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Vegas Day in the Leaky Lounge!

Posted by: Melissa
July 15, 2006, 03:16 AM

Today is the July meet-and-greet at our forum, Leaky Lounge, and in honor of all the Las Vegas activities happening later this month, it's themed Viva Las Vegas.
The festivities start at 9 a.m. EST, when the Shrieking Shack opens up with arcade/casino games. There will be Wizard Hold'em Poker ( a scavengerContinued...

PotterCast

Leaky and PotterCast Present: Chamber of Secrets Fan Commentary

Posted by: Melissa
July 14, 2006, 03:09 AM

Leaky and PotterCast present the second fan DVD commentary track! This time, the PotterCast trio meets Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, where Dobby is very freeeee.
First things first, some housekeeping:

-Time is running out to vote for PotterCast in the Podcast Awards; nominationsContinued...

PotterCast

M. Night Shyamalan: "I would be the greatest protector" of Rowling's work

Posted by: Melissa
July 13, 2006, 12:54 PM

Director M. Night Shyamalan would treat J.K. Rowling's source material as "sacred," he told PotterCast earlier today.
"I would be the greatest protector of an author's stuff," he said when asked how much liberty he'd take with Harry Potter plotContinued...

Fans

Fan Made Video of Kreacher

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2006, 10:24 AM

We have been getting many emails about this fan made video making the rounds on youtube, showing what is supposed to be Kreacher from OotP. This video, which is neither official nor from OotP, was made a few years ago by an artist named Julian Johnson-Mortimer who said he made this on his own.

Christa: Do you have a favoriteContinued...

Scribbulus

Announcement: New Scribbulus Feature, "If You Like Harry Potter..."

Posted by: Melissa
July 08, 2006, 02:24 PM

We've got a special new feature of Scribbulus, our essay section, with a whole new way for you to share the things you love with your fellow Potterfans - and I've written the first essay to start it off. It's called, "If you liked Harry Potter..." and it'sContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Scholastic Begins Twenty Day Countdown to HBP Paperback

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2006, 04:15 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter books, has now launched their twenty day countdown to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in paperback. Each day until July 25, there will be a new question about the books; the first one here. Then, the last question willContinued...

News

The Odds on Harry Deaths, According to Webmasters

Posted by: Melissa
June 28, 2006, 10:13 AM

USA Today asked me and Emerson of MuggleNet yesterday our odds on specific characters dying in book seven. We were asked on separate phone calls, not that you can tell from the results, which are nearly identical. Voldemort? 100 percent chance of death. Hermione and Ron, at most 12 percent. Enjoy!Continued...

Leaky

Tune into Melissa on WOR

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 03:56 PM

Harry Potter media mania continues as our own Melissa Anelli will be interviewed this afternoon at 5:30 live on 710 WOR AM radio. Melissa will be on the Henican & White show as they will be discussing the issue of a possible Harry demise (or NOT) in Book Seven, the latest news from the Jo interview, and more, so checkContinued...

Leaky

Melissa is "The Most" Today on MSNBC

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 11:01 AM

With all the recent press coverage stemming from Jo's new interview on the "Richard & Judy" show, Harry Potter is back in the spotlight. Today, our own Melissa Anelli will be appearing on MSNBC's "The Most" program hosted by Alison Stewart at 3:10pm (ET), which highlights the hottestContinued...

PotterCast

Leaky and PotterCast T-Shirts Now Available!

Posted by: Melissa
June 26, 2006, 08:18 PM

At long last...presenting...Leaky and PotterCast T-Shirts! We know you've been asking for a long time, so we finally have them regularly available, and right in time for Lumos and summer.
We have five new designs for you to choose from: The signature PotterCast T-Shirt, a navy design with a bunchContinued...

Admin

Outages at the Lexicon, Quotes and Shop

Posted by: Melissa
June 18, 2006, 12:04 PM

Some of our sister sites on the Floo Network - The Harry Potter Lexicon, Quick Quotes and The Cauldron Shop - are having some server burps and giggles this week, and have been unable to update; please be patient and it will all be fixed shortly. Thanks much!

LeakyLounge

Lounge Luau: June's Meet-n-Greet Rockahulas Tomorrow

Posted by: Melissa
June 16, 2006, 11:00 AM

Tomorrow the Leaky Lounge will hold its monthly meet-n-greet, this time in the form of a luau - complete with a filk writing contest, "beach blanket bingo," custom avatars, decorations, a Horcrux hunt, and much more. Chamber of Chat will also participate, and the Corner Booth (textContinued...

Honors/Awards

Leaky and Potter Fans At the Webbys

Posted by: Melissa
June 14, 2006, 08:06 AM

On Monday night, John Noe and I went to the Webby Awards, the "Oscars of the Net," to represent you all and pick up the People's Voice award for best Celebrity/Fan site; it was the first time a fan site has taken home a Webby and we were unbelievably thrilled to do it. We've uploaded pics inContinued...

Events

Harry Potter Days at the Staten Island Children's Museum

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2006, 03:55 PM

Leaky's John and I will be at the Staten Island Chldren's Museum's Harry Potter celebrations tomorrow, giving out prizes and having fun; please stop by if you're around! At 1:30 we'll be conducting a Harry Potter discussion; there will be a maze on the East Meadow (inContinued...

LeakyLounge

Registration for Chamber of Secrets Reading Groups Open

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2006, 01:36 PM

Registration to participate in our Harry Potter reading groups is open again, this time for discussion of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. To get sorted into a group, click here! You don't need to have been in any previous groups to participate now, but you do need to beContinued...

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