Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Ch. 17-19: The Unsettling Sexual Subtext of Remus Lupin and Werewolves (WEREWOLF DISCUSSION SECTION ONLY)

Because the 17-19 episode runs a little long, we’ve posted a special section just focusing on the fascinating discussion about the lore and significance of werewolves. In this section, we discuss: Peter Stubbe, Werewolf of Bedburg; belts, nudity and violence in werewolf lore; werewolves all over the world and why there are so few female werewolves;…

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 17-19: Hypersexual Werewolves, Wizarding Puberty, and Crotch Broom Fun Times (FULL EPISODE)

This week, we discuss: bloody imagery; complex book motives and actions vs. action-scene movie choices; Crookshanks and the Prisoner of Azkaban; Sirius says “SAVE MARTHA!”; robbing Ron; the cat knows which series he’s in; misdirection and Sirius-Lupin ships; WHY WOULDN’T YOU JUST PUT THAT IN THE MOVIE?; Sirius is out of fucks; so is Snape;…

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 15-16: Balls.

This week, we discuss: we’re still making Quidditch happen; #rightsforflobberworms; nascent political feels; the emotional labors of Hermione Granger; Hermione channels her inner Jessica Jones; also, shippers really want her to dye her hair; potential implications of Cheering Charms and wizard fetishes; Fred and George, smut purveyors; the fascinating and fraudulent history of crystal balls; dirty Quidditch…