This time on SpeakBeasty:
→ Guest host Steph is back!→ The Phoenix Register: THE WIZARDING WORLD WON AN OSCAR!→ Awkward editing is awkward. → "Hi, I'm Grindy!" → Mary-Lou, a barebones character. EYY. → Origins of the Salem Witches Institute!→ "You can't magic with us."→ We know who knows...→ The Time-Turner: Salem Witch Trials 2.0! → "It was a bad time to be a Sarah..." → DO NOT try witches cakes. → It's hard out here for a witch.→ Never trust a Batholomew...→ The Newt Case: The Runespoor!→ We're basically a 90s sitcom. → Is it a patronus, though? → Magical cones of shame.
PODCAST QUESTION: Do you think the real events of the Salem Witch Trials validate or take away from J.K. Rowling's explanation of the Second Salemers?