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"Candle For Care" Fundraiser

Posted by: sue
November 26, 2005, 08:28 PM

DanRadcliffe.com and DanRadcliffe.co.uk both let us know that they are again running their "Candle for Care" charity fundraiser. Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has sent out a message to fans asking, in lieu sending presents this holiday season, that fans consider making a donation to Demelza House,Continued...

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AOL New York Goblet Premiere Video and More

Posted by: sue
November 21, 2005, 11:42 AM

AOL now has up their video from the New York Premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which you can watch via this link. There are alot of interviews and shots of the fans as well as soundbites with the trio and other cast members. TLC will have our own reports and more coming shortly, so stayContinued...

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Now Playing at at Theater Near You...

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2005, 08:30 AM

In case it has slipped your mind... Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has now been released in movie theaters nationwide. The AP reports that fans are turning out in large numbers today to see the new film, stating Fandango" has accounted for more than 90 percent of its advance ticket sales this week,Continued...

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A Report Direct from the Scene of the Podcast...

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 03:35 PM

Greetings from NYC! MuggleNet and The Leaky Cauldron have successfully entered both the Ziegfeld Theatre for the US Premiere of Goblet of Fire and the Barnes & Noble Union Square in preparation of tonight's live podcast! We plan on updating this newspost as the night goes on, but already weContinued...

Events

TLC Hosts Goblet of Fire IMAX Showings in Select Cities

Posted by: Melissa
November 03, 2005, 09:26 AM

We're happy to announce that TLC will once again play host to IMAX events to coincide with the release of the newest HarryPotter film. We'll be presenting events in select cities, featuring hosts from TLC as well as some of your favorite sites, including Fiction Alley, DanRadcliffe.comContinued...

Contests

Another Contest to Win Phoenix Set Visit

Posted by: sue
November 02, 2005, 01:14 PM

UK retailer Marks & Spencer have now launched a contest to win a trip to visit the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. As posted on Snitch Seeker, this contest is open to residents of Great Britain, Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland, and is open to people ages 3 throughContinued...

Let's Play Quidditch

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2005, 11:50 AM

NPR aired a program today featuring the fun Quidditch event which took place recently at the Witching Hour Symposium in Salem. You can listen to the program and photos of the game,here.

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Welcome, Heather!

Posted by: John
October 29, 2005, 12:50 AM

Hey everybody!

John here - making my inaugural news post here to give an exciting announcement! We've been expanding Leaky's staff lately, and that means more editors, more helpers and...an assistant for me!

So, it is time to reveal the new mystery staffer mentioned on the latest PotterCast. Many of you know her as MakaniContinued...

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Vote for Leaky on the TriWizard Tournament

Posted by: Melissa
October 20, 2005, 12:51 AM

TLC is taking part in this year's WB-sponsored TriWizard Tournament, run on Dissendium.com. Over the past six months fans have been voting on which webmasters of which sites will be elected as one of three "School Captains." Leaky came in the top 10. Now you vote to put us in the top threeContinued...

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Julie Comes to Leaky!

Posted by: Melissa
October 17, 2005, 08:10 PM

As those of you who were around here an eon ago remember, we not-so-recently put out a call for editors. We're very proud to announce our first new editor from that bunch, Julie Tynion, who was just too sweet, too persistent, too knowledgeable, and too enthusiastic for us to turn away. We hope you'll join us in welcomingContinued...

Witching Hour Brings Many Magical Discussions

Posted by: sue
October 09, 2005, 03:50 PM

The Associated Press has written a story about The Witching Hour, the Harry Potter Symposium taking place in Salem, Massachusetts. The five day event, which concludes tomorrow, featured many diverse and thoughtful panels and presentations all steming from the Harry Potter book series.

One of Saturday'sContinued...

MuggleNet Wins Movies.com Fan Site Award

Posted by: Melissa
September 28, 2005, 03:29 PM

Our friends over at MuggleNet.com recently won the Movies.com award for best unofficial movie site for the second year in a row; congrats guys! And thanks to everyone who voted for Leaky; if nothing else changed from the last time I checked the voting, which was a few weeks ago, we came in second (but weContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Fan Copies Out Entire HBP

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:55 AM

Newsround reports that a fan in Moldova, upset that the book was not available in her area, borrowed Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and wrote out the entire text. She even wrote dialogue and narration in different colors, so it would be easier to read. That's dedication! Thanks to Indigo!

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Newsday: Now What?

Posted by: Melissa
September 08, 2005, 09:38 PM

Newsday had an article today about post-HBP depression - "Now what?" the piece asks Potter fans.
Thanks Jamie!

le NouvelObs on HP Fanfic

Posted by: Melissa
August 27, 2005, 06:35 PM

French magazine le NouvelObs has published an article about HP fanfic that quotes from TLC editor Heidi Tandy:

"Heidi Tandy explains this popularity by the ease with which people can participate: "More than an litterary ambition, Harry's adventures drive its readers to write. They are so fascinating,Continued...

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