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Potter Fan Gives Impressive Showing on Mastermind

Posted by: Kristin
September 23, 2003, 07:13 AM

From CBBC.com:
A 19-year-old student has put an impressive performance on TV quiz show Mastermind thanks to her knowledge of the Harry Potter films.

Jacqueline Brocklehurst got 13 out of 19 questions correct in the "specialist subject" section of the quick-fire quiz.

Our congratulationsContinued...

Harry Potter In a Comic

Posted by: Melissa
September 20, 2003, 09:40 PM

Today's Stone Soup focuses around something all HP fans can relate to...finding something to read while waiting for Harry Potter 6!
Thanks to everyone who emailed this to TLC!

Quidditch: Texas Style

Posted by: Melissa
September 18, 2003, 01:19 PM

Thanks go out to Jen, who brought this Texas Quidditch site to our attention!

Can Potter Save Christmas?

Posted by: Kristin
September 18, 2003, 07:39 AM

Could the latest Harry Potter novel carry the faltering children's book industry through to the end of the year?

Stephen King Wins National Book Foundation Medal

Posted by: Kristin
September 17, 2003, 08:32 AM

Book critic Harold Bloom apparently dislikes the work of writer, Potter fan, and now National Book Foundation award winner Stephen King as much as he does J.K. Rowling.
Kristin, who can use TLC's search engine with the best of them. Thanks to Iris for the link!

John Ritter Died

Posted by: Melissa
September 12, 2003, 09:26 AM

It may not sound like it has much to do with Harry Potter, but...
John Ritter, Gryffindor, (shown there at the premiere of Chamber of Secrets) died of a heart ailment overnight. A sad farewell to a fellow fan, from Team TLC.

Summer Reading

Posted by: Kristin
September 11, 2003, 02:20 PM

An Iowa freshman class had an interesting summer reading assignment.

Village Voice Parody

Posted by: Melissa
September 10, 2003, 09:14 AM

The Village Voice has a political parody of Harry Potter entitled, Hillary Potter and the Senate Chamber of Secrets.
Thanks, Livia!

Online Movie Glitch

Posted by: Kristin
September 07, 2003, 03:48 PM

The premiere of the world's first online movie didn't go off quite as planned.

Pictures of Vandalized Train

Posted by: Melissa
September 06, 2003, 09:02 AM

Thanks Black, for sending us these pics of the vandalized Hogwarts Express that appeared in The Sun:

Picture 1
Picture 2

Online Movie Premieres

Posted by: Kristin
September 05, 2003, 10:07 AM

The world's first online movie, starring Harry Potter actor David Bradley, will premiere today.

Want To Be a British Citizen? Better Know Harry...

Posted by: Melissa
September 05, 2003, 08:04 AM

The Straits Times reports that all applicants for British citizenship must be able to answer several questions about that great nation...including one about Harry Potter.
Thanks, Richard!

Huge Jerk Arrested

Posted by: Kristin
September 04, 2003, 02:24 PM

Manhattan U.S. Attorney James Comey announced that federal postal inspectors arrested John Zuccarini, 53, yesterday morning at a Hollywood, Fla., hotel where he had been living.
According to a federal complaint, Zuccarini lured young computer users to pornographic Web sites by misspelling Web addresses of pages that appealed toContinued...

Hagrid Wins Competition

Posted by: Melissa
September 03, 2003, 12:22 PM

Jamie Boubezavi won the UK Young Impressionist 2003 competition with his impression of Hagrid.

More on JK Rowling and the Simpsons

Posted by: Melissa
September 02, 2003, 08:41 AM

In an interview with ign.com, Al Jean discusses JK Rowling's upcoming role on The Simpsons.