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Weasley Clock Ticks Closer to Becoming Reality

Posted by: Edward
May 09, 2009, 09:03 PM

Those who desire a Muggle version of the Weasley family clock may not have much longer to wait for this type of technology to be available in their homes.  The Times is reporting this evening that researchers at Microsoft have completed user trials for their Whereabouts Clock.  As TLC reportedContinued...

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Lego Mosaic J. K. Rowling Created at Legoland Windsor

Posted by: Edward
May 04, 2009, 07:04 PM

The Telegraph is reporting tonight that author J. K. Rowling has been memorialized in a Lego mosaic at Legoland Windsor after a recent poll named the Harry Potter author as the "''ultimate hero" of the last ten years."  The Lego-fied tribute to Ms Rowling contains 48,000 "white, yellow andContinued...

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Leaky Lounge Book Club Reading Updates

Posted by: Edward
May 03, 2009, 03:04 PM

Two of our Book Clubs hosted over on the Leaky Lounge forums have opened up readings of two new books starting today.  First up, our Harry Potter Book Club has now started their reading of the forth novel in author J. K. Rowling's series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  Secondly, Jo's BookContinued...

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JK Rowling Writes Piece on U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown for Time Magazine

Posted by: sue
May 01, 2009, 04:14 PM

Time Magazine has released their annual list of the 100 Most Influential people in the world. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has written a piece about the number two man on the list, U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown. A long time friend of the Prime Minister, readers willContinued...

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition Report

Posted by: Edward
April 30, 2009, 10:19 PM

This week, a number of Harry Potter fan sites were given the opportunity to preview Harry Potter: The Exhibition which opens to the general public today.  TLC took part in the preview, and spoke to a number of the people behind the exhibit. This editor's report is now online below with additional photosContinued...

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PotterCast 193: Mount Pellegrino!

Posted by: Edward
April 30, 2009, 01:20 AM

The 193rd episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online for your audible enjoyment.  This week, Sue starts off the show with a round up of the latest HP news including: Cherrybomb being screened as part of the Cannes Film Festival, Emma Watson on DH filming, new Half-Blood Prince photos, agingContinued...

Books

UK Children's Laureates Create List of Best Books for Children

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 01:16 PM

The UK Children's Laureates have compiled a list of best books for children for UK book seller Waterstones. The press is making much ado over the fact that the list does not contain any of the Harry Potter novels written by author J.K. Rowling, however as the BBC points out that justContinued...

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ABC to Broadcast A Year in the Life Documentary on JK Rowling July 16th

Posted by: sue
April 24, 2009, 03:53 PM

The ABC Television Network has announced will be broadcasting the special "A Year in the Life" documentary on Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling this summer. The network will be airing the documentary on Thursday, July 16 from 8-9pm (ET) the weekend of the release of Harry PotterContinued...

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PotterCast 191: The Magic Castle

Posted by: Edward
April 17, 2009, 09:00 AM

The 191st episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is online with the latest in Harry Potter and our first replacement Melissa! To start off the show, Sue gives us the latest in Harry Potter news including new Jason Isaacs interviews, Half-Blood Prince character posters, LeakyCon Keynote Speakers John andContinued...

Companion Books

New Cover Art for Fantastic Beasts, Quidditch Through the Ages Due July 31, 2009

Posted by: sue
April 14, 2009, 04:43 PM

Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling, has announced they are re-releasing two of the companion books this summer: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. Due to be released July 31, 2009, you can seeContinued...

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Statement from J.K. Rowling Regarding Resignation from MS Society Scotland

Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 06:11 PM

An update now regarding the story from earlier today, involving Harry Potter author J.K.Rowling and her resignation as Patron of MS Society Scotland, the charity she has long and very publicly supported on her website, in her many charitable contributions, and gala fund raisingContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 190: The Answer to Global Warming!

Posted by: Edward
April 08, 2009, 05:54 PM

The latest episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, has now been released and includes all your latest Harry Potter news, discussion, and fun.  Our 190th episode starts off with Sue's News, which goes into detail about Harry Potter artist Mary Grand Pre's charitable art donation, a recentContinued...

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JK Rowling Steps Down from MS Society Scotland?

Posted by: sue
April 08, 2009, 05:08 PM

There is a new report tonight stating J.K. Rowling has resigned her role as Patron of MS Society Scotland, an organization she has long supported. The Press Association is reporting tonight that JKR is stepping aside from her involvement in the charity due to internal conflicts, and has this quote from theContinued...

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Muggle Students Play Quidditch in Wales

Posted by: Edward
April 06, 2009, 04:08 PM

Students of the Ferndale Comprehensive School in Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales have the added benefit of a little magic to their physical education program with the inclusion of a muggle form of Quidditch into their sports activities.  The Guardian is reporting that a version of the game is being playedContinued...

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Join the "Fellowship" in Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Edward
April 04, 2009, 03:15 PM

Jo's Book Nook, the home of our non-Harry Potter Book Club, has now opened the communal reading of the first novel in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring.  Located in our Leaky Lounge forum, Jo's Book Nook offers all registered Lounge members the opportunity to joinContinued...

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