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…

Cursed Child, Act 4, Part 1: Adventures in fanwankery with the Ambiguously Gay Duo

Welcome back to Advanced Muggle Studies! This week, we discuss: legitimate prophecies, how to ruin a classic movie moment, dwindling bitchiness, this play making us numb to all feeling, what Scorpius named his penis, the possible Confunding of J.K. Rowling, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Pessimist Dumbledore fortune cookies, Harry and Draco’s forbidden love, the ethics of…