#404: Furry Little Problems (HBP 16, A Very Frosty Christmas)

Feb 04, 09:11 PM
  • What’s up with JKR’s Twitter?

  • Larry Potter gets nixed from the latest LEGO movie

  • Chapter-by-Chapter continues with A Very Frosty Christmas

  • 7-Word Summary: Rufus tries to convince Harry by persuasion

  • Do the words unbreakable vow finally make Ron a believer?

  • Harry’s Draco argument has been rejected so many times he can hear Hermione’s response to the latest development in his head

  • Arrests for the sake of arrests. Perception vs. reality. We dive deep into the Ministry under Rufus Scrimgeour.

  • Does Lupin’s current state make him more sympathetic to Snape?

  • Lupin may unknowingly provide some hints to the identity of the Half-Blood Prince

  • How is Lupin able to go undercover without other werewolves knowing who he is?

  • Could the Ministry take a page out of Voldemort’s book - playing to the underserved and underrepresented?

  • We discuss how Scrimgeour goes about his conversation with Harry all wrong.

  • Why, why would the Minister use Umbridge’s name to try and strengthen any argument he made?

  • Is it fair Harry takes out all of his frustration towards the Ministry on Scrimgeour?

  • Could Harry and Dumbledore have benefited from working with the Ministry?

  • Connecting the Threads, MVP of the Week and Rename the Chapter

  • Quizzitch: How much does it cost to take Apparition lessons?

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