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BBC Hosts Video Clips of JKR Interview

Posted by: Melissa
June 18, 2003, 08:05 AM

Lizo let us know that Newsround has updated their site with video clips from the Paxman interview with JKR, which is set to air on Thursday night. Click here to listen to part of the interview via Real Audio, or click here for a transcript of that same part of the interview.
Note: there are spoilers in theContinued...

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Daily News Publishes Spoilers

Posted by: Melissa
June 18, 2003, 08:01 AM

The New York Daily News has published an article containing a number of spoilers from OotP; the Today Show reported on the article this morning as well. Because of the injunction and embargo, we're not going to publish the spoilers here, or post a link to the article. The paper is claiming that a reporter purchasedContinued...

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Courier Mail's Response

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 09:29 PM

Apparently, when we posted the link to "No sex please! This is children's literature", a large number of you wrote in to the author of the piece with your objections - the author of the piece has answered you.

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Rowling Talks About the Death

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 07:58 PM

According to this report, J.K. talks about writing the death in Book V. Thankfully, it sounds like only one.

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TLC to Interview Jim Dale

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 02:37 PM

We just heard from IGN Film Force that they are going to be releasing a very in-depth interview with Jim Dale one part per day through Friday of this week - it starts here, and is excellent and only promises to get more excellent - and we thought it would be a good time to announce something we've been sitting onContinued...

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Yahoo Looks at Book V Dimensions

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 01:28 PM

Yahoo has a great diagram of Book V's dimensions - thanks to nihaochan.

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More on Dan Staying through GoF

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 01:22 PM

Thanks Sarah, for sending us articles from Teen Hollywood and The Sun (yes, we know!) that say Dan has no plans to leave the movies.

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Internet Magazine on Fake HP

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 12:32 PM

Thanks Paul, for sending us this article about illegal copies of OotP floating around P2P services. The article mentions the audio clip that has been released, but erroneously says it was narrated by Stephen Fry; the clip was actually Jim Dale.

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AICN Review Full of Spoilers

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 10:45 AM

UPDATE: Apparently that site has been updated with a tremendous amount of spoilers. Whether they are true or not, we have taken down our link. Do not visit the web site if you want to be safe about it. While we were told that the previous posting had no merit, the posting now has chapter titles we had already heardContinued...

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Price Wars keep costs secret

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 10:21 AM

Looks like an all out price war in Australia is causing retailers to stay mum on what they'll price Book V at in their stores. Some prices aren't set to be announced until the day before books go on sale.

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TLC Reader Writes Courier Post Article

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 10:07 AM

Be sure to read this piece by 15-year-old TLC reader Keith Allen, who wrote an article for the Courier Post on the release of Book Five. Congrats Keith!

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Book V will Disappear from Library Shelves Fast

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 10:00 AM

The Miami Herald has an article about how some local libraries are dealing with the rush for Potter.

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Potter Presses Working Fine

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 09:58 AM

Here's a brief article about one of the many printing presses in the U.S. printing Book V.

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7,000 Potter Books Stolen

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 09:00 AM

More than 7000 books worth about £105,000, destined for sale at Asda stores, were driven off in a van with a trailer by a man posing as a depot driver says the BBC.

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Send Us Your Costume Pics

Posted by: Melissa
June 17, 2003, 08:41 AM

Just like yesterday when we had you send us your Potter Food, what will you be WEARING to your Potter Party? We've already been sent loads of pictures of robes from the four houses and even a smattering of teachers dress-ups. Is anyone going as Flitwick? How about Mr. & Mrs. Weasley? I have yet to see a very convincingContinued...

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