Muffliato: A Harry Potter Podcast
Blake Adams, Josh Ens
Welcome to Muffliato, a Harry Potter Podcast where we fill your ears to prevent you from hearing nearby conversations. We're Josh and Blake and each week we explore the wizarding world of Harry Potter. So sit back, relax, and enjoy.
Jul 5 2022
TRAILER | 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'
Our journey continues as Harry, and his best friends Ron and Hermione enter their fourth year at Hogwarts where Harry faces off with merpeople, dragons and many more dangerous creatures and situations. Each week our podcast will take a deep dive through the chapters of the fourth book in JK Rowling’s best-selling series: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. So ready your wands and subscribe to the Muffliato podcast to join us as we continue talking about the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter.
#076 | 'The Hungarian Horntail' | GoF Overview (19)
Blake and Josh begin their discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. They examine the themes, characters, foreshadowing and more of Chapter 19: The Hungarian Horntail.
Jan 17 2023
#075 | 'The Weighing of the Wands' | GoF Overview (18)
Blake and Josh begin their discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. They examine the themes, characters, foreshadowing and more of Chapter 18: The Weighing of the Wands.
Jan 10 2023
#074 | 'The Four Champions' | GoF Overview (17)
Blake and Josh begin their discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. They examine the themes, characters, foreshadowing and more of Chapter 17: The Four Champions.
Dec 20 2022
#073 | 'The Goblet of Fire' | GoF Overview (16)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– ImpressionsCharacter Development– Fleur Delacour, Igor KarkaroffWorld Building– Aging Potion, Age Line BarrierSignificance– Harry becomes a championSupport the Podcastwww.buymeacoffee.com/muffliatopod
Dec 13 2022
ICYMI | BONUS EPISODE | 'Favourite Books and Movies'
Episode OutlineBlake's Favourite BooksJosh's Favourite BooksBlake's Favourite MoviesJosh's Favourite Movies
Dec 6 2022
#072 | 'Beauxbatons and Durmstrang' | GoF Overview (15)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– PreparationCharacter Development– Olympe Maxime & Igor KarkaroffWorld Building– Wizarding School arrivals Significance– The arrival of the competitors of the Triwizard TournamentExtra linksBeauxbatonshttps://www.wizardingworld.com/writing-by-jk-rowling/beauxbatons-academy-of-magicDurmstranghttps://www.wizardingworld.com/writing-by-jk-rowling/durmstrang-institute
Nov 29 2022
#071 | 'The Unforgivable Curses' | GoF Overview (14)
Blake and Josh begin their discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. They examine the themes, characters, foreshadowing and more of Chapter 14: The Unforgivable Curses
Nov 22 2022
BONUS EPISODE | 'The Tales of Beedle the Bard'
In this episode Josh is flying solo and talks about the Hogwarts Library and some of the extra books we have as part of the magical wizarding world.
Nov 15 2022
#070 | 'Mad-Eye Moody' | GoF Overview (13)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– AnticipationCharacter Development– Mad-Eye Moody (Death Eater)World Building– Bubotuber pus & Blast-Ended SkrewtsSignificance– They eat Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at Hogwarts
Nov 8 2022
ICYMI | BONUS EPISODE | 'How we got into Harry Potter'
In case you missed it: Blake and Josh discuss their introduction to Harry Potter. Listen to hear how their interest in the wizarding world began and developed.
Nov 1 2022
#069 | 'The Triwizard Tournament' | GoF Overview (12)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– Excitement & AnticipationCharacter Development– Mad-Eye MoodyWorld Building– The Triwizard Tournament, ElvesForeshadowing– Moody’s hip flask, Impartial Judge (Goblet of Fire)Significance– Harry’s first Sorting Ceremony since his own. Announcement of no inter-house Quidditch Cup. Announcement of the Triwizard TournamentLinksNatalie McDonaldhttp://www.accio-quote.org/articles/2000/1100-macleans-bethune.htmlSupport Uswww.buymeacoffee.com/muffliatopod
Oct 25 2022
#068 | 'Aboard the Hogwarts Express' | GoF Overview (11)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– Mystery / SuspenseCharacter Development– Mad-Eye MoodyWorld Building– Magical Schools, Hogwarts ExpressLiterary Devices– Plot AdvancementForeshadowing– Triwizard TournamentSupport Muffliato Podcasthttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/muffliatopod
Oct 18 2022
BONUS EPISODE | 'Supporting the Podcast'
There are 4 ways you can support the Muffliato Podcast:ListeningTelling a friendApple Podcasts Rating & ReviewFinancial SupportYou can now support us financially through the buymeacoffee platform.It will cover the costs of running the podcast, things like – Domains, Website Hosting, Podcast Hosting etc.There are one-off and monthly support options.We have designed some phone wallpapers that you can download for free.Support us here! - www.buymeacoffee.com/muffliatopod
Oct 11 2022
#067 | 'Mayhem at the Ministry' | GoF Overview (10)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– ConsequencesCharacter Development– Rita Skeeter, Ron WeasleyWorld Building– Dress RobesSignificance– Transitions from the book's big inciting incident into the coming trip to and the life at Hogwarts.
Oct 4 2022
#066 | 'The Dark Mark' | GoF Overview (9)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– PrejudiceCharacter Development– Death-Eaters, Ludo BagmanWorld Building– Dark Mark, Spells (Morsmordre, Prior Incantato), Beauxbatons Academy of MagicForeshadowing– Winky can’t run because Barty Crouch Jr is magically tied to her. Barty Crouch Sr is the one to go explore further in the forestSignificance– Attack on Muggles raises the stakes of life and death.
Sep 27 2022
BONUS EPISODE | 'Harry Potter Trivia...Level 3'
Blake puts you in the hot seat (for a final time) and asks you a range of Harry Potter questions. Will you get them right or will you fall short? It's time to step it up to level 3!
Sep 20 2022
#065 | 'The Quidditch World Cup' | GoF Overview (8)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– Desire (Lust & Greed)Character Development– Winky, Irish & Bulgaria Quidditch PlayersWorld Building– Mascots & SpellsForeshadowing– Winky and the ‘empty’ seat beside her
Sep 13 2022
BONUS EPISODE | 'Harry Potter Trivia...Level 2'
Questions come from hypable.comName the two directors who directed more than one Harry Potter movie.Dumbledore has a scar that’s the perfect map of what?List all seven of Voldemort’s Horcruxes.Who gave Harry his Firebolt broomstick?What country does Charlie Weasley live in?Which team won the Quidditch World Cup in Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireWhat numbers would you dial to enter the Ministry of Magic from the London telephone booth?What is Hermione Granger’s patronus?What is Bellatrix Lestrange’s maiden name?What magical creature pulls the Hogwarts carriages?What does R.A.B. stand for?What does Professor Umbridge make Harry write during his detention in Order of the Phoenix?Harry wins a vial of what potion from Professor Slughorn?What form does Neville Longbottom’s boggart take?What nickname does Grawp give Hermione?What do Lupin and Tonks name their son?What was Voldemort’s mother’s name?What is the antidote that saves Ron Weasley from being poisoned by Slughorn’s mead in Half-Blood Prince?What plant traps the trio on their way to get the Philosopher’s Stone?What kind of broom does Lucius Malfoy buy for the entire Slytherin Quidditch team?Which Ministry department does Arthur Weasley work in?Who’s wedding did Harry go to in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?What was the name of the goblin who took Harry to his Gringotts vault for the first time?What is the address of Sirius Black’s family home?How many presents did Dudley Dursley get for his 11th birthday before going to the zoo?What Hogwarts house did Moaning Myrtle belong to?What animal does James Potter transfigure into?What are the last three words in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?What is the name of Hagrid’s dragon in Philosopher’s Stone?Who does Draco Malfoy take to the Yule Ball in Goblet of Fire?What is Rita Skeeter’s animagus form?: A) A bumblebee B) A beetle C) An owl D) A catWhat is the first word of the Sorting Hat’s song in Philosopher’s Stone? A) You B) First C) Oh D) OnceWhich of these actors did not portray Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies? A) Christian Coulson B) Matthew Lewis C) Ralph Fiennes D) Frank DillaneWho said this?: “Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!” A) Rubeus Hagrid B) Ron Weasley C) Mad Eye Moody D) Albus DumbledoreWho said this?: “Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” A) Rubeus Hagrid B) Draco Malfoy C) Seamus Finnigan D) Ginny WeasleyWho said this: “It is the quality of one’s convictions that determines success, not the number of followers?” A) Albus Dumbledore B) Remus Lupin C) Hermione Granger D) VoldemortWhich of these will you not find in Fred and George’s Skiving Snackbox? A) Puking Pastille B) Coughing Candies C) Fever Fudge D) Nosebleed NougatWhich of these is not one of Albus Dumbledore’s middle names? A) Wulfric B) Aurelius C) Percival D) BrianHow are Bellatrix Lestrange and Sirius Black related? A) Siblings B) Ex-spouses C) Cousins D) None of the aboveWhat make and model of car did Harry and Ron fly to school in Chamber of Secrets? A) Chevrolet Camaro B) Pontiac Tempest C) Ford Anglia D) Volkswagen JettaTrue or False – Mandrake draught is used as a cure for petrificationTrue or False – Hagrid’s dad was a giantTrue or False – Fleur Delacour’s sister’s name is GabrielleTrue or False – A non-magical person born to magical parents is called a muggleTrue or False – The Sonorus charm makes a person’s ears biggerTrue or False – Bill Weasley is a werewolfTrue or False – Nearly Headless Nick’s full name is Nicholas de Mimsy-PaddingtonTrue or False – Professor McGonagall’s animagus form is a calico catTrue or False – Harry slipped Felix Felicis into Ron’s drink before a Quidditch matchTrue or False – Fred and George Weasley were born on April Fool’s Day
Sep 6 2022
BONUS EPISODE | 'Harry Potter Trivia...Level 1'
Questions sourced from www.hypable.comHow many points do you get for catching the golden snitch in a game of Quidditch?What name was Voldemort born with?In what room does Harry find Ravenclaw’s diadem?Name all four of the Marauders by their real namesWhat are the three types of wizard coins in order of value?Which Hogwarts teaching position is cursed?How many brothers did Ron Weasley have?What is the name of Harry Potter’s pet owl?What makes up the core of Harry Potter’s wand?Which animal is on the emblem for Hufflepuff house?Who is the Slytherin house ghost?What spell would you cast to get rid of a Dementor?Who gave Harry Potter the Marauder’s Map?What Hogwarts house was Lucius Malfoy in?Who were the four competitors in Goblet of Fire’s Triwizard Tournament?What is the spell to disarm an opponent?From what platform do students catch the Hogwarts Express?What is Neville’s toad’s name?What ghost inhabits the girl’s bathroom on the second floor of Hogwarts?What color is the killing curse in the Harry Potter series?What is Padma and Parvati’s last name?What does Dumbledore tell Harry he sees in the Mirror of Erised?What are the last names of Draco Malfoy’s two best friends?What class does Hagrid teach at Hogwarts?What is the name of the sweets shop at Hogsmeade?What does Dumbledore leave Ron in his will?At what store does Harry Potter get his wand?Where does Dumbledore keep his memories?What device did Hermione use in Prisoner of Azkaban to attend multiple classes at the same time?What color is Harry’s jumper from Mrs. Weasley?Who teaches Harry how to play Wizard’s chess? A) Hagrid B) Hermione C) Ron D) DudleyWhen is Harry Potter’s birthday? A) December 31 B) June 31 C) July 31 D) August 31Who teaches History of Magic at Hogwarts? A) Professor Flitwick B) Professor Sprout C) Professor Vector D) Professor BinnsWho was not at the Dursley’s the night Harry’s parents died? A) Albus Dumbledore B) Sirius Black C) Rubeus Hagrid D) Minerva McGonagallWho said this?: “I am good looking enough for both of us.” A) Draco Malfoy B) Ron Weasley C) Ginny Weasley D) Fleur DelacourWhich of these spells is an Unforgivable Curse?: A) Sectumsempra B) Crucio C) Expecto Patronum D) StupefyWho said this?: “It’s Levi-o-sa, not Levio-sa.” A) Harry Potter B) Gilderoy Lockhart C) Petunia Dursley D) Hermione GrangerWhich of the following is not a trait of Slytherin house? A) Determination B) Cunning C) Ambition D) WitWhich animal does Hermione become when she takes Polyjuice Potion in Chamber of Secrets? A) A toad B) A cat C) A rat D) An owlWhich of these spells will summon an object to you? A) Expelliarmus B) Wingardium Leviosa C) Accio D) LumosTrue or False – All but one of the Weasley children are in GryffindorTrue or False – Hermione Granger’s parents are dentistsTrue or False – James Potter’s nickname was ProngsTrue or False – Hagrid’s dog’s name is FluffyTrue or False – Vernon and Petunia Dursley aren’t Harry’s real aunt and uncleTrue or False – In Quidditch, you score points with the QuaffleTrue or False – The Imperius Curse allows you to control your victim’s actionsTrue or False – Draco Malfoy killed Albus DumbledoreTrue or False – The secret training group Harry starts in Order of the Phoenix is called “Dumbledore’s Agency”True or False – The Whomping Willow is located in the Forbidden Forest
Aug 30 2022
#064 | 'Bagman and Crouch' | GoF Overview (7)
Episode OutlineChapter SummaryKey Theme– AnticipationCharacter Development– Ludo Bagman, Barty Crouch, Weasley Twins, UnspeakablesWorld Building– Quidditch World Cup, Tents, Flying CarpetsLiterary Devices– WordplayForeshadowing– A special event talk about that will take place at Hogwarts