Episode #380: Privet Drive Payoff

Aug 20, 2018, 04:13 PM
  • Hypable.com writer Kendra joins the show!

  • Eric recaps a great LeakyCon weekend in Dallas!

  • We meet a brand-new Fantastic Beast - the chupacabra - and get our first glimpse at baby nifflers

  • Newt is headed to Paris to "track" Credence, but how does he even know he's alive?

  • Chapter-by-Chapter continues with Chapter 3 of Half-Blood Prince

  • Are the media headlines meant to make readers and the wizarding community feel safe despite Voldemort's known return to power?

  • Why has Dumbledore been reinstated as Chief Warlock of the Wizengamot?

  • Our first (passing) mention of Inferi

  • Is Harry's lack of trust in Dumbledore showing up at Privet Drive a result of their relationship from Order of the Phoenix?

  • Why didn't Harry tell the Dursleys that Dumbledore would be visiting? How would they have reacted if he did?

  • We discuss Dumbledore and Petunia's prior correspondence. Was Dumbledore ready to play that hand if necessary?

  • Privet Drive Payoff: Dumbledore puts the Dursleys in their rightful place!

  • Are we seeing a Grindelwald-era Dumbledore based on the way he intimidates the Dursleys or is he just setting affairs in order?

  • Dumbledore's hand, mead, Grimmauld Place, Kreacher and more!

  • We learn that Harry must return to Privet Drive one more time

  • The hosts give their MVPs of the Week and Rename the Chapter; plus a great Crackpot Theory on Felix Felicis

  • Quizzitch: Who gave Ambrosius Flume his first job, thanks to Slughorn?