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Poppy Pomfrey Publishes Study in Medical Journal

Posted by: Melissa
July 16, 2006, 03:37 PM

Madam Poppy Pomfrey is listed as one of the authors of a study recently published in Annals - Academy of Medicine Singapore. This is a real article, published in the journal's "free papers" issue.
The article's title and abstract read:

Interesting In- and Outpatient Attendances atContinued...


House-Elves Hit the Quidditch World Cup in GoF DVD

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2006, 01:07 PM

It would seem that the new Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD reveals not just the deleted scenes and bonuses, but allows for some closer inspection of things that we might have missed when seeing the film in movie theaters; things such as two House-Elves riding on camels at the QuidditchContinued...

Emma Thompson Hits David Letterman with Cream Pie

Posted by: Melissa
January 27, 2006, 05:53 PM

Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman this week, and following a discussion of the satisfaction of throwing a pie in someone's face (there is a food fight sequence in Ms. Thompson's new film, Nanny McPhee), she hit the host in the face with aContinued...


Rupert Grint appears on "Generation Fame"

Posted by: sue
January 01, 2006, 05:18 PM

Many readers have let us know that actor Rupert Grint appeared last night on the UK television program called "Generation Fame." Apparently there is some dancing and skipping going on, and we hear that the Weasley family would not be too impressed with his teapot ('rubbish!' one reader hilariouslyContinued...


Video of Dan Radcliffe on This Way Up

Posted by: sue
December 17, 2005, 08:50 PM

Yesterday we told you that actor Daniel Radcliffe would be appearing on the variety program "This Way Up" which was broadcast on BBC2 tonight in the UK. has now posted the video and screencaps from this appearance, which you can see via this link (Remember, please right clickContinued...


Lucius Malfoy: Forbes Man of Wealth

Posted by: sue
December 01, 2005, 08:13 PM

In a hilarious yet interesting article, Forbes has posted an updated list of their wealthiest top fifteen fictional characters, with none other than Potter foe Lucius Malfoy holding the last spot with a reported net worth of $900 Million. From a dateline in the North Sea, the article reports that the nefariousContinued...


Potter Feature in New York Times on Sunday, Nov. 6th

Posted by: sue
November 05, 2005, 10:19 AM

The New York Times for Sunday, November 6th will include a fun Harry Potter section. TLC Reader Valerie let us know that the print edition of the newspaper will be featuring the upcoming Holiday movies, and on page 10 of that section there will be a full-page color piece on Harry Potter . CalledContinued...

Harry Potter - In Song

Posted by: Kristin
July 25, 2005, 06:58 PM

Need a quick summary of one of the books, or want to bring a friend who has yet to read the series up to date? Atlanta, Georgia radio station Q100 has, in the style of R&B singer R. Kelly, set the first four books to music, with book five on the way later this week.
(Don't expect musical brilliance; do expect to laugh).Continued...

Enough to Entirely Cover Brazil

Posted by: Kristin
July 21, 2005, 06:25 AM

When you've run out of things to discuss and debate about book six, the Times Online offers us this - Harry Potter and the Compendium of Utterly Useless Trivia.
Thanks to the many Leaky readers who sent this in!


Harry Potter by Charles Dickens

Posted by: sue
July 13, 2005, 09:28 AM

The Star-Telegram has a very cute story today by writer Jeff Guinn who supposes what it would be like if the Harry Potter stories were written by an author other than J.K. Rowling. For fun, he took a chapter from the Harry Potter series and speculated how that same chapter would read if it written by legendaryContinued...

"Things you can learn about the plot..."

Posted by: Melissa
June 29, 2005, 07:48 AM

Yesterday's McSweeney's Online Magazine featured a humorous look at Things You Can Learn About The Plot Of The Next Harry Potter Book Just By Looking At The Cover Art. There's no real spoilers for actual book content, as they haven't read it yet, but if you're avoiding the cover, you mightContinued...


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
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...


GIVE A GALLEON Update and Special Message from the HP Cast

Posted by: Melissa
December 09, 2004, 04:39 PM

We're halfway into our GIVE A GALLEON drive and more than half our inventory is gone, so get moving - give a Galleon, get a sticker and support literacy all at once.

A few of your friends from England wanted to tell you the same. They really wanted to say, nice and simply, to Give aContinued...

HP Cast

Launch Party Report 2: Matt Lewis and Alfie Enoch Chat It Up

Posted by: Melissa
December 04, 2004, 12:50 PM

(Click each pic for larger version)

Every once in a while an interview comes along where little to no real interviewing
happens. Sometimes the interview subjects launch into such natural, relaxed
conversation that the best thing any reporter can do is sit back, press "record"


Another Harry Potter Comic Mention

Posted by: Kristin
September 28, 2004, 05:46 AM

Several TLC readers let us know that Harry Potter was the subject of a recent Pardon My Planet.
Thanks to everyone who emailed, and especially Katie for the link.