w/ Julia Schifini
THE WAIT IS OVER! WE'RE FINALLY COVERING A VERY POTTER MUSICAL! Julia Schifini, a big StarKid fan, joins to cover the first act with Schubes! Topics include: college improv, 2009 humor, Hufflepuffs are good finders, Mike's favorite characters, laughing at yourself, Ocean’s 11, Ghostbusters, Humanizing Voldemort, stumbling into success, Figment the Imaginary Dragon, The Fuck Bugles Snack Corner, BTS ARMY, homecoming mums, Squirt, and more!
w/ Gordon Cox
Variety's Gordon Cox, host of Stagecraft, lends his Broadway expertise to explain what it was like when Cursed Child record-setting opening, its star-studded production team, and its recent struggles. Topics include: The Lyric Theater, Former Barns, Moulin Rouge, American Idiot, The Summer Blockbuster of Broadway, pretending to know stuff in a conversation, 2Playz, The Staircase Ballet, and more!
w/ Leah Cornish
Mischief Management's Leah Cornish joins to defend Cursed Child's honor by talking Act 4 and arguing that it's actually good! Topics include: negligible negligence, Weasley Soup, a case for Ron, shower arguments, angst for breakfast, the SATs, lizard brain Harry, Paul Rudd, Ron: The Michael Scott of improv, the Defiled Conception, Rodolphus: Ultimate Cuck, Death Note, Alpius, and more!
In this intro episode of Potterless, host Mike Schubert describes why he never read the Harry Potter books as a child and the backlash he received because of it. He then describes everything he knows about the series from the 4.5 movies he has seen before he embarks on his journey from Platform 9 1/2 to read every Harry Potter novel.