“MuggleCast” Episode 319: “Jacob” Now Available!

The No-Maj Jacob is the center of attention this week, as our Fantastic Beasts in-depth character discussions continue. While Andrew travels cross-country, join Eric and Micah for this two-man show dedicated to everyone’s favorite baker.

On Episode 319, you will find discussion on:

  • It’s a two-man show with Andrew traversing the country
  •  But he does make a pit-stop at a very interesting restaurant
  • Listeners give their feedback on last week’s Queenie discussion
  • The Cursed Child has been filmed! It’s not what you think…
  • On the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, JKR apologizes for another character death!
  • Fantastic Beasts Character Discussion: Jacob Kowalski
  • The heart of the film and our first major, non-magical character
  • What is Jacob’s role in the Quartet?
  • We discuss how he humanizes Newt and his relationship with Queenie
  • Why take Jacob on a ride of a lifetime only to have it taken away at the end of the movie?
  • What does he truly remember?
  • How will Jacob factor into the next film? Is he vulnerable? Can he be used against Newt?
  • Dueling Club: No-Maj edition

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Running time: 1:14:12, 44.5 MB

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.