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Alohomora! is an interactive and creative collaborative project between fans worldwide and MuggleNet staff. Join us as we re-read the entire series, spin wild theories, and share content all influenced by our love of Harry Potter.

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Alohomora! is an interactive and creative collaborative project between fans worldwide and MuggleNet staff. Join us as we re-read the entire series, spin wild theories, and share content all influenced by our love of Harry Potter.

    Rubeus Hagrid: The Soccer Mom

    Rubeus Hagrid: The Soccer Mom

    On Episode 309 we discuss...
    → Did Dumbledore know Hagrid's father?
    → Mr. Dumbledore's home for Peculiar Children
    → Ogg was probably important to Hagrid's continued learning
    → Hagrid is the opposite of toxic masculinity
    → Hey Google, what is pedagogy?
    → Was the blast-ended skrewt breeding legal?
    → Yes, Hagrid's a bad teacher but that's not his fault
    → Is there any excuse for the way Hagrid treated Dudley?
    → A case of arrested development
    → Hagrid vs. Trelawney
    → "He's literally too stupid to live."
    → Hagrid is a flawed character - something everyone can agree on!

    • 2 hr 11 min
    PS/SS 10 Revisit: No Inflated Bladders

    PS/SS 10 Revisit: No Inflated Bladders

    On Episode 308 we discuss...
    → Harry & Ron = The Chaos Crew
    → Neville has "zero positive male role models that aren't trying to dangle him out of a window"
    → Harry's privileged broom
    → Caps lock McGonagall
    → We finally learn what the heck Quidditch is!
    → Only 28 kids per year get to play the one wizard sport at school... that's messed up
    → Don't judge people by their physical appearance, mkay?
    → When does wand movement really matter?
    → How successful would a witch/wizard with a lisp be?
    → Ron... stop being rude!
    → Why did none of the teachers wonder where Hermione was?
    → Hermione could have been another Moaning Myrtle!

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Introducing "Alohomora!: Full Circle"

    Introducing "Alohomora!: Full Circle"

    You asked for it, you got it! After years of requests from our loyal listeners begging us to start another re-read, we are very happy to introduce Alohomora!: Full Circle.
    Created and hosted by Kat Miller, Full Circle is a re-read of the Harry Potter series through the lens of Ring Composition. Featuring book-long cohosts of past and present Alohomora! hosts and other special guests, Full Circle promises to be a re-read unlike any other.
    Episodes will be released on the first of each month, one book at a time, starting November 1, 2020. The show will be exclusive to our Patreon. Join now to get access to the podcast and the exclusive, Patrons-only Discord. 

    • 9 min
    The Department of Mysteries: Unspeakably Vague

    The Department of Mysteries: Unspeakably Vague

    On Episode 307 we discuss…
    → Hagrid definitely couldn't work there
    → Whose brains do they have in the Brain Room??
    → "Thoughts could leave deeper scars than almost anything else"
    → The Death Chamber - the room we know the most and least about
    → Are there multiple death veils?
    → "[Myrtle is] living her best death"
    → Would the veil destroy a horcrux?
    → The Hall of Prophecies - there's going to be loads of fog tonight
    → How convenient that the fountain of perfect love potion is so close to the veil?
    → The Planet Room... Wizard NASA?
    → The Time Room... bye-bye Time-Turners!
    → Is this dept. independent from the rest of the wizarding government?

    • 1 hr 27 min
    HBP 12 Revisit: Questionable Morality

    HBP 12 Revisit: Questionable Morality

    On Episode 306 we discuss...
    → Harry reading Cliff Notes
    → Fandom theories from back in the day
    → "Eh, it's Half-Blood Prince. Things get a bit sexy."
    → Why did Aberforth buy a sketchy mirror?
    → Was Rose Granger-Weasley named after Madam Rosemerta??
    → Polyjuiced Draco in Hogsmeade??
    → Double Imperio! OMG!
    → "Katie is social distancing from the ground."
    → Ring composition curses
    → How did Draco afford the cursed necklace?
    → Deep dive on opals!
    → The trouble with trusting teachers

    • 2 hr 26 min
    Cho Chang: Social Distance From Swans!

    Cho Chang: Social Distance From Swans!

    On Episode 305 we discuss...
    → Cho's name... lazily written, alliteration love, and/or downright offensive?
    → The only girl on her Quidditch team!
    → Written to be a love triangle character/self-insertion mold
    → From cool chick to emotional, jealous wreck
    → Ginny vs. Cho
    → Teenage boys are oblivious
    → The Madam Puddifoot's disaster - fault on both sides
    → Why did Cho join the DA?
    → #Charry
    → Cho + Dudley = the fanfics we all want to read
    → What kind of wand do you imagine Cho has?
    → Cho as Asian representation

    • 1 hr 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
384 Ratings

384 Ratings

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So much love in my heart in this pod 💕

I started listening to this podcast when I was 14, I’m 21 now and while my relationship with Harry Potter has changed over the years, this gem of a podcast has remained a beacon of how positive and beautiful the fandom is, as while as reminding me Hogwarts will always be there to welcome me home. Whenever things are tough in my own life, I know I can put his podcast on and be reminded of the magic of storytelling and of friendship. If you’re a Harry Potter fan and you haven’t listened to this podcast, what are you doing?

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