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Redemption: Out of the Fire (Book 5, Chapter 32)
Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Redemption in chapter thirty-two of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This week we look at a few characters and their possible arcs of redemption: Dolores Umbridge, Severus Snape, Kreacher, and Ron Weasley. Throughout the episode we consider the question: Do we feel comfortable saying that certain people are irredeemable? Thanks to Leah Holleran for this week's voicemail! Next week weâ€™ll be reading chapter thirty-three, Fight and Flight, through the theme of Inheritance.
Aired 10 months ago 41:49
Familiarity: Grawp (Book 5, Chapter 30)
Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Familiarity in chapter thirty of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This week we really pick apart Hagridâ€™s decision to ask the kids to take care of Grawp. Throughout the episode we consider the question: When does familiarity keep us from seeing the dangers around us? Thanks to Tess Schleitwiler for this week's voicemail! Next week Vanessa will be joined by Professor Matt Potts to talk about the apocalypse and answer some Owl Post.
Aired 10 months ago 57:30
Entitlement: Snape's Worst Memory (Book 5, Chapter 28) Live from San Francisco, CA
Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of â€œentitlement" in chapter 28 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This week we come to you live from our San Francisco show. We discuss Umbridgeâ€™s relationship to her own authority, Snapeâ€™s shame over insulting Lily, and the healing power of tea. We were so very lucky to have Tara-Nicholle Nelson of SoulTour join us, with a story about her tonsils and our own worthiness. Next week we're reading Chapter 29, Career Advice, through the theme of revenge. Thanks to everyone who came out to the California shows!