This time on SpeakBeasty

  • Join Ann, Helene, Megan, and guest host Rex!
  • “It’s a very phallic-looking sock puppet.”
  • The Phoenix Register: A Fantastic Beasts exhibit is coming to the Natural History Museum in London!
  • “To take your mind off of imminent death and global warming…”
  • We are gonna get our hands dirty.
  • Where do we go from here as a fandom after JKR’s recent Twitter controversy?
  • “Alternately titled, In My Feelings.”
  • Parasocial interaction!
  • The eras of the Harry Potter fandom (not scientifically tested).
  • “I don’t even know how rugby works.”
  • “That would be tragic if you missed the newest episode of Lizzie McGuire.”
  • “Thank you, Jordan Peele.”
  • “We are a fandom that is resilient, and full of very accepting and caring people.”
  • The Newt Case: The Nokk!
  • “Scandinavian. Please. The good stuff.”
  • “We need to be like Angelina Jolie, when she was weird.”

Podcast Question: Will the way you decide to consume Potter and Fantastic Beasts change after JK Rowling’s tweet? Why or why not?

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