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The Sorting Hat Podcast

Yes, characters and people can be sorted at Hogwarts, but why stop there? Hosts Michael Barryte and Reed Brice invite comedians and experts to explain and sort the things they're most passionate about into Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin! So give a listen as you laugh, learn and sort!
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Dec 9, 2019

It's time to look back on the past ten years. Reed and Michael will be covering cryptocurrency, cancel culture, Edward Snowden, the assassination of Osama bin Laden, and so much more!

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Apr 8, 2019

We've hit senior year high school literature with Galen Crawley York! It's time to sort Pride and Prejudice, Heart of Darkness, 1984, and Othello!

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Mar 25, 2019

We're continuing to sort through high school literature with Galen Crawley York, this time covering The Grapes of Wrath, The Great Gatsby, Ethan Frome, and The Crucible!

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Mar 11, 2019

For those who attended American public high school, Reed and Michael are going to be walking through your reading list with Galen Crawley York. They'll be covering some of your favorites novels from freshmen and sophomore year and covering such classics as The Odyssey and Great Expectations, and some oddball picks like The Once and Future King.

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Feb 25, 2019

Reed and Michael are joined by Marken Greenwood to sort the acting methods put forth by Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg and more!

 

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Feb 4, 2019

After the Sega Genesis but before the Nintendo Switch, there was this wacky middle ground in gaming history. Let's sort those video game systems with the help of Alex Kramer

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Jan 21, 2019

Gundam has tons of models. Reed and Michael are joined by Abby Denton (Cyber Cafe) to sort some of those robots like Zaku, RX-78, The GN-Archer and more!

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Jan 7, 2019

We all are making resolutions as we enter 2019. Maybe you want to read more. Maybe you're looking to get that swimsuit bod early. Whatever your resolution, we're sorting the ten most common!

 

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Dec 31, 2018

We're back! We'll call this season 2, but - like - we haven't learned a damned thing. We're here to sort what rocked and stunk for us in 2018. Let's a-go!

And for some reason we thought we had recorded 90 episodes prior to this, but - uh - whoops!

Sep 10, 2018

We're taking a bit of break while things are still a little crazy.

Hang tight, you Sorters!

Aug 20, 2018

Allen Barstow is back to finish up sorting Pierce Brosnan's run as 007 with Reed and Michael, covering all the gadgets and action of Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day and discussing Christmas Jones (played by Denise Richards), Jynx (played by Halle Berry), and how Mama Mia may be part of the James Bond timeline.

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Aug 13, 2018

Reed and Michael are joined by Allen Barstow to discuss the filmography of Pierce Brosnan when he played the famed MI6 British spy 007. While they could of course breeze through all the plots of Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough and Die Another Day, they just get hung up on Goldeneye and the growing pains of the franchise, so -- surprise, this is part one of two!

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Aug 6, 2018

You'd think it stopped with the Hindenburg, but you would be sorely mistaken. Tiffany Katz is back to discuss some airborne disasters and their casualties.

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Jul 30, 2018

Brett Bayonne joins Reed and Michael once again, this time to talk super powers. Would you rather have flight or invisibility? Is telekinesis more a Slytherin or a Ravenclaw? What's the most Hufflepuff power you can think of?

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Jul 23, 2018

Reed and Michael are joined by Allen Barstow to discuss the ins and outs of beach volleyball, the distinction between it and its indoor counterpart, and how to join the Olympic Team.

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Jul 16, 2018

Michael and Reed are joined once again by Tiffany Katz to really dig in with IHOP's menu. Are pancakes inherently Slytherin? How do you like your waffles? Is IHOb the new New Coke?  Listen and find out!

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Jul 9, 2018

Reed and Michael are joined by Brett Bayonne to discuss the meta and color theory around Magic: The Gathering. What type of decks do you run?

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Jul 2, 2018

Yo! It's time for us to leaf through our mentions and see what's up!

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Jun 25, 2018

Reed and Michael went to Disney World. It's time for them to sort their experiences. What did they think of Avatar Flight of Passage, Expedition Everest, Spaceship Earth and more importantly how do they sort them?

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Jun 18, 2018

Jessy Gould joins Reed and Michael again, this time to sort pinnipeds, the dogs of the sea, or more specifically, walruses, California sea lions, harbor and elephant seals. Oh, and along the way we discuss means of measurements. How many bananas are you?

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Jun 11, 2018

Comedian and personal trainer Zoë Moacanin joins Reed and Michael to dispel some gym myths.

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Jun 4, 2018

Riley Silverman (SYFY FANGRRLS, Take My Wife) joins Reed and Michael to nerd out and sort the different outfits worn by every iteration of the Doctor thus far. Is the Ninth Doctor's outfit more Gyrffindor or Slytherin? Does the Fourth Doctor's scarf alone lock the whole outfit as a Hufflepuff? Listen and find out!

 

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May 28, 2018

Reed and Michael are joined once again by past zoological educator Jessy Gould to dolphin parts! So let's learn about and sort pectoral flippers, the rostrum, the caudal peduncle and discuss how mermaid tails make no sense!

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May 21, 2018

Chester See is taking us through the 90s with New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men, O-Town and more. Who among them is a Slytherin? Do music videos or business ties lean them towards Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff. Listen and find out as Reed, Michael and Chester make us remember and sort!

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