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The Witching Hour,
Season 9 3/4

Season 9 3/4. Episode 4.

We discuss how medieval alchemy practices relate to the Harry Potter books, and we compare how different characters tried different paths to immortality.

A Phoenix Lament- Ministry of Magic
Phoenix Song- Harry and the Potters
Ode to Sirius Black- 8th Horcrux
Dumbledore’s Song- Oliver Boyd and the Rememberalls
Why Dumbledore, Why?- Hawthrone and Holly
Accio Hagrid- Harry and the Potters
The Hallows- Oliver Boyd and the Rememberalls
Death- Danny Dementor
Hallows- Andy with an M
Bridge to the Other Side- Oliver Boyd and the Rememberalls
Viva la Voldemort- the 8th Horcrux
Hey There Grindelwald- Grindelwald and the Greater Goody-Goodies
The Chosen One- 8th Horcrux
Needlessley Complicated- The Butterbeer Experience
For Jo- Riddle TM

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The Witching Hour,
Season 9 3/4

Season 9 3/4. Episode 3.

We discuss the physical and metaphorical entrances present in the Harry Potter books and the amazing level of depth JK Rowling put into unfurling the wizarding world. It gets deep.

Something Wicked This Way Come- John Williams
Alohomora- Pogo
Platform 9 3/4- Harry and the Potters
The Gringotts Goblin Coaster- Harry and the Potters
Your Flying Car- The Whomping WIllows
Why Don’t We Do It In The Burrow?- Tonks and the Aurors
Hogsmeade Hop- Oliver Boyd and the Rememberalls
A Hog’s Head Night- The Blood Traitors
Godric’s Hollow- Romilda Vane and the Chocolate Cauldrons
Accio Hagrid- Harry and the Potters
Dear Tom- Ginny and the Weasleys
Bathroom Acoustics- Moaning Myrtles
Into the Pensieve- 8th Horcrux
Putting Fluffy to Sleep- Roonil Wazlib
Troll in the Dungeons- Stephanie and the Quaffles
Caught in Your Devil’s Snare- Into the Pensieve
Save Ginny Weasley- Harry and the Potters
It’s Tragons! It’s Mermaids! It’s a Maze!- The Mudbloods
Finding the Prophecy- The First Task is Dragons
Open at the Close- Oliver Boyd and the Rememberalls
Gryffindors- Not Liverally
The Ravenclaw Theme Song- The Luna Lovegoods
Just a Huffleuff- Oliver Boyd and the Rememberalls
Rocking at Hogwarts- Harry and the Potters

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The Witching Hour,
Season 9

Season 9 3/4. Episode 1.

In this episode we SPEW on and on about the social implications of House-Elves, and do in depth character analyses of Dobby and Kreacher.

House Elf 4 Life- MC Kreacher
Dobby- Draco and the Malfoys
Privet Drive- 8th Horcrus
Platform 9 3/4ths- Harry and the Potters
Socks!- 8th Horcrux
Underwater- Giant Squidstravaganza
We Are The DA- Oliver Boyd and the Rememberalls
Dumbledore’s Army- Ginny and the Weasleys
Have Yourself a Harry Little Christmas- Gred and Forge
Gryffindor Rally Cry- Ministry of Magic
Bellatrix’s Paramour- The 8th Horcurx
Christmas Shopping for Dobby- Harry and the Potters
Evanesco Dobby- Ministry of Magic
Don’t Touch That!- MC Kreacher
Hallows- Andy with an M
Black Family Anthem- The Parselmouths
Don’t Wanna Be a Deatheater- The Brothers Black
She a Mudblood- Danny Dementor
Occulemency Lessons- Misuse of Muggle Artifacts Office
Maybe Kreacher Will Bring Me a Sandwhich- Harry and the Potters
Battle Song for a Houself- Romilda Vane and the Chocolate Cauldrons
Two House Elves- Harry Potter and the Magic of Music
House Elves- Dreary Inferi
SPEW Anthem- The Hermione Crookshanks Experience

Tune in now, 5-7pm EST, for a sad but hopefully celebratory last show of Season 8! It is Claire’s last day on The Witching Hour. Thanks for four wonderful years, you guys.


Writing my last paper of college, ever. Listening to this, obviously. WIZ HOP IS IN.

We haven’t actually read this book. BUT, today we will be holding our much-anticipated SCIENCE SHOW! After all of the politics-y talk this season (and always) Anu will be gracing us with all of her scientific knowledge to talk about the interaction of magic and science in the Potter world! Tune in at 5pm PST! Also, we really want to read this book. If you have, let us know how it is!


  • German: Tom Vorlost Riddle → “ist Lord Voldemort” [Anon]
  • Hungarian: Tom Rowle Denem “nevem voldemort” [x]
  • Finnish: Tom Lomen Valedro → “Ma olen Voldemort” [x]
  • Danish: Romeo G. Detlev Jr → “Jeg er voldemort” [x]
  • Serbian: Tom Mervolodomos Ridle → “To smo mi Lord…


Tune in now to hear us talk about names and their origins and meanings on The Witching Hour right now! And hear some tunes, of course. :)

Dear listeners! Tune in for a random show we are titling “Claire’s thesis is due friday slash OMG meet Erin!”

That’s right, we have a new little witch to introduce you to today!

Look it’s our faces!! Tune into The Witching Hour right now from 5-7pm PST to hear us honor the ladies of wizard rock and the HP series. You all are strong and fantastic and we love you!

We’re doing an Honoring of the Minor Characters today on TWH! Tune in right now to hear this week’s show.


In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, all of the students Professor McGonagall is teaching to dance are Gryffindors. Which means, Hufflepuffs would be taught by Professor Sprout, Flitwick would be teaching the Ravenclaws, and guess who the Slytherins get to waltz with?

“Put ………you hand …………….on …… …………….waist.”



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We’re going deep into book 4 this week! Live right now on The Witching Hour- listen in :)

Hey dear listeners, if you’re having a bad day (or having a great one and want to express your joy) we are hosting OUR HAPPIEST PLAYLIST EVER guaranteed to remind you why love wizard rock and make you REALLY HAPPY. Listen in now online or on kwcw 90.5fm walla walla for those of you in our corner of the universe.