Category Archives: Harry Potter

VoK 329: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Special Rehearsal Edition Review)



Beware of Spoilers, The following podcast discusses spoilers for all published books in the Harry Potter Series

After the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, many fans had mixed reactions to the “8th Story”, and VoK also had mixed feelings, we will explain why in this 2 hour podcast.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) hosts and is joined by Nadia (Nadia), Kevin (Gaiden) and Ryan (Tremprod) as they discuss, review and summarise each act of the 2 part (5 – 6 hour Play; 325 page Script).

Also featured:
-Unauthorised Harry Potter sensation: The Harry Potter Musical trilogy and possible influence on Cursed Child (?)
-Albus and Scorpius: An (un)subtle love story?
-Harry Potter fandom and Midnight release parties.
-Hype for Fantastic Beasts.
-Will we ever get a DVD recording of the stage show?

Running Time: 02:08:50
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

Image of London Cast from “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” (Image we were deprived of in script book).

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VoK 310: Childhood’s End aka The Great Harry Potter ReRead (Part 1)


Welcome to the Hogwarts of innuendo! Join the great load o’ duffers known as Michal (inkasrain), Greg (claudiusthefool), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Matt (Varley), Adam (drownedsnow), Zach (Alias), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (Pod’s Plight), and Shane (easttexasdirewolf) as they study the first nine chapters of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling. Listeners will be tested on 90’s technology, baseball insults, and flying phallic imagery.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series, as well as A Song of Ice and Fire (including spoiler chapters) and Captain Planet.

Edited by inkasrain
Music by Mike Peoples, inspired by the work of John Williams.

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VoK 123: The Magicians series (by Lev Grossman)

The Magicians collage

The Vassals discuss Lev Grossman’s Magicians series of portal fantasy novels. Topics include millennial ennui; impotent gods; the plight of being a fantasy fan; and how the rules of magical top-trumps aren’t entirely clear.  This episode spoils the Magicians series (including the short story in Dangerous Women) and also discusses Narnia, Harry Potter, Brideshead Revisited and Tolkien.  (Aftershow begins at 1h 20m).

Podcast hosts:  Bina007, Katie (Lady Griffin), Brett (WhiteRaven), Michael (Mordion) and Greg (Claudius The Fool).

Edited by Bina007 using Geoffrey Burgon’s marvellous score to ITV miniseries of Brideshead Revisited and Queen’s It’s A Kind of Magic.

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VoK 7: Harry Potter (by J. K. Rowling)

Beware of Spoilers, the following podcast discusses all published books on Harry Potter and a Song of Ice and Fire too.

Fortytwo is joined by Dagos_Rivers and Nadia to discuss Harry Potter as they try and answer
* What house would Little finger belong in ?
* Would Arya become a Deatheater ?
* Which Westeros house Harry would be in.
* Did Goblet of Fire, deserve to win a Hugo over Storm of Swords.

Editing Credits Fortytwo

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