MuggleCast: the Harry Potter podcast podcast

526: In Defense of Slytherin House

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  • Welcome Tylor, President of the Wizarding World-inspired animal rights nonprofit, The Protego Foundation, and co-host of The ChickPeeps podcast with Evanna Lynch!
  • Who is Tylor's favorite character? The answer may shock you (but is perfect for this episode)!
  • Main Discussion: In Defense of Slytherin House
  • What do we make of the first words revealed to us by the Sorting Hat about Salazar Slytherin? Does this introduction mislead us?
  • Is there an argument to be made that Slytherin’s preference for pure-blood students could have been due to muggle persecution of wizardry? 
  • Andrew shares why he converted to Slytherin House
  • How much of Salazar Slytherin’s legacy should be used against current members of his house?
  • The Slytherin Spectrum: we rate notable members of Slytherin House, including Merlin, Severus Snape, Regulus Black, Leta Lestrange, Dolores Umbridge, Horace Slughorn and more!
  • Which characters are still down with Slytherin's pure-blood mania? Which are on the right side of history, but may have some ingrained blood status bias?
  • Each hosts says something nice about Slytherin House and listeners give their thoughts!
  • Quizzitch: What living creature are both Marvolo Gaunt and Salazar Slytherin compared to, in appearance? Visit MuggleCast.com/Quizzitch to submit your answer!
  • Support us on Patreon and receive magical benefits, including our new physical gifts! Also access to our recording studio, Bonus MuggleCast, a personalized thank you video from one of the hosts and more!

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