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Sep 9, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Movie breakdown #4: 00:45:01 to 01:05:00
→ "I did my waiting! 2 years of it! On SpeakBeasty!"
→ Newt manipulates Jacob into going with him.
→ Why is the Erumpent under the ice?
→ Newt is the only one happy about the lion.
→ "We ran out of music. Put in Hedwig's Theme."
→ Newt doesn't differentiate between animals and magical beasts.
→ The importance of alcohol at the Shaw event.
→ "Everything can be broken down to the Wizard of Oz."
→ The British minister is not fooled by Newt.

Podcast Question: Any of you Beasties attending New York Comic Con in a few weeks? Let's hang out! 

Sep 4, 2018

On this special bonus episode of SpeakBeasty:

MuggleNet's Creative & Marketing Director, Kat Miller, chats with former host Claire who had the opportunity to visit the Crimes of Grindelwald set!

Aug 26, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ The mighty triplet of Thunderbadgers
→ Movie Breakdown #3: 
00:30:01 to 00:45:00
→ We need more info about Legilimency
→ Was Pickett's reaction reversed?
→ "Credence's heart is not in the pamphlets"
→ Is Queenie good or bad? Join Team Ariel or Team Eric
→ "It's a future-off" or Doctor Strange meets Fantastic Beasts
→ Newt being grounded by the Goldsteins
→ Inside the case aka "a face full of CGI"
→ Physiology: differences between wizards and muggles
→ How compatible are the beasts inside the case?
→ Join Eric's Diricrawl fan club 

Podcast Question: What was your favorite beast introduced in this scene and why? Do you think it will show up in the next movie(s)? What significance will the beasts play in the next films?

Aug 12, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

 

→ The Phoenix Register: Augureys and baby Nifflers!
→ Augurey Post: Grindelwald vs Voldemort
→ Movie Breakdown #2: 
00:15:01 to 00:30:00
→ "There are a lot of fake beasts in MACUSA."
→ More newspaper headlines: YAY!
→ Truth time: "Journalists don't know how to spell." 
→ Newt's boggart come to live at MACUSA.
→ Megan's little bird study.
→ "And this is how invasive species happens."
→ "Invisibility? We gotta steal a lollipop!"
→ Is Langdon our muggle villain?

Podcast Question: What are your theories of the Shaws?

Jul 30, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

The Phoenix Register: All the news from San Diego Comic-Con!
→ Is WB trying to copy Marvel?
→ "Those lady's things, they really do get to you."
→ The trailer is so long, Megan is not allowed to be angry.
→ "Hogwarts just has the one wardrobe."
→ Both the film and the creatures get darker and scarier.
→ "Credence has 'a dark alleys' esthetic."
→ Stay tuned for "Megan on a T-Shirt."
→ "This is Dumbledore."
→ "Grindelwald's vision needs a narrator."
→ All about the Mirror of Erised - what does Dumbledore actually see?
→ "In that moment, Newt was all of us."
→  Igor is the boss.
→  Is Nicolas Flamel just a quip?

Podcast Question: Who is the man in the hat? What are your theories and ideas on the trailer?

Jul 15, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

The Phoenix Register: No News Wednesday - Michael is on, so the curse is back on too.
→ Gellert Grindelwald and how "being a German pays off".
→ New movie countdown segment! We discuss the first 15 minutes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
→ The WB logo opening gave us all the feelings.
→ Visual callbacks to Order of the Phoenix are everywhere.
→ "Prepare for ALL the newspaper headlines".
→ MinaLima are awesome - a weekly reminder. 
→ "The hair-shot, because hair matters".
→ The fantastic actors in this film and their first performance.
→ Michael hates certain aspects of David Yates' movie style.
→ Life advice: "People who refuse food are not to be trusted".

Podcast Question: Do you think that Voldemort and Grindelwald would have been friends had they encountered each other at the height of their power?

Jul 1, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Farewell Igor: "Here is your symbolic goodbye cake".
→ Welcome Catherine: Be prepared to hit the beep button a lot.
SpeakBeasty houses: Sasquatch, Augurey, Niffler, and Mooncalf.
The Phoenix Register: New MinaLima book, new Fantastic Beasts LEGO set.
→ "Michael couldn't be here, because he went to pet dinosaur bones".
→ Everything you need to know about Gellert Grindelwald.
→ "Getting kicked out of Durmstrang gives you some serious street cred!".
→ Grindelwald is a more dynamic villain than Voldemort.
→ Did Grindelwald reciprocate Dumbledore's feelings toward him?
→ "Fighting and then making out and then fighting again".
→ Grindelwald IS wizard Hitler.
→ The Greater Good vs Eternal Life.
The Newt Case: Jarveys and all that ferret business.

Podcast Question: What are your thoughts and theories on Grindelwald? Hopes of what to see in the future movies?

Jun 17, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ The Megan & Michael curse is NOT broken.
→ This episode is a Marvel crossover - spoiler warning for Infinity War.
The Phoenix Register: Awards, screenplays, and premieres.
→ "And that is how Ariel became Big Foot".
→ Please do not punch Johnny Depp in our name.
→ Casting news: "Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander".
→ Theseus is Dr. Seuss.
→ Count Olaf is in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
→ Hugh Jackman needs to be in this movie, please.
→ Grindelwald has "lady problems".
→ "Thanos is after the Falafel Stone" - Potter-Marvel-crossover.
The Time Turner: The Bee's Knees
 
Podcast Question: What theories do you have about the characters we have little information on?
Jun 3, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→The Megan & Michael curse is broken! There's news on recording day!
→The results are in: Constantine Mjolnir is a better name for a polar bear. Also, Michael IS better than a Marvel movie.
→The Phoenix Register: New screenplay cover and casting news.
→Pickett, Grindy's professional lock picker. 
→Mina Lima is once again brilliant.
→Travelling in the 1920s. Muggle vs wizard vs beast.
→Planes, trains and carpets, oh my!
→Igor sets the record straight.
→PSA: Don't travel by dragon. Unless you want to get eaten.
→The Newt Case: The Boo Hag of the Carolinas.

Podcast Question: What sort of travelling methods do you think we will see in the rest of the series?

May 20, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Welcome guest host Melanie!
The Phoenix Register: We have shirts for sale! Oh, and Crimes of Grindelwald was nominated for a Golden Trailer award.
→ Newt, the dweeby child.
→ "Wave your jazz hands around, Flamel!"
→ Guess who's back, back again. It's Credence!
→ Poor Credence, can't catch a break in the name department.
→ Will Dumbledore take a special liking to Credence because of Ariana?
→ Is Credence set up to die? With a Dobby-esque sacrifice?
→ Time Turner: 1920s Slang
→ Kowalski's Korner: If you could write yourself into the storyline, as a brand new character, who and what would you be?

Podcast Question: Which character(s) do you think will die by the end of the film series and why? 

 

 

 
May 6, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ "Insert witty banter here..."
The Phoenix Register: Hogwarts Mystery!
→ "The purple hair-on."
→ "I'M AN ALCHEMIST! THEREFORE IMMORTAL."
→ Dumbledore is teaching the wrong class.
→ Let's talk about the Lestranges!
→ For the Sacred 28, they sure do get around.
→ "Delphi doesn't count..."
→ Are Credence and Leta half-siblings?
→ "Like Rodolphus, but more rad."
→ Can Newt and Leta please be #justfriends?
The Newt Case: The Melusine!
→ Newt would save them from Starbucks.
→ "I want some Veela..."

Podcast Question: What Hogwarts House do you think Leta will be in?
Apr 23, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ "We all need therapy now, it's fine..."
The Phoenix Register: In which Ezra is us.
→ "They are Hogwarts adjacent!"
→ So much Apparition hoopla.
→ "Oh, David..."
→ Who needs sound effects when we have Michael?
→ Talk about Tina at all costs.
→ Why this movie is going to be GREAT.
→ Heroes journeys for days.
→ MORE MOONCALVES.
→ Should they give in to fandom expectation?
→ Give us sassy, flawed Dumbledore.
→ Hogwarts is in our hearts.
The Newt Case: The Minotaur!
→ "Megan's into it..."
→ "This is why we need feminism!"

 
 
Podcast Question: How big of a role do you think Grindelwald will actually play in the second film?
Apr 8, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Shortest intro ever.
The Phoenix Register: THAT TRAILER THOUGH.
→ "What are they hiding from the Americans?!"
→ Portkey travel hair's a thing.
→ "Thanks to Haley's mating call..."
→ "Witch things! It's fine!"
→ Is Queenie colluding with the Murtlap?
→ Coincidence? NEVER!
→ "It's marketing, people! Marketing!"
→ The Avengers are Hedwig.
→ Basically a Hogwarts travel ad.
→ "Serious business at Hogwarts."
→ Gryffindor's back in town.
The Time-Turner: WB's first talking film!
→ "Now we can't shut up!"
→ Oops, we're a Hamilton podcast again...

Podcast Question: How do you think apparation will play into the next film given all the hype surrounding it right now?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Mar 26, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Welcome guest host Marjolaine!
The Phoenix Register: TRAILER'S HERE!
→ WB is scared of Megan. 
Fantastic Beasts 2: Newt Escapes His Babysitter
→ "Take my money, whatever..."
→ Hogwarts. Hogwarts! HOGWARTS!? 
→ March Madness: Apparition Edition.
→ "It has taken the name of Augurey in vain."
→ The Newt... shed?
→ Everyone's on a roof.
→ "Hi, I'm Jude Law, welcome to Fantastic Roofs..."
→ We're just here for the baby dragons.
The Time-Turner: History of Le Grand Palais!
→ Shannen is an Animagus.
Kowalski's Korner: Who's your BEAST friend? :P

Podcast Question: Where do YOU think the French Ministry is located?

 
 
 
 
Mar 11, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Kat and Allison guest host!
→ The Phoenix Register: No news is annoying news.
→ How many editions is too many editions?
→ The Dark Arts in Fantastic Beasts.
→ Double agent Theseus?
→ HOW DID WE FORGET SASQUATCH?
→ "Other houses like to eat, too!"
→ Will Queenie get manipulated by Grindelwald?
→ We want the Leta, Queenie witch gang.
→ Wizarding Kardashians?
→ Let's hope Leta isn't evil.
→ What's up with the Lestranges?
The Newt Case: The Nain Rouge!
→ Detroit, you okay?
→ Kowalski's Korner: Wizard Moana. We're here for it.

Podcast Question: Out of the characters we discussed, who do you think is most likely to go to the dark side? (Also, we reiterate, Detroit, you okay?)

 
 
 
 
Feb 26, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Welcome new host, Lizzie G.!
→ Guest host Mari is the Chosen One.
Kowalski's Korner: What MuggleNet means to us.
The Phoenix Register: Dan and Eddie's podcast!
→ Where. Is. The. Trailer. Though.
→ Is Graves even real?
→ Grindelwald's charmed his way to the top.
→ Barty Crouch Jr. was evil but had mad skillz.
→ What makes a great witch or wizard?
→ Fantastic points and how to lose them.
→ Just more Colin Farrell, please.
→ "Frank, WHAT ARE YOU DOING!?"
→ Kidnap Gnarlack and get all the answers
→ All the feels from all the franchises.
The Time-Turner: Women's Suffrage!
→ "This one goes out to all the ghosts."

Feb 12, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ "But is it Skinny Eddie?"
The Phoenix Register: David Yates had some words...
→ Where's the trailer, though?
→ "Owl, well..."
→ Albus Grindelwald's teenage diary.
→ "He's okay now! Well, he's dead..."
→ Drink some water, kids.
→ We do not condone a lot of things.
→ Shout out to our FBI agent listeners.
→ Can Jo write outside of her own experiences?
→ Fact: Warner Bros needs Jo.
→ Please, no one give David Yates a Twitter.
The Time-Turner: The Matagot!
Shrek was the original Fantastic Beasts.

Podcast Question: How much creative control do you believe J.K. Rowling has over the Fantastic Beasts series?

Jan 29, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty...

→ Stephanie is here to guest host!
The Phoenix Register: New VR game is here!
→ "The future is NOW."
→ 50 Shades of Graves, amiright?
→ "It's the beasts, within..."
→ Squid theories & Hagrid's sketchy adoptions.
→ "We're going back to Hogwarts!
→ Flashbacks on flashbacks.
→ Wiffle Quaffle sounds fun.
→ "Not yet... *winks at camera*."
The Time-Turner: The Paris Metro!
→ The French version of Platform Nine and Three Quarters
→ "You'd have to ask Santa..."
→ Hobnobbing with the Non-Magique.

Podcast Question: How much of a role do YOU think Hogwarts will play in the next film?

 
 
Jan 15, 2018

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Katy is back to guest host!
→ "The Phoenix Register": More new photos!
→ "The moustache has gotta go."
→ O Dumby, my Dumby!
→ Tina = new James Bond.
→ "In the last one, the bank explodes."
→ Kiss the Dementor cook.
→ "Professor! Language!"
→ Classic egg thievery. 
→ What was Fawkes really thinking?
→ This rejected theory brought to you by MATH!
→ The Newt Case": Lou Carcolh!
→ "It's REALLY HECKIN BIG."
→ Newt has the entirety of France in his case.

Podcast Question: What are your thoughts on our weird theories we found?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dec 31, 2017

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ It's almost Beasts year!
The Phoenix Register: New photo of Jacob and Newt!
→ Come say hi to us at Celebration of Harry Potter!
→ The NOT Crimes of Queenie.
→ Dumbledore and Flammel? #WeShipIt
→ Flirty Dumbledore? Yes.
→ Banana sandwiches. 
→ "You too, can be a Haley!"
→ So many fantastic memories.
→ We are now a Grandma podcast.
→ Bring back proper midnight showings, please!
The Time-Turner: New Year's Eve around the world!
→ We're stealing each other's resolutions.

Podcast Question: What is your New Year's resolution? What do you think Newt's would be?

 
Dec 17, 2017

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Guest host Lizzie G. joins us!
The Phoenix Register: Straight outta the Paris sewers.
→ Eddie has legs for days.
→ Newt's coat is the new Harry's shirt.
→ "Albus, NO."
→ Plot twist: Ariana lives?
→ "I'M TRYING TO BE EVIL HERE!"
→ Warner Bros worked with her on this.
→ "This feels backwards."
→ "How did we get here in the first place?"
→ Let's not create a hierarchy of what's "worse".
The Newt Case: Knecht Ruprecht!
→ German folklore is fun.
→ Did Santa use house elves?

Podcast Question: If Haley's theory were true, who would you want to see as Grindelwald in the next 3 films?

 
Dec 4, 2017

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Laine guest hosts!
→ Our show is fifty, nifty, and thrifty.
The Phoenix Register: New MinaLima art!
"When to wave, and when to behave."
→ Jude Law is... lemonade?
→ This is THRILLER.
→ Less heteronormativity please.
→ Dumbledore isn't Dumbledore yet.
→ Will they get married? Who's gonna die?
→ "Le-tah Lestrange..."
→ Voldemort's graduation though...
→ #GravesSTILLLives
The Time-Turner: The invention of the polygraph!
→ CSI: The Crimes of Grindelwald
→ What came first, the abilities or the spells?
→ "WE NEVER CLAPPED!"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Podcast Question: What do you think Queenie meant when she said, "She was a taker. You need a giver."?

Nov 20, 2017

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Listener guest host Sam joins us!
→ "We have some feelings..."
The Phoenix Register: Buckle up, everyone. TITLE REVEAL!
→ Tina is DEFINITELY a pigeon. 
→ Deus ex Frank?
→ Philosopher's Stone is almost of age in the Wizarding World.
→ Where is the Resurrection Stone?
→ "He's like a sexy Ulysses S Grant."
→ The Nagini Theory.
→ "It's more of a love rhombus."
→ No more Seraphina treatment, please.
→ Beasty squad cosplay at NYCC 2018?
→ We get critical, but only out of love.
→ "Well, he's got great lederhosen..."
The Newt Case: The Loveland Frogman!
→ The Demofrogan!
→ The Ohio tourism department should hire us.

Podcast Question: What are your thoughts on the new image released and the title, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald?

Nov 20, 2017

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ Listener guest host Sam joins us!
→ "We have some feelings..."
The Phoenix Register: Buckle up, everyone. TITLE REVEAL!
→ Tina is DEFINITELY a pigeon. 
→ Deus ex Frank?
→ Philosopher's Stone is almost of age in the Wizarding World.
→ Where is the Resurrection Stone?
→ "He's like a sexy Ulysses S Grant."
→ The Nagini Theory.
→ "It's more of a love rhombus."
→ No more Seraphina treatment, please.
→ Beasty squad cosplay at NYCC 2018?
→ We get critical, but only out of love.
→ "Well, he's got great lederhosen..."
The Newt Case: The Loveland Frogman!
→ The Demofrogan!
→ The Ohio tourism department should hire us.

Podcast Question: What are your thoughts on the new image released and the title, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald?

Nov 6, 2017

This time on SpeakBeasty:

→ "We're still here..."
→ Terrible impressions abound.
The Phoenix Register: Newt's book release!
→ Pierre is a Snallygaster CONFIRMED.
→ "And that's what you missed on BEASTS."
→ "I WISH Merlin was in Cursed Child."
→ The movie should end on the Island of Misfit Toys.
→ Lots of Karl Marx, apparently.
→ That Deathly Hallows symbol is EVERYWHERE.
→ Dumbledore sold the Elder Wand at a yard sale.
→ Can you transfigure wands?
→ The Swooping Evil is master of the Elder Wand!
→ "Spells don't go through clothes."
The Time-Turner: Berlin in the late 20's.
→ What accent is that anyway?

Podcast Question: Do you think Grindelwald wanted all three Hallows, or just one?

 
 
 
 
 
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