Episode 73: Sara Idani

Hello magical friends, and especially The Cruciatus Curse, my newest magical patron friend, whose support makes these interviews possible.

Today I’m making a new friend and chatting with Sara Idani! Her new project is so much fun and I can’t wait to share her insights with you.

But first we’ve got “Not My Son” by QuickSpell and a couple other songs to hear.

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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 49: Expecto Patronum

Hello magical friends, and welcome to Episode 49 of WZRD Radio! I’m your hostwitch Bess, and this is your semi-regular reminder that if you’re not comfortable being part of the Harry Potter fandom, that’s fine. You can step away. JKR is making any association with her incredibly toxic. Even your hostwitch is moving her Harry Potter décor out of the more public parts of her home.

If you’re part of this community for life, let me point you to the Gayly Prophet’s “Guide to Firing JKR while keeping Harry Potter,” WZRD’s own Pinkie Promise to boycott the franchise and support trans rights, and the Trans Wrock Comp that features some of our queer and trans wrockers and allies.

I know it’s uncomfortable to talk about this subject and examine our feelings on it, but I think that’s part of what keeps us different from JKR; that we keep doing the hard work and examining our impact on other people.

To help as we process how we’re feeling, here’s some music! First up is “Knight Bus” by Knight Bus.

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Episode 34: What’s Wrong

Hello magical friends, and welcome to episode 34 of WZRD Radio. I’m your hostwitch Bess, and I hope you’re all staying safe and sound, and getting ready to dust off your warm butterbeer recipes.

I’ve got an excellent selection of music for you today, so let’s jump right in.

Here’s Aguamenti with “I’m Magic.”

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