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This week we get real academic with our discussion of how magic works within the universe of Harry Potter. 

Season 6 - Episode 6 - The Limits of Magic

"Music is Magic" by the Remus Lupins
"All My Magic" by Creevey Crisis
"It’s Magic" by Draco and the Malfoys
"History of Magic" by Gred and Forge
"Magical Fall" by the Hermione Crookshanks Experience
"Imperiused When I Left You" by Into the Pensieve
"The Ministry of Magic" by Ministry of Magic
"You Don’t Know Jack (About Magic)" by Oliver Boyd & the Remembralls
"Beyond the Veil" by the Remus Lupins
"Magical Me" by the Quaffle Kids
"Thoughts on the Ministry of Magic" by the Whomping Willows
"Broomsticks and Apparitions" by Fawkes
"The Art of Parseltongue" by Hawthorne and Holly
"Trio in Trouble" by Oliver Boyd & the Remembralls
"The Lonely Wild" by the Weasel King
"Where Do We Go from Here?" by Catchlove
"The Cold, Wild Yonder" by Oliver Boyd & the Remembralls
"And Winter Never Ends" by the Hermione Crookshanks Experience
"My Patronus" by Tonks and the Aurors
"Legilimency Victim" by the Sectumsempras
"In the Pensieve" by the 8th Horcrux
"Out of Ideas" by Draco and the Malfoys

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Sadly, Claire is not with us this week as she has a nasty cold. Covering for her place will be Rubeus Hagrid, Keeper of Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts!! lol jk we wish. This week we bring you all our favorite songs about magical creatures in the Potterverse, as well as a few of the wizards who had particular attachments to them. We have Newt Scamander’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on hand, so we’ve read excerpts from some of our favorite animals’ entries. From Acromantulas to Unicorns, Grindelows to Pixies, Nifflers to Trolls, from Owls to Thestrals—we’ve got you covered! Like the saying goes… Hagrid the giant has a posse. A posse of dangerous but awesome critters.

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Care of Magical Creatures 2

"Animals That Have Left Me" by the Mudbloods
"Help Me Hagrid" by Justin Finch-Fletchley and the Sugar Quills
"Accio Hagrid" by Harry and the Potters
"Follow the Spiders" by Harry and the Potters
"Eulogy for Aragog" by the Mudbloods
"Aragog Tonight" by Bella’s Love
"ARAGOG" by 25 Hour Unicorn Diner
"Hippogriffs Deserve to Die" by Draco and the Malfoys
"Freedom is Only a Hippogriff Away" by the Mudbloods
"Flight of the Hippogriff" by Danny Dementor
"Dobby" by Draco and the Malfoys
"S.P.E.W." by Harry and the Potters
"Two House Elves" by Harry Potter and the Magic of Music
"House Elf" by Dreary Inferi
"Evanesco Dobby" by Ministry of Magic
"Grindelow’s Garden" by Draco and the Malfoys
"Pixie Funk" by Blibbering Humdingers
"Sniffle My Niffle" by the Nifflers
"Basilisk and the Halloween Feast" by the Seven Potters
"I Believe in Nargles" by the Whomping Willows 
"Underwater" by the Giant Squidstravaganza
"On Thestral We Ride" Hermione Crook
"Thestrals in Heat" by DM
"Thestrals" by RiddleTM
"Trollin’ for Love" by Justin Finch-Fletchley and the Sugar Quills
"Troll in the Dungeons" by Stephanie and the Quaffles
"Snowy Owl" by Harry and the Potters
"Owl Post Strike" by the Owl Post and the Mudbloods
"Fluffy" by Harry and the Potters
"Fred and George" by Harry and the Potters
"The Real Story of Aberforth’s Goat" by the First Task is Dragons
"Expecto Patronum" by the Remus Lupins 

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AKA, The Episode Wherein We’re Obsessed with the 8th Horcrux. It’s our semi-annual wrock wrendition episode! This time ‘round, we came across the Kansas-based duo The 8th Horcrux. As obsessed as we are with what we’ve termed “wrock wrenditions”—that is, wizard versions of popular muggle songs—we were delighted to discover that they exclusively perform these sorts of covers. And they’re damn good at it, too!

But of course, we couldn’t ignore our other old favorites, so you can catch some of the All You Need is (Wizard) Love album as well as tracks from DATM, Catchlove and ALL CAPS.

Season 4 - Episode 11 - MORE Wrock Wrenditions!

“I Love Hogwarts” by the 8th Horcrux
“99 Death Eaters” by Draco and the Malfoys
“Reading” by the 8th Horcrux
“We’re the Kids at Hogwarts” by Catchlove
“Ron’s Woeful Christmas (The Sweater Song Parody)” by the 8th Horcrux
“Lumos Flies” by ALL CAPS
“Into the Pensive” by the 8th Horcrux
“Ginny is a Punk Rocker” by The Whomping Willows
“Cho Chang” by the 8th Horcrux
“I’ll Follow Their Son” by The Remus Lupins
“All My Magic” by Creevey Crisis
“Ten Crimes” by Into the Pensive
“Yule Ball” by the 8th Horcrux
“Why Don’t We Do It In the Burrow?” by Tonks and the Auors
“Hey Remus” by The Whomping Willows
“Privet Drive” by the 8th Horcrux
“Whatever You Like” by DJ Ronald B
“Like It’s Quidditch” by The Station
“Socks!” by the 8th Horcrux
“Eulogy Book Four” by Philosopherock
“Ginny’s Love Story” by the 8th Horcrux
“Hallows” by Andy with an M
“Eulogy Book Six” by Philosopherock
“Viva La Voldemort” by the 8th Horcrux
“I’ve Just Seen a Witch” by Madam Pince and the Librarians
“This Book is so Awesome” by Harry and the Potters
“This Book is so Awesome” by Ministry of Magic
“In Which Draco and Harry Secretly Want to Make Out” by The Whomping Willows
“Draco and Harry” by Into the Pensieve
“Mean Mr. Filch/Lavender Brown/She Died in an Upstairs Bathroom” by Gred and Forge
“The Avada Kedavra Song” by the 8th Horcrux