The Wheel of Time is the biggest-selling epic fantasy series since The Lord of the Rings, if you don't count Harry Potter as such (a debate for another time). It's had a seismic impact on the development of fantasy as a genre, although as a much more recent work its full influence is likely yet to be felt. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Shutterbutton's has a new home in Universal Studios Florida's Diagon Alley. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter's photo-op store has moved across the Alley into the space next to Madam Malkin?s Robes for All Occasions, formerly occupied by the owlery. Show More Summary
J.K. Rowling, who was cheering on Scotland's rugby team over the weekend enlisted some support from her Twitter following by dangling some Harry Potter fun facts.
You don’t get much more fanatical than the fans of the Harry Potter universe. After absorbing the seven original novels, three secondary books, eight movies, 11 video games, and attractions at theme parks in England and abroad, Pottermania has yet to die down. Show More Summary
Los Angeles-based writer and cartoonist Patrick McCarthy spent two months creating “Stewie Potter,” a magical animated parody of Family Guy and Harry Potter. Episode one of McCarthy’s new parody series follows Stewie Griffin as he uses a device to transports himself and Brian into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. According to Patrick, episode […]
The British Transport Police are warning tourists and sightseers to stay off the active railroad tracks that run atop the scenic Glenfinnan viaduct, featured in Harry Potter as the route taken by the Hogwarts Express, after many visitors have put themselves in danger attempting to photograph them. What do you think?
J.K. Rowling isn't afraid to play a little dirty, getting fans to tweet support for her Scottish rugby team in exchange for some "Harry Potter" intel. Love your style, Jo, don't ever change! She was at St. James Park for the Rugby World...Show More Summary
LONDON — It sounds horrendously cheesy and clichéd, but sometimes a single image really can say a whole lot more than words. See also: This is what a 'Harry Potter' tube map looks like Yanko Tihov's London Passport Map — a map of Britain's...Show More Summary
Rainbow Rowell’s new YA novel, Carry On, tells the story of a teen boy named Simon Snow, now in his eighth and final year at Watford, a magical school hidden away in Scotland. Simon had been an orphan living among “Normals” before “the Mage” scooped him up. Show More Summary
Over the past weekend (10th October), the Harry Potter Alliance celebrated its tenth birthday. Their celebrations included a party at GeekyCon in August, and a month-long Indiegogo campaign (HPA10), through which they raised total of $106,545, well-surpassing their initial goal of $77,777. Show More Summary
John Williams – composer of the first three Harry Potter film soundtracks – is set to receive the 44th AFL Life Achievement award at a gala tribute on June 9th 2016, marking the first time a composer has been honoured by the American Film Institute. “John Williams has written the soundtrack to our lives,” said...read more!
While the Harry Potter franchise may allowed audiences to escape into a magical world full of witches, wizards and all sorts of magical creatures, the one thing the film was missing was an uppity New York setting, though that aims to...Show More Summary
I went to a Harry Potter festival. In the rain. We didn’t play Quidditch this time, and we didn’t dress up. But I did get a little golden snitch… …That hides a timely, little secret. How much fun is that? I feel like the Pied Piper as kids follow me around, begging to click the […]
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling knows she has a highly passionate fan base that she can use for good or evil — depending on where your loyalties lie in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. On Saturday, her beloved Scottish rugby team was to square off against Samoa, and Rowling decided to call in the Twitter hordes for their support. Show More Summary
Eight years have passed since the last Harry Potter novel has been published and it has been four years since the last installment of the movie series. Potter fans have been hoping that a new book for the series would be in the works. Show More Summary
If you've been dying to become Harry Potter, this tutorial video will help you get the job done. Read more... More about Halloween, Makeup, Lifestyle, Work Play, and Fashion
It’s time to be a #HarryPotterSpotter! From now through November 2, Bloomsbury Publishing is sponsoring a Harry Potter artwork scavenger hunt. Twelve prints of Jim Kay’s illustrations for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone are currently on display in twelve art museums across Britain, and fans are invited to find them all and document their search on...read more!
Menahem Asher Silva Vargas, the Guinness World Record holder for largest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia, didn’t want to pack his over 4,000 items away in boxes somewhere. So this week, after a previous exhibition at Mexico City’s Museum of the Antique Toy, Silva Vargas opened his own museum. According to an Associated Press article...read more!
Hollywood has become all about the franchise business. Between the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the expansion of Star Wars, and the fact Harry Potter isn't finished even though the books are done, the folks who make movies just can't seem to make one movie when they could make three. Show More Summary
If you’ll be in London, England for Hallowe’en and you’re at least 18 years of age, we’ve just learned about a live comedy performance that might be up your alley (though sadly it won’t be in Diagon Alley). Harry Potter and the Inappropriate Hallowe’en is described by the event’s creators as the unofficial sequel to...read more!