Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast

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 Feb 22, 2019
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Sam and Emily discuss all things Harry Potter while also analyzing a bottle of spirits (not the ghost kind). Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast aims to bring together those people who grew up reading Harry Potter, who are now of legal drinking age... and still love to read/watch/talk about/listen to Harry Potter.

Episode Date
Chapter 33: Harry Potter and the Ranking of Snacks
37:58

In this episode, Sam and Emily welcome back Chaz from Chapter 7, to discuss the top 10 snacks from the franchise! No, not the consumable kind of snacks that you get from Honeydukes or by pressing F7 on a vending machine. We are talking about the human snack specimens from the Wizarding World. Since this episode has us all up in our sweet feelings, we will be pairing it with some indulgent ButterBeer! Cheers!

Mar 12, 2019
Chapter 32: Enemies of the Heir, Beware
51:36

Join Sam and Emily this week, back in the Chamber of Secrets! Polyjuice Potion in hand, this episode compares the book and movie version of the second installment in the series. Cheers!

Mar 05, 2019
Chapter 31: The Chamber of Secrets Has Been Opened
01:01:23

Jump back in with Sam and Emily as the begin another deep dive, this time into The Chamber of Secrets! In this episode they will discuss major plot points from the book along with their questions and observations. Grab your Moaning Myrtle cocktail and tune in! Cheers!

Feb 26, 2019
Chapter 30: Wit Beyond Measure
37:53

This week is Emily's birthday, so it's only fitting that this episode is devoted to honoring Emily's Hogwarts house, Ravenclaw! Throughout the episode Sam and Emily will discuss the history and details surrounding Ravenclaw house, along with some of the house's most notable members, all while enjoying their Ravenclaw themed cocktails. Cheers!

Feb 19, 2019
Chapter 29: A Cauldron Full of Hot, Strong Love
46:02

It's Valentine's Day this week! Whether you are in a relationship or single this Valentine's Day, we can all come together to celebrate the couples of the Wizarding World. In this episode Sam and Emily sip on their freshly brewed Amortentia while they discuss their top 7 couples from the series, along with a few other topics! Cheers!

Feb 12, 2019
Chapter 28: Started from the (Long)bottom
44:20

Welcome back to Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast! This week Sam and Emily have their first character profile of the year, completely devoted to Neville Longbottom. While he may be overlooked and underestimated throughout most of the series by his counterparts, this episode explores exactly why Neville Longbottom is one hero who is not to be forgotten! Cheers!

Feb 06, 2019
Chapter 27: Comparing the Sorcerer's Stone Book and Movie
01:04:12

Tune into Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast this week as Sam and Emily welcome back Sarah from Chapter 19. The trio discuss in depth the first ever film of the series and how it compares to the book. The good and the bad of the Sorcerer's Stone! Throughout the episode they will be indulging in another original cocktail: The Gryffindor! Cheers!

Jan 29, 2019
Chapter 26: A Deep Dive into the Sorcerer's Stone
52:42

Welcome to Chapter 26! Join Sam and Emily in this episode as they in-depthly review and discuss the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's/Philosopher's Stone book. After re-reading the first book in the series, they both had a lot of new insight to present to each other including foreshadowing, questions, and theory tie-ins. Throughout the episode they they sip on their original cocktail creation, Unicorn Blood! Cheers!

Jan 22, 2019
Chapter 25: Voldemort vs. Grindelwald
38:55

Join Sam and Emily this week as they welcome their guest and host of This is my Bourbon Podcast, Perry! During this episode the trio discuss the two biggest villains of the Wizarding World: Voldemort and Grindelwald. Who is more terrifying? Who would win in a duel? While debating this topic they sip on the drink of the week, bourbon butterbeer! Stick around to test Perry's Harry Potter trivia knowledge! Cheers!

Jan 15, 2019
Chapter 24: Together At Last
30:59

This episode is a very special one because Sam and Emily were actually together for the recording! While they were enjoying some quality time together, (and a gin and tonic) they also answered some listener questions and played a game of Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit. Cheers!

Jan 08, 2019
Chapter 23: Happy New Year!
30:54

Happy New Year, everyone! Thank you for joining us in 2019! We have some big plans for the podcast this year, so join us in this episode as we discuss our goals and resolutions for 2019. We will be starting the New Year off right by enjoying some festive Felix Felicis for good luck! Cheers!

Jan 01, 2019
Chapter 22: Happy Christmas!
30:26

Happy Christmas! This week Sam and Emily are celebrating Christmas by discussing some of their favorite Christmas moments from the Harry Potter books and movies, along with what they would like to receive as a gift in the Potterverse. All the while sipping on some festive eggnog. They also have their gift exchange with each other! Thanks for tuning in!

1:51 - Drink of the Week | 8:20 - Poll Results | 10:20 - Gift Exchange | 18:08 - Favorite Christmas Moments | 25:55 - What we would want as a gift in the Potterverse

Dec 23, 2018
Chapter 21: Fan Theories
42:24
This week we are enjoying a black and gold favorite, I.C. Light, as we welcome Pittsburgh native and Hufflepuff, Natalie. It is only fitting that our drink of the week reflects not only her city but her house as well! Sip with us as we discuss Harry Potter tattoos, a few fan theories, and play a round of trivia. After our past few episodes, which have been on the heavy side, this one is as light and refreshing as this beer!
Dec 18, 2018
Chapter 20: For The Greater Good
42:25
Welcome to Chapter 20: For The Greater Good. Join us as we enjoy two of our favorite drinks while discussing two of our favorite lovebirds: Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald! Sam will be enjoying a vodka-cran with lime, and Emily will be warming up with our butterbeer. Also don't miss a special new segment we are introducing this episode, along with an interesting theory about the Dumbledore-Grindelwald final duel!
Dec 11, 2018
Chapter 19: The Life and Lies of Albus Dumbledore
01:07:52
In this week's episode Sam and Emily bring on guest, Sarah, to discuss the history and life of Albus Dumbledore. Join them as they talk about the bad-ass headmaster's controversial backstory, while also sipping on a tart lemon drop cocktail in his honor. *This episode may contain spoilers for those who have not seen Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.*
Dec 04, 2018
Chapter 18: Beast Mode Part 3
01:05:45
A R E Y O U R E A D Y F O R I T ? To conclude our Fantastic Beast Mode three-part series, we are giving our unofficial, official review of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. So if you haven't seen it yet, CAUTION: SPOILERS AHEAD. Join us as we discuss the movie for the first time with each other. Also, bring your bottle of 19 Crimes. You're going to need a drink! Cheers!
Nov 27, 2018
Chapter 17: Beast Mode Part 2
49:04
Happy Thanksgiving week, and welcome to the second installment of our three-part series, Beast Mode! Emily's fiance, Karn, joins to discuss all things relating to the Wizarding World of the United States. Grab some pumpkin juice and tune in! Cheers!
Nov 20, 2018
Chapter 16: Beast Mode Part 1
42:52
Join Sam and Emily this week as they kick off Beast Mode! A three-part series that will cover all things Fantastic Beasts. In this episode, Sam and Emily dive deep into discussing the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie while sipping on the featured cocktail of the week, Gigglewater!
Nov 13, 2018
Chapter 15: A Newbie's Guide to Harry Potter
01:01:29
Since today is National Nachos Day and we are lovers of all things Mexican food, this week’s featured drink is a margarita! Sip on this refreshing beverage with us as we welcome our friend and Harry Potter newbie, Bailey. Find out her Pottermore results and join us in exploring the major plot points and themes of every Harry Potter book! Cheers!
Nov 06, 2018
Chapter 14: Happy Halloween
35:41
TROLL IN THE DUNGEON!!! Thought you ought to know! Happy Halloween, everyone! Join Sam and Emily this week as they discuss the significance of the holiday in the Harry Potter series while also sipping on some homemade polyjuice potion. Cheers!
Oct 30, 2018
Chapter 13: Hallows v. Horcruxes
55:13
Join Sam and Emily this week as they welcome special guests and hosts of, It's Bourbon Night - Chad and Sara! The guest duo are bourbon know-it-alls and potterheads to boot! This episode's discussion will focus on the comparison of hallows and horcruxes, while enjoying a pour or two of Wild Turkey bourbon. Find out which each of them would choose as a hallow and what they would make into a horcrux!
Oct 23, 2018
Chapter 12: No Underage Wizards Allowed In Today
32:59
In light of it being National Liqueur Day, we are celebrating by adding amaretto to the most famous drink of the Harry Potter series--Butterbeer! Join us as we discuss the drinks and the taverns from the series, while enjoying our homemade butterbeer. We also tried out a new game, Harry Potter themed "Would You Rather?". Cheers!
Oct 17, 2018
Chapter 11: The Cursed Child
34:41
This week's episode is coming to you late, and we apologize for the wait! But nevertheless we are back with Chapter 11: The Cursed Child. Join us this week as we discuss (rant..) in detail all about the 8th installment in the Harry Potter series. Grab your wine, it's a doozy!
Oct 12, 2018
Chapter 10: Voldemort: Inherently Evil?
45:33
This week's episode is all about He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, The Dark Lord, You-Know-Who, alright you guessed it, Lord Voldemort. Join Sam and Emily as they bring on a very special guest (who also happens to be Emily's mom) to discuss the nature of Voldemort's evilness. Was it inherent, or was it a product of his troubled childhood?
Oct 03, 2018
Chapter 9: The Minors
40:23
Join Sam and Emily this week as they discuss some of the minor characters from Harry Potter! Whether they are stealing your hearts in the background of the main plot, whether they are intriguing you with their subtle cockiness, or whether they are spiking your interest just by being mentioned in passing. These characters may have a minor role in the story, but they have a major role in our hearts. We want to know more about them!
Sep 25, 2018
Chapter 8: Let's Hear It For The Boys
44:33
In response to, Chapter 5: Yass Queen, it's only fair to show some love for the men of Harry Potter! This week Sam and Emily share their definitive ranking of the top ten bad-ass men of the series. Join them in their discussion of that, along with a couple of fan theories!
Sep 18, 2018
Chapter 7: Snape Snape Severus Snape
51:24
This week on Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast, Sam and Emily bring on self-proclaimed Slytherin, and steadfast Snape supporter, Chaz Barry! Join them as they enjoy some white wine while discussing all things Snape related, and talk through a few theories surrounding him.
Sep 12, 2018
Chapter 6: Unanswered Questions
42:20
In this week's episode of Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast, Sam and Emily tackle and discuss their unanswered, burning questions from the series! Anything and everything they would ask J.K. Rowling if they could. Plus they each discuss a popular, yet controversial fan-theory.
Sep 04, 2018
Chapter 5: Yass Queen
47:46
This week Sam and Emily welcome their close friend, (and bad-ass queen) Heather, to another episode of Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast. Join them first, as they find out Heather's Hogwarts house, patronous and wand. Then stay tuned for their definitive Top 10 list of the most bad-ass women from the Harry Potter series!
Aug 28, 2018
Chapter 4: Twenty-Three Years Later
46:39
Join Sam and Emily this week as they take a turn back in time! They discuss their favorite characters along with the ones they have related to most throughout their lives. All the while enjoying some bottom-shelf vodka.
Aug 21, 2018
Chapter 3: Gone Too Soon
43:26
This week we have our first guest, Emily's dad Andrew aka the Bald Eagle! Join us while we discuss the characters we would save and the most heartbreaking character deaths. All paired with some red wine and our first round of Harry Potter trivia!
Aug 14, 2018
Chapter 2: We Open at the Close
40:00
In this week's episode of Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk podcast, Emily and Sam open at the close, by beginning their discourse of all things Harry Potter at the end... They discuss in depths the final chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and what they wished they would have seen carry over in the movies.
Aug 07, 2018
Chapter 1: The Girls Who Drank
18:46
Welcome to the first episode of Harry Potter and the Half-Drunk Podcast! We are Sam and Emily, two twenty-something, adult beverage-drinking, Harry Potter-loving, best friends! In this episode we want to just give you an introduction to us and how we came to love Harry Potter. We discuss our individual favorites and least favorites in the Harry Potter book and movie series along with where we fall in the Harry Potter spectrum. All the while we are drinking champagne to celebrate Harry’s birthday! So if you love Harry Potter and don’t mind listening to two half-drunk girls discussing all the ins and outs of the franchise, please tune in!
Jul 31, 2018