harry potter

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

The “Snape Does Things” Tumblr Is Just As Entertaining As You’d Expect

Remind me again why cardboard cutouts of celebrities and film characters exist and are available for purchase? Oh, wait, nevermind, somebody else beat you to it, and it’s whoever made…

Rachel Krause | July 6, 2013 - 10:00 am

Even Hogwarts Needs A PSA About Sexual Assault

“Love potions do not equal consent. Coercion through magic is illegal. Combined with the use of love potions it is rape.”
Oh, if only those Steubenville rapists could have…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2013 - 9:00 am

Hermione Who? Emma Watson Looks Magical On The Cover Of T Magazine

Embarrassingly enough, I was a very serious “Harry Potter” fan back in the day, cloak and wand at the book releases and all. (I probably shouldn’t be outing myself on…

Rachel Krause | August 21, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Harry Potter And The Horse He Rode In On

Question: Is this a costume you can buy a the Horse Costume Store? I’m assuming there’s a horse costume store, of course. Otherwise, kudos to the owners of these horses…

Julie Gerstein | March 18, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Evening Quickies: Daniel Radcliffe Filmed “Harry Potter” Drunk

Daniel Radcliffe used to be drunk was filming “Harry Potter” scenes. In the British celeb mag Heat, the sober alcoholic confessed that “I can point to many scenes where…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Harry Potter Prefers A Hairy Bush

“This is way too much information, but I don’t like girls with nothing down there either. It freaks me out. You have to have something, otherwise it’s fucking creepy.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 1, 2012 - 9:40 am

The 5 Most Depraved Sex Scenes Implied By “Harry Potter”

The Harry Potter series has sold billions of dollars worth of books, movie tickets and DVDs because it’s one of those rare series that children can enjoy but won’t make…

Cracked | September 5, 2011 - 4:30 pm

Emma Watson Is The Latest Celeb Turned Designer

Now that the “Harry Potter” kids no longer have a bazillion dollar franchise to support, Emma Watson has got some free time, and it seems she’s opted to pick up…

Julie Gerstein | July 25, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Ralph Fiennes Wore Garter Belts Under His Lord Voldemort Costume

“It was an irritating costume to wear. It was too long and, sometimes, I would trip over it. The gusset of the tights kept dropping between my thighs, and this…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 19, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Harry Potter In A Minute, As Re-Enacted By Cats

Was yesterday’s “Harry Potter in 7 Minutes” too much of a commitment? Well, this video has kittens telling the basics of all the movies in the series, in…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 15, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Girl Talk: Neville Longbottom And The Glory Of The Late Bloomer

It all ends today. And by “it,” of course, I mean our decade-long love affair with the Harry Potter movies. For those young adults who came of age with Harry,…

Chloe Angyal | July 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Lord Voldemort On The End Of Harry Potter

“It’s an interesting phenomenon, being the bad guy. If you think about it, the bad guy is always the hero in his own story. Here I am, ridding the world…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 15, 2011 - 1:20 pm