Posts tagged "harry potter"

New “Harry Potter And The Deathly Hollows” Trailer

I know no matter how much excitement I express about this new “Deathly Hollows” trailer, there will be about 10,000 Harry Potter fans who are more overwhelmed than I…

Kelli Bender | September 24, 2010 - 3:50 pm

“Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows”: Hold Onto Your Broomsticks, The Trailer Is Here

Confession: I have only read up to the fifth book in the Harry Potter series. And if there is anything that’s going to make me regret that lazy choice,…

Kelli Bender | June 29, 2010 - 1:10 pm

The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Finally Opens

I have no shame in telling the world that I love Harry Potter. My mom and I read the first book together, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Yes, dear…

Lauren Gold | June 17, 2010 - 8:10 pm

The “Harry Potter” Cast Gets Emotional As Filming Comes To An End

Remember middle school? It is the ultimate awkward span of life—you are no longer a cute little kid and not quite a “young woman,” instead you are at some uncomfortable…

Kelli Bender | May 27, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Beware! Harry Potter Will Lure Kids Into The Dark Arts

There are always some crazy Christian fundamentalists out there trying to find corruption in, oh, everything. In case you were thinking the Harry Potter series was light, mindless entertainment…

Ami Angelowicz | April 9, 2010 - 6:40 pm

J.K. Rowling Might Write More Harry Potter Books — We Have Some Plot Ideas

J.K. Rowling celebrated Easter at the White House, reading to some kids and answering questions about the future of Harry Potter. According to the The Washington Post, Rowling said she…

Catherine Strawn | April 8, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Shockingly, VS Angel Thinks She’d Make A Good Bond Girl

“I kind of see myself less as the girl riding a broomstick and holding a wand and more as a girl emerging from an explosion, with a gun.”
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Lily Q | March 31, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Wizards Are So Hot That They Set Hogwarts on Fire

A pyrotechnic malfunction? Please. Something tells me that a rambunctious Twihard is behind this. Last Friday, the set of the infamous “Harry Potter” wizardry school, Hogwarts, caught fire. Rumors erupted…

Kelli Bender | March 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

There Is Such A Thing As An Invisibility Cloak (And Carpet, Apparently)

Every day, I mourn the fact that there will never be another Harry Potter book. Yes, every day I cry over a butterbeer while feeling homesick for Hogwarts.

But…

Leonora Epstein | March 19, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Hold On To Your Broomsticks: Here Comes The “The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter”

Stop pretending you’re not excited about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the new Universal Studio theme park supposedly opening this spring. This is an amusement park dedicated to the…

Kelli Bender | February 10, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Emma Watson Is The Highest Paid Actress In Hollywood, But #14 On The List

Nineteen-year-old Emma Watson, star of the “Harry Potter” series, is the highest paid actress in Hollywood with an estimated $30 million in earnings. And while that’s really cool, we…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2010 - 9:00 pm

“Harry Potter” Scribe J.K. Rowling Gets Her Own Barbie Doll

Now don’t get jealous, Stephen King. Mattel has created a one-of-a-kind J.K. Rowling doll to honor the billionaire-ess author of the Harry Potter series. At last, a Barbie who can…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2010 - 7:40 pm

The Difference Between Harry Potter And Edward Cullen

Harry Potter, er, Daniel Radcliffe likes to shower. This pic is from a photo book called One Day In The Life Of Daniel Radcliffe by Tim Hailand. This is probably…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 25, 2009 - 7:15 pm

10 Situations Where An Invisibility Cloak Would Come In Handy

If you thought the idea of an invisibility cloak was a bunch of Harry Potter nonsense, think again. Researchers in London have been given an absurdly large (about $2 million)…

Ami Angelowicz | November 17, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Guess That Fan Fiction, Win Nerd Respect!

My best friend once made the mistake of telling me that she had written “Buffy” fan fiction when she was younger and I mercilessly teased her for years, even though…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 8, 2009 - 11:30 am

Weird Food News: Blue M&Ms Can Heal Your Spine And More

Everyone always goes for the green M&Ms (horndogs!), but perhaps you should consider reaching for the blue. Turns out, the compound “Brilliant Blue G,” which makes blue M&Ms blue, can…

Nikki Dowling | August 2, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Are We Too Nostalgic?

This week, New York Times writer David Browne argued that Generation Y is all about nostalgia—and that we develop sentimental feelings about things at a much more rapid pace than…

Justine Fields | July 24, 2009 - 1:20 pm

Adult Romance And Sex Don’t Belong In Harry Potter Books

Alyssa Rosenberg of The Atlantic recently ranted about overly idealized relationships and a lack of intimate adult sex scenes in the Harry Potter series, accusing J.K. Rowling of being “really…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 23, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Face Off (Sorta): Emma Watson Vs. Bonnie Wright

With Emma Watson doing photo shoots for Elle and looking all grown-up these days, no one is saying much about Bonnie Wright. What, you don’t know who she is? Well,…

Nikki Dowling | July 22, 2009 - 11:00 am

Quickies!: “Harry Potter” Actor Jamie Waylett Pleads Guilty To Growing Pot

“Harry Potter” actor Jamie Waylett, who plays Vincent Crabbe, pleaded guilty to growing marijuana plants at his mother’s home. [PopEater] – Too bad he wasn’t concocting potions. That would have…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 21, 2009 - 9:00 pm