Celebrated author J.K. Rowling supported a fellow female author who was mansplained to on Twitter, and it was quite the classy and perfect response. First-time author Laura Kalbag shared that she was having her very first book published. Then, German typographer Erik Spiekermann replied to her tweet saying, “Actually, you wrote a text. It took [...]
It’s only a week until Strike will air on BBC One, and a trailer was released today teasing the new series based on J.K. Rowling / Robert Galbraith’s series of murder mystery novels. The series has been written by Ben Richards and directed by Michael Keillor.The BBC summarises the show as follows: “Tom Burke stars as Cormoran...read more!
The term mansplaining came from an author who had a man explain her own book to her. Now, men are explaining not just the contents of books... but the act of writing a book itself. Author Laura Kalbag shared on Twitter on Saturday that...Show More Summary
After a disastrous week, Trump managed to bring two rival nations together in agreement. Sort of.
If you consider yourself a Harry Potter expert, you're about to kick yourself and wonder why you never noticed this key element in the books before. Reddit user upyourjuicebox was reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and noticed a detail that suggests J.K. Show More Summary
Count on J.K. Rowling to always inject some wry levity and perspective into political proceedings. On Thursday, the Harry Potter author and prolific Twitter user shared a screen grab of a TV channel broadcast in which the chyron is nothing short of surprising: “Iran and Israel condemn Trump’s comments,” it reads. “Unbelievable. He actually did…
Though she may seem like a muggle, J.K. Rowling is definitely magical. A former waitress without any formal training in creative writing, the author of the Harry Potter series created a world where anything (except maybe Snape investing...Show More Summary
There's literally no shortage of shade from J.K. Rowling when it comes to President Donald Trump, and we got some more of it today. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling tweets heartbreaking video of Heather Heyer's mother "Unbelievable. He actually...Show More Summary
Is it possible to identify the author of a book based on the frequency of just a few basic words such as “such,” “as,” or “or”? Do novelists, like Ernest Hemingway and JK Rowling, have such a unique literary fingerprint that their writing...Show More Summary
In the light of the tragic events in Charlottesville, the parents of Heather Heyer have offered a rare example of dignity and defiance in the face of their daughter's violent death. SEE ALSO: Mark Ruffalo, Olivia Wilde, and more celebs led a powerful protest at Trump Tower Like many on Twitter, J.K. Show More Summary
“I was ripped from my body… but still, I was alive.” There’s a darkness to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter stories, seven of which have been released to date, and artist Dylan Pierpont has brought it front and center for an art series he has appropriately dubbed “Scary Potter.“ The art turns each Harry Potter book […]
After reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, many fans were left upset and with plenty of questions. Namely: why ruin the magic of Harry Potter with the insufferable Albus Potter? However, a closer look at J.K. Rowling's ebooks of...Show More Summary
One of the most common desires in Harry Potter fan circles is for J.K. Rowling to write a series of books about the Marauders (aka Harry's father, James Potter, and his best friends from Hogwarts, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, and Peter Pettigrew). Show More Summary
A question that comes up often in Harry Potter fan circles is about the size of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. JK Rowling describes the magical institution as one of Europe's largest, with hundreds of students attending every school year. Show More Summary
Destiny's Child alum Kelly Rowland hasn't released an album since 2013's Talk A Good Game, but it appears she's working on a new project with some exciting collaborators. The Fader directs us to a new Beats 1 interview in which Rowland reveals she's working with Syd from the Internet, whose solo debut album Fin was…
Rowling unleashed one brutal tweet in response to the president
If there's one person who's mastered the art of the one-tweet shutdown, it's J.K. Rowling. Whether the person on the receiving end is a troll hiding behind a frog avatar or the president of the United States, Rowling only needs 140 characters. SEE ALSO: J.K. Show More Summary
Most Harry Potter fans can agree that Draco Malfoy is a bully who deserves zero sympathy from anyone. While most of his behavior is inexcusable, one theory about the sixth and seventh books might make you reconsider your thoughts on Draco and the Malfoy family. Show More Summary
Gone are the days when a book or a movie simply ended — now, it seems, we’re always finding out something new about our favorite fictional characters long after the fact. Over the years, J.K. Rowling has shared a seemingly endless series of major revelations about Harry Potter characters on ... More »
Harry Potter is all grown up, but he’s still making magic. J.K. Rowling, creator of the famed boy wizard, was recently named the highest-paid author in the world by Forbes magazine, knocking prolific thriller author James Patterson off his throne. This is the first time in almost 10 years that...