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Scribbulus

New Scribbulus Calls for Essays

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2007, 11:31 AM

Scribbulus, TLC's essay project, has issued a new call for papers featuring a variety of topics for the next few months. In addition to the most recent call for essays on Deathly Hallows, we can announce the following topics:

  • Bizarre, Wacky and Wonderful Theories - April Fools' Special (Please submit by MarchContinued...

Books

I Shall Not Tell Lies about Reading Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2007, 09:49 AM

Apparently residents in the UK haven't been listening to Professor Umbridge when it comes to lying, as a new survey reveals up to a third of British adults have fibbed about reading some well known novels including Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. According to a new survey conductedContinued...

Chamber of Chat

New Chamber of Chat Riddle Room and More

Posted by: sue
January 22, 2007, 06:34 PM

The Chamber of Chat, a unique interactive chat world for Potter fans everywhere here at Leaky, has added a brand new section called the Riddle Room. There are also some new Chamber of Chat contact tables you can add to your MySpace page as well, available via this link. The Chamber of Chat is a fun, safeContinued...

Scribbulus

Scribbulus Issue 12 Now Online

Posted by: sue
January 16, 2007, 05:58 PM

Issue 12 of Scribbulus, Leaky's essay collection is now online. Included in this issue are the following:

Sectus Gets a New Setting

Posted by: sue
January 07, 2007, 10:08 AM

Due to high demand, Sectus 2007, the Harry Potter conference taking place this summer in England, will now be held at a new location in London. The site of the convention will now be the University of Westminster's Cavendish Campus. As the new location means more space for an Art show, vendors, presentations and panels,Continued...

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harrius Potter Et Camera Secretorum

Posted by: sue
January 05, 2007, 07:39 PM

The second installment in the Harry Potter series has now been released in Latin. Harrius Potter Et Camera Secretorum is now available (as seen in our Cauldron Shop), and The Times newspaper has a review of this new version of Chamber of Secrets. Of this translation into the ancient language, the reviewer writes:Continued...

LeakyLounge

Leaky Lounge and the Harry Potter Book Club

Posted by: sue
January 02, 2007, 12:16 PM

The Leaky Lounge has a great way to start off the year as we have now launched our Harry Potter Book Club. Open to all members, each month we will take a more in-depth look at each of the Harry Potter novels, starting this month with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Led by our great forum moderatingContinued...

Fan to Fandom Keynote Challenge

Posted by: Melissa
January 01, 2007, 12:53 PM

Hey all: First, Happy New Year. Second, Leaky will be at Phoenix Rising, a Harry Potter convention in New Orleans, on May 17-20 of 2007. We will be hosting a live PotterCast after the welcoming dinner (which you need to be registered to attend), and I will be part of a panel giving a keynote presentation on fandom,Continued...

Leaky

Reminder: Last Two Days for Leaky/PotterCast Shirts

Posted by: Melissa
December 29, 2006, 10:53 AM

Just a quick reminder that today and tomorrow are the LAST days possible to buy Leaky and PotterCast T-shirts. On January 1, 2007, these shirts will become discontinued.
Thanks very much for all your support as always!

LeakyLounge

Leaky Lounge Opens "Deathly Hallows" Section

Posted by: sue
December 28, 2006, 12:57 PM

With all the news and excitement over the release of the title for book seven, the Leaky Lounge has now opened a special "Deathly Hallows" section of our forum. Filled with various polls, threads, and interesting theory discussions, there are many links to all the various theories and researchContinued...

HPEF Announces 2008 and 2009 Conferences

Posted by: sue
December 27, 2006, 09:22 PM

HP Education Fanon, Inc. has announced two new conferences for Harry Potter fans to enjoy. Produced by the same group who brought us Lumos and is sponsoring Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend next year in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, they are announcing the following:

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Melissa Anelli!

Posted by: sue
December 27, 2006, 08:56 AM

And I am telling you
We're not going..
For there's something you gotta know
Yes, it's Melissa Anelli's Birthday
So let's celebrate this day!

She's our Queen o' the Cauldron, our special PotterCast Poppet, a girl full of dreams who leads our site as we move toward the final Harry Potter book,Continued...

Scribbulus

Mini Issue of Scribbulus

Posted by: sue
December 26, 2006, 12:56 PM

The staff of Scribbulus has a bit of holiday fun for you with this new mini-issue containing two parody essays.
The essays are CIA "Secretly Copied Deathly Hallows Manuscript to Change Plot Lines" by Bob Woodwand and Carl Bernstake Madurodam Post Writers and The Noble History of Duelling by Sir Lance BluntleyContinued...

Contests

"Bonfire Night" Avatar Contest Winners

Posted by: sue
December 20, 2006, 02:29 PM

We now have the winners of the "Bonfire Night" Avatar Contest we told you about last month.
First Place went to the "Dark Mark" Weasleys Wizard Wheezes created by Leaky Lounge member henrietta r hippo.

In second place was "Hot Tator Fireworks" created by Leaky Lounge member Mbmoses.Continued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 68, A Wizard Rockerly Holiday 'cast, Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
December 17, 2006, 10:31 PM

PotterCast No. 68, our first holiday Harry Potter podcast, is now live. To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use
iTunes, or direct download.
In this show:

-It's part one of our annual holiday filk show (featuring all your HP/ChristmasContinued...

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