“Beyond the Veil” Episode 15: “Finding Your True Self”

No matter what age you are when you discover the Harry Potter series, it has the potential to create huge ripples of change in your life. This week, we spoke with Josh Cook about how the Potter books opened up his world and helped him rediscover himself. You can listen to this episode down below or on our podcast page.



On Episode 15, we discuss…

→ Growing up “normal,” almost Dursley-ish

→ Not being allowed to read the Potter books growing up

→ Feeling dissatisfied with Dumbledore after watching the movies

→ The magic of audiobooks

→ Opening up your world with Remus Lupin, Kreacher, and more

→ Relating to Tonks, being a chameleon, and learning to be yourself

→ This week’s Whisper: some thoughts on bravery

If you have a Potter story you want to share, we’d love for you to join us as a guest on the podcast! Please fill out the form on our website. At the end of every show, we also read anonymous submissions from anyone who doesn’t want to have their name shared with their story. You can also submit anonymous stories through our website.

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Madison Ford

I’m a native Texan currently living in the Pacific Northwest with my husband and our feisty dog Ellie. I’m a poet, a reader, and I host and produce MuggleNet’s mental health Harry Potter podcast, Beyond the Veil. I love rock climbing, hiking, and searching for seashells on Oregon beaches.