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A New Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling’s Bibliography From Bloomsbury

Oct 27, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry, A History, Info, J.K. Rowling, Misc, News, Publishers

Calling all J.K. Rowling aficionados! Have you ever imagined seeing every single item written by your favorite author combined into one Grawp-sized volume? Then make room on your bookshelf for J. K Rowling: A Bibliography: Updated Edition from Bloomsbury Publishing. This extensive compendium of J.K. Rowling’s writing covers every edition of each of her books, …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe’s newest film ‘Jungle’, and much more!

Oct 19, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Actor Interviews, Films, Info, Interviews, Media, Misc, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews

In Forbes‘s latest interview with Daniel Radcliffe, he discussed his new film Jungle, and what’s gone on behind the scenes. The film follows the Israeli tourist Yossi Ghinsberg who traveled to Bolivias jungles and found himself completely stranded. Simon Thompson sat down with Daniel, to discuss life after Potter, films, and everything in between. Simon asked him …read more!

The Hogwarts Express Saves the Day

Oct 17, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fun, Info, Misc, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

This may sound like a missing chapter from one of the Harry Potter books or perhaps a line of fan fiction, but it looks as though our favorite wizarding “school bus” recently made a real-world rescue. Jon and Helen Cluett and their four children, ages 6 to 12, were camping in the Scottish Highlands where …read more!

Friday the 13th: Superstition in the Wizarding World

Oct 13, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Books, Companion Books, Fun, Info, J.K. Rowling,, Misc, News, Tales of Beedle the Bard

It’s Friday the 13th today, but rather than fret about the associated superstition of bad luck, we’re exploring the history of the superstition behind Friday the 13th, and examples of superstitions in Harry Potter. A History of Superstition: Friday the 13th Superstition surrounding Friday the 13th is thought to be rooted in ancient history, stemming from stories such as …read more!

Alfred Enoch Writes Letter to His Past Self About Growing Up as a Person of Colour in Britain

Oct 11, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Actor Interviews, Enoch, Enoch Interviews, HP Cast, Info, Misc, News, Opinion

Alfred Enoch, better known to us as Dean Thomas in the Potter films, or as the character Wes Gibbins on the ABC drama How to Get Away with Murder, recently wrote an emotional letter to a younger version of himself about growing up in a world as a person of colour. Since it’s a particularly tumultuous time for …read more!

Want to Work Closer to the Magic of ‘Harry Potter’? Warner Bros. London Studio Tour is Now Hiring!

Sep 23, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Fandom, Fans, Fun, Info, Interactive, Misc, News, Props-Sets, Warner Bros.

If you aren’t satisfied with Harry Potter being just a life passion, you can now turn it into a career as well! Warner Bros. The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour is currently looking to hire a few muggles for multiple different positions. They currently have four jobs listed for the Studio Tour in Leavesden …read more!

New Kindle in Motion Sorcerer’s Stone!

Sep 05, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Info, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Media, News, Pottermore, Sales, Videos

Following the success of the illustrated hardcovers of the first three books in the Potter series, Pottermore  announced earlier this summer the ‘Kindle in Motion’ version of the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone as covered here by Leaky. This magical moving version of book one of our favorite story went on sale today! Pottermore says that …read more!

19 Years Later: Sending Albus, Scorpius and Rose to Hogwarts

Sep 01, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Book Seven, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Info, J.K. Rowling, LeakyCon, MinaLima, Misc, News, Theater, West End

After years of reading and falling in love with J.K. Rowling’s world, we end up here: 19 Years Later, the epilogue. We’ve watched them go through everything imaginable; Deatheaters, Tri-Wizard Tournaments, the Philosophers Stone – just to name a few, and here we stand. September 1st, 2017 on a platform once again…waiting for the train …read more!

A New Spider Species is Named After Aragog!

Jul 13, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Info, Misc, News, Potter News, Science

According to, researchers at the University of Tehran in Iran have named a recently discovered species of wolf crab spider after Aragog, Hagrid’s giant arachnid that lives in the Forbidden Forest. The discovery was of a spider that’s an inch long, with two black and three white stripes of hair on its upper body. …read more!

Happiest of Birthdays to Neville Longbottom’s Matthew Lewis!

Jun 27, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Actor Birthdays, Info, Lewis, Lewis Interviews, News

Personally, I love, love,  love Neville Longbottom; so by proxy, I also love Matthew Lewis. So there isn’t a much better opportunity to rant about Neville/Matthew than on his 28th birthday!  While I don’t know him, I like to speculate about the similarities between the actor and their character. Not only is he the adorable, …read more!

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