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Oui, Oui, TLC en Français!

Posted by: Melissa
June 22, 2005, 08:31 AM

frenchtlc.jpgLes madames et monsieur, nous sommes fiers pour présenter Le Chaudron Baveur en Français!
(Edit: I've been told the way to say that properly is: Mesdames et Messieurs, nous sommes fiers de vous présenter Le Chaudron Baveur,la version française de The Leaky Cauldron.)

Now that I've massacredContinued...


Goblet of Fire Promo Pic at NY Trade Show

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2005, 08:01 AM

Warner Bros. is promoting the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film this week in New York at the Licensing 2005 International show. Ain't it Cool has this photo of a huge picture of Daniel Radcliffe who plays Harry Potter in the films. This is the photo that looks similar to one thatContinued...

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Raincoast Cub Reporter Chosen

Posted by: Melissa
June 22, 2005, 12:24 AM

Raincoast Books, the Canadian publisher of HP, announced the winner of its cub reporter contest today. Eun Ji An of West Vancouver, 14, said on her winning entry form:

"I read the five Harry Potter books that are out in two languages [English and Korean] and also listened to them in audio recording. I am so crazyContinued...

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"...on the solstice will come a new..."

Posted by: Melissa
June 21, 2005, 11:46 AM

Just a little note to say Happy Birthday to OotP, which was "born" into the world two years ago today - where were you? What were you doing? What will you be doing on July 16? (Psst, go here for help if you don't know.)

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Barnes & Noble: Special Greeting from JKR, HBP Sales

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2005, 02:49 PM

Booksellers Barnes & Noble have just announced that on the evening of July 15th, they will be simulcasting a special greeting from J.K. Rowling at 7:20pm(EST) carried live from Edinburgh Castle in Scotland. This will be broadcast in the Barnes and Noble Store in Union Square in New York City.Continued...


Rumors about OotP avoiding Czech Republic false, Radcliffe Sites Report

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2005, 08:34 AM

Jenna from and Page from reported today that an article in Teen regarding Dan's parents' purported concern regarding his safety in Prague was "totally untrue". Here is what Dan's representative had to sayContinued...

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New Bloomsbury Half-Blood Prince Poster

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2005, 07:08 AM

Bloomsbury, the UK Publishers of the Harry Potter books, have added a cool new Half-Blood Prince poster for download, here(under the Downloads section). It features the cover of the Children's version of the book, with the artwork from the back cover, as well as the the phrase "The WizardingContinued...


Best Actor Award for Daniel Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2005, 06:41 AM

Daniel Radcliffe was named Best Young Actor at the SyFy Genre Awards for his role as Harry Potter in the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film. Daniel also won this award back in 2003 for his performance in Chamber of Secrets.
Thanks to Page from Dan

Nevada librarians use Potter books to seek record

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2005, 06:37 AM

A team of librarians in Henderson, Nevada spent 100 hours reading aloud last week, as they tried to break a world record set by Australian librarians, according to USAToday. It took the group 72 hours to read five Harry Potter novels. The rest of the time was spent reading westerns, romances andContinued...

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Macleans and the Doomed Potter People

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2005, 09:48 PM

Macleans, a Canadian magazine, had a recent feature on the soon to be released Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The article listed some of the main characters who they thought might possibly be doomed to die in this next installment of the Harry Potter books. Ranking them in order of who they are guessingContinued...

Biggerstaff Interviews

Sean Biggerstaff, Leading Man

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2005, 09:30 PM

The Sunday Times has a new interview with actor Sean Biggerstaff, who played Gryffindor Quidditch Captain Oliver Wood. Sean has been cast as a lead role in a new motion picture called Cashback. The Times article notes how this new role is important for the actor to continue on in his career, but Sean has not forgottenContinued...


Comic Con: Mike Newell Interview, More

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2005, 01:48 PM

Comic Con International will be taking place again this year in San Diego, and Warner Brothers will be promoting the upcoming Goblet of Fire film at this convention in July. There is a magazine the convention sends out, and it contains a new interview with Goblet film director Mike Newell. A young fourteenContinued...


Ralph Fiennes: Devil's Advocate

Posted by: sue
June 17, 2005, 06:39 PM

The new issue of "Entertainment Weekly" magazine has a feature this week called "The 122 People and Things We Love This Summer." Ranked at number 13 is actor Ralph Fiennes who will portray Lord Voldemort in the upcoming Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire film.

Age: 42. Mustworthiness: Give himContinued...

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Reminder: TLC/MuggleNet "Ask Jo" Contest Closes on TLC Tonight

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2005, 03:18 PM

jothumb2.jpgQuick reminder: the "Ask Jo" contest ends tonight at midnight - there are currently 112 pages of questions, and figuring a (very) low average of three questions per user...that's at least 3-4,000 queries. Yikes. And that's not counting 33 more pages on another thread.Continued...

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Rowling E-Book Stories Clarification

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2005, 06:54 AM

We know there's been a tremendous amount of stories saying JKR has finally announced or said or something that there won't be e-books of HP - thank you for the many e-mails. We haven't posted this because there's not much news in it, seeing as there's never been any indication e-books wereContinued...

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