It’s Official: Jo Rowling is ‘Cool’

Sep 29, 2004

Posted by: KristinTLC

J.K. Rowling

From the London Times:
The Cool Brandleaders Council panel of experts, tasked with identifying all things hip, has noted that author Jo Rowling is 2004’s Coolest Author.

Other people, places, and things as cool as Jo?

Coolest fashion brands
1. Diesel
2. Agent Provocateur
3. Chanel
4. Puma
5. Topshop

Coolest motors
1. Audi
2. Vespa scooters
3. Saab
4. Land Rover

Coolest movie directors
1. Quentin Tarantino
2. Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings)
3. Sofia Coppola
4. Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11)
5. Pedro Almodovar (Bad Education)

Coolest technology brands
1. Bose
2. Nokia
3. Denon
4. Sony Ericsson
5. Blackberry

Coolest cities:
1. London
2. New York

The Leaky Cauldron is not associated with J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros., or any of the individuals or companies associated with producing and publishing Harry Potter books and films.