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EP 204: Why Hermion-Three is Better than Time Turners & How Ludo Could’ve Been a Great Villain


From the Milwaukee live show on June 20, 2022, it’s a different spin on Potterless. In this show, Schubes give two comedic TED Talks (FRED Talks) about 1) why his theory about what was going on in Prisoner of Azkaban was better than the actual reveal and 2) how Ludo Bagman actually could’ve been an incredible villain and not just a red herring. It’s a good time with a fun crowd! Topics include: clip Art, trademarked names, The Matrix, time travel, apologizing, Deadric Diggory, particular HP fans, timely nerds, backpacks, laughing at yourself, Severence, split versions, fan fiction, Adam Silver, planted lies, Daniel Day Lewis, Voldemort pouncing, teenage nemesis, pretzel sticks, Michael Jordan’s gambling, the sausage race, grapefruits, sass levels, the Brewers’ slide, dedication, squeaky cheese curds, The Recombobulation Area, millennial deathly hallows, Broadway, sneaker heads, yellow, snails, and more!

EP 203: What's the Best Wizarding Food/Drink?
w/ Johnny Frohlichstein


Live from Nashville on 3/3/22, Mike and Johnny are back with another bracket and holy moly is this timely since we recorded this in March AND NOW I'M RELEASING IT THE FOLLOWING MARCH! Bracket season, BAYBEE. Come hear these two nerds determine the best food in all of Harry Potter with the help of the crowd! Topics include: hot chicken, Bud Light, Tinder, peppermint humbug, The Wu Tang Clan, alligator, dragon butcher, spicy candy, grandma food, Mary Berry, Rainforest Cafe, Bo Burnham, Team Pumpkin, Nashvillains, Harry Potter board games, The Lion King, porches, The Pancake Pantry, What’s New Scooby Doo?, Degrassi, Eric Nam, and more!

EP 202: The Hangry Games (HP Battle Royale)
w/ Eric Scull


Live from Chicago on 6/19/22, Schubes is joined by Mugglecast's Eric Scull to take your favorite HP characters and put them through a Hunger Games-style tournament to see who reigns supreme! It's a wonderfully goofy time. Topics include: Malort, Father’s Day, Stanley Tucci, theatrics, PS1 Hagrid, safety precautions, Vegas dice, chess, bathroom trolls, Super Mario, couch prices, pixies, Pokemon Go, Simon Cowell, Erumpent horns, dead people boogers, Bob the Builder, dad stories, wand-weighing Eric Munch, anti-rice crowd, poodles, Roosevelt Island, magic ice cream, Percys, and more!


EPISODE 0 : Everything I Knew Before Reading the Books

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.

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