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Pottercast Ep 289: Gross Beer and Other Magic or the Physics, Finances, and Fundamentals of Floo Powder

May 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, Fun, Humor, News, Potter News, PotterCast

It’s been less than a month since Episode 288 and Pottercast is back with their usual brand of on-air magic, as well as a few shiny new segments you don’t want to miss-especially if you’re a Niffler. In addition to some great Fantastic Beasts talk in this episode, we get a taste of the podcast’s new structure, including the …read more!

PotterCast Episode 288 “I Need a Map”: J.K. Rowling, Grindelwald, Retcon, and What Comes next for Fantastic Beasts

Apr 28, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, J.K. Rowling, LeakyCon, News, PotterCast

A new PotterCast has arrived! Have you been counting the days since you listened to “That’s Not My Baby” waiting on the edge of your broom for the next installment? In episode 288, “I Need a Map”, Melissa, John and Frak talk more Fantastic Beasts including the ins and outs of the Johnny Depp situation …read more!

Pottercast Episode 287 “That’s Not My Baby”: Crimes of Grindelwald Deleted Scenes Unpacked

Mar 13, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Home Video / DVD, Humor, News, PotterCast

Just in time for the release of Crimes of Grindelwald on DVD and Blu-ray, Pottercast dropped a new episode dedicated to discussing a few of the deleted scenes included in the film’s digital extras. In Episode 287: “That’s Not My Baby” Melissa, John, and Frak uncrate from their Arcanus cargo deleted scenes one thru three, …read more!

Year In Review: Wizarding World Takes On Stage & Screen, Park & Page, Tech & Tour

Dec 30, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Anthony Boyle, Audio Books, Book Awards, Burke, Celebration of Harry Potter, Charity, Companion Books, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf, Events, Fandom, Fantastic Beasts, Felton, Films, Fogler, Grainger, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Book Night, Harry, A History, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jodorowsky, Kravitz, Law, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Lewis, Lumos, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, Music, News, Noma Dumezweni, Oldman, Phelps, PotterCast, Products, Quidditch Through the Ages, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Sales, Scholastic, SetReports, Sudol, Tales of Beedle the Bard, Tech, Television Programmes, Tena, Theater, Theme Park, Toys, Video Games, Warner Bros., Waterston, Watson, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

With a decade anniversary, a Broadway opening, a game release, a new novel, and a movie premiere, years don’t get too much more magical than 2018 for fans of J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World. When we took a look back at the past twelve months of news, we honestly wondered how Leaky covered each …read more!

PotterCast Episode #284, Plus New Logo & Website!

Dec 20, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Audio, Conventions, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, News, PotterCast

PotterCast has been on a roll lately, publishing weekly episodes (it’s like the early 2000s!), Patreon perks, and today the team revealed not one but FOUR new logos, plus a brand new website! In episode 284, Alexa, What is Mr. Blood? John, Melissa and Frak take listeners back to early episodes back in 2006, question Newt’s global travels in the Fantastic Beasts series (and the …read more!

PotterCast #283: “The McGonagall of it all” continues unpacking Newt’s metaphorical suitcase

Dec 17, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Opinion, PotterCast

We’re going to need something stronger than Mrs. Weasley’s household charms, useful and efficient as they may be, to unpack this suitcase.  The more we try to parse and puzzle out the questions raised by Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the more questions we have.  In episode #283: The McGonagall of it all, PotterCast …read more!

PotterCast 282: ORLY?us discusses “Fantastic Beasts: The Retcons of Grindelwald”

Nov 28, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, News, PotterCast

Did you leave the cinema after seeing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald bubbling over with zillions of issues with the film to research and debate and vent about?  Yeah, we did, too.  The second film of the five-film franchise raised more questions than it answered, to put it mildly.  The PotterCast cast, Melissa, Jon, …read more!

A new PotterCast just slithered in!

Sep 27, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, PotterCast, Trailers, Warner Bros.

PotterCast #281: Nagini came out last night. New PotterCassssssssst! ? — PotterCast (@pottercast) September 27, 2018 After brief props to Evanna Lynch for her appearance on Dancing with the Stars, it was all about the final Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald trailer. First Melissa provides some context for the trailer reveal at the VIP …read more!

PotterCast #280: Grindelwald and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Aug 08, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, LeakyCon, News, PotterCast, Trailers

PotterCast recently returned at long last, this time for an episode on the official Crimes of Grindelwald trailer! Melissa, John and Frak discuss plans to restructure their reread of the series, and promise that the show will be getting more regular. As you’ll recall from Leaky’s recent Magical Milestones timeline, PotterCast is almost thirteen years old, LeakyCon is almost ten …read more!

Magical Milestones: Celebrating J.K. Rowling & Harry Potter’s Birthdays!

Jul 31, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bloomsbury, Book Awards, Box Office, Broadway, Celebration of Harry Potter, Companion Books, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Crew Interviews, DH, DH Film, Directors, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Filmmaker Interviews, Fun, GoFFilm, GrandPre, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter:The Exhbition, Harry, A History, HBP Film, Heyman, HP Cast, HPPS/SS Film, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, JKR Interviews,, Leaky, LeakyCon, LeakyLounge, Lumos, MinaLima, Movies, News, OotP Film, PoA Film, PotterCast, Pottermore, Producers, Products, Props-Sets, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Theater, Titles, TLC Interviews, Trio Interviews, Universal Studios Japan, Warner Bros., West End, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Today marks the birthdays of J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, and to celebrate we’re bringing you a magical timeline of milestone events in the history of Harry Potter, all the way from 1996 to 2018. Throughout the timeline you’ll find interviews with J.K. Rowling, book releases, film premieres, the days we found out Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts …read more!

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