MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

PotterCast 130: The One with J.K. Rowling

PotterCast
Posted by: Melissa
December 18, 2007, 07:27 AM


And it's here! J.K. Rowling is on PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast! Aggggh! This is part one of her appearance; the rest will be up next week. We'll have a transcript up as soon as we can.

To listen, subscribe via iTunes (subscribers, hit "Update this Podcast" if you don't see it right away), or grab it via direct download, or just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->.

Show info:

J.K. Rowling comes to PotterCast! This is just part one - make sure to tune in next week for part two!

In this landmark show we talk about:

-The morals of Beedle the Bard
-Who was right about Horcri?
-Who made the first Horcrux?
-Creating a Horcrux vs. splitting the atom
-Will Jo tell us how to create a Horcrux?
-The things that made her editor look like she wanted to vomit
-The Scottish Book and its potential date of publication
-Baby pictures for the Dawlish entry
-Dumbledore and homosexuality in the wizarding world
-The recklessness and blindness that comes with love
-Madam Hooch fanfic
-Is Harry kinda not really a Horcrux?
-Was Harry the not-so-much-a Horcrux damaged in CoS??
-The pain in Harry's scar explained in more detail
-Dumbledore's "in essence divided" spell
-Neville. Just Neville. The Boy it Could Have Been.
-Matthew Lewis as Cormac McLaggen?
-Thrice defying the Dark Lord explained
-The missing 24 hours, and how Dumbledore found out what happened in Godric's Hollow
-"You either get to be right, or you get more stories!"
-"I've got a bit of a problem with this myself...maybe they've got a point."
-How the Scottish Book would be laid out, and more info about what will be in it
-"It's about doing the absolute definitive, giving people everything guide."
-Hannah Abbott's backstory: Muggleborn or pureblood? And running the Leaky Cauldron
-The Web site and the WOMBATs - are there more WOMBATs? The secret agenda that got book seven info online.
-Jo: "I win!"
-The Trio: Did they graduate Hogwarts?
-Hogwarts graduation traditions, and Jo's feelings on not writing a ceremony

Don't forget to tune in next week!

RT: 49:10
Edited by Superhero Stede Bonnett

With special thanks to Rosi for being our Brit voice, and Fiddy for putting up with all manner of craziness.
Leaky theme song by Brad Mehlenbacher of Draco and the Malfoys

Podcast Alley
Digg
Terminus 2008

Direct download (22 MB).
Direct download low-bandwidth (6 MB).

Remember you don't need an iPod to listen. Listen easily on iTunes, which you can download and install here, by clicking here to listen, or you can just use the streaming Flash player at PotterCast.com or just on the right side of this page. Discussion of the PotterCast is right here. Enjoy!

Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent PotterCast News

402 Comments

SamKamHPFan
Posted by SamKamHPFan on December 18, 2007, 09:37 AM report to moderator
TeeNa
Posted by TeeNa on December 18, 2007, 09:38 AM report to moderator
Angela
Posted by Angela on December 18, 2007, 09:44 AM report to moderator
Pinefresh
Posted by Pinefresh on December 18, 2007, 09:46 AM report to moderator
Karina
Posted by Karina on December 18, 2007, 09:49 AM report to moderator
billywig_99
Posted by billywig_99 on December 18, 2007, 09:58 AM report to moderator
Brittney
Posted by Brittney on December 18, 2007, 10:04 AM report to moderator
Nunis
Posted by Nunis on December 18, 2007, 10:12 AM report to moderator
Jules
Posted by Jules on December 18, 2007, 10:12 AM report to moderator
Prongs
Posted by Prongs on December 18, 2007, 10:15 AM report to moderator
Marianne
Posted by Marianne on December 18, 2007, 10:15 AM report to moderator
Becca
Posted by Becca on December 18, 2007, 10:16 AM report to moderator
roonwit
Posted by roonwit on December 18, 2007, 10:21 AM report to moderator
Marianne
Posted by Marianne on December 18, 2007, 10:22 AM report to moderator
John Dawlish
Posted by John Dawlish on December 18, 2007, 10:23 AM report to moderator
You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

Finding Hogwarts
PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps

Scribbulus Essay Project

Issue 28 - Jul. 2014

Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
See more over at Scribbulus!
Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!

Guess That Book

The Potters smiled and waved at Harry and he stared hungrily back at them, his hands pressed flat against the glass as though he was hoping to fall right through it and reach them. He had a powerful kind of ache inside him, half joy, half terrible sadness