NewtCast: A Harry Potter Podcast
About This Show
It’s a new era of Harry Potter, and we really, really want to explore it. With 'Cursed Child' and 'Fantastic Beasts' expanding our knowledge of the Wizarding World, we couldn’t resist diving in! A biweekly podcast covering Pottermore, Ilvermorny, J.K. Rowling, and the Harry Potter fandom. Be a part of it—discuss with us on Twitter @NewtCasts.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 5: Canon or Not Canon?
Alexis, Mallory, and guest host Moriah dig into what canon even means and the different ways our notion of canon is evolving! - Jesus fandom (AKA the OG canon) - Shakespearean, Sherlockian, Lord of the Ringsian canons and how they’ve been adapted/added to - Transmedia storytelling and sci-fi world-building (the different ways Star Wars and Star Trek have dealt with this issue) - How Potter is unique, how it’s canon has been interpreted - Publishing: the birth of canon? - Cherry-picking and other ways the fandom has coped Tweet us your thoughts @NewtCasts or leave a comment on our website or Facebook! Next time: Ilvermorny.