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Happy Birthday, Ginny!

Posted by: Melissa
August 10, 2006, 07:15 PM has been updated to wish one Ginny Weasley a very happy birthday!


PotterCast #50 - "50 First Casts" - Now Online

Posted by: Melissa
August 10, 2006, 01:08 PM

Our anniversary show, PotterCast 50, is now up! To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download.) In this show:
-Don't forget to vote for us in the Podcast Awards today and tomorrow! PotterCast for Best Entertainment, MuggleCastContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Transcript of Second RCMH Night Up

Posted by: Melissa
August 10, 2006, 09:07 AM

Though you can get it today on video here (directly download it here, it's 1GB), Alex and the elves have completed and uploaded the transcript of the August 2, 2006, reading at Radio City Music Hall, right here. (The transcript to the first nigiht is right here.) All the links to our videos, pictures, transcripts,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Video of "Harry, Carrie and Garp" Live; Download Link Available

Posted by: Melissa
August 10, 2006, 12:07 AM

Update: To directly download the entire gigabyte of video, click here. It might not work on a Mac.
The video of "An Evening with Harry, Carrie and Garp," the reading J.K. Rowling did at Radio City Music Hall last week, is now up on The direct link to the videoContinued...

The Leaky Mug

Live NYC Leaky Mug Now Online!

Posted by: Melissa
August 09, 2006, 04:41 PM

Our live LeakyMug from New York City is now online! You can subscribe to the all-new, all-on-its-own LeakyMug feed via iTunes right here. If you're anti-feed, you can download it here by right-clicking and saving. In this show we go over some of the highlights from Vegas and the New York readings, and just haveContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JKR Readings to Debut Online Tomorrow

Posted by: Melissa
August 09, 2006, 03:58 PM

Scholastic has just announced that starting tomorrow, for only two days, MSN will stream "An Evening With Harry, Carrie and Garp" for free at Starting Saturday, highlights will be available on demand, through the end of August.
For more information, pictures, reports, transcripts, andContinued...


Rupert Grint to do Project for ITV

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 02:44 PM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) has been tapped for an unnamed project to air on ITV. In an effort to "revitalise" ratings, the UK channel is enlisting the use of some well known names to help with stronger programing and audience appeal. The BBC reports that:

"A spokesman said they would includeContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Fan Meeting with J.K. Rowling at Radio City Music Hall

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 02:25 PM

The story of two lucky fans from California who meet J.K. Rowling at Radio City Music Hall last week has been published in the EdhTelegraph. The article, which includes a new photo of Jo getting out of her limo, details their encounter, which also included getting an autograph from our favoriteContinued...

OotP Film

Midges Affect Potter Film Crew in Scottish Highlands

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 02:11 PM

This is North Scotland has a rather unusual story about filming for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. It would seem the Midges (pesky gnat-like creatures) were so bad in the Highlands this summer, that technical crews working on the film had to take refuge under a protective tarp inContinued...

Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising Announces Keynote Speakers; Event Tickets Now Available

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 10:27 AM

Phoenix Rising, the Harry Potter Conference set next year in New Orleans, has now announced their guests of honor and keynote speakers. Among those speakers will be our own Melissa Anelli, who will be part of a special panel on Transformation: From Fan to Fandom, which also includesContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Radio City Music Hall Event Transcript Up

Posted by: Melissa
August 09, 2006, 01:47 AM

Our elves were out in force during the JKR reading at Radio City, and have come up with a transcript of nearly the entire first night, readable here. Huge thanks to Super Alex and Josée for doing the lion's share, here; night two on the way!

OotP Film

New OotP Filming Pics with Dan Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 12:18 AM

A few weeks ago, we told you one location for filming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was reported to take place near Blenheim Palace in the last part of July. Some new photos from this event are now online of Dan Radcliffe filming a scene for the fifth Potter film. While we do not know what sceneContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Katie Leung!

Posted by: Melissa
August 08, 2006, 08:25 AM

A Butterbeer toast, to actress Katie Leung (Cho Chang), who celebrates her 19th birthday today! Happy Birthday, Katie!

HBP Film

Half-Blood Prince Film Confirmed for Nov. 21, 2008

Posted by: Melissa
August 07, 2006, 10:45 AM

As first reported on BoxOfficeMojo, the release date for the sixth Harry Potter film has been confirmed by WB as Nov. 21, 2008. This is by far the earliest we've ever had a release date for a Potter film, more than two years out. It does, however, follow the pattern that has developed sinceContinued...

The Leaky Mug

Leaky Mug Update; Vote at the Podcast Awards!

Posted by: Melissa
August 06, 2006, 08:30 PM

The audio for the live NYC LeakyMug will be out early this week; you can only get this on our iTunes feed for The Leaky Mug (this means the show will not be on the PotterCast and MuggleCast feeds; this is a separate subscription) or by direct download when it is available - don't worry, we'llContinued...

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