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Wizards Rock for Charity with EP of the Month Club

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2007, 10:53 PM

There is a new charity effort underway in the wizarding rock community combining the love of two important things in our Harry Potter fandom, a love of great music and most especially, a love of reading and books. Lead by the group Harry and the Potters, they are announcing a new Wizard Rock EPContinued...


Issue 13 of Scribbulus Now Online

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2007, 08:26 PM

Issue 13 of Scribbulus, TLC's essay collection is now online. We have a great variety of essays for you this month, including a timely piece involving the current struggles public schools are facing at keeping Harry Potter available for children, a very interesting (and funny) paper focusing on astronomy inContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

New Deathly Hallows and Order of the Phoenix Countdowns

Posted by: Melissa
February 03, 2007, 01:12 AM

We waited a bit to announce that new book countdown you see on the right side of the page, because we were working on something better: With Harry Potter book and film so close together this year, we've made a combined countdown for your Web page, MySpaces, etc. Now you canContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Press Coverage of "Deathly Hallows" Release Date

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 01:07 PM

As you can imagine, there was strong reaction to the announcement of the release date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and it brought with it world wide media coverage on a variety of levels.
Scores of you let us know the AP ran this story about the excitement shared by Harry Potter fans, whichContinued...

Phoenix Rising

Rockin' the Big Easy

Posted by: sue
January 31, 2007, 06:21 PM

New Orleans....are you ready for some Wizard Rock? Things will be hopping at Phoenix Rising this spring as the Harry Potter conference has announced several wizard rock groups will be playing as part of the gathering in May. Popular groups The Remus Lupins, Draco and the Malfoys, The Whomping Willows and The Parselmouths willContinued...

HP References

Yahoo to Create "Harry Potter" Brand Universe Site

Posted by: sue
January 31, 2007, 07:37 AM

The New York Times is reporting today that Yahoo has announced plans to build a special "Harry Potter" website as part of a giant "Brand Universe" for fans. The newspaper reports these sites are being created as " online destinations that will draw large audiences aroundContinued...


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...


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 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...


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...


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!

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