Leaky News Archives for August 2003
The Mirror has an interview with Pam Ferris, a.k.a. Aunt Marge in the film version of PoA.
Determined students at Glasgow Gaelic School have succeeded in getting Harry Potter and the Philospher's Stone translated into Gaelic.
An article in the Nashua Telegraph brings back that old debate: Can marketing hype ruin a Harry Potter reading experience?
Emerson, of Mugglenet fame, was nice enough to send us a link to this amusing bit from a recent edition of MAD magazine! (Link to second page here.) He also set us a link to another Hogwarts related article.
Mark in the U.K. has let us know about an event at Sir Richard Branson's estate this past weekend:
Once a year, Sir Richard Branson (founder of the Virgin empire) allows the extensive grounds of his house to be used for a garden party in aid of the British Red Cross. Despite living nearby for many years, thisContinued...
Daniel Radcliffe is up for the Junior Achiever Award from the Regis and Kelly Show. To vote for Daniel, or any of the other nominees, click here.
Thanks to Marion for the tip!
According to an article by the Watley Review, in a poll by the Fabian Society, 55 percent of those polled stated that they would prefer to keep the monarchy but name J.K. Rowling the new monarch.
A review/commentary on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix from the LP News Online.
Howdy TLC fans. I've been saving this link up for a while to both wait until someone did an article about it and to eventually let y'all know where I work in real life.
TLC reader Jennifer was kind enough to translate author Leif Kasvi's article from Sweden's Aftonbladet ("The Evening Post") for us. Many thanks to Jennifer!
Here you go - enjoy!
Aftonbladet on set in the giant studio as the third movie is being shot.
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In what is no doubt a neverending quest to drive Potter fans mad with speculation, iharrypotternet called our attention to two trademark applications which contain the phrase "HARRY POTTER" - the applications were filed in the European Community's trademark office by "Seabottom Productions Limited".Continued...
Audio book sales have increased, in part due to Harry Potter.
Thanks to Laura for the link!
A past Speedbump comic also has a Harry Potter theme.
Today's Family Circus cartoon features JK Rowling. To view the comic click on the link. Once you get to the page, click on Files and from there, Today's Cartoon.
Thanks to everyone who sent us the tip!
The Harrop-Procter Community Forest, a community forest group, got quite a surprise in the form of an order for 500 broomsticks from Canadian publisher, Raincoast Books.