I think one of the main things [that inspired AVPM] was the Hermione/Draco thing, that was probably one of the planning seeds, I think for—
Yea, yea. We always figured Draco had a crush on Hermione, and I guess that—I didn't know this, but apparently there's a whole community of—
Yea, it's quite a popular ship in the fandom. There are a lot of fanfics about it.
Oh we've, we've discovered.
If a week ago, I would've had no idea what you were talking about. If you said ship--
Ship, fanfic, or, um what else? Sla—slash?...
I had no idea what a ship was.
Yea. Yea, we always tell people, like, when they're, like— You know at first people were like, 'I ship Voldemort and Quirrel,' [we were] like, 'No, don't do that! You can't ship human beings, that's unhealthy.'
Put 'em in a box on a boat. Like, watch out, Joe [Walker]!
Yea, we were like, 'Joe, Brian [Rosenthal], don't get on any boats. If anyone tries to put you on a vessel, don't do it!'
Somebody's gonna try to ship you somewhere.
As well as these slash things! People were like, 'I'm gonna slash these guys!' but oh my god, that's even scarier than the boat! Stay away from, stay away from slashers!