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Jamie Waylett Interview and T-Shirt Announcement

Posted by: Melissa
November 25, 2003, 05:37 AM

Click here, at last, to read up on TLC's visit with Jamie Waylett, otherwise known as Vincent Crabbe, who talks about life as a young actor, the actors/directors/producers of HP, school, friends, bums (yes, bums), outtakes, intake, overcoming insurmountable odds - and too much else to list.Continued...

Harry Potter

Posted by: Kristin
November 24, 2003, 09:10 PM

The Washington Post has an article on Harry Potter commentary:
As author J.K. Rowling has built her fantasy world to the extent of thousands of pages, and disseminated it in hundreds of millions of books, she has become the preeminent storyteller to children of our time. Her ideas and values, such as they are, have unprecedentedContinued...

Emma Thompson

Posted by: Kristin
November 24, 2003, 08:25 PM

The BBC has an article on Harry Potter actress Emma Thompson, which summarizes her career and discusses her efforts to fight Aids. The BBC is also offering readers the opportunity to ask Emma questions about her involvement with the disease in an interactive forum Tuesday November 25th.
Thanks to Lena for the links!


Wrap Party Report

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2003, 07:57 PM

Hey all, we've got a great report in about last night's PoA Wrap Party! Check it out:

It was a very cold and very very wet night, but a good time was had by all despite the weather!
Hundreds of cast, crew and their families attended a fantastic fireworks display set to music (including "Something wicked this way comes),Continued...


Get a Clue 2 - Update

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2003, 07:19 PM

You are amazing readers. As of today, we have sold roughly 450 T-shirts, and raised roughly $400 above the cost of the shirts. That's right around $3,000, at this point, which will go directly to Book Aid International.

Tomorrow, we will post a thorough report on all that we discussed with Jamie Waylett (who is going toContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Sotheby's Auctions 1st Editions

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2003, 06:54 PM

On December 3rd, Sotheby's will auction off two signed first editions of Goblet of Fire (11 signed Harry Potter books in total will be auctioned). One of the copies is inscribed with a personal note from JKR to her father, which reveals that Ron Weasley was named after someone called Ronald Ridley. Thanks forContinued...

BBC's Big Read to Feature HP

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2003, 06:46 PM

BBC's Big Read will feature Harry Potter this Saturday at 7.30-9.00pm GMT on BBC 2. Thanks to all who sent the link.

WB Buys Super Bowl Time

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2003, 06:40 PM reports that Warner Bros. has purchased coveted Super Bowl advertising time, but has not yet decided which of its to-be-released films will get the commercial slots. Quote: "They aren’t yet ready to commit to any of the pictures being given consideration, a list that includes “Taking Lives,”Continued...


Raincoast Books - Ethics in Action

Posted by: Melissa
November 24, 2003, 06:16 PM

We've just received word that Raincoast Books, the Canadian publisher of the Harry Potter books and the only publisher worldwide to print the books on post consumer recycled paper, has received the 2004 Ethics in Action Award "for its commitment to the responsible purchasing and consumption of paper products."Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling on the Simpsons

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2003, 08:27 PM

Just in case you missed it, a truly hilarious line from JK Rowling on The Simpsons, when Lisa meets JKR outside a shop in England:

Lisa: It's JK Rowling [mispronounced...], author of the Harry Potter books! You've turned a generation of kids on to reading!
JKR: Thank you, young muggle.
Lisa: Can you tell meContinued...


Another High-Quality Pic!

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2003, 12:36 PM

Thanks Amy, for sending us this picture of Dan, Stan and the Knight Bus in a larger quality than we've ever seen!


Another High-Quality PoA Pic

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2003, 11:18 AM

Hermione threatens Draco in higher resolution than we've yet seen - big thanks to Jonathan for sending this in!


New High-Quality Pic of Dan from PoA

Posted by: Melissa
November 23, 2003, 09:43 AM

Page from generously sent us this new high-quality image of Dan in the final scenes of PoA. Thanks so much Page!


Alan Rickman Interview

Posted by: Kristin
November 22, 2003, 01:41 PM has an interview with Alan Rickman, in which he discusses acting, his career, and Harry Potter:
The part of Snape seemed so perfect for you... there was something about it which made it look like you were stretched and yet sort of confined at the same time. Did you feel that?
Good way of putting it, actually.Continued...


More Icons, Buttons and Banners!

Posted by: Melissa
November 21, 2003, 05:43 PM

Our wonderful readers have come up with some stunning graphics for our Leaky drive - click below to check them out and please feel free to use and pass along!
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