“Promptly Potter” Episode 128: “Snapping Your Fingers Like Thanos”

– In Chapter 34 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry, Ron, Hermione, Neville, Ginny, and Luna fly to London on Thestrals. The group intends to enter the Ministry of Magic to save Sirius, but they find themselves in a maze of rooms in the Department of Mysteries.

– Today’s prompt is “Each room in the Department of Mysteries studies some abstract concept (e.g., love, time, death). What might be studied in the rooms we don’t see?”

– 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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