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I had an “I wish I thought of this” moment looking at my inbox this weekend. What if the Sorting Hat went to the aquatic centre? How would each swimming stroke – and the athletes who represent them – be divided into their respective Hogwarts Houses? The following comes from the brilliant mind of a reader called Molly, aka Zuzu. Read Full Intro
Duana and I posted our Harry Potter And The Cursed Child podcast yesterday. I’ve embedded it again below if you’ve not yet had a chance to listen. One of the things we ended up arguing over, which we never intended to argue over, but that’s how these conversations go, was the pronunciation of “Delphi”. Full Story
Duana and I went to Midnight Magic for the Harry Potter And The Cursed Child release on Saturday night. People were queuing all over the place inside the store for different activations. Like assholes, when we got there, we had no idea which line meant what, so we just decided to park ourselves in one of the lines randomly and then, again, like assholes, wonder aloud what line we were in. Read Full Intro
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The first excerpt from JK Rowling’s History of Magic in North America was posted yesterday, and it focused on Native American wizards. As a half-Oglala Lakota kid who grew up searching for any signs of my culture that wasn’t a mascot, I almost cried reading it. The world of Harry Potter has been uniquely European and primarily British, but now that world is expanding outward and embracing other traditions and cultures. Full Story