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Videos: Dan Radcliffe's Bucket List, and Extra Footage of Dan Radcliffe's Appearance on QI

Posted by: Mel
December 30, 2010, 08:04 PM

We have a few new videos featuring Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), one of which is from MTV and which has Radcliffe discussing his bucket list. You can watch that video here or below.

We also have some extra footage from Radcliffe's appearance on the quiz showContinued...


The 2010 Leakies: Nominations Announced, Voting Open!

Posted by: Edward
December 29, 2010, 02:36 PM


The nominations for our second annual Leakies are now ready to be announced and awaiting your votes!  Our annual award ceremony highlights the most popular, most interesting, and most talked about stories and people from the past year in Harry Potter.  Help us wrap upContinued...


Reminder: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Sweepstakes Ending Soon

Posted by: Rosi
December 29, 2010, 01:22 PM

A quick reminder that the "LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4" sweepstakes ends soon, on the 7th of January at 11.59 PST. The sweepstakes are to celebrate the release of the "LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4" video game on the iPhone. The prizes of the sweepstakes are the "LEGO Harry Potter:Continued...


PotterCast Episode with Starkid Now Available

Posted by: Rosi
December 28, 2010, 10:18 PM

+A brand new episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is now available; including an interview with Team Starkid's Brian, Dylan and Joe! Portions of this show were previously made available in video form on Youtube, and now the entire show is available for download.

To listen, youContinued...


Draco Malfoy in the Leakypedia - Page of the Day

Posted by: John
December 28, 2010, 09:12 PM

Tom Malfoy was at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter recently, I hear he had a jolly good time! Many of you are big Felton Fans, as well as Draco fans, so in honor of Tom giving us something new to post about other then recent Birthday's, today's Page of the Day is for Draco Malfoy. 75 MyLeaky pointsContinued...


Tom Felton Returns to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 28, 2010, 08:13 PM

Perhaps hoping to escape the snowy conditions in the UK, Tom Felton returned to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter today in Orlando, Florida. He last visited for the grand opening of the park in June.

The Draco Malfoy actor was photographed standing in front of Hogwarts castle with someContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Dame Maggie Smith

Posted by: Rosi
December 28, 2010, 06:29 PM

Please join us at Leaky in wishing Maggie Smith a very happy birthday. The Professor McGonagall actress celebrated her 76th birthday today. Many happy returns, Dame Maggie!


Happy Birthday Melissa!

Posted by: John
December 27, 2010, 12:42 PM

Two days after Christmas every year (for the past.. 20 some odd years) comes the celebration of another important birth..

OK, come on! This is the 6th year I've had to come up with these openers, cut Andrew some Slack!

Anyway back to the birthday girl.  The whole city of New York is so excited it decided to haveContinued...


Pepperup Everyone! Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
December 27, 2010, 11:34 AM

Looking at all the nasty weather out in the Eastern United States and elsewhere today, it looks there are many muggle out there in need of some Pepperup Potion!

Don't have any? Oh well, we don't have a page in the Leakypedia for it either. Help us out and receive 75 MyLeaky points!

Speaking of MyLeakyContinued...


Merry Christmas!

Posted by: Melissa
December 25, 2010, 11:41 AM

Merry Christmas, everyone! We want to take a moment today to wish you the very happiest of holidays no matter what you celebrate - be it Christmas or Chanukah or Festivus or Kwanzaa or The Annual Day of Too Much Eating - whatever your holiday, we hope that it's a marvelous one, from our family at Leaky to yours.

(This randomContinued...


Video of Dan Radcliffe on Tonight's Episode of QI

Posted by: Edward
December 24, 2010, 11:14 PM

As reported below, actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) appeared tonight on the UK quiz show, "Qi," hosted by UK audiobook narrator Stephen Fry.  The episode has aired, and is now available to watch right here via YouTube.  The theme of the Christmas episode, Hocus Pocus, features Mr. RadcliffeContinued...


December Issue of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
December 24, 2010, 04:29 PM

The December issue of The Quibbler, Leaky's publication for "news that no-one else will publish," is now up for download. This issue features Siberian Ice Goblins, Dear Luna letters, Aberforth's Page Three Girls and more!

Grab a PDF version of The Quibbler at this link; find the zipped file versionContinued...


Reminders: Daniel Radcliffe to Appear on QI 9.30pm, Gambon on Doctor Who Tomorrow

Posted by: Rosi
December 24, 2010, 04:18 PM

A quick reminder that Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is going to be on this evening's Christmas Edition of "QI", on BBC One at 9.30pm or on BBC HD at 10pm. The quiz show is hosted by the narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks, Stephen Fry. An extended versionContinued...


Fun Friday: You've Got (Wizard) Mail

Posted by: Edward
December 24, 2010, 01:49 PM

It looks like owls aren't truly the only communication for wizards in this new technological age.  Even Professor Severus Snape gets email, as evidenced by this secret look at his inbox.

This is the fourth installment of Fun Fridays where we will highlight a new, cool, funny, or interesting thing created createdContinued...


Winners of Wizarding World T-Shirt Contest Announced

Posted by: Mel
December 23, 2010, 11:21 PM

After going through many wonderful entries, our Contest Team is pleased to announce the winners of this month's contest, the Wizarding World T-Shirt Contest, which asked contestants to design a shirt geared towards the teenage witch or wizard. The winners are:

First Place: ThatEnglishHalfBloodContinued...

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