MuggleCast #196: A Place Called Petzkaban – now available!

The latest episode of our Harry Potter podcast is now available! Join Eric, Micah and me for another fun episode where we catch up on the latest Harry Potter news stories, continue our Chapter by Chapter series, respond to your e-mails, and much more:

– Andrew has a strong reaction upon hearing the Harry Potter Exhibition has only one more North America stop.
– We are putting together a new MuggleCast remix! For details on how you can contribute, visit
– This week Chapter by Chapter looks at Chapters 16 and 17 of Prisoner of Azkaban.
– The Ministry wastes no time in deciding to execute Buckbeak. We analyze their corrupt system.
– Did Buckbeak see the time traveling Harry and Hermione as Dumbledore and company approached?
– We discuss Crookshanks’ manipulation of The Whomping Willow to gain access and how this didn’t make it to the film.
– Harry’s decisions in the chapter Cat, Rat, and Dog are crucial. Why didn’t go ahead and actually kill Sirius?

All that and a LOT more can be heard by downloading! Refresh your iTunes Podcast section to get the latest episode. If you haven’t subscribed (for free), click here! No iPod or MP3 player needed! You can also visit the MuggleCast website to listen right within your browser, or to download the MP3 file to your desktop. ENJOY!

Eric S.

Eric Scull joined MuggleNet in November of 2002. Since that time, he’s presided over a number of sections, including name origins and Dear Hogwarts, but none so long as the recently revived Crazy Caption Contest. Eric is a Hufflepuff who lives in Chicago and loves the outdoors.