Quidditch Category

The Kids Are All Right. Am I?

I went to my first SJSU Quidditch game (okay, it was unofficial preseason scrimmage) where I was a spectator and only a spectator. Not a ref, not a TD, just a Quidditch Mom with a lot of feelings and love for my kids that I know are gonna have a great season. A great season without me. While SJSU […]

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Podcast: FBI Interviews Elizabeth Barcelos, USQ West Regional Coordinator — Face Beat It

I haven’t been writing as much as I should have been lately (shame, shame) because I’ve been working on a little project. Just trying to maintain the legacy of the West’s biggest summer quidditch event. No pressure. Thanks to Face Beat It for the interview! Smythe conducts another interview – this time with Liz Barcelos, […]

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The Second Life of Fantasy Quidditch

Le roi est mort, vive le roi. The king is dead, long live the king. I came to bury fantasy quidditch, now I come to praise it. Have I beaten you over the head enough with my literature degree? Yeah? Okay. If I really believed fantasy was dead, I wouldn’t have signed up to TD […]

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Fantasy Quidditch is Dead

Chances are that if you’re reading this, you’ve probably attended a tournament I’ve directed or you’re going to later this summer at West Fantasy. If that’s the case, please don’t panic about the clickbait title. Keep calm even as I repeat myself: Fantasy quidditch is dead. Okay, let me rephrase. Large scale fantasy quidditch is dead. We’re […]

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