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Continue Reading Fantastic Beasts – I Want to be a Wizard! Episode 91

Fantastic Beasts – I Want to be a Wizard! Episode 91

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! This last weekend Fantastic Beasts and where to find them opened at $75 million dollars. Don’t worry we will give you warnings before spoilers.  This is the first movie that exists in Harry Potter’s Wizarding World that did not exist as a book first which makes it unique in and of itself but there were a few other things about this film that we wanted to talk about including a diverse audience, how young…

Continue Reading Fanfic: Attack of the Plot Bunnies – Episode 89

Fanfic: Attack of the Plot Bunnies – Episode 89

What is Fanfic?  Well Fanfic is shorthand for Fan Fiction and this week we bring on friend of the show and Fanfic author Sara Linn to talk to us about what it is, how to find it, and what some of the terminology means.  If you’ve ever been curious about what an AU, a shipwar or a an archive is then you need to listen to this episode. Common Places to find fanfic (in chronological order) fanzines, mailing lists &…

Continue Reading Native American Folklore behind Ilvermorny

Native American Folklore behind Ilvermorny

Welcome to Fandom Podcast, Supplemental. This week on Episode 71 we had Lena English and Amy Champion on with us to talk about the new information about Ilvermorny, the new wizarding schools and it’s houses. Today on Supplemental we are going to go over some native american Folk Lore relating to those houses. Most of us since our early childhood have heard stories of brave Lions, clever Ravens, hard working badgers, and devious Snakes, and so when JK Rowling used…

Continue Reading JK Rowling Kills the Bad Guy House

JK Rowling Kills the Bad Guy House

Ilvermorny History Getting ready for the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them” movie, JK Rowling has put out a whole ton of information on Pottermore about Ilvermorny which is the North American Wizarding school in Massachusetts. Here is a link to the short story about how that school was founded. And If you plan on reading that I highly recommend that you do that before listening to the show, we will be talking a lot about that story and the…