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PotterCast

Leaky Presents: First Fan DVD Commentary

Posted by: Melissa
March 10, 2006, 12:39 AM

We're happy to bring you the first-ever Harry Potter fan DVD audio commentary track. Now that you (in the US anyway, we know) have your DVDs, we hope this track will provide you with some entertianment and even information (in the form of tidbits from TLC's set visits) on Harry Potter and the GobletContinued...

Fans

HP Fan Trips 2006 to Include Music and More

Posted by: sue
March 07, 2006, 10:09 PM

HP Fan Trips is offering another great chance for fans to travel to the UK this summer and experience firsthand, some of the settings used in the Harry Potter films. These trips, which have been very successful in the past, have added some nice features this year. The Scottish group MacUmba will performContinued...

Scribbulus

Leaky Presents Scribbulus, Your Spot for Essays, Finally Open!

Posted by: Melissa
March 06, 2006, 02:56 AM

We are so very proud to announce the unveiling of Scribbulus, Leaky's home for Harry Potter essays and opinion pieces. This is probably the biggest addition we've had to Leaky since the redesign, and we're so excited to finally be able to open it to you.
This is something thatContinued...

Lexicon

Lexicon Introduces Knight Bus Tours

Posted by: Melissa
March 04, 2006, 03:36 PM

Our partners at the Harry Potter Lexicon have a great new feature: Knight Bus Tours. These guided tours will zoom you through the Lexicon so you can discover things you never knew about Harry Potter; it will include commentary from Lexicon staffers and links to interesting pieces of Potter arcania and more.
RightContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: Greatest Living British Writer?

Posted by: sue
March 02, 2006, 07:42 PM

In conjunction with the launch of The Book Magazine, a new "quarterly national consumer magazine," they are conducting a vote to ask the public who they believe is the greatest living British writer. Along with such writers listed as Ian Rankin, John LeCarre, Terry Pratchett, Helen Fielding,Continued...

Widgets

Leaky Presents the Harry Potter Quote Conjurer

Posted by: Melissa
March 01, 2006, 12:50 AM

We've got a great, fun, just-plain-cool-if-I-do-say-so-myself widget for you: The Harry Potter Quote Conjurer for Mac AND Windows.
The conjurer is the latest from our Truly Awesome Widget Guy, Chris Chang, and today, its first day online, it has been named a featured widget by Apple.com!

So whatContinued...

Registration Opens for Phoenix Rising Potter Convention

Posted by: sue
February 28, 2006, 09:18 AM

Registration has now officially opened for Phoenix Rising, the Harry Potter symposium to be held in the city of New Orleans in 2007. The first 100 people who register will also get a special limited edition t-shirt designed by fandom artist Alice Wack. The press release notes:

PhoenixContinued...

News

Exclusive Leaky Reader Designed S.P.E.W. T-Shirts Now Available, More Noble Collectibles

Posted by: Melissa
February 14, 2006, 02:30 PM

The spew - that is, S.P.E.W. - shirts that Leaky readers designed are here! You can get them in hoodies, adult tees, kids' tees and women's fitted tees sizes.
Last year, you all created an "I Solemnly Swear" shirt with a WB rep in our CauldronContinued...

PotterCast

"LeakyMug Live" Officially Set for July 29

Posted by: Melissa
February 13, 2006, 05:01 PM

We're happy to announce that our next "LeakyMug Live" podcast is officially set for July 29 at a tentative 6:30 p.m. start time, at the JW Marriott in Las Vegas, Nevada. Attendees who are registered for Lumos 2006 will be given seating preference at the event.
Registration is very close toContinued...

Leaky

Admin Notice: Galleries Down Until Late Tonight/Early Tomorrow

Posted by: Melissa
February 12, 2006, 06:53 PM

Just a quick note: Our Gallery will be undergoing some construction tonight, so that we can add some features, take away others, and fix some bugs. Thanks for your patience.
And Mac users: we're on fixing what's wrong with the site for you (our programmers are -blech- WindowsContinued...

Lumos 2006

Lumos 2006 News: Registration Almost Sold Out

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2006, 09:09 PM

If you have been considering attending Lumos 2006, and have not yet registered, now is the time to do so. The organizers let us know today that their Harry Potter Symposium is rapidly selling out, so if you would like to register, you may do so via this link. This latest gathering of Harry Potter fansContinued...

HP Cast

Harry Potter Actors Attend Collectormania G-Mex

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2006, 03:54 PM

Previously we told you that several actors from the Harry Potter films would be appearing at Collectormania G-Mex in England this weekend. One lucky reader was there, and confirms that Matthew Lewis (Neville), Robert Pattinson (Cedric), Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum), Katie Leung (Cho), Tolga SaferContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Hungarian Edition of Half-Blood Prince Released

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 07:22 AM

The Hungarian edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , or Harry Potter és a Félvér Herceg, has now been released. Daisy, from Lumos.hu let us know that, despite a snowstorm, there were numerous midnight release parties in Budapest and elsewhereContinued...

Books

Goldenberg and More to Discuss Adapting Harry Potter

Posted by: Melissa
February 09, 2006, 03:18 PM

On April 11, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix screenwriter Michael Goldenberg, Salon.com critic Stephanie Zacharek, and Monica Edinger, teacher from the Dalton School who has authored of a number of books and articles on children's literature, will take part in "HarryContinued...

Honors/Awards

GoF, HP Books Nominated for Kids' Choice Awards

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2006, 12:33 PM

It's award season, folks, and Harry Potter has scored two more nominations, this time for Nickelodeon's 19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been nominated for Favorite Movie and the Harry Potter book series has been nominated in the Favorite bookContinued...

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