Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
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- Take note! The new-ish Harry Potter Database is keeping track of deleted and never-seen scenes from the movies, with stills and even script excerpts! Including the alternate ending from Goblet of Fire that we mentioned last week.
- It's the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts! The hosts honor the occasion by looking at what the movie left out from the book.
- How do the hosts feel about the Harry/Voldemort face-off, now that they've reread it?
- What role would Andrew, Laura, Micah, and Eric taken in defending the school?
- Would any particular moment during the Battle of Hogwarts have caused us to retreat or rethink our strategy?
- What is the one thing that we'd change after all these years about what happened during the Battle of Hogwarts in the book? Listeners weigh in with the top things they would change as well.
- Which character who died would Andrew, Eric, Laura and Micah save, and who would we kill in their place?
- We eulogize those who lost their lives on this fateful day in the book series.
- Quizzitch: What is the final sentence in Deathly Hallows prior to the epilogue?Visit MuggleCast.com/Quizzitch to submit your answer!
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