EPISODES

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EPISODE 176: An Interview with Oliver & James Phelps
(The Weasley Twin Actors & Co-hosts of Normal Not Normal)

James & Oliver Phelps (Fred & George Weasley in the Harry Potter films, co-hosts of Normal Not Normal) sit down with Schubes to talk about twin life, their HP experience, beating Tom Felton in golf, and more! Topics include: monocles, being twins, football hatred, The Super League, ignoring naysayers, pranking on set, legendary actors, Alan Rickman, Julie Walters, Rik Mayall, George’s Ear, Fred: Chosen One, film runners, walking into walls, Denmark’s TRL, St. Andrew’s, and more!

EPISODE 175: My Immortal (Part 5)
w/ Sequoia Simone & Kim Harris

Kim and Sequoia are back to close the book on our My Immortal coverage, and we go out with a bang via LIVE READING OF THE FINAL CHAPTERS. Topics include: Cornelio Fuck, MySpace friendship quizzes, Quizilla, Spider-Man 3 thief, Ms. Lauryn Hill, stage left of shirt, Dookie, Tearing’ Up My Heart, iPod Time Machine, Azerbaijan, Emperor Palpatine, 8-layers dee meta, and more!

EPISODE 174: My Immortal (Part 4)
w/ Sequoia Simone & Kim Harris

Kim and Sequoia are back to talk about the twists in these chapter of My Immortal, including TIME TRAVEL because OF COURSE IT DOES. Topics include: no more rails, My Immortal dramaturge, Britney: a state of being, “STOP LISTENING!”, Hogwarts Improv Team, KH2, Sylvester Stallone, Vampire Chronicles, Tom Bombadil, WHAT YEAR IS IT, The Bark Lord, Zone of Truth, Black Panther, hand-holding, monopoly jail, and more!

EPISODE 173: My Immortal (Part 3)
w/ Sequoia Simone & Kim Harris

Kim and Sequoia from Fanatical Fics are back, and somehow... some way... My Immortal gets MORE gothic in these chapters. Topics include: Shakespeare, sex packs, Chad Michael Murray, panoramic flip offs, Hogwarts Street Team, Voldemort and the Death Dealers, Memento, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Nightmare Before Christmas, Uhvirl Lavigne, Pope Voldemort, vanity plates, leather pajamas, ellipses, and more! 

EPISODE 172: My Immortal (Part 2)
w/ Sequoia Simone & Kim Harris

Sequoia Simone and Kim Harris from Fanatical Fics are back and we get our first taste of the truly bizarre moments in My Immortal. Topics include: selling in, Count Chocula, Salt Bae, Bloody Mary, black pudding, Mortal Kombat, “Crookshanks, GO!”, Schubes Schubert, masticating, Pop Goes Punk, messing with commenters, and more!

EPISODE 171 - My Immortal (Part 1)
w/ Sequoia Simone & Kim Harris

 

Kim and Sequoia from Fanatical Fics and Where to Find Them lend their fanfiction expertise to help Schubes fully grasp the absurdity that is My Immortal, the most infamous fanfic. Topics include: Picasso’s Blue period, earnest parody, spelling errors, Evanescence, MySpace Energy, Mike’s prep phase, flipping off, Subaru, mall goth, Mary Sue, thesauruses, Clippy, *NSYNC, and more!

EPISODE 170 - Hi!!! An Interview with the Puffs Ensemble
w/ Madeline Bundy, James Fouhey, Eleanor Phillips, and Stephen Stout

 

In our final Puffs interview, Schubes chats with the cast members who specifically played multiple roles that were wildly different from each other. The actors talk about their process and share incredible Puffs stories! Topics include: freeing villainy, limp Irish genetics, the most beautiful creation, supervillain confidence, honoring actors, impish positivity, Cedric’s wholesome cool nature, rain bucket improv, and more!

EPISODE 169: Crimes of Grindelwald (Part 4)
w/ Dottie James

Oh you thought this movie was bad so far? WE'RE AT THE PART WHERE EVERYTHING GOES OFF THE RAILS. NOTHING CAN PREPARE YOU FOR THESE SHENANIGANS. Topics include: birthdays, Yes and/No but, Leta destroying your puzzle, The Titanic, misogynistic family trees, The Lizzie McGuire movie, the pink rhinoceros theory, LES NON MAGIQUE, shit stew, creepy hugs, Wonder Woman, and more!

EPISODE 168: Crimes of Grindelwald (Part 3)
w/ Dottie James

Dottie James (@DotttieJames) lends her writing expertise to pick up the torch and further analyze Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald! Topics include: Hedwig’s theme on cocaine, Leonardo Dicaprio meme, the boggart lesson, The West Wing, The Frenchwoman, Black Panther, The Mirror of Kcabhsalf, Bane, 1920s Google Maps, Dragon Ball Z, and more!

EPISODE 167: Crimes of Grindelwald (Part 2)
w/ Bayana Davis & Robyn Jordan

#WizardTeam's Robyn and Bayana return to discuss more of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindelwald! Topics include: Kingdom Hearts, Jude Law can rock a robe, Game of Thrones, fan service, racism int he movie, worshipping evil schemes, Nightcrawler, Raybarer, disappointed French people, Stranger Things, consent issues, lack of vetting, and more!

EPISODE 166: Crimes of Grindelwald (Part 1)
w/ Bayana Davis & Robyn Jordan

Robyn and Bayana from Black Girls Create make their Potterless return to discuss the second Fantastic Beasts movie: The Crimes fo Grindelwald. OH BOY, IT'S TIME. Topics include: Jay Z, Rick Riordan, AMOM, Con-Air, Peter PettigNEW, Food Network, Dr. Seuss vacuums, the Star Wars Cantina scene, grandpa lookalikes, elegant clutter, haute bourgeois, and more!

EPISODE 165: Hi!!! An Interview with Puffs Trio & Narrator
w/ Langston Belton, Julie Ann Earls, Zac Moon, and AJ Ditty

Langston Belton (Oliver), AJ Ditty (Narrator), Julie Ann Earls (Megan), and Zac Moon (Wayne) chat about Puffs and share loads of behind-the-scenes info! Topics include: Dr. Manhattan, quick changes, unfamiliarity with surroundings, being whoever you want, Back to the Future, Medieval Times, party buses, Free Willy monologues, Hengist of Woodcroft, butt clenching, New Jersey vs. New Hampshire, The Crucible, and more!

EPISODE 164: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie (Part 3)
w/ Michael Harle

Michael Harle (@Lupinpatronus) returns to close the chapter on our coverage of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them. Topics include: Deathly Hallows transition, fixing Queenie, Manipulative Disney villains, Alfred Hitchcock, Accio rules, snot FB original plan, Magneto speeches, MORE REVELIO, Pfizer venom, Baz Luhrmann, Kelly interruptions, GET ON THE BOAT, Fantastic Yeasts, John Wick, and more!

EPISODE 163: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie (Part 2)
w/ Michael Harle

Michael Harle (@LupinPatronus) continues Potterless' coverage of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! Topics include: Batman Begins, disaster banquets, Spider-Man rescues, Einstein Scamander, David Yates’ directing, Gemma Chan, Oscar-worthy shushes, mystery reveals, Crash Bandicoot, Ferris Bueller, and more!

EPISODE 162: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie (Part 1)
w/ Lizzie Sudlow

Lizzie Sudlow of SpeakBeasty joins Schubes to kick off our coverage of the Fantastic Beast films, providing insight, behind the scenes info, and fan perception at the time of release. Topics include: That Lady, Mina Lima, Mads Mikkelsen, Alohomora rules, representation, Knives Out, fatphobia, the wilds of Arizona, Oops all Beasts, Finding Nemo, petting zoos, and more!

EPISODE 161: Anti-Semitism in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Fantasy
w/ Eric Silver

Eric Silver uses examples from Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and more to show how Anti-Semitism is present in the fantasy genre. He shares what's bad, explains why it's troublesome, and shows how we can avoid these issues going forward! Topics include: Teen Miss Dance of New Jersey, Anthony Goldstein, Wizards of the Coast, Wakanda, Christmas Princes, Orlando Bloom the Elf, Yiddish, schmeckles, and more!