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New GoF Pic from TIME

Posted by: Melissa
July 20, 2005, 02:39 PM

There's a pic from Goblet of Fire that appeared in TIME magazine, that's a slightly different take on one we'v eseen before: it's right here; thanks to HPANA for finding it!

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CNN Interview with an Awesome Potter Fan

Posted by: sue
July 20, 2005, 10:47 AM

Today our own managing editor Melissa Anelli was interviewed on CNN's American Morning program. The subject was regarding the outpouring of emotion on the net over events in Half-Blood Prince; in particular over the passing of one dearly beloved character. The video for this interview is now onlineContinued...

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THE INTERVIEW with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: Melissa
July 19, 2005, 08:56 AM

Emerson of MuggleNet and I are in various stages of travel and consciousness, so we have two bits for you right now: our reports of the weekend up to the moment we opened our books, and the first snip of the interview with Jo Rowling, which is very short compared to what's coming on Wednesday and Friday. ThisContinued...

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Leaky Lounge Re-opens for Business

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2005, 09:37 PM

**Ding Ding** The regular Leaky Lounge is now back open for business. Enjoy our entire forums again everyone, and first round is on the house ;)
UPDATE: We've heard from some people who've reported registration issues at Leaky Lounge. We are aware of the problem and the L.L. mod team is working on it -Continued...

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A Delay in posting the Interview with Jo

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2005, 09:10 PM

Hello everyone!
I'm afraid we have some bad news for you. There will be a delay in the posting of the interview with Jo. We wanted to make sure that the interviews were posted on the two sites together, but unfortunately, (as posted on the MuggleNet website), Emerson's flight back home was delayed.Continued...

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Edinburgh Castle "A Dream of a Lifetime"

Posted by: Kristin
July 18, 2005, 08:49 PM

The Staten Island Advance has an article by Leaky's Melissa Anelli on what it was like to be in Edinburgh and speak to Jo Rowling for the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince:

I had seriously wondered whether I would a) tense up, b) clam up or c) throw up as the interview started, but becauseContinued...

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Preview of Goblet of Fire Website

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2005, 07:24 PM

MuggleNet has posted a preview look at some of the features that will be part of the full official Goblet of Fire film website. There are stills of the main page, the Tri-Wizard Tournament, and some pages for Harry, Cedric, Fleur, and Viktor. Please note at the link for the Main page , on the bottom, thereContinued...

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American Edition of HBP: 6.9 Million Copies Sold in First 24 Hours

Posted by: Kristin
July 18, 2005, 06:15 AM

It's being reported that the American edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, published by Scholastic, sold 6.9 million copies in the first 24 hours - or an average of more than 250,000 copies per hour.
Fifth book Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix sold 5 millionContinued...

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"Magic at Midnight" to Air in Australia

Posted by: Kristin
July 18, 2005, 05:56 AM

Our Leaky readers in Australia will be able to watch Harry Potter - Magic at Midnight, a screening from the Edinburgh midnight book reading, this Thursday the 21st at 7:30 on Network 10.
Thanks, Marianna!

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Cub Reporters Full Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2005, 05:56 AM

CBBC Newsround has now posted the transcript of the 70 cub reporters interview with J.K. Rowling. While many of the questions we have heard in similar fashion before, there are a few new tidbits of information.

Peter Humphreys for BBC Newsround. - Who did Fawkes previously belong to and will he playContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Interview with Katie Couric Transcript

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2005, 08:41 PM

The transcript from Katie Couric's interview with J.K. Rowling has now been posted on the Dateline NBC website. In this piece which aired tonight, unfortunately, there wasn't too much specifically about the new book. The questions that the children submitted will be broadcast tomorrowContinued...

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Time Magazine Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2005, 04:02 PM

Time Magazine has now posted their interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. In an interview that briefly covers several subjects such theology, romance, and the fantasy genre, Jo is honest about her intentions with the Harry Potter books.

Granted, Rowling's books begin like invitations to garden-varietyContinued...

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J.K.Rowling Interview on ITV; Book 7 Two Years Away?

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2005, 12:02 PM

ITV just broadcast show that featured their contest winner, Owen Jones, interviewing Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. TLC Reader Dawn sent in some quick notes of things that JKR said in the broadcast.

- Jk says that Ravenclaw will have their day *taps nose*

- Wormtail will not kill Lupin.

- Jk wasContinued...

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Comic-Con Goblet of Fire Special

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2005, 10:45 AM

This year's Comic-Con is just wrapping up in San Diego, and at this convention Warner Brothers was there promoting the upcoming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. There was a special trailer shown, and thanks to reader Moony, we have a very detailed description of what was shown. There are mentionsContinued...

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Hello from Edinburgh!

Posted by: Melissa
July 17, 2005, 06:13 AM

Hey everyone; Emerson and I are in a net cafe right now - e-mail and internet access has been limited which is why we've been away from the sites, but all the events have just finished and we thought you would like an update. We hope you all enjoyed the book - we loved it intensely.
You should expect our reports about thisContinued...

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