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EP 209: Wizard On! Survivor: Silver Linings (LIVE in Philly!)

w/ Kelly Schubert

From our live show in Philly on 8/31/22, it's Potterless! Kelly, a Survivor expert, takes the stage with Mike to run another edition of this Survivor-inspired format, this time featuring contestants that are all second fiddles in various ways. Topics include: Survivor writer’s room, puzzles, gender reveals, pig’s brain, Boston Rob, Jeff Probst, “Come on in, guys!”, specific duels, corrupt government, Indian food, the Pansy wrench, Boy Scouts Of America, swimming, Mario, and more!

EP 208: What's the Funniest Moment in the Harry Potter Books? (LIVE in St. Louis!)

w/ Johnny Frohlichstein

Live from St. Louis, it's Potterless! From their August 2022 live show, Schubes and Johnny are back at it with a bracket, this time to determine which moment from the HP books produced the most laughs. What will win? LISTEN TO FIND OUT! Topics include: Prom-posals, telegrams, Route 1, innit, gym signs, A Tribe Called Quest, Microsoft Office Communicator, tattoos, lanky Krum, Craig Biggio, Tucker Carlson, Adolescent Agonizing, drunk old ladies at weddings, Lucile Bluth, Roonil Wazlib, stamps, USPS, rhyming spells, Common Core, Lupe Fiasco, Doug, middle school art projects, science fair, Medieval Times, Pop Tarts, Gooey Butter Cake, Toasted Ravioli, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Newest Olympian, basketball jerseys, cabbages, Don’t Wake Daddy, defensive schemes, Hit Clips, Tech Decks, and more!

EP 207: McGonagall/Percy Weasley Trading Places

w/ Chris Rankin & Chanel Williams

Live from LeakyCon Orlando 2022, it's Potterless Live! Schubes is joined by Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter films) and Chanel Williams (McGonagall TikTok impressionist) to see what situations would be like if Percy Weasley was in McGonagall's shoes and vice versa! Topics include: CTRL+F, weekend McGonagall, bossing about, genius 8-year-olds, reading, Percy’s patronus, Popscotch, love letters, ghostbusters, Hogwarts parents, ACAB Percy, Will Smith, one-trick cats, mojitos, airy fairy magic, Sassy Burns, J Jonah Jameson, shirty, McG vs. Ludo, vengeance, interrogations, Sense & Sensibility, Prefect’s bathroom, 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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