“Promptly Potter” Episode 79: “You Can Have a Savior Complex or a Social Life, but You Can’t Have Both”

– In Chapter 22 of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry finally finds the courage to ask Cho Chang to the Yule Ball. To his dismay, Cho informs him she is going with another Triwizard school champion: Cedric Diggory.

– Today’s prompt is “Do enough opportunities exist for Hogwarts students to socialize, especially between Houses? Would students benefit from having more social events and extracurriculars?”

– This episode is hosted by Amy Hogan.

– Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPotter.

Promptly Potter is MuggleNet.com’s Harry Potter critical analysis podcast in which we break down questions about the novels into bite-sized pieces. Each episode explores one chapter through a single carefully curated prompt. The topics and questions covered will span a range as long as Dumbledore’s beard. From controversial and burning to absolutely ridiculous (certainly our favorite), no question is off-limits.

Our alternating hosts dive into some of the things we’ve been reeling over for two and a half decades, but here’s the catch: They have to do it in 15 minutes or less.

Get those wands at the ready because you can consider this your acceptance letter! Come with us during this year-long reread in which we explore the wizarding world. Prepare to have your mind bewitched and your senses ensnared. This is a Harry Potter critical analysis podcast like no other, but that’s merely our opinion.


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