“Promptly Potter” Episode 88: “Snape, Karkaroff, and Moody Walk into a Bar”

– In Chapter 31 of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the third task begins, and Harry finds himself facing terrifying obstacles within the maze. With the end in sight, Harry and Cedric Diggory agree to tie for the win and secure the victory for Hogwarts.

– Today’s prompt is “What exactly is the golden mist Harry encounters? Who created it or installed it in the maze, and what quality is it meant to challenge in the champions?”

– This episode is hosted by Steph Martin.

– 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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