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Draco Malfoy, Disappointing Everyone

December 23, 2014 15:43:00 Posted at December 23, 2014 15:43:00
Duana Posted by Duana

There’s a new story bit about Draco Malfoy on Pottermore, and a rumination from J.K. Rowling on the character. I had to change my Pottermore password three times before I could actually access it, which I am convinced is part of the goal – to make it difficult for you, to make it worth it when you finally unlock the story you’re looking for and give you a sense of achievement. Full Story

“I must not tell lies”

October 24, 2014 20:17:31 Posted at October 24, 2014 20:17:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey

OMG. Dolores Umbridge is back. For Halloween. It was announced on Pottermore today that JK Rowling has written a new Harry Potter story to be posted on Halloween and it’s about Umbridge and her backstory – how did she get so pink and catty? The last time Jo gave us some new material – from the Quidditch World Cup – her site crashed. Full Story

Harry Potter dragons x3

April 1, 2014 15:37:38 Posted at April 1, 2014 15:37:38
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Last year, Warner Brothers announced their intention to make a Harry Potter spin-off film based on a text book mentioned in the series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander. Now, Warner Brothers CEO Kevin Tsujihara tells the New York Times that the Fantastic Beasts spin-off will in fact be three “megamovies” and are described as being neither prequels nor any linear relation to Harry’s story. Full Story

Monday, November 11, 2013

Dear Gossips,

The big movie release this month is Catching Fire. There was a time however that November belonged to the Harry Potter movies. The first and second films in the franchise came out in November. Out of the series of 8, a total of 4 of them were November opens.  Read Full Intro

Sexism and the single parent

September 20, 2013 16:46:23 Posted at September 20, 2013 16:46:23
Duana Posted by Duana
Ben Pruchnie/ Getty

Read this article about JK Rowling discussing her life as a single parent. Though I don’t know the organization Gingerbread of which she’s president, it doesn’t seem hard to understand what it’s about – the general promotion and support of single parents. Full Story

Getting to know Newt Scamander

September 13, 2013 15:45:43 Posted at September 13, 2013 15:45:43
Duana Posted by Duana

J.K. Rowling announced yesterday that she would write the script for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, a movie set in New York, some 70-odd years before Harry Potter, and starring Newt Scamander. You’ve had 24 hours to process the following information: - Yes, there is wizarding activity in North America. Full Story

Mother Magic at Centre Court

June 25, 2013 19:55:31 Posted at June 25, 2013 19:55:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Our Mother of Magic, JK Rowling, isn’t a carpet whore. She keeps a very, very low profile, even at her own movie premieres. So it’s exciting when she goes out. And she seems to be really into Wimbledon. She and her husband were seated in the Royal Box and watched Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic win their matches today. Full Story

JK grown up and more on books and movies

February 23, 2012 17:57:48 Posted at February 23, 2012 17:57:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Big news in the publishing world today: JK Rowling will release a new novel for adults with a different publisher and not with Bloomsbury which published all the Potters. That’s the only thing we know. More details are coming later this year including exactly when the book will come out, what it’s called, and what it’ll be about. Full Story

Snape & Jo! And ... they all say goodbye

July 7, 2011 14:15:00 Posted at July 7, 2011 14:15:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Massive premiere in London today – the final, final, FINAL carpet for the Harry Potter series in the motherland. There will be a premiere in New York on Monday but ... Harry is English, England is the heart of it. And here they almost all are to say goodbye and thank you. No, thank YOU. F-ck me I am crying again. Full Story

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What is Pottermore?

June 16, 2011 09:06:27 Posted at June 16, 2011 09:06:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey

If you’re a Harry Potter nerd, you were likely caught up in it yesterday. If you missed it, click here for a backgrounder. So...what is it? JK Rowling launched the Pottermore site – here (note the Sorting Hat in the URL hee!) – but without much more information. Full Story

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Dear Gossips,

There’s a heavy, heavy column ahead. Both the BAFTAs and the Grammys happened on Sunday. There will be full coverage on both, which means the articles will spill over to the second page of the site. Please scroll down and click VIEW MORE ARTICLES to get caught up on all content.  Read Full Intro