“SpeakBeasty” Episode 20: “Newt Shot First”
Join Elayna, Lizzie, Michael, and Shannen or the 20th episode of SpeakBeasty! Listen for our three secret words to enter to win a Newt Scamander Funko POP! figure, hear our discussion of what constitutes canon in the Fantastic Beasts universe, and learn more about the sad cinnamon roll of a creature that is the Squonk.
Episode 20: Newt Shot First
This time on SpeakBeasty:
→ Enter our Newt Scamander Funko POP! giveaway!
→ To enter to win, listen for the three “secret words”!
→ “The Phoenix Register”: Coloring books, posters, and covers!
→ Seraphina and her EPIC purple wand.
→ Welcome to the new generation of fans.
→ Should Robert Downey, Jr. be young Dumbledore?
→ Why did the Ashwinder cross the road?
→ Newt and Charles Darwin were probably bros.
→ So. Much. Complicated. Canon.
→ Putting DVDs and paperbacks in a blender…
→ Han wasn’t the only one who shot first.
→ “The Time-Turner”: Agatha Christie (a.k.a., Gone Girl)
→ “What kind of beasts live in chalk quarries?”
→ “The Newt Case”: The Squonk!
→ Scientific names for sad cinnamon rolls.
PODCAST QUESTION: Will it blend? How do you define Harry Potter canon, and how will Fantastic Beasts fit into your personal canon?
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