: The Forbidden Forest.
  • Is Hagrid the only one who goes in there?
  • Why is it "forbidden"?
  • Did it become this way because of Aragog?
  • Could Voldemort be hiding a Horcrux there?
  • Is Sirius's bike keeping the Ford Anglia company?
  • What are Aragog's kids up to?
  • The Dueling Club makes a comeback with Snape vs. Hermione!
  • First Podcast Alley, now... national elections?
  • Listener Challenge: MuggleCast-ify your local McDonald's.

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Episode 62: November 5th, 2006

  • The crew discusses the latest update to Jo's site.
  • A third title?! What could this mean?
  • Apology for the Gilmore Girls comment.
  • We figure out a new way to stay safe against criticism.
  • Listener rebuttals on Peeves.
  • Main Discussion: Luna Lovegood.
  • Is she related to Ollivander? Lupin?
  • Is she as "Loony" as everyone makes her out to be?
  • Her relationship with Harry and the comfort she provides him.
  • Considering that she does not seem to fear death, will Luna be a pivotal character in Book 7?
  • Why is she such a social outcast?
  • Is the Veil a Lethifold?
  • The Missing Day...explained?
  • Is Jo telling us something with the birthday announcements on her site?
  • Voicemails return.

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Episode 61: October 31st, 2006

  • This week we welcome you to the show with our sweet new intro.
  • Why is WB so adamant about keeping the movies 2 1/2 hours long?
  • Check out MuggleNet's new book,'s What Will Happen In Harry Potter 7.
  • Probably Prophecy! (Nudge, nudge, wink, wink!)
  • Jamie's lack of Halloween enjoyment as a child explains his bitter disposition as an adult.
  • Main Discussion: Ghosts, Poltergeists, and Ghouls, oh my!
  • How should we take Nearly Headless Nick's advice to Harry at the end of OOTP?
  • What's with the Bloody Baron, and why is he so... bloody?
  • Was the Grey Lady inspired by the ghost of Lady Jane Grey, who haunts the Tower of London?
  • Could Dumbledore get rid of Peeves?
  • Does Professor Binns know anything crucial about Voldemort?
  • Debate: Halloween is a morally vapid holiday, which encourages delinquency.
  • Andrew and Jamie vs. Micah and Laura.
  • Chicken Soup for the MuggleCast Soul.
  • Laura Mallory update.
  • British/Halloween joke.

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