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HP Fanfic a Top Search on YAHOO

Posted by: Melissa
January 16, 2005, 09:17 AM

Yahoo's BUZZ reported yesterday that Harry Potter fanfic regularly pops up into the top searches list on Yahoo, but on January 14, it spiked 147% (this editor wonders if that was because of LiveJournal being down for much of Friday and Saturday).

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2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
Potter
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

Devotion to a book, movie or series can enrich your life

Posted by: Melissa
December 07, 2004, 10:05 AM

Today's Mercury News in San Jose has a set of articles about fans and fandom, and includes a discussion of the Harry Potter fandom and fansites. The main article quotes MIT's Dr Henry Jenkins, a longtime expert on fan behaviour:

"Fandom is a community that supports grass-rootsContinued...

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TLC's Prisoner of Azkaban Sweepstakes Winners!

Posted by: Melissa
December 01, 2004, 10:08 AM

At long last, we are proud to announce the winners of our Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban sweepstakes!

Thirty-five people - less than .5 percent of entrants - will receive prizes for their creativity, ingenuity, wit and charm in answering to our challenge to pick one Harry Potter characterContinued...

Radcliffe

"Candle for Care" Charity Fundraiser

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2004, 11:17 AM

DanRadcliffe.com and DanRadcliffe.co.uk have launched their "Candle for Care" charity fundraiser for Demelza House, a Children's Hospice in England. This fundraiser is being held for the Harry Potter actor who has requested a donation to this charity in lieu of sending him a holiday gift. Also,Continued...

Movies

Sound Off; HP Characterization Survey

Posted by: Melissa
November 26, 2004, 02:51 PM

Fandomer Emily is doing a study on characterization in the HP movies, for which she's set up an online survey - she'll share the results with us as soon as she can, so go take part here. We know y'all have opinions on this; it's a great way to get them heard. Enjoy!

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Isaacs Doing "Spit and a Cough" in Goblet of Fire

Posted by: Melissa
November 26, 2004, 11:33 AM

Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) recently sent a note to his fans at the Unofficial Jason Isaacs Page in which he mentioned his filming on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which probably means the filming of the graveyard scene will take place in February:

"Like I said, I'm doing aContinued...

Exclusives

Heyman: Goldenberg Tried Out for Philosopher's Stone

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2004, 09:40 AM

Below is our last interview bit from Harry Potter Producer David Heyman at the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch, where TLC asked him about Michael Goldenberg, the new screenwriter for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

TLC: What led you to Goldenberg?
Heyman: Michael is someone whoContinued...

News

TLC PoA DVD Launch Party Report Part I

Posted by: Melissa
November 19, 2004, 11:27 AM

By Melissa Anelli for TLC
The
invite
said it well enough. An accordion Marauder's Map, the first words inside read,
"Daylight will throw more light on a night time encounter," mysterious words that should have been clue enough that we should expect something thrilling.

It started with the soft drinks,Continued...

News

PoA DVD Launch Party: TLC's Report on the Way!

Posted by: Melissa
November 18, 2004, 09:24 PM

Hey all - it's just about 3:10 a.m. here in England but I'm still tap-tapping away at my report of tonight's PoA Launch party, an evening awash with sweets, color and tea leaves. Hang tight, because the details are forthcoming. Tomorrow, we'll have exclusive interviews with David Heyman,Continued...

HP Sites Honored by Movies.com

Posted by: Melissa
September 23, 2004, 12:35 AM

Congrats go tonight to Emerson and crew from MuggleNet.com and Jenna and crew from DanRadcliffe.com, who have won the Best Movie Fan Site and Best Actor Fan Site awards, respectively, at Movies.com. The Official Harry Potter Site also won Best Official Movie site, making HP a winner in three of the nine awards!
(Previously,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

A Letter to Jo

Posted by: Kristin
September 18, 2004, 06:05 AM

Harry Potter Lexicon and MuggleNet have joined together to compose a letter to Ms. Rowling, asking her to consider clearing up a few things about the Potter universe. A few of the questions asked are:
*You've told us that Hermione's birthday is September 19. When she first came to Hogwarts, then, was she nearly eleven yearsContinued...

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