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Happy July 4!

Posted by: Melissa
July 04, 2006, 03:33 PM

Happy July 4, everyone (or at least, everyone in America)! Here's to lots of barbecue, pool sports, and fireworks. Stay cool, and enjoy!

OotP Film

New Privet Drive Set Photos from OotP

Posted by: sue
July 04, 2006, 11:27 AM

Thanks to we now have a few new set photos from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie. According to a translation of the post, these were taken recently at Leavesden Studios in London, and appear to be of Privet Drive. While we can not confirm what these facadesContinued...

Potter "Prada" Prop Book Up for Auction

Posted by: sue
July 04, 2006, 10:40 AM

A prop relating to Harry Potter that was used in the film "The Devil Wears Prada" is included in a new charity auction on Ebay. In the film version of the hit book by Lauren Weisberger, an aide is sent on an absurd mission to find the yet-to-be-written latest Harry Potter book for her tyrannical boss,Continued...


Wyrd Sisters Want to Win Against WB

Posted by: Melissa
July 03, 2006, 10:13 PM

Despite losing the original court case and then being ordered to pay WB's court fees for it, the Winnipeg folk group The Wyrd Sisters plans to continue battling WB for featuring a band of the same name in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. (Note: The name Wyrd Sisters does not appear in the film, only inContinued...


Jason Isaacs to Appear on "The Early Show" Wednesday, July 5

Posted by: sue
July 03, 2006, 08:42 PM

Actor Jason Isaacs will be appearing on The Early Show, Wednesday, July 5, to discuss his new television series Brotherhood. The Early Show airs on CBS television starting at 7am ET. We do not know if Jason will mention his return appearance as Lucius Malfoy in the upcoming Harry PotterContinued...


PotterCast 46 Now Live!

Posted by: Melissa
July 03, 2006, 02:30 AM

PotterCast 46: Rowling like Bowling, is now up; remember hit "Update" on your iTunes (click here to listen):
In this show:

-The Grand High Poobah of Leaky Creation, Kevin C. Murphy, joins the trio in time for Leaky's sixth birthday
-Leaky is old enough to go to Kindergarten
-Welcome back, Melissa
-Leaky and PC shirtsContinued...

The Leaky Mug

The New

Posted by: Melissa
July 01, 2006, 08:12 PM

Presenting...the all-new!
Finally, a central Web space for the Leaky Mug podcasts, the joint productions from PotterCast and MuggleCast. This is what we were originally intending to do with the space (but don't worry, our April 1 merger is still available for viewing).

Here you can find info about our upcomingContinued...


Wyrd Sisters Ordered to Pay WB's Legal Fees

Posted by: Melissa
July 01, 2006, 11:31 AM

The Wyrd Sisters, the Canadian folk band that sued Warner Bros. over rights to use its name in the film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, has been ordered to pay $140,000 to WB for its legal expenses in the suit. Justice Colin Campbell ruled that the band's attempt to block distribution of theContinued...


Georgia Board of Education to Review Potter Case

Posted by: Melissa
July 01, 2006, 10:25 AM

As we have reported, the Georgia woman who failed in her attempt to have the Harry Potter books removed from public school shelves has filed an appeal. Now, the Georgia State Board of Education has decided to hold a public hearing on October 3, 2006 to review the matter. The initial complaintContinued...

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