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Phoenix Rising

"Snape: Friend or Foe?" Panel Discussion Video Now Online

Posted by: Edward
June 29, 2007, 08:57 PM

In addition to the ‘Harry Potter Book Club” discussion panel that took place during the Phoenix Rising conference last May in New Orleans, Borders has now released video of the much talked about “Great Snape Debate” panel that also took place during the conference. TheContinued...

Tech

"Harry Potter" Computer Worm Infecting PCs

Posted by: Edward
June 29, 2007, 04:52 PM

The Australian is reporting, a very serious computer worm (a self-replicating computer program) is being spread to computers via what people think is a word document file containing the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book stored on a flash drive, or similar medium. The W32/Hairy-A worm is spread toContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Allen and Unwin Announce Winners In 'Midnight Signing' Competition

Posted by: Edward
June 29, 2007, 03:52 PM

As we reported last week, the Australian publishers of the Harry Potter series Allen and Unwin, had opened their ‘J. K. Rowling and the Midnight Signing’ contest for Australian and New Zealand fans to enter. The competition has now closed and the winners have been announcedContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

MTV News Asks Harry Potter Panel: How Will the Series End?

Posted by: Edward
June 28, 2007, 07:04 PM

MTV News continues its coverage of the latest Harry Potter film and final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, with a round table discussion with a panel of Harry Potter experts to discuss what the ending of J. K. Rowling’s series could be. The panel, which features our ownContinued...

Contests

Leaky MySpace Page Design Contest

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2007, 02:25 AM

Ok all you MySpace layout creators and other clever creative wizard types, have we got a challenge for you! We are proud to announce our newest contest to design a skin or layout for our newly launched official Leaky Cauldron MySpace page. The winner will be the design that is used on our page (which is lookingContinued...

Books

A & E and ITV Specials Due on Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2007, 02:06 AM

With the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows rapidly approaching, there are several television specials about the world of our favorite wizard due in the coming days.

First, cable station A&E is set to broadcast a new special called “TheContinued...

Contests

Deathly Hallows Autograph Contest

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2007, 04:12 AM

Our latest contest is online! Here is the rundown on the Deathly Hallows Autograph Contest!

It’s almost here!! The last book will be hitting book stores VERY soon. We all know what we would write to Jo… but what would you like her to say to you? This challenge is to create the ideal inscription forContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Parade Magazine's New Article and Quiz About Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2007, 02:06 AM

Parade Magazine, which appears in many Sunday newspapers around the country, let us know of a new quiz and article they have online. The ‘Decade of Harry Potter Quiz’ features three different difficulty levels for ‘anyone who’s seen the movies,’ ‘Book knowledgeContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Keith Olbermann Speculates on "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2007, 02:05 AM

Many readers have owled us to let us know MSNBC anchor and Harry Potter fan Keith Olbermann, of the Countdown television program, devoted a segment of his program last week to give viewers his thoughts on the soon to be published Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Always withContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Scholastic to Hold "Harry Potter Place" Street Celebration for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2007, 12:15 AM

US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic issued a press release today about their plans to hold a "Harry Potter Place" street celebration party for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Taking place at their headquarters in New York City, ScholasticContinued...

OotP Film

Myspace Offering Free OotP Screening Opportunity

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2007, 09:08 PM

Dozens of readers have owled about a free screening opportunity for myspace users of a showing of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in various cities here in the US. Taking place this Thursday at 7pm, the Black Curtain Screening myspace site says that in order to gain free admittance toContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" Gets Into 'Second Life'

Posted by: Edward
June 26, 2007, 03:28 PM

SCI Fi Wire reports the online 3D virtual world created by its users, Second Life, is teaming up with IMAX for the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix to give their users exclusive access to IMAX Harry Potter content. In the Second Life virtual world, users will be able to get promotionalContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

PotterCast 94: A Left Turn At Albuquerque

Posted by: Edward
June 23, 2007, 01:46 PM

PotterCast 94 comes to you live from Albuquerque, NM, the next stop on our summer tour for PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast! To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download.
Live from Albuquerque, NM:

- Attendees answer the 5Continued...

OotP Film

TLC's "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" Press Junket Report

Posted by: Edward
June 22, 2007, 08:02 PM

Earlier today a press junket for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was held in London. There, the cast and crew gathered to answer questions about the newest film and share insight on many topics related to the film. Lorie Damerell covered this event for The LeakyContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

New Contest from Amazon.com, Get "Deathly Hallows" At Midnight

Posted by: Edward
June 22, 2007, 04:27 PM

Amazon.com has announced a brand new contest for 9 lucky Harry Potter fans under the age of 18 to win a free copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows delivered to them at midnight on July 21st, along with a prize pack of Harry Potter memorabilia. In order to enter, the child mustContinued...

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