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LeakyCon Important Reminders and More

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2009, 01:46 PM

Just a few days from LeakyCon 2009, and we have a couple of reminders:

First, we have noticed a number of you have not connected your reservation at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers with the conference; the only way to get our block room rate is to do this. Make your reservation here or call the hotelContinued...

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Potter Puppet Pals Performing at LeakyCon!

Posted by: Melissa
May 11, 2009, 06:34 PM

We told you we weren't done! We're yet again thrilled to make a big LeakyCon announcement: Potter Puppet Pals, the geniuses behind The Mysterious Ticking Noise and other YouTube sensations, have been added to the Friday Night wizard rock show at LeakyCon 2009 (which again, is free with registration asContinued...

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LeakyCon '09: Ministry of Magic to Perform on PotterCast

Posted by: Melissa
May 10, 2009, 03:15 PM

LeakyCon is coming and we are not yet done with announcements and surprises: We're thrilled to announce a PotterCast first today: Wizard rock band Ministry of Magic is set to appear on and perform at the LeakyCon 09 PotterCast (which is Saturday morning the 22nd and free with a conferenceContinued...

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Ask Michael Goldenberg a Question!

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2009, 12:32 PM

In two weeks, the first ever HP screenwriter-fan chat will be taking place at LeakyCon 2009 in Boston, MA. Today, we're asking you to take part, even if you can't go to the conference.

We're taking your questions ahead of time: leave a question for Michael Goldenberg, scriptwriter of Harry Potter and the Order ofContinued...

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LeakyRock! Two Songs in Honor of LeakyCon

Posted by: Melissa
May 08, 2009, 02:33 PM

With LeakyCon just a week and a half away (and registration to close soon - did you get your ticket?) we've got two special songs written in honor of the occasion:

 First, second, a Harry Potter song by Hank Green, released in honor of the occasion, "Dead Boy's Girlfriend."

Second, by Swish and FlickContinued...

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LeakyCon Schedule Released!

Posted by: Melissa
May 07, 2009, 02:08 AM

We are less than TWO WEEKS from LeakyCon 2009, and things are getting even more exciting. We'll have another big announcement for you soon. In the meantime, here's the schedule of events, so those of you registered can start getting your schedules in order:

Thursday
Friday Morning
Friday Afternoon and Evening
SaturdayContinued...

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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...

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LeakyCon: 10 Harry Potter Signed Books Preview

Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2009, 02:19 PM

LeakyCon 2009 is around the corner, so here is a sneak preview of that special one-of-a-kind collection of Harry Potter books, donated by Scholastic and signed by J.K. Rowling, that one lucky LeakyCon registrant will win. Here are some pics (you can see them all in our galleries (they are heavily watermarkedContinued...

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LeakyCon 2009 Keynote: Editors and Authors Discussion with Cheryl Klein and John Green

Posted by: Melissa
April 26, 2009, 02:25 PM

The third keynote for LeakyCon 2009 (registration here) completes our program in every way: The first keynote we announced (Nosh with Nerdfighters) is all about Harry Potter and community; the second (Q&A with Michael Goldenberg) shines a spotlight on theContinued...

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LeakyCon Highlight: Frak's Art Factory

Posted by: Melissa
April 24, 2009, 12:08 PM

Only 27 days until LeakyCon 2009 (registration is here), and today we have the first of many highlights!

Today's feature is Frak's Fun Sized Art Factory! At this special one-of-a-kind workshop, Leaky's main illustrator, professional art teacher and PotterCast co-host Frak will offer easy-to-follow steps andContinued...

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JK Rowling and Scholastic Donate One-of-a-Kind Set of Signed Harry Potter Books to LeakyCon

Posted by: Melissa
April 22, 2009, 12:46 PM

Only 29 days left until LeakyCon 2009, and today we have another huge announcement:

J.K. Rowling, author of Harry Potter, and Scholastic, the publisher of the Harry Potter books in the US, have donated a signed 10-book set of American Edition Harry Potter booksContinued...

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Michael Goldenberg to Keynote at LeakyCon 2009

Posted by: Melissa
April 21, 2009, 07:00 PM

Today marks 30 days until LeakyCon, our first ever Harry Potter conference taking place May 21-24 in Boston, MA. To celebrate we will have a highlight or an announcement for you every day until then: to kick it off, today we're thrilled to announce another of our keynotes!

The Saturday afternoonContinued...

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LeakyCon 2009: Announcing Our Programming

Posted by: sue
April 20, 2009, 10:33 PM

With LeakyCon 2009, our first ever Harry Potter convention, just around the corner, we are proud to announce our full schedule of programming. With a variety of events, from informal session to serious academic discussions to Wizard Rock concerts and more, Leaky Con has a jammed packed list of events plannedContinued...

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PotterCast 189: An Abysmal Failure

Posted by: Edward
March 31, 2009, 10:44 PM

Episode 189 of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online for your audible enjoyment.  This episode starts off with the latest Harry Potter news from our own Sue, who gives us the latest on the Lego Harry Potter game, Matt Lewis on Twitter, Deathly Hallows filming in Wales, Toby Jones' clues onContinued...

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LeakyCon 2009 Keynote Speaker Announcement: Nosh Time with the Nerdfighters!

Posted by: sue
March 29, 2009, 09:44 PM

We are thrilled tonight to announce our first Keynote speakers at LeakyCon 2009: John and Hank Green, Nerdfighters extraordinaire, and hosts of the hugely popular YouTube video channel, The Vlogbrothers.

Hank Green is the author of EcoGeek.org, an environmentally consciousContinued...