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Fan-made, fan-supported podcast devoted to "The Magicians" and the books it's based on. Episode breakdowns, cast and crew interviews, and sparkling commentary from Dani Lowry and Clara Sherley-Appel.
Subscribe to get new episodes as soon as they air, and follow @physicalkidspod on Twitter for updates!
Cover art by Dominic Tyler. Mixed and edited by Lanier Sammons.

Physical Kids Weekly: A Magicians Podcas‪t‬ Clara Sherley-Appel and Dani Lowry

    • TV & Film
    • 4.4 • 123 Ratings

Fan-made, fan-supported podcast devoted to "The Magicians" and the books it's based on. Episode breakdowns, cast and crew interviews, and sparkling commentary from Dani Lowry and Clara Sherley-Appel.
Subscribe to get new episodes as soon as they air, and follow @physicalkidspod on Twitter for updates!
Cover art by Dominic Tyler. Mixed and edited by Lanier Sammons.

    Ember's balls, it's Dominic Burgess!

    Ember's balls, it's Dominic Burgess!

    Dominic Burgess joins the girls to talk about cake, landing his dream job on "Star Trek," his cats, and all things Magicians.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Thanks for the Magic (with Sera Gamble, John McNamara, and Henry Alonso Myers)

    Thanks for the Magic (with Sera Gamble, John McNamara, and Henry Alonso Myers)

    In this 2-hour conversation, we talk to showrunners Sera Gamble, John McNamara, and Henry Alonso Myers about Season 5, the series finale, and making televised magic.

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Episode 513 - Fillory and Further (with Lev Grossman, Olivia Taylor Dudley, and Arjun Gupta)

    Episode 513 - Fillory and Further (with Lev Grossman, Olivia Taylor Dudley, and Arjun Gupta)

    This episode is a love letter: to the cast, the crews, the writers, and the fans. It is about the power of fiction to change lives and bring people together, and it is about what it means to love it. In our final episode breakdown (but not our final episode), we're joined by Arjun Gupta, Olivia Taylor Dudley, and Lev Grossman, who share what the show has meant to them -- including their favorite moments, onscreen and off, from the entire series -- and listen as we share what it has meant to us.

    Thank you for 5 wonderful years. It's been magical.

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Imaginary Friends Special

    Imaginary Friends Special

    Dustin Ingram (Hyman) and Spencer Daniels (Charlton) join the girls to talk about their roles on "The Magicians," their affection for their scene partners (Arjun and Hale), and to nerd out over _Harry Potter_ and the _Magicians_ novels.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 512 - The Balls (with Joey Mireles and Jade Tailor)

    Episode 512 - The Balls (with Joey Mireles and Jade Tailor)

    Joey Mireles and Jade Tailor join the girls to sing the praises of Episode 512, "The Balls" -- a.k.a. this year's musical episode! So take your world seed out of your hoo-ha and join us.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 511 - Be The Hyman (with Brittany Curran, David Reed, and Mike Moore)

    Episode 511 - Be The Hyman (with Brittany Curran, David Reed, and Mike Moore)

    Brittany, Mike, David, and the girls pour one out for "The Magicians" in this slightly tipsy edition of Physical Kids Weekly. From pervert ghosts to the joy of finally standing up for yourself to pickled dead people, we cover all the bases of Episode 511, "Be the Hyman."

    • 1 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
123 Ratings

123 Ratings

Mx. Artemisia ,

Great podcast!

I love this podcast! WOW you guys need to chill about Todd but otherwise you’re great. Amazing job finding such cool guests!

El Wilde ,

Thank you

This is worth listening to as a whole all episodes. They spoke their truth. It wasn’t always enjoyable or easy to listen to, but the plethora of guests help provide many enriching POVs. In sum Clara and Dani and their lovely guests don’t BS. This is such a powerful show, the only one I repeatedly tell those I care about to watch – ALL Five Seasons (plus Josh’s taxi esp Alice’s ride) and this podcast has deepened my understanding in innumerable ways. Is it perfect no, but neither is the show. Are there things that get discussed as being meta while seeming as cop outs for a show whose writers made so much effort to NOT turn any moment or character into simply a plot device yes. Well anyways as you can see if you’ve bothered to read all this, is this is a show and podcast that foster a passion for important too often untold stories/perspectives/voices/and often harsh realities, and they
are under no obligation to be what you want to hear but you often be grateful nevertheless. Thank you for what you’ve done & continue to do. 🤓💜🥓

Coreydreidy ,

If you’re a fan - you must listen

I love this podcast. As a diehard fan of the show and the books — I’m so grateful for all the work, and the thought, that the two hosts put into this show — and thank you for bringing Lev and so many people behind the show — on to your podcasts for interviews. I worship those episodes. My only tiny feedback is to please take away the episode ratings — I feel like the episodes are too much to simply be distilled into a rating system. I realize you’re doing them differently this season - season 5 - but I’d love if they are replaced by just a general nutshell of how you felt about the episode versus a rating.

But that is a small thing — in an otherwise wonderful podcast. Thank you for all the work you do for the fandom!

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