Thanks to devoted Harry Potter fandom, our minds are tickled by so many wonderful Harry-Potter-related articles and stories online. Many of these find their way into our podcasts.
We do our best to cite everything after an episode, but please let us know if we’ve missed anything or made a mistake. Here’s a list of some of the sources we’ve used:
Episode 4 – Education, Elvis, and Engorgio
- “Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality” – crazy 2000-page fan fiction about physics, philosophy, and Potter
- Summerhill, alternative school in the UK
Is Hogwarts a good school?
- “Magical Mediocrity: Harry Potter and the Secret of Hogwarts“
- “Hogwarts is a terrible school“
- “17 Reasons Hogwarts Is Secretly The Worst School Of All Time“
- “No Wizard Left Behind“
Episode 5 – Charm Bracelets, Chagrin, and Childish Adults
- “Harry Potter and the Childish Adult” – A. S. Byatt’s review of Harry Potter for the New York Times
- “Can 35 million book buyers be wrong? Yes.“- Harold Bloom’s scorching takedown of the Harry Potter series
- “The Psychology of Voldemort“