w/ Emily McGovern
Emily McGovern, the creator of My Life as a Background Slytherin, joins to discuss more deleted scenes from the Harry Potter films! Topics include: spiritually frizzy, Extended Cut Legion, Belgium,SINGED AND FURIOUS, monologuing, fidgeting, 90's toys, Daniel Radcliffe staring out into the distance, “dim and thick”, “My dAd MaDe iT”, #BagmanHive, and more!
Illustrator javi_draws calls in from Pakistan to discuss the deleted scenes from the first four Harry Potter movies! Javi also didn't read the books as a kid! Topics include: wash your hand games, anti-Ron agenda, JK dropping clues, Justice for Hufflepuff, Hogwarts laundry, mud pies, Cher, Pakistani Cartoon Network, Sir Cadogan, motion sickness, The Weird Sisters, and more!
w/ Chris Rankin
Chris Rankin, the actor who played Percy Weasley in the films, joins Mike live on stage at LeakyCon Boston to cover the spin-off book, The Tales of Beedle the Bard! Topics include: Yorkshire, chattels, rubbish pails, hunger groans, Frank Oz, America vs. Britain, Black Mirror, pantomime, Prof. Kettleburn, the meaning of love, Dumbledore and Voldemort as basketball coaches, Brexit, Chris’ Weasley rankings, Rugby, 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.