Category Archives: Podcasts

Hog’s Head PubCast #91: Gothic Tales and Other Mysteries

What makes Gothic stories work? Also, what’s the deal with Harry Potter for Nerds, and why is half of Jenna’s essay missing from it? Who stole it? These and other mysteries solved on Hog’s Head PubCast #91!

Monday night will be another Live PubCast on Middle-Earth Radio. We’ll be joined by guests from UNCC’s “PotterWatch” group, and we’ll be discussing Pottermore. You can now listen and chat on the same page: Middle-Earth Radio!

Hog’s Head PubCast #90: John Granger Talks in Circles

Hogwarts Professor John Granger talks about the ring structure of the Harry Potter stories! This was the live PubCast from about a month ago. Lots of good chat room participation and questions. Lots of fun as always with Mr. Granger.

The PubCast is LIVE every Monday night at 10PM ET! Tonight, it’s a Potter Pundits episode with John Granger, myself, and Elizabeth Baird Hardy. We’ll be talking Harry Potter as “Shared Text”, and the upcoming course at Mythgard. Listen live at Middle-earth Radio or via iTunes and join us in the Live Event Chatroom!

Hog’s Head PubCast #89: “Just Behind the Veil:” An Interview with Mr Pond

Mr Pond wrote an essay on Rowling and MacDonald in Harry Potter for Nerds! Listen to the interview, buy the book, and discuss his essay here.

About Mr Pond

George MacDonald

Hog’s Head PubCast #86: A Hog’s Head Halloween 2010

A quick updates podcast, with the week-by-week plan for A Hog’s Head Halloween 2010.

Here’s a brief outline:

  • Week One (9/26 – 10/2): Werewolves
  • Week Two (10/3 – 10/9): Robert E. Howard
  • Week Three (10/10 – 10/16): Comic and Satirical use of Gothic
  • Week Four (10/17 – 10/23): Zombies
  • Week Five (10/24 – 10/31): Personal and local ghost stories