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VIDEO: Harry Potter and the philosopher's themes

Did you know the Harry Potter series is now sixteen years old? No? Feel old yet? Never mind, because Harry and friends were Ursa’s Very First Fandom, and she’d like to take you on a trip down memory lane. Movies, books, and fandom ahoy: it’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Themes!

VIDEO: The Honor Harrington Series

It’s Ursa’s birthday, so she’s celebrating with a woman who kicks butt and takes names… in spaaaaaaace! It’s the Honorverse series of books that transplants the adventures of Horatio Hornblower into the 41st century (and into a female protagonist). Also featuring Prince Zuko, the suspiciously familiar Ode to Exposition, and a special appearance by our own Porn Critic!

VIDEO: Cinco de Mayo

It’s the 5th of May, and everybody and their mothers keep calling the Renegado because they think it’s the most important holiday to Mexicans. To put a stop to it, he presents this video where he looks at the history of Cinco de Mayo and puts the holiday in its proper context.

VIDEO: Top 5 Silliest Disney Villains

Disney villains range from intimidating to goofy, and in this video, Joey presents his list of the top five Disney villains on the goofy side. Which does not include Goofy. But it does include villains from The Great Mouse Detective, Robin Hood, and a few more that may surprise you.

VIDEO: Psy “Gentleman”

Rex Rabbit, sound engineer for the Bunny Perspective, is back with another music video review, this time covering Korean pop star Psy’s attempt to repeat the massive YouTube success of “Gangnam Style”. West Side!

VIDEO: The October Daye Series

For Ursa’s second anniversary, she does a spoiler-free review of Seanan McGuire’s October Daye fantasy novel series, about a private investigator named October “Toby” Daye who happens to be a changeling, i.e., half human and half faerie.

VIDEO: Los del Río “Macarena”

Renegado takes a break from his usual format with a music review! In this case, he talks about a little-known song from the ’90s that may or may not have had its own dance craze. And somehow, he convinces several of his fellow Agony Booth reviewers to dance the Macarena for him. On camera.