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Potter Takes EW's 'Best YA Ever' Title

Posted by: Melissa
November 25, 2013, 04:38 PM

Some awesome but unsurprising news coming out of Entertainment Weekly that will no doubt have Potterheads thrilled and also nodding their heads.

EW readers cast their votes for the greatest YA Novel of All Time, and good ol' HP took home the crown. That's right, Entertainment Weekly readersContinued...

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Improv Everywhere Sends Harry to Penn Station

Posted by: Melissa
November 19, 2013, 11:55 AM

The latest series of videos from comedy troupe Improv Everywhere has involved real-life recreations of iconic scenes from movies (think Gandalf shouting YOU SHALL NOT PASS on a bridge in Central Park), so it was only a matter of time before a Harry Potter themed video surfaced. This time, an outfitted-to-a-teeContinued...

Exclusive: New Snape Stamp from USPS Limited Collection

Posted by: Melissa
November 15, 2013, 03:22 PM

Earlier this month WB announced it would be unveiling a special series of Harry Potter "forever" stamps with the U.S. Postal Service. Today we have an exclusive image from that collection:

 

The stamp booklet has 20 different images of fan-favorite scenes and beloved characters from the Continued...

GrandPre

Mary GrandPre Discusses Harry Potter, 15th Anniversary Covers

Posted by: Mel
November 14, 2013, 08:52 PM

Entertainment Weekly has a new interview with Mary GrandPre, who was the first illustrator for the US editions of Harry Potter. In the interview she discusses her style in illustrating the Harry Potter books, as well as what she thinks about the new 15th anniversary illustrations:

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United States Postal Service to Release Harry Potter Stamp Collection

Posted by: Mel
November 13, 2013, 08:54 PM

The United States Postal Service will be releasing a Harry Potter stamp collection on November 19th. This limited edition collection will include 20 stamps and each stamp will be a 46 cent forever stamp.


A preview of five of the stamps can be seen here.

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Interviewed at Lumos Fundraising Event

Posted by: Mel
November 10, 2013, 08:48 PM

As readers may recall, a fundraising event was held for J. K. Rowling's charity Lumos at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London a few nights ago. Rowling was interviewed by the BBC during the event and talked a bit about the charity's significance to her. She also spoke a little bit about HarryContinued...

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Lumos Fundraising Event at Warner Bros Studio Tour

Posted by: Catherine
November 10, 2013, 10:51 AM

Last night, J.K. Rowling hosted a fundraising event for her Lumos charity. Lumos is designed to rid Europe of systematic institutionalized child care, reunite families, and provide loving and caring environments for children to grow up in. The fundraiser was held at the Harry Potter Warner BrothersContinued...

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The Leaky Cauldron is Coming to Real Life

Posted by: Melissa
November 05, 2013, 03:59 PM

Longtime Leaky Cauldron readers, it has finally happened: The Leaky Cauldron will officially exist in the real world, according to Travel Daily Media, who broke the news today. This has long been rumored with the expansion of the park: also coming to the park is a Gringotts goblin roller coaster as wellContinued...

Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe in ShortList Magazine's 300th Issue Trailer

Posted by: Mel
November 03, 2013, 08:45 PM

Daniel Radcliffe is starring in a trailer for ShortList magazine's 300th issue, which will focus on hardboiled crime fiction. The trailer has a noir theme and features Radcliffe as a crime writer. You can watch the trailer here or below.


Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip.

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