218 episodes

Join Mike Schubert, a grown man reading the Harry Potter series for the first time, as he sits down with HP fanatics to poke fun at plot holes, make painfully incorrect predictions, and bask in the sassiness of the characters. Schubes and his guests cover a portion of the Harry Potter franchise each week, taking you on a journey through your childhood, this time with the rose-tinted glasses off.

Follow Potterless on Twitter (@PottterlessPod) and Instagram (@PotterlessPodcast), and learn more about the show at www.potterlesspodcast.com

Potterless Mike Schubert

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 7.4K Ratings

Join Mike Schubert, a grown man reading the Harry Potter series for the first time, as he sits down with HP fanatics to poke fun at plot holes, make painfully incorrect predictions, and bask in the sassiness of the characters. Schubes and his guests cover a portion of the Harry Potter franchise each week, taking you on a journey through your childhood, this time with the rose-tinted glasses off.

Follow Potterless on Twitter (@PottterlessPod) and Instagram (@PotterlessPodcast), and learn more about the show at www.potterlesspodcast.com

    Ep. 209 - Wizard On! Survivor: Silver Linings w/ Kelly Schubert (LIVE in Philly!)

    Ep. 209 - Wizard On! Survivor: Silver Linings w/ Kelly Schubert (LIVE in Philly!)

    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!

    WATCH THE MAR. 10 LIVESTREAM: http://www.potterlesspodcast.com/live


    Thanks for listening to this episode of Potterless! Don’t want the journey to stop? Check out the links below and as always, Wizard On!

    WEBSITE: www.potterlesspodcast.com (LEARN ABOUT THE SHOW!)
    PATREON: www.patreon.com/potterless (SUPPORT THE SHOW!)
    TWITTER: www.twitter.com/potterlesspod (TWEET THE SHOW!)
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/potterlesspodcast (PICTURES OF THE SHOW!)
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/potterless (HOME OF THE FANCY PRIVATE GROUP!)
    MERCH: www.potterlesspodcast.com/merch (REP THE SHOW!)
    MIKE’S OTHER SHOWS: www.schub.es

    Created/Hosted/Produced/Edited by Mike Schubert, Music by Bettina Campomanes, Web Design/Art by Kelly Schubert
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    • 55 min
    Ep. 208 - What's the Funniest Moment in the Harry Potter Books? w/ Johnny Frohlichstein (LIVE in St. Louis!)

    Ep. 208 - What's the Funniest Moment in the Harry Potter Books? w/ Johnny Frohlichstein (LIVE in St. Louis!)

    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!

    Get access to every Potterless patreon post for just $4: www.patreon.com/potterless
    See Potterless live: www.potterlesspodcast.com/live

    Thanks for listening to this episode of Potterless! Don’t want the journey to stop? Check out the links below and as always, Wizard On!

    WEBSITE: www.potterlesspodcast.com (LEARN ABOUT THE SHOW!)
    PATREON: www.patreon.com/potterless (SUPPORT THE SHOW!)
    TWITTER: www.twitter.com/potterlesspod (TWEET THE SHOW!)
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/potterlesspodcast (PICTURES OF THE SHOW!)
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/potterless (HOME OF THE FANCY PRIVATE GROUP!)
    MERCH: www.potterlesspodcast.com/merch (REP THE SHOW!)
    MIKE’S OTHER SHOWS: www.schub.es

    Created/Hosted/Edited/Produced by Mike Schubert, Music by Bettina Campomanes, Web Design/Art by Kelly Schubert
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Ep. 207 - McGonagall/Percy Weasley Trading Places w/ Chris Rankin & Chanel Williams

    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!

    Get access to every past Potterless patreon post for just $4 at www.patreon.com/potterless
    POTTERLESS LIVE IN TX, FL, and CO: www.potterlesspodcast.com/live
    POTTERLESS LIVE SHOW VLOGS: www.youtube.com/@potterless

    Thanks to our sponsor, Bombas! Get 20% off your first order with code POTTERLESS at www.bombas.com/potterless


    Thanks for listening to this episode of Potterless! Don’t want the journey to stop? Check out the links below and as always, Wizard On!

    WEBSITE: www.potterlesspodcast.com (LEARN ABOUT THE SHOW!)
    PATREON: www.patreon.com/potterless (SUPPORT THE SHOW!)
    TWITTER: www.twitter.com/potterlesspod (TWEET THE SHOW!)
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/potterlesspodcast (PICTURES OF THE SHOW!)
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/potterless (HOME OF THE FANCY PRIVATE GROUP!)
    MERCH: www.potterlesspodcast.com/merch (REP THE SHOW!)

    Created/Hosted/Edited/Produced by Mike Schubert (http://schub.es), Music by Bettina Campomanes, Web Design/Art by Kelly Schubert
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 206 - What's the Best Harry Potter Quote? w/ Johnny Frohlichstein (LIVE in Atlanta!)

    Ep. 206 - What's the Best Harry Potter Quote? w/ Johnny Frohlichstein (LIVE in Atlanta!)

    We're back with another bracket! This audio is from the March 2022 Atlanta live show where Schubes and Johnny use their foolproof system to determine the best book quote from the Harry Potter series. Topics include: ATL traffic, Spring Splendor, career-enders, Sean Kingston, he looming Heat, Liam Neeson, Jesus, BTS, steel toed boots, Italian Hogwarts, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Jesus Christ, the Olympics, bias wreckers, normal reading, #TeamBitch, and more!

    Watch the mini-documentary about this live show: https://youtu.be/_rFTw886FgY
    See Mike at a future live show: www.potterlesspodcast.com/live
    GET ACCESS TO ALL PAST POTTERLESS PATREON CONTENT FOR $4: www.patreon.com/potterless

    CREDITS:
    Everything besides music: Mike Schubert (www.schub.es)
    Music: Bettina Campomanes


    Thanks for listening to this episode of Potterless! Don’t want the journey to stop? Check out the links below and as always, Wizard On!

    WEBSITE: PotterlessPodcast.com (LEARN ABOUT THE SHOW!)
    PATREON: patreon.com/potterless (SUPPORT THE SHOW!)
    TWITTER: twitter.com/potterlesspod (TWEET THE SHOW!)
    INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/potterlesspodcast (PICTURES OF THE SHOW!)
    FACEBOOK: facebook.com/potterless (HOME OF THE FANCY PRIVATE GROUP!)
    MERCH: potterlesspodcast.com/merch (REP THE SHOW!)
    DISCORD: (For $2+ patrons!)
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Ep. 205 - Wizard On Survivor: New Jersey Edition w/Eric Hamilton Schneider (LIVE in Asbury Park!)

    Ep. 205 - Wizard On Survivor: New Jersey Edition w/Eric Hamilton Schneider (LIVE in Asbury Park!)

    Mike Schubert returns to his homeland of New Jersey with Eric Hamilton Schneider to play out an improvised game of Wizard On Survivor where it's all NJ-themed! Topics include: gas stations, Aunt Judy, Hans Gruber, torch, Asbury Park, Central Jersey, pork roll, West Windsor, lightbulb, challenge beasts, Grounds For Sculpture, The Shrine of the Silver Monkey, Crossing the Delaware, George Voldemortshington, Liberty Science Center, lighthouses, Frank Sinatra, The Jonas Brothers, NJ Transit, the Amish, BTS, and more!

    GET ACCESS TO ALL PAST POTTERLESS PATREON CONTENT FOR $4: www.patreon.com/potterless

    Thanks for listening to this episode of Potterless! Don’t want the journey to stop? Check out the links below and as always, Wizard On!

    WEBSITE: potterlesspodcast.com (LEARN ABOUT THE SHOW!)
    PATREON: patreon.com/potterless (SUPPORT THE SHOW!)
    TWITTER: twitter.com/potterlesspod (TWEET THE SHOW!)
    INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/potterlesspodcast (PICTURES OF THE SHOW!)
    FACEBOOK: facebook.com/potterless (HOME OF THE FANCY PRIVATE GROUP!)
    MERCH: https://store.dftba.com/collections/potterless (REP THE SHOW!)
    DISCORD: (For patrons!)

    Created/Hosted/Edited/Produced by Mike Schubert, Music by Bettina Campomanes, Web Design/Art by Kelly Beckman, Production Assistance from Erin Burke
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    • 1 hr 41 min
    Ep. 204 - Why Hermion-Three is Better than Time Turners & How Ludo Could’ve Been a Great Villain (LIVE in Milwaukee!)

    Ep. 204 - Why Hermion-Three is Better than Time Turners & How Ludo Could’ve Been a Great Villain (LIVE in Milwaukee!)

    From the Milwaukee live show on June 20, 2022, it’s a different spin on Potterless. In this show, Schubes give two comedic TED Talks (FRED Talks) about 1) why his theory about what was going on in Prisoner of Azkaban was better than the actual reveal and 2) how Ludo Bagman actually could’ve been an incredible villain and not just a red herring. It’s a good time with a fun crowd! Topics include: clip Art, trademarked names, The Matrix, time travel, apologizing, Deadric Diggory, particular HP fans, timely nerds, backpacks, laughing at yourself, Severence, split versions, fan fiction, Adam Silver, planted lies, Daniel Day Lewis, Voldemort pouncing, teenage nemesis, pretzel sticks, Michael Jordan’s gambling, the sausage race, grapefruits, sass levels, the Brewers’ slide, dedication, squeaky cheese curds, The Recombobulation Area, millennial deathly hallows, Broadway, sneaker heads, yellow, snails, and more!

    POTTERLESS LIVE in Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto, and Hartford: www.potterlesspodcast.com/live

    Mike's D&D Show: www.20tomidnight.com


    Get access to all Potterless Patreon posts for $4: www.patreon.com/potterless

    CREDITS:
    Basically everything - Mike Schubert (www.schub.es)
    Music - Bettina Campomanes
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    • 1 hr 38 min

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