“Beyond the Veil” Episode 59: “Chapter 11 – A Violent, Chaotic Sport of Delight with Anna Meriano”

Join hosts Madison and Rebecca and special guest Anna Meriano, author of the Love Sugar Magic series and the upcoming This Is How We Fly, for a discussion on the eleventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, “Quidditch.”



On this episode, we discuss…

→Limping, betrayal, and mystery: a regular weekday for Harry Potter

→Relatable Snitch on pitch feels

→Evil stepmothers and quidditch

→The murky world of gender identity

→Breaking Texan stereotypes

→Is Tumblr for old farts?

→Capturing quidditch culture

→Distraction as a tool for mental health

→The power of fandom spaces

→Tea: the second-best mental healthcare in the books

→This week’s relevant tangent: food carts and college memories

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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.