Monthly Archives: January 30, 2017

3.6 Talons and Tea Leaves

3.6 Talons and Tea Leaves

Heh! Whoo!! Alice and Martha are back to talk about chapter 6 of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! In this episode, we track Professor Trelawney’s predictions, analyze one of Alice’s neuroses, and gripe about Harry’s hippogriff ride in the movie. Be sure to respond to our feedback survey! http://www.realweirdsisters.com/feedback/ Spoiler warning! Please be aware… Read more

3.5 The Dementor

3.5 The Dementor

Alice and Martha analyze the ways that dementors affect different characters and different readers, empathize with Ginny’s plight of being a younger sibling, and delve into some theories about unfulfilled promises in the series. And no, Harry still doesn’t get to go to Hogsmeade. Be sure to respond to our feedback survey! http://www.realweirdsisters.com/feedback/ Spoiler warning! Please… Read more

3.4 The Leaky Cauldron

3.4 The Leaky Cauldron

Alice and Martha discuss the perks of being thirteen (even though neither of them ever got to spend a week on their own in Diagon Alley), the tragedy of Florean Fortescue, and the strange habits of pet store employees. They also swap stories of school supply shopping and analyze Harry’s cavalier attitude upon hearing the news… Read more

3.3 The Knight Bus

3.3 The Knight Bus

Alice and Martha recap chapter 3 of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. What will Harry’s life be like as an outcast on the run from the law? Are the extra four Sickles for a toothbrush and hot water bottle worth it? And just why is Cornelius Fudge so annoying? Spoiler warning! Please be… Read more

3.2 Aunt Marge’s Big Mistake

3.2 Aunt Marge’s Big Mistake

Listen to Alice and Martha crack up about the hilarity of Ripper, do a psychological analysis of the relationship between Petunia and Marge, and commiserate over the lack of welcome-home-for-the-summer gifts they’ve received in their lives. Plus, find out what strange item Martha has eaten and hear Alice’s recommendation for a New Year’s diet! Spoiler… Read more