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Sectus 2007 Announces Steve Vander Ark as Guest Speaker

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2006, 04:55 PM

Sectus 2007, the new Harry Potter conference to be held next year in England, has now announced that Lexicon founder Steve Vander Ark will be a guest speaker at this event. Registration is now open for the conference, which will be held in central London July 19-22; the early bird bookingContinued...


Winners of Fan-Fiction Contest Announced!

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2006, 01:57 PM

A few weeks ago we told you about our very first Fan-Fiction Contest as part of Leaky and PotterCast making our trip to Lumos and Las Vegas. We had a HUGE response to this contest, and we are now proud to announce the winners.
In the Most Creative Category, First Prize went to Laura Keaton for her entryContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Two Fans Tell Story of Meeting with J.K.Rowling

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2006, 12:34 PM

There are new stories in the press about two lucky fans who got to ask author J.K. Rowling some questions while she was in New York for the "Harry, Carrie, and Garp" charity readings at Radio City Music Hall.
The first story involves young Kyle Searcy of Destin, Florida who spent almostContinued...


New Photo of Dan Radcliffe on Set of OotP

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2006, 12:45 AM

There is a new photo online of actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and a group of lucky fans from Brazil who recently visited the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Winners of a contest, this group had the chance to visit the set, and meet Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge), Natalia TenaContinued...


Reading Group Signups Reopened on the Lounge

Posted by: Melissa
August 12, 2006, 03:09 PM

Signups for the next reading group at the Leaky Lounge are going on right now; this time the groups will be discussing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkban. There is a limit on signups so be sure to get sorted if you want in - check them out here!

J.K. Rowling

Fan Meeting with J.K. Rowling at Radio City Music Hall

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 02:25 PM

The story of two lucky fans from California who meet J.K. Rowling at Radio City Music Hall last week has been published in the EdhTelegraph. The article, which includes a new photo of Jo getting out of her limo, details their encounter, which also included getting an autograph from our favoriteContinued...

Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising Announces Keynote Speakers; Event Tickets Now Available

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 10:27 AM

Phoenix Rising, the Harry Potter Conference set next year in New Orleans, has now announced their guests of honor and keynote speakers. Among those speakers will be our own Melissa Anelli, who will be part of a special panel on Transformation: From Fan to Fandom, which also includesContinued...


Issue Six of Scribbulus Now Online

Posted by: sue
August 04, 2006, 10:54 AM

Issue Six of Scribbulus, our essay project, is now online for your perusal. In this issue are ten essays ranging from topics such as "Money, Money, Money," to "Keep Your Mouth Shut and Your Mind Open," to "Seven DADA Teachers=Seven Missing Lords?". Our own Doris Herrmann also hasContinued...

Lumos 2006

Leaky and MuggleNet to Face Off in Trivia Battle at Podcast; More Vegas and Podcast Updates

Posted by: Melissa
July 27, 2006, 07:25 PM

The rumors are true: the PotterCast team from Leaky and the MuggleCast team from MuggleNet will face off in the ultimate Harry Potter trivia battle at the end of the LeakyMug podcast on Saturday. It will be hosted and moderated by the Harry Potter LexiconContinued...


Welcome, Emily and Susan, New Scribbulus Organizers

Posted by: Melissa
July 26, 2006, 03:58 AM

As you heard on this week's PotterCast, we're proud (and late, but still proud) to welcome Emily Bytheway and Susan Faust to Leaky as the new organizers of Scribbulus, our essay section. These two have been writing essays - mostly on Harry Potter - for years and having them here to guideContinued...


Scholastic Harry Potter Experts Podcasts Coming Wednesday

Posted by: sue
July 24, 2006, 11:39 PM

Scholastic has now updated their website to offer subscriptions to the Harry Potter Experts Tour Podcast. These podcasts are part of the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in paperback on Tuesday, and feature our own Melissa Anelli, Emerson Spartz from MuggleNet, and CherylContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

USA Today Talks HBP Paperback, Book Seven

Posted by: sue
July 24, 2006, 11:10 PM

USA Today has a new article about the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in paperback, which comes out tomorrow. In addition to the anticipation by booksellers of brisk sales of the book ("It is going to be crazy," says one seller), the paper also mentions the Scholastic sponsoredContinued...


Leaky and PotterCast Announce New Fan-Fiction Contest

Posted by: sue
July 20, 2006, 03:23 PM

As PotterCast is making our way out to Lumos and Las Vegas, we at TLC thought we would kick off the fun by joining Harry Potter in Sin City...well, sorta. TLC is proud to announce our first Fan-Fiction Contest where you, the always creative reader, writes a story about Harry and Co. in LasContinued...

Chamber of Chat

The All-New Chamber of Chat

Posted by: Melissa
July 18, 2006, 11:15 AM

Chamber of Chat, Leaky's graphic chat experience (MMRPG, as some call it), has been given a complete overhaul; check it out at this link; besides the new design, there's a news and announcements system as well as downloadable wallpapers for your computer. The system has been moved to its own dedicated server,Continued...


Matt Lewis Returns to PotterCast (and you get to talk to him, too)

Posted by: Melissa
July 15, 2006, 12:48 PM

PotterCast will soon welcome back its guest of a year ago, Matt Lewis (aka Neville Longbottom), for a long chat about the changes of the past year, Order of the Phoenix and more; and we want you to talk to him too.
We'll be talking to Matt this Tuesday, and want to open the linesContinued...

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