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Episode 66: Get Me To An Apothecary

Hello magical friends, and welcome to episode 66 of WZRD Radio. I’m your hostwitch Bess, and I hope you are all doing brilliantly. Here at the hostwitch house, we’re excited to watch the days getting incrementally longer.

I’m sure you’re eager to get started, so without further ado, here’s MC Gryf and “Chocolate Cauldrons of Love.”

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Episode 65: Lauren Fairweather

Hello magical friends, and welcome to episode 65 of WZRD Radio. I’m your hostwitch Bess and we’re kicking off this year with an extra special guest: Lauren Fairweather! They are such a joy; I’m so glad they agreed to talk with me.

I can’t wait to share our conversation with you. First, however, it’s music time.

This is The Weirdos Are Out with “I Said No.”

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Episode 64: It’s Real For Us

Hello magical friends, and welcome to the first WZRD Radio episode of 2023! I’m your hostwitch Bess and I’m hoping you all have an exciting, but fully manageable, year ahead of you.

I’d like to say a special shout-out to my magical friend Geoff for this episode’s playlist! It does mean they can’t guess today’s theme with everyone else, but I appreciate that sacrifice.

Now, to fortify us for this new year, here’s some music!

We’re kicking off with The Butterbeer Experience and “The Prince’s Tale.”

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Episode 63: Flaming Christmas Puddings

Hello magical friends, and welcome to the last episode of 2022! I’m your hostwitch Bess, and I’m getting excited for all the bright celebrations that come at the end of the year. Here’s hoping my city hires the Weasley Twins for the end-of-year fireworks, yeah?

It’s our third December together, magical friends, and you know what that means!

Here’s “A Very Severus Christmas” by Muggle Mike.

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Episode 62: Bisexual Harry

Hello magical friends, and welcome to episode 62 of WZRD Radio! I’m your hostwitch Bess, and today’s interview is someone that’s new to the scene, but already part of our hearts. It’s Bisexual Harry!

We cover everything from the magic that is LeakyCon to essential tips for new wrockers, so you’re gonna want to hear this one.

However, this is a music-forward podcast, so let’s start there.

This is Draco and the Malfoys with “Fixin’ Up a Cabinet.”

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Episode 61: Pick Up Your Wands

Hello magical friends, and welcome to episode 61 of WZRD Radio! I’m your hostwitch Bess and I hope you’re all ready for harvest festivals! They’re my favorite.

Before we get to the music, I’d like to share a project from some dear podcast friends:

Goblet of Wine lost a member of their community last year, and are running a fundraiser for Mermaids in their memory. I’m including a link in the transcript, and the show notes, and I hope you donate if you can. It’s so important, as part of the Harry Potter fandom, to be acutely aware of what damage giving any money to the franchise does, and to fight transphobia at every turn. [link]

While you’re checking out that link, here’s “Bubble Gum Wrappers” by The House of Black.

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Episode 60: Draco and the Malfoys

Hello magical friends, and welcome to WZRD Radio! I’m your hostwitch Bess, and today we’re talking to one of the originals. I’d make you guess, but you’ve probably seen the episode title so you know it’s Draco and the Malfoys! We actually talked for so long that my magical patrons are getting a special extended edition of the episode, over on Patreon.

Bradley and Brian are such delights and I know you can’t wait to hear what they have to say, but listen to your music first.

This is Hogwarts Therapist and “no dark mark, no crime.”

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Episode 59: Nerve

Hello magical friends, and welcome to episode 59 of WZRD Radio! I’m your hostwitch Bess, and remember: if the water is running away from you, you run away from the water. (I might be experiencing a hurricane as we speak.)

But never fear! The show must go on. Here’s some music to enjoy while I stay indoors and admire the wind.

This is Hawthorn and Holly “At The End of the Night.”

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Episode 58: Chasitherin

Hello magical friends and welcome to WZRD Radio! I’m your hostwitch Bess, and today I’m talking with a dear friend, Didi of Chasitherin! You’ve heard him on Hut on the Wrock, the Sampler, and the ‘Pedia Comp Club, now we get to talk to the man himself.

Well, not now-now.

First we get into the appropriate headspace by listening to some music.

This is “Gryffindor Bias” by my very own Slytherspouse.

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Episode 57: Leaving in a Blue Ford Anglia

Hello magical friends, and welcome to episode 57 of WZRD Radio! I’m your hostwitch Bess, and today you get an extra song because I couldn’t decide between them. You lucky listener, you.

We’re kicking off this episode with everyone’s favorite goodie bag, Ludo Bagman and the Trash singing “Song Against Conventional Wizarding Transport.”

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