Leaky News Archives for June 2003
Thanks Paul, for sending us this article about illegal copies of OotP floating around P2P services. The article mentions the audio clip that has been released, but erroneously says it was narrated by Stephen Fry; the clip was actually Jim Dale.
UPDATE: Apparently that site has been updated with a tremendous amount of spoilers. Whether they are true or not, we have taken down our link. Do not visit the web site if you want to be safe about it. While we were told that the previous posting had no merit, the posting now has chapter titles we had already heardContinued...
Looks like an all out price war in Australia is causing retailers to stay mum on what they'll price Book V at in their stores. Some prices aren't set to be announced until the day before books go on sale.
Be sure to read this piece by 15-year-old TLC reader Keith Allen, who wrote an article for the Courier Post on the release of Book Five. Congrats Keith!
The Miami Herald has an article about how some local libraries are dealing with the rush for Potter.
Here's a brief article about one of the many printing presses in the U.S. printing Book V.
Just like yesterday when we had you send us your Potter Food, what will you be WEARING to your Potter Party? We've already been sent loads of pictures of robes from the four houses and even a smattering of teachers dress-ups. Is anyone going as Flitwick? How about Mr. & Mrs. Weasley? I have yet to see a very convincingContinued...
WitchVox.com has an excellent view of the Potter series from the Neo-Pagan perspective.
I'm thoroughly convinced that the ratio between kids & adults who like the Potter series is rising in favor of the adults. This article shows what some disenchanted kids are also reading.
The Kansas City Star has posted some of the best results from their "Make-Your-Own Potter" contest.
I hope anyone going to visit the Diagon Alley being setup in Oak Park Illinois will be taking LOADS of pictures and sending them to us. This article in the Sun-Times just solidifies my belief that this will be one of the best parties in the country:
"I've been very impressed by the creativity ofContinued...
The Cape Argus details several Potter release parties going on around South Africa this weekend.
Free Books for two Texans who correctly answered ten trivia questions about the Potter series.