Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast

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Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast walks through every chapter of the Harry Potter saga one chapter at a time, touching on the characters, themes and story as we dissect J.K. Rowling's wondrous series.

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Owl Post Introduction: 000Since it's release in 1997, Harry Potter has only continued to rise in popularity with eight movies based off of the seven books, video games, a play, a website called Pottermore and the addition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them films. Harry Potter has cemented itself as part of the cultural zeitgeist.Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast with hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing will look back at the seven books, one chapter at a time, digging into the themes, characters and story in J.K. Rowling's wondrous world. In our introduction episode we discuss what lead us to start this show, how our love for the series started, the movies and what everyone can expect each and every week in their Owl Post. HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact

Jan 2017

21 min 30 sec

Owl Post Chapter 001: The Boy Who LivedEvery story has a beginning and the Harry Potter series starts with the most unlikely of people, the muggle of muggle families, the Dursleys. In this episode of Owl Post hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing discuss the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, talking about beginning with the Dursleys as our introduction, Voldermort's first mention, name changing, scars and much more. HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact

Jan 2017

36 min 45 sec

The Vanishing Glass. What would happen if you woke up one morning and found a child on your doorstep with a letter explaining the reason you needed to care for them? What would you do? How would you raise this child and treat him?This week in Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the second chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss dreams, fear, cupboards, spiders, flying motorbikes and more.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Jan 2017

30 min 7 sec

The Letters From No One.Letter writing is a lost art so imagine getting letters on parchment with a wax seal, addressed to you with, not just your address but the very room you sleep in and the keep showing up in the strangest places. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the third chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss letters, fear, appearances, owl post and two different worlds.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Jan 2017

30 min 33 sec

The Keeper of the Keys.The last time, we left Harry and his relatives in a dark cabin on a small outcropping of rock that's surrounded by water and there was a large bang on the front door. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fourth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss a whole new world for Harry, Hagrid, all the yelling, how much information, depth and exposition is in this chapter. HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes    

Jan 2017

28 min 28 sec

Diagon Alley.Just when Harry Potter thought things couldn't get any stranger, he wakes up to realize that the dream he had was not a dream but reality, he is a wizard and headed to pick up his things for his new school.In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast host Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fifth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss this new world, a foe already, magical problem-solving, Ollivander, hints for the future, Quirriell and a security blanket.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Feb 2017

29 min 44 sec

The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-quarters.Harry has experienced a lot of changes since he learned from Hagrid that he's a wizard and the wizarding-world continues to grow as he finally finds himself on the way to Hogwarts.In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast host Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the sixth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss the silent treatment, Harry and Ron's insecurities, new family, faith in the unseen, the foundational myth and so much more. HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Feb 2017

52 min 51 sec

The Sorting Hat.Harry Potter has finally made it to Hogwarts but standing in his way is a hat, waiting to sort him into a house.In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the seventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss the reasons behind the sorting, Harry's fear, meeting the ghosts, the song, comparisons to the Dursleys, connections with the future, latent talents, subtle discrimination and so much more. HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Feb 2017

41 min 8 sec

The Potions Master.Harry is at Hogwarts and the routine of school begins to set in as he and the other first years struggle to keep up with the homework the professors have been giving them.In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the eighth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss Harry's celebrity, life at school, too  many stairs, Snape and visiting Hagrid. HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Feb 2017

26 min 5 sec

The Midnight Duel. As life at Hogwarts settles in, Harry begins to grow closer to the people around him, especially Ron and find out who he is in this new environment. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the ninth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss hating Malfoy, standing up for the little guy, the kids personalities, Remembralls, foreshadowing, school sports, Ron's role, Hermione, Neville and putting the pieces together. HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Mar 2017

46 min 40 sec

Hallowe'en.The Harry Potter books follow a pattern. Each book starts at the end of summer, Harry then travels to Hogwarts, we follow the seasons and holidays until we wind back up at summer vacation. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the tenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We all about Malfoy's frustration, not friends yet, a new broom, special circumstances, learning about Charlie Weasley, more like home, kids being kids, school before Hogwarts and a Halloween troll fight.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Mar 2017

39 min 23 sec

Quidditch.As the seasons change at Hogwarts and the weather turns colder, professors and students alike have one thing on their mind, quidditch season! In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the eleventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss the trinity's bond, more Snape, life at Hogwarts, the quidditch game, perception problems and Hagrid's big mouth.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Mar 2017

28 min 12 sec

The Mirror of Erised.As we reach the holiday season, Harry settles into life at Hogwarts and not even Malfoy and Snape can steal the joy of not having class work. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the twelfth  chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss wanting to slap Malfoy, Harry's new family, the holidays, Ron and chess, presents, professor's lives, using the cloak and the mirror.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Mar 2017

38 min 8 sec

Nicholas Flamel.Harry Potter should be ecstatic with Gryffindor in the quidditch final and he would be if not for Snape being named the referee of the game. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the thirteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss nightmares, Snape refereeing, the one thing Hermione is not good at, the importance of chocolate for cards, the Malfoy/Ron fight, the mounting evidence against Snape and perception.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Apr 2017

26 min 41 sec

Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback.The trinity's life has become very busy during the Easter holidays as they study with all their might for the upcoming exams, but of course with Harry Potter nothing is every this simple. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fourteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss feeling bad for Quirrell, life at Hogwarts, important connections a lot of Hagrid, perception is reality, a dragon in a wood hut and rescuing Norbert.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Apr 2017

28 min 16 sec

The Forbidden Forest.It's been 15 seconds since the last chapter and Harry, Hermione and Neville are in big trouble with Professor McGonagall. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fifteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss picking right back up, McGonagall, the cost to Neville, Harry endeavors to stay out of trouble, the voice of reason, strangest detention ever, exploring the depths of the wizarding world, scar on fire and enabling the kids.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in iTunes

Apr 2017

31 min 13 sec

Through the Trapdoor.Harry is feeling the pressure and it's not from his exams. He's experiencing an ever-burning scar and nightmares of Voldemort's return. In a moment of clarity he realizes something that will send the trinity on their most dangerous adventure yet. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the sixteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss the details, the threat of Voldemort, Hagrid's weakness, the growing friendship, the stakes, Neville's stand, movie liberties, the challenges and walking into the unknown.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Apr 2017

38 min 33 sec

The Man with Two Faces.The whole year has been building to this as Harry has come face to face with the menace that has disrupted his first year at Hogwarts and it's someone Harry didn't expect at all. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the seventeenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. We discuss the cliffhanger answer, Snape explained, Quirrell explained, power, tempting Harry, a better explanation, Dumbledore's debriefing and the end.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

May 2017

45 min 38 sec

The Worst Birthday.Harry Potter saved the wizarding and muggle worlds when he defeated Voldemort yet now that he's back at the Dursley's for the summer, he's back to being treated like an aberration that they wish didn't exist. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss a rotten birthday, magic jokes, the psychology of Harry, choosing what's harder but right, living like his parents, a role model and beating the odds.HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

May 2017

28 min 52 sec

Dobby's Warning.Just when you think it can't get any worse for Harry Potter at the Dursley's, a house elf shows up and totally makes it worse. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the second chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss meeting Dobby, Harry's character, wizarding world mistreatment, the mystery beginning, fear of birds, harry's busted and Ron saves the day.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

May 2017

22 min 45 sec

The Burrow.The last chapter left us on a cliffhanger as Harry looked out his window to see none other that Ron Weasley in a flying car. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the third chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss whimsy and homeliness, magical loopholes, the twin's talents, respecting Muggles, changing our opinion, de-gnoming and hints for the future.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

May 2017

28 min 52 sec

Flourish and Blotts.Harry may be in heaven as he's finally in a place that is full of love and family, plus the Weasleys actually seem to like him and care about him. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fourth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss Pivot Drive vs The Burrow, dropping hints, money matters, teaching Floo Powder, Knockturn Alley, mirroring our world, Gringotts, celebrity and a dad fight.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

May 2017

37 min 1 sec

The Whomping Willow.Harry has had the best time of his life at The Burrow with the Weasley family but it is time to return to his other home, Hogwarts, yet something is blocking he and Ron's entrance to Platform 9 and 3/4. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fifth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss happiness and jealousy, more of the car, 12 year old's logic, the highs and lows of flying, a murderous tree, the less-than-triumphal arrival, Snape's flaws, making the boys think and Ginny's in Gryffindor.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jun 2017

26 min 32 sec

Glideroy Lockhart.The arrival at Hogwarts for Harry and Ron was not as triumphal as they hoped it would be and if they thought the first week back at school was going to be easier, they were dead wrong. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the sixth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss learning something new, consequences, Lockhart's advice, remembering class, Harry's really bad day, Lockhart's test and learning a healthy skepticism.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jun 2017

30 min 55 sec

Mudbloods and Murmurs.Harry had a really rough first week at Hogwarts, it's a good thing it's the weekend and he can sleep in, or so he thought. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the seventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss an early wake up, Harry's groupie, the full story, ruined joy, a learning moment, telling the truth, dropping little hints and hearing things.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jun 2017

32 min 41 sec

The Deathday Party.Oliver Wood's obsession with winning the House Cup has not dissipated as he has the team out practicing, no matter what the weather which leads to Harry's adventure this week. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the eighth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss obsessive quidditch practice, a conversation with Nearly Headless Nick, Harry's curiosity, a run-in with Filch, Kwikspell, a promise to keep and the chamber is open!  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jun 2017

26 min 49 sec

The Writing on the Wall.Hogwarts just got more dangerous as our story picks up right where we left off, an ominous message written in blood on the wall and a petrified cat hanging in the air. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the ninth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss picking up where we left off, Lockhart's over-compensation, character mirroring, Filch, teacher politics, what Dumbledore knows, more on Slytherin, smart students and a Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew adventure.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jul 2017

31 min 56 sec

 The Rogue Bludger. There is a lot happening in Harry's life as he, Ron and Hermione plan to charm a professor into doing them a favor and Oliver Wood continues his obsession with winning the House Cup. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the tenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss a humorous beginning, Hermione hit's her wall, the obsession of Oliver Wood, Harry's quality, Lockhart's folly, Dobby's return, the concept of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is confirmed.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jul 2017

33 min 22 sec

The Dueling Club.You would think that loosing all the bones in one arm would be the worst thing that could happen to Harry in his second year at Hogwarts, but you'd be wrong. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the eleventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss the Chamber being real, bathroom potion making, black market amulet trade, stealing from Snape, the dueling club, the puppet master, talking to snakes and Harry's doubts.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jul 2017

29 min 50 sec

Chapter 029: The Polyjuice Potion.It may be Christmas time at Hogwarts but Harry, Ron and Hermione have too much to worry about now that their batch of polyjuice potion is ready and can hopefully get Malfoy to spill the beans on what he knows. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the twelfth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss Dumbledore's office, talking to the sorting hat, Fawkes's rebirth, Hagrid's interruption, Christmas, Hermione's glint and the polyjuice change.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Jul 2017

35 min 13 sec

The Secret Diary.With Hermione in the infirmary, the boys must learn to live without their right arm, yet even as she recovers, they stumble upon something that will blow this mystery of the Chamber of Secrets wide open. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the thirteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss Hermione's card, a good gut, piecing things together, obsession with self, Harry's valentine, the Malfoy fight, investigating the diary and the culprit is...  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Aug 2017

30 min 43 sec

Cornelius Fudge.We pick up right where we left off as the trinity must decide to do with the revelation the diary supplied that Hagrid was the one responsible for the Chamber of Secrets opening fifty years ago.In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fourteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss the trinity's conclusion, vignettes at Hogwarts, interrupting quidditch, the mystery of Hermione, Percy's worry, cloak time, politics hits the fan and cryptic messages.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Aug 2017

34 min 13 sec

Aragog.With Hagrid gone and Hermione petrified, it's up to Harry and Ron to follow the one lead they have, follow the spiders. Now, if they could just find some. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fifteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss time's passage, an apology, Harry's influence, more Lockhart, the Forbidden Forest, a wild car, spiders, confirmation about Hagrid, injustice and late night thoughts.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Aug 2017

21 min 23 sec

The Chamber of Secrets.Hermione is still petrified and the boys are desperate to figure out what to do next, a felicitous visit to Hermione leads them to discover the clue they need to start piecing the puzzle together. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the sixteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss sneaking into the girls bathroom, even more bad news, some good news, Percy ruins it all, tricking Lockhart, Hermione's still helping, time for an adult, asking Myrtle a question and opening the entrance.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Aug 2017

34 min 22 sec

The Heir of Slytherin.All year has lead to this moment as Harry finds himself entering the Chamber of Secrets and the shadowy menace begins to finally take shape. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the seventeenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss inside the chamber, seducing Ginny, a fascination, a demarcation, Fawkes' role, Voldermort's weakness, Dumbledore's tools, Ginny's trauma and poetic justice.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Aug 2017

31 min 50 sec

Dobby's Reward.The end of the book is here but the revelations just keep on coming as Harry tells everyone his harrowing tale in the chamber and another school year comes to a close. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the eighteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We discuss a reunion, McGonagall's care, protecting Ginny, Dumbledore's care, Harry's confession, choices, politics, loosing Debby, Percy's secret and wrapping up the book.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Sep 2017

27 min 24 sec

Owl Post.This summer for Harry is a marked improvement on the last and it's made even better with a delivery of owl post that brings him his first birthday presents ever. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss the way it starts, feeling connected, more information, what's great about Harry, gifts, a school form and a sense of joy.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Sep 2017

19 min 41 sec

Aunt Marge's Big Mistake.It had been a pretty decent summer for Harry, that is until he found out that his aunt was visiting. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the second chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss Dudley, being raised with less, the abuse of Harry and magic that just happens.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Sep 2017

21 min 1 sec

The Knight Bus.Harry finds himself a fugitive, running out of his aunt and uncle's house after blowing up his other aunt and to make matters worse, he feels like he's being watched. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the third chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss understanding the wizarding world, an outlaw plan, the depression of being alone, an alias, whimsy, Sirius Black's story, wizarding prison, the minister for magic, consequences and the meat of the story.  Stream below or subscribe to listen at:Subscribe in Apple Podcastshttp://bit.ly/opchapter38

Sep 2017

28 min 17 sec

The Leaky Cauldron.The rest of Harry's summer has been the best of his life, he can get up whenever he wants, he's getting free ice cream sundaes as he does his homework and he's getting to explore every part of Diagon Alley. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fourth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss a wonderful time, meeting the fireboat, Harry's character, death omens, spending the day with Ron and Hermione, pet problems, dinner conversations, overhearing the Weasley parents and the book's setup.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Oct 2017

22 min 58 sec

The Dementor.It's Harry's favorite time of the year, the beginning of the semester at Hogwarts, but they have to get there first and this year's trip on the train will be the most eventful yet. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fifth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss it's not real, connections Harry's honestly, depression and fear, rising above, lupin, being thirteen, family pride, the dementor attack, caring for students and comfort at the end.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Oct 2017

48 min 23 sec

Talons and Tea Leaves.Harry's first morning back at Hogwarts has been rubbish as Malfoy has made it his mission to make sure the entire school is aware that Harry fainted because of the Dementors and that's all before classes have even started. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the ninth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss a rubbish morning, bringing the castle to life, divination, the grim, Harry confesses, worldview clashes, the care of magical creatures, flying on Buckbeak, true friendship and friendship with all ages.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Oct 2017

40 min 22 sec

The Boggart in the Wardrobe.Harry's two biggest enemies really know how to make his day, gang up on him and his friends in a class and make their lives miserable. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the seventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss a more homey feel, two different classes, caught between Snape and Malfoy, superiority complexes, confusion, Hermione shifting places, Peeves, a complete difference, plus Harry and the boggart.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Oct 2017

28 min 9 sec

Flight of the Fat Lady.Life at Hogwarts is continuing much as it always does, Malfoy continues to be a jerk to everyone and Harry, Ron and Hermione deal with third year's increased class load. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the eighth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss Malfoy being a jerk, how classes are going, quidditch practice, a cat attack, a prophecy comes "true", no Hogsmede for Harry, hanging out with Lupin, Snape interrupts and the Fat Lady disappears.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Oct 2017

24 min 25 sec

Grim Defeat.This chapter picks up immediately after the last with the professors at Hogwarts searching for Siris Black and the students have a campout in the Great Hall. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the ninth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss Dumbledore being wonderful, hushed conversations, the biggest BA, a summons from McGonagall, a new character, a substitute teacher, the quidditch game and what Harry hears.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Nov 2017

37 min 56 sec

The Marauder's Map.This weekend is not going the way Harry thought it would, he figured he'd be celebrating a huge quidditch win, instead he finds himself in the infirmary surrounded by get well cards. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the tenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss Ginny's card, Harry's secret, Lupin asking Harry to stay after class, making Black scary, Fred and George to the rescue, no invisibly cloak and the Sirius Black bombshell.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Nov 2017

41 min 5 sec

The Firebolt.Harry is not even sure how he gets back to the castle, but one thing he is sure of, he's doesn't want to talk to anyone about what he just overheard at The Three Broomsticks. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the eleventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss a change for Harry, good reasons for his anger, who can understand, Ron has a good idea, who we treat our creatures, getting the world's most expensive broom, a fun Christmas dinner, staring at the broom and the moment ruined.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.c

Nov 2017

30 min 13 sec

The Patronus.The holidays have come and gone at Hogwarts and it's time to get back to classes and for Harry, to start his dementor defense lessons. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the twelfth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss Wood catching up with Harry, the trinity's spat continues, dementor lessons, hearing his dad, life gets busier, the Harry/Hermione connection, lying about butter beer, the soul, getting back the Firebolt and another fight.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Nov 2017

42 min 53 sec

Gyffindor versus Ravenclaw.Ron and Hermione are still not talking to each other so Harry's left in the middle and trying to get ready for the big quidditch game as the treat of Sirius Black continues to loom over the castle. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the thirteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss melodrama, taking care of friends, Ravenclaw's new player, the Firebolt celebrity, not really about the game, not dementors, feeling ecstatic, Harry's heart, bad dreams and Black attack.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Dec 2017

28 min 27 sec

Snape's Grudge.With a second Black attack on the castle, Hogwarts' finds itself on crackdown, as already tight security gets even tighter. In this episode of Owl Post: A Harry Potter Podcast hosts Andrea Coffman and Matthew Rushing talk about the fourteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We discuss dealing with ramifications, thirteen year-old logic, poor Neville, a letter from Hagrid, challenging the boy's character, ultimatums, escaping, confrontation with Malfoy, caught by Snape, Lupin steps in and his important lecture.  HostsAndrea Coffman and Matthew RushingSend us your feedback!Twitter: @JoinNerdPartyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenerdpartyEmail: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contactSubscribe in Apple Podcasts

Dec 2017

31 min 4 sec