Posts tagged "harry potter"

Harry Potter-Themed Bar Opens In Toronto

Good news for adults who are of legal age to drink, but who still remain children inside!
The Lockhart is Harry Potter-themed bar that just opened in Toronto, Canada’s west…

Katrin Higher | September 13, 2015 - 9:00 am

The 10-Step Guide To Being A Total Creep To Women, According To The Founder Of A Harry Potter Fan Site

Here’s a story of a woman named Grace and a guy named Ben who refused to be ignored. Grace is a writer at Buzzfeed, while Ben is a guy she’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 17, 2015 - 5:35 pm

The Importance Of Being Earnest

Who says my love for “Drag Race,” Harry Potter, and One Direction have to be guilty pleasures?

Megan Kirby | August 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Neville Longbottom – AKA Matthew Lewis – Can Get It, Okay?!

Oh hello, Matthew Lewis, is that a wand made out of cherry wood and unicorn hair in your tighty-whiteys or are you just happy to see me? Because you’re certainly cast…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 21, 2015 - 10:40 am

Harry Potter Superfans Made Warner Bros. Stop Using Child Slave Labor

Taking a page from Hermione Granger’s Society for Protection of Elvish Welfare, a grassroots organization of Harry Potter superfans, the Harry Potter Alliance, have been been fighting a four-year war…

Beejoli Shah | January 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Awesome College Offers “Harry Potter”-Themed Study Abroad Trip

Have you ever found yourself blowing off studying because it’s an ABC Family Harry Potter weekend and you haven’t seen the second half of the fifth movie in like forever?

College Candy | November 28, 2014 - 11:00 am

White Women Failed Wendy Davis (And Texas In General)

White women in Texas failed Wendy Davis and the whole rest of the state. [RH Reality Check]
Read this interview with intersex people to find out what life…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Director Farzad Sangari & Quidditch Player Ali Cottong From “Mudbloods”

We’ve all seen wizards playing quidditch on broomsticks in the “Harry Potter” films, but these days, quidditch is a very real sport on college campuses across the world. The new…

Claire Hannum | October 29, 2014 - 3:00 pm

J.K. Rowling Writes A Letter As Dumbledore To Sole Survivor Of Family Mass Murders

As if we didn’t already love J.K. Rowling enough, the Harry Potter author has gone and reminded us why we adore her so.

Katie Oldenburg | August 7, 2014 - 11:30 am

Watch The Trailer For “Mudbloods,” The Documentary About Real-Life Quidditch Players

Quidditch isn’t just played in “Harry Potter” — it’s become a real-life sport on college campuses all over the U.S. “Mudbloods,” a documentary hitting limited theaters and On Demand in…

Claire Hannum | August 1, 2014 - 11:30 am

J.K. Rowling Has Published A New Story Checking In With 34-Year-Old Harry Potter

That collective shriek you hear are millenials freaking out over the new Harry Potter short story that J.K. Rowling posted on her Pottermore website today. The new story, written…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2014 - 10:30 am

Life Dream Status: Hogwarts Courses Are Now Available Online

Good news for modern witches and wizards who don’t have time to pursue a traditional magic education: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry now offers an online option. The tech-savvy…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 16, 2014 - 1:30 pm

J.K. Rowling Regrets The Ron And Hermione Romance

“I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfillment. That’s how it was conceived, really. For reasons that have very little to do with literature and far more…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 2, 2014 - 2:30 pm

JK Rowling Is Working On A “Harry Potter” Prequel — For The Stage!

Exciting news, Potterheads! JK Rowling has announced that she has teamed up with British theater producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender to create a stage version of “Harry Potter.” The upcoming…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 20, 2013 - 4:30 pm

“Love Actually 2″ Has Less Romance, More Wizards And Zombies

Can you guys believe it’s been 10 years since “Love Actually” came out? It’s about time this Christmas classic got a sequel, don’t you think? Well, you’re in luck: the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 12, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Potterheads, Rejoice! You Can Order Butterbeer At Starbucks

OK, it’s actually not quiiiiite that simple. Like, you can’t just go up to the counter and say, “Venti butterbeer, please!”, but thanks to the seasonal appearance of toffee nut…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 10, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Harry Potter And The Chamber of Love Lessons

Merlin’s beard, we’re old! It is the 12th anniversary of the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone premiere, but Potterdom is as alive today as ever. One of my favorite things…

Pop Sugar | November 9, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Warner Bros. Announces Another Harry Potter Movie (Sort Of)

Thanks to Hollywood’s crippling inability to let any wildly profitable franchise end gracefully (see: “Pirates of the Caribbean 5″), Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling have teamed up once again for…

Celebuzz | September 15, 2013 - 9:30 am

Goodbye, Hogwarts: Rupert Grint’s Bare Ass Now Visible In “CBGB” Clip

Legendary NYC punk venue CBGB shuttered in 2006 after 36 years of business, but its legacy lives on — in stories, in memories, in music, and in the form of…

Rachel Krause | September 6, 2013 - 6:00 pm

J.K. Rowling Wins Damages, Donates To Charity After Her Law Firm Leaks Her Pseudonym

After it was leaked that she wrote “The Cuckoo’s Calling” under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling has received damages from the law firm that let the information slip.

The Mary Sue | August 3, 2013 - 3:30 pm
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