Live Blogging Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Fifth Hour

Last hour, which was more than a year ago, we discussed how goblins fit into the Potterverse, the curious road to redemption for Draco Malfoy, and the surprising choice to off Dobby but not Kreacher. Hour #5: p. 519-658 (“Gringotts” through “The Elder Wand”…and just short of “The Prince’s Tale.” Sigh.) –At this point in… Read More Live Blogging Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Fifth Hour

Live Blogging Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Fourth Hour

Last hour, we had our first Potter Lightning Round (which doesn’t really need to be in boldface, but I kinda like it that way), wondered why there are four Hogwarts houses instead of three, and celebrated the sinking of the good ‘ship Harmony. On with the show! Hour #4: p. 388 to p. 518 (“Xenophilius Lovegood” through… Read More Live Blogging Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Fourth Hour

Live Blogging Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Third Hour

Last hour, we covered among other things: telling the difference between Fred and George, why werewolves are HIV/AIDS patients, and why Harry would be utterly wretched without Hermione to whisper the answers in his ear. I’ll go ahead and say that this hour is probably the dullest one of the bunch, even though there’s a great… Read More Live Blogging Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Third Hour