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J.K. Rowling

Accio Quote! Update: Nine Older Interviews with J.K.Rowling Now Online

Posted by: sue
February 26, 2007, 07:43 PM

As we get closer to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, it is fitting that we still continue to discover and enjoy older interviews with author J.K.Rowling that may help us gain some additional insight into the Harry Potter books (or at least provide some nuggetsContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Presenting: the comprehensive Deathly Hallows guide and charity drive...!

Posted by: Melissa
February 22, 2007, 10:22 PM

We have a hugely, tremendously special announcement tonight. It is the culmination of six months of work and the start of what we hope will be another show of Potter fan unity as we go into these last few months before book seven.
We have just openedContinued...


A Crafty Harry Potter Fan in the News

Posted by: sue
February 21, 2007, 08:24 AM

As we get closer to the release date of both Deathly Hallows and the Order of the Phoenix movie, the press is starting to pay closer attention to all things Harry Potter including the fans. One such great fan is featured today in the Daily Texan paper; our own Jennifer Ofenstein. Like many Potter fans, JenContinued...


Leaky Widgets in the News

Posted by: sue
February 16, 2007, 10:04 AM

Thanks to the TLC readers who let us know that our new "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" release date countdown Widgets have made the news. As seen in on the front page of the Tempo section in the Chicago Tribune today (scans here in our galleries), the article refers to our very cool countdown clock designedContinued...


New NECA "Leaky Cauldron" Sign Due This Summer

Posted by: sue
February 14, 2007, 03:47 PM

A bit of a confession now...This editor fully admits that out of the many many new fantastic Harry Potter products that have been previewed here in the past couple of days, I am most excited by this new Leaky Cauldron sign due from NECA (closer look here.) Fans will remember of course, this sign hangsContinued...


Love is All You Need in the Leaky Lounge

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2007, 12:35 PM

Love is all you need....for a bit of early Valentine's Day fun taking place today in our forum, the Leaky Lounge. Starting right now, you can fill the air with some fantastic filky music, doodle to your heart's content in our avatar and signature thread, and for those who need some advice in mattersContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Countdowns Available as Widgets; Honored by!

Posted by: Melissa
February 05, 2007, 11:11 PM

Leaky's countdown for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and our joint Deathly Hallows and Order of the Phoenix countdown are now available for download as Mac OS X widgets; Yahoo! versions are coming soon. Our book countdown has also been honored as today's Featured Widget on Apple.comContinued...

Fan Art Galleries

Leaky Presents...Fan Art!

Posted by: Melissa
February 04, 2007, 12:56 AM

In a week that's seen the announcement of a release date for the last Harry Potter, it's going to take a lot to get us excited. So, we're not. We're ecstatic to bring you our latest project, one we've been working on for more than eight months. Presenting...the Leaky Fan Art Galleries!
This is a fully featured,Continued...


New Valentine's Day Contest; Daily Prophet Winners

Posted by: Melissa
February 04, 2007, 12:03 AM

We've got a brand-new love-themed Valentine's Day Contest for you - about what an HP character of your choice might smell upon encountering the Amortentia potion. Full instructions and rules are here; essays have a limit of 150 words, a PG-13 maximum rating, and a deadline of Feb. 15.


Wizards Rock for Charity with EP of the Month Club

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2007, 10:53 PM

There is a new charity effort underway in the wizarding rock community combining the love of two important things in our Harry Potter fandom, a love of great music and most especially, a love of reading and books. Lead by the group Harry and the Potters, they are announcing a new Wizard Rock EPContinued...


Issue 13 of Scribbulus Now Online

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2007, 08:26 PM

Issue 13 of Scribbulus, TLC's essay collection is now online. We have a great variety of essays for you this month, including a timely piece involving the current struggles public schools are facing at keeping Harry Potter available for children, a very interesting (and funny) paper focusing on astronomy inContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

New Deathly Hallows and Order of the Phoenix Countdowns

Posted by: Melissa
February 03, 2007, 01:12 AM

We waited a bit to announce that new book countdown you see on the right side of the page, because we were working on something better: With Harry Potter book and film so close together this year, we've made a combined countdown for your Web page, MySpaces, etc. Now you canContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Press Coverage of "Deathly Hallows" Release Date

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 01:07 PM

As you can imagine, there was strong reaction to the announcement of the release date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and it brought with it world wide media coverage on a variety of levels.
Scores of you let us know the AP ran this story about the excitement shared by Harry Potter fans, whichContinued...

Phoenix Rising

Rockin' the Big Easy

Posted by: sue
January 31, 2007, 06:21 PM

New Orleans....are you ready for some Wizard Rock? Things will be hopping at Phoenix Rising this spring as the Harry Potter conference has announced several wizard rock groups will be playing as part of the gathering in May. Popular groups The Remus Lupins, Draco and the Malfoys, The Whomping Willows and The Parselmouths willContinued...

HP References

Yahoo to Create "Harry Potter" Brand Universe Site

Posted by: sue
January 31, 2007, 07:37 AM

The New York Times is reporting today that Yahoo has announced plans to build a special "Harry Potter" website as part of a giant "Brand Universe" for fans. The newspaper reports these sites are being created as " online destinations that will draw large audiences aroundContinued...

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