“SpeakBeasty” Episode 51: “Hipster Dumbledore”
CONTENT WARNING: This episode features an at-length discussion about J.K. Rowling’s recent statement about Johnny Depp, and some of the content may be triggering to listeners who are assault or rape survivors. If this material would be triggering, we encourage you to skip the main discussion for this episode and listen to our other segments. If you or someone you know is in crisis or dealing with assault, you are not alone, and we urge you to seek help by using the hotlines mentioned at the bottom of this article.
Hosts Aurelia and Haley and guest host MuggleNet staff member Lizzie G. are here for an intense discussion on J.K. Rowling’s recent statement about Johnny Depp’s casting, a chat about the newly released photos, and to dish on German folklore.
Episode 51: Hipster Dumbledore
This time on SpeakBeasty:
→ Guest host Lizzie G. joins us!
→ “The Phoenix Register“: Straight outta the Paris sewers.
→ Eddie has legs for days.
→ Newt’s coat is the new Harry’s shirt.
→ “Albus, NO.”
→ Plot twist: Ariana lives?
→ “I’M TRYING TO BE EVIL HERE!”
→ Warner Bros. worked with her on this.
→ “This feels backward.”
→ “How did we get here in the first place?”
→ Let’s not create a hierarchy of what’s “worse.”
→ “The Newt Case”: Knecht Ruprecht!
→ German folklore is fun.
→ Did Santa use house-elves?
Podcast Question: If Haley’s theory were true, whom would you want to see as Grindelwald in the next three films?
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National Domestic Violence Hotline
RAINN (National Sexual Assault Hotline)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline