First of all, thanks for your incredible response to our podcast. We never expected to get to the top 10 on iTunes in the first 12 hours of broadcast; we're just having a blast, and can't wait for future shows. We've got a lot planned (and yes, the sound levels will continue to improve).
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At popular demand, here's a small wrapup of the interview tidbits that were released in the interviews in this week's PotterCast.
-Bonnie Wright spoke about filming movie four and Mike Newell's tendency to explain the big picture and make the very large cast feel part of theContinued...
We are so proud and excited to finally bring you PotterCast, Leaky's first official podcast!
We have been fooling around with the podcast technology for so long, and wanted to bring this to you long ago but HBP got in our way! That silly book! We can't wait toContinued...
Bloomsbury has put up a teaser clip of the Stephen Fry version of the audio book of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, available by clicking here (rememeber to "save as"). The audio book will be released on August 22. From the press release:
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Clint let us know that today's Washington Post has an article about Jim Dale, his work on the HP audiobooks and his recent visit to the capital. The reporter traces his history as pop star, actor, Tony award winner and now, the voice of hundreds of residents of the Potter-verse.
Random House has sent us the rest of Jim Dale's booktour schedule:
Thursday, June 28, 7:00 PM
The Levy Center
300 Dodge Avenue
Arranged through The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
Tuesday, August 2, 6:30 PM
Barnes & Noble--Alpharetta
7660 Northpoint Parkway, Ste 200
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Last night, I was lucky enough to see Jim Dale read from the Harry Potter books at Storyopolis on Venura Boulevard. He read a bit from Book Six, then the scene from Prisoner of Azkaban where they won the Quidditch Cup.
He noted that the crowd was comprised mostly of adults - of the 100 or so in attendence, the crowd wasContinued...