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Nickelodeon Magazine Launches OotP Premiere Contest

Posted by: sue
April 04, 2007, 04:10 PM

The April issue of Nickelodeon Magazine contains a new contest to attend a WB movie premiere, including Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The magazine contains a special center section promoting this "Coming Attractions Sweepstakes," that is open for US legal residents betweenContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Living in Harry Town USA?

Posted by: sue
April 04, 2007, 02:13 PM

Do you live in the Harry-est town in the U.S.A? Amazon is asking that very question as today they kicked off a new feature where they are looking for "Harry-est Town" in America, the honor given to the town which has pre-ordered the most copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows from on a per capitaContinued...


Wizard Wheezes Wanted!

Posted by: sue
April 04, 2007, 10:52 AM

Calling all creative makers of mischievous fun, have we got a new contest for you! As we just celebrated the birthday of our two favorite purveyors of lighthearted magical havoc in the Harry Potter world, it is only fitting that we announce our newest contest involving a new product that the twins can stock in Weasleys'Continued...


Live PotterCast Call-Out Show Tonight

Posted by: Melissa
April 04, 2007, 12:34 AM

OK, guys, it's rescheduled: TONIGHT (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. EDT (12 a.m. in the UK, 4 p.m. on the West Coast), we will have a live call-out show for PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, to celebrate the release of the cover art and hear from you.
Send us your number at if you want toContinued...


Dan Radcliffe to Appear on "American Idol" April 25

Posted by: sue
April 03, 2007, 08:14 PM

Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe is set to be on the wildly popular reality show "American Idol" this month, not as a contestant but as part of a special event called "American Idol Gives Back." Along with fellow Potter actor Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Dan willContinued...


Bloomsbury Updates with "Deathly Hallows" Poster and More on 21 Great Reads

Posted by: sue
April 03, 2007, 12:13 PM

U.K. publishers Bloomsbury have updated their Harry Potter section with a poster that we told you about previously, but is now sporting the new children's cover art for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. If you would like to download and print out this poster at home,Continued...


Jason Isaacs Calendar on Auction for Charity

Posted by: sue
April 03, 2007, 09:24 AM

There is a special autographed Jason Isaacs calendar now up for auction with all proceeds to benefit charity. This new 2007 calendar featuring photos of Jason in his many roles including that of Lucius Malfoy, was signed by the actor recently in London after a production of his play "The Dumb Waiter."Continued...

Have your "Deathly Hallows" and Eat it Too

Posted by: sue
April 02, 2007, 01:01 PM

Since the news came of the title to the last Harry Potter book, the publication date, and now finally the cover art, many fans world wide are very excited to say the least, over the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. One such fan is Grace Lane who made this adorable cake, complete with theContinued...


Comedy, Thy Name is Scribbulus Issue 15

Posted by: sue
April 02, 2007, 10:54 AM

Now that we've recovered from yesterday's mischievousness, we have another bit of fun for you today that Gred and Forge would approve, as Issue 15 of Scribbulus, our essay collection, is now online and features several pieces that look at the world of Harry Potter in a humorous light.
Included in thisContinued...

Happy Birthday, NickP!

Posted by: Melissa
April 02, 2007, 08:20 AM

You all never see him and hardly ever hear from him, but he is invaluable to this site; we'd literally fall apart without him. He's the one putting the jigsaw together behind the scenes and making sure all the pieces always fit, patching up code when something's gone wrong and writing new code to make sure itContinued...


Bwahaha hahaha hahaha haaaaaa

Posted by: Melissa
April 02, 2007, 12:04 AM

Happy Thankfully-Over-With April Fool's! No, we're not closing.
We were greatly amused and flattered, by the way, at a couple of things: First, how many of you wailed and gnashed teeth at the idea that we were packing it in, and second, how many of you who were fooled sent us long, heartfelt, passionate lettersContinued...

New Wizard of the Month on

Posted by: Edward
April 01, 2007, 07:00 PM

Ever look at a painting and think the portrait’s eyes were staring back at you, or even following you around the room? Well, April’s Wizard of the Month on took that a step further with their experimental artwork. Check it out! ;)


Leaky's Post-Potter Plans

Posted by: Melissa
April 01, 2007, 12:00 AM

Our dear readers:
Ever since the announcement of the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, we at Leaky have been besieged with questions about life after the last Potter novel. Will we continue to provide news updates about the Potter world? Will we continue to produce podcasts when there are no more CanonContinued...

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