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Thanks to TWW for the

Posted by: Leaky
March 30, 2002, 10:37 PM

Thanks to TWW for the link to this new DVD screenshot -- supposedly the main menu from disc 2 -- originally posted on Buy.com.

I hate to be the

Posted by: Mischa
March 30, 2002, 01:46 PM

I hate to be the bearer of bad news. The Queen Mother has died this afternoon at Windsor Castle in England. From everyone here our condolences go out to everyone in the UK as well as the Royal Family. Here is the New York Times' article.

Thank's to Siobhan for the

Posted by: Mischa
March 30, 2002, 01:38 PM

Thank's to Siobhan for the following: "Harry Potter and Me" is going to be shown on Hong Kong TV channel Pearl for the first time on April 6th (Saturday).

Jelly bean lovers beware: the

Posted by: Leaky
March 29, 2002, 03:56 PM

Jelly bean lovers beware: the Easter bunny might have some unusual treats stashed in your basket this year. Today's jelly bean lovers are snacking on new-age flavors such as liver, booger, ear wax and sardines. These magical candies, popularized in the Harry Potter book series and movie, are just some of the newContinued...

Be sure to mark your

Posted by: Leaky
March 28, 2002, 02:25 PM

Be sure to mark your Harry Potter calendar. The world of Harry Potter is beginning to heat up once again.

J.K. Rowling's fifth book in the series, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, "is being written and may be delivered later this year," according to Christopher Little, Rowling's literary agent inContinued...

From Tesco: "Win a visit

Posted by: Leaky
March 27, 2002, 05:35 PM

From Tesco: "Win a visit to Hogwarts School, Laycock Abbey, Chippenham, and visit the Owl Sanctuary in Devon! To enter this competition, tell us, in no more than 20 words, why you should be the winner of this fantastic prize. The prize will be for a family of six, in June 2002 and will include, travel, accommodation,Continued...

Whether you are a Middle

Posted by: Leaky
March 27, 2002, 02:03 PM

Whether you are a Middle Earther or a devoted fan of quidditch, there is no getting away from the fact that the young upstart wizard Harry Potter is knocking Gandalf off his literary pedestal in the auction houses. (Thanks to IHP for the link; registration may be required to view the article.)

Ottakar's thinks hobbits and child

Posted by: Leaky
March 27, 2002, 10:31 AM

Ottakar's thinks hobbits and child wizards pushed up its full-year sales and profits. The bookshop chain also improved supplier terms, reduced old stock and overhauled customer accounts during 2001. But the group was also boosted by a host of best-selling titles flying off the shelves, particularly over theContinued...

Russia has become the latest

Posted by: Leaky
March 26, 2002, 10:19 PM

Russia has become the latest country to succumb to the spell of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with the fantasy movie grossing $US1.5 million ($A2.87 million) since it premiered here Thursday, an official with the film's distributor said today.

AOL Time Warner Inc. said

Posted by: Mischa
March 26, 2002, 09:32 PM

AOL Time Warner Inc. said Monday it would take a $54 billion write-down in the first quarter to account for a decline in market value since the biggest media and Internet company was formed last year... AOL's stock has fallen about 47 percent since the deal was completed. It was down 29 cents at $24.21 in late trading.Continued...

The people who rehabilitate injured

Posted by: Leaky
March 26, 2002, 07:02 PM

The people who rehabilitate injured animals in Manitoba are worried about some strange behaviour by an owl. They believe it's proof that movies can blur the lines between fantasy and reality. At least one person believes it was taken out of the wild because of the frenzy over Harry Potter.

He has tamed three-headed dogs;

Posted by: Leaky
March 26, 2002, 11:32 AM

He has tamed three-headed dogs; tangled with the Dark Lord Voldemort, and now Harry Potter is heading for the Balkans to bring peace and unity to future generations.

With telecom tanking and most firms still pinching pennies, tech firms are looking elsewhere to sell their wares. Some hope Hollywood and people likeContinued...

Got money? J.K. Rowling hs

Posted by: Melissa
March 26, 2002, 09:59 AM

Got money? J.K. Rowling hs donated an autographed set of Harry Potter editions to First Book, a charity that helps buy books for children with low income families. The books are up for auction at Mission Fish; the bidding as of this morning was $700. So if you're rich, go help some kids in need. Thanks very much toContinued...

Britain's first-ever free phone line

Posted by: Leaky
March 25, 2002, 11:31 PM

Britain's first-ever free phone line for lone parents was launched in Edinburgh and London today with the help of world-famous city author, and one-time single mum, JK Rowling. The helpline will offer advice on a range of topics including legal and financial worries. The Edinburgh launch was supported byContinued...

Meet the man putting the

Posted by: Leaky
March 25, 2002, 11:35 AM

Meet the man putting the potter into Harry. North Norfolk potter Thom Borthwick has been commissioned to make pottery props for the second Harry Potter film, due out in November.

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