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Eric James

They/Them

Host, Producer
MuggleCast
Participates in 5 items

Eric James is a podcast host, producer, and editor currently residing in Chicago, IL. They are best known to LeakyCon attendees for their work on MuggleCast, the first Harry Potter podcast. Eric, a Hufflepuff, enjoys fan created works and believes in following one's passions to get the most out of life. They are thrilled to be a guest of LeakyCon once more!

Sessions in which Eric James participates

Friday 11 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM EDT - 4:15 PM EDT | 1 hour
Fandom

Our friends and coworkers ask us, "Harry Potter? What's left to discuss?" Clearly, there's still plenty! From the pre-iTunes days of podcasting to the recent renaissance, Harry Potter shows have always been a fixture of the charts. In this session, their hosts will discuss what it's like to be creating new content in 2019 and how their work has cha...

Saturday 12 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT | 1 hour
Examine the Canon

Aurelius… who? Join us as we break down the character that is Credence. We will discuss theories, breakdowns of how this character does or does not make sense and /how/ on Earth… he could be connected to Albus Dumbledore.

3:15 PM
3:15 PM EDT - 4:15 PM EDT | 1 hour
Fandom

We've compiled a list of characters from Harry Potter to Augusta Longbottom. Now, our contestants will have to give their teammates clues about these characters. Along the way, we'll throw in other challenges, just to keep them on their toes. The team with the most points at the end will win eternal glory and bragging rights.... at least until the next LeakyCon.

Sunday 13 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT | 1 hour
FandomBehind the Magic

MuggleCast has been discussing Harry Potter since 2005. Join Eric, Micah, and special guest Chris Rankin for a discussion of our favorite books and films.

2:00 PM
2:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT | 1 hour
Examine the CanonQuestions of the Wizarding World

There were so many great theories about what was going to happen while the books were still coming out, especially theories pre-book 5. Some of our favorites come from the iconic book Ultimate Unofficial Guide to the Mysteries of Harry Potter (2002). It was so much fun to theorize about what was going to happen during the long wait between Goblet of Fire and Order of the Phoenix. We love the theory that Remus Lupin and James Potter body swapped before James died...

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