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New at the Cauldron Shop: Wishlists for the Holidays

Posted by: Melissa
December 12, 2005, 04:47 AM

We're really pleased to announce that The Cauldron Shop has unveiled a wishlist feature. This means that you can go create an account, and while you browse, add items to your wishlist, then send your own personalized page of items out to your friends and family. Or, your friends and familyContinued...


Clip of Trio on Dateline

Posted by: Melissa
December 12, 2005, 03:56 AM

Ann Curry interviewed the trio tonight on Dateline on NBC; you can see the clip here - thanks to RGMS and MN.

Dateline, Dec 11, WMV (9.5MB)


Goblet of Fire Ousted from Top Spot by Narnia; Worldwide Total More Than $658 Million

Posted by: Melissa
December 12, 2005, 03:11 AM

Box Office Mojo reports that The Chronicles of Narnia and Syriana ousted Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire from its three-week stint at the top of the charts. Potter earned about $10.3 million this weekend, while Narnia took in $67 million and the criticallyContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Charlie Weasley

Posted by: sue
December 11, 2005, 09:38 PM

The calendar on has been updated with December 12th birthday wishes for our favorite Dragon Keeper, Charlie Weasley. Cheers Charlie!

Film Awards

GoF Gets Three Nominations at Critics' Choice Awards

Posted by: sue
December 11, 2005, 05:53 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has received three nominations from the Critics' Choice Awards, which are given out by the Broadcast Film Critics Association. Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) was nominated as "Best Young Actor." Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) was nominatedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

JKR/Fry Transcript

Posted by: Melissa
December 11, 2005, 02:59 PM

Psst - to those who have been asking where the transcript of the J.K. Rowling / Stephen Fry interview is - it's been here since yesterday, thanks to our friends at MN - it was linked from the original news post. Now stop asking! :)
It's also now available at Quick Quotes, as part of the ongoing database of J.K. RowlingContinued...


Goblet of Fire Stamps

Posted by: Melissa
December 11, 2005, 02:02 AM

Here are some new Goblet of Fire stamps available from Australia - thanks MN!


Rupert Grint on Graham Norton's New Year's Day show

Posted by: Melissa
December 11, 2005, 01:49 AM

The Mirror reports that Rupert Grint will be on Graham Norton's New Year's Day show Generation Fame on BBC. Thanks Joe!


Goblet Pics

Posted by: Melissa
December 11, 2005, 01:29 AM

A bunch of Goblet pics that may come from deleted scenes have come our way:
Courtesy UHP:

-Harry in the prefects bathroom
-Crouch at the Ministry
-Draco scowling
-Cho at the ball

Courtesy SnitchSeeker, some pics from the day calendar:

-Harry by the waterfall
-Frank Bryce
-Karkaroff, McGonagall, Crouch at the ball
-Cedric andContinued...


Harry Potter on CNN's Entertaining Moments List

Posted by: Melissa
December 11, 2005, 01:14 AM

Harry Potter has made CNN's list of the Top 25 Most Entertaining Moments of the Last 25 Years. The birth of reality teleivision and Janet Jackson's 'wardrobe malfunction' also made the list. This is the second of this type of list that Harry Potter has ranked on; we reported on EntertainmentContinued...


Live Call-In Show Complete

Posted by: Melissa
December 10, 2005, 02:52 PM

Our live PotterCast call-in show was a blast, thank you guys! You made more than 750 calls to us during our two-hour show - jeesh! We've had a ball, and if our technology doesn't go bananas, it should be available early this week (edited down, of course). You've also left us close to 100 voicemails overContinued...


G4: Leaky's Fourth "Get a Clue" Charity Drive Open! Get Your Leaky and PotterCast shirts!

Posted by: Melissa
December 10, 2005, 01:11 PM

The fourth "Get a Clue" drive is now open!
Four years ago, almost to the date, we opened our first-ever "Get a Clue" drive for charity. At the time, the purpose was to collect enough money to bid onContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling BBC Interview

Posted by: Melissa
December 10, 2005, 02:57 AM

JKR's radio interview with Stephen Fry will air again here on Christmas Eve, but you can also download it in the meantime right here.
Click below for bits that were transcribed as the interview went on:

UPDATE: Thanks to our friends at MuggleNet and Micah and Jess, you can now read the entire transcript, here. ThanksContinued...

Happy Birthday, Kenneth Branagh

Posted by: Melissa
December 09, 2005, 09:12 PM

December 10 actor Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) celebrates his 45th birthday. Cheers Kenneth!

HBP Paperback Release Date (UK) Announced

Posted by: Melissa
December 09, 2005, 10:09 AM

Bloomsbury announced that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be released in paperback on Friday June 23rd, 2006! As noted on the Bloomsbury Harry Potter site, the book "will be published with two jackets, one for children and one for the adult market."
Thank you, Roonwit!

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