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Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2003, 05:36 PM

Hey guys, a couple of interviews to report: On Monday at 7:10am ET (6:10 central) I'll beon KKAR in Nebraska - if anyone can make an mp3/transcript I'd be very appreciative of it! Also, I'll be on SPIN 103 in Ireland on Saturday morning at roughly 1pm - if anyone can make an mp3/transcript we'd send you a hug!Continued...

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BBC later tonight

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2003, 05:34 PM

Hey guys - be sure to check out Newsround later this evening starting 7pm ET - they're going to be having updates, pictures of the book and other things that can make you have an attack while waiting.

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Snippet of Dateline Rowling Interview

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2003, 04:46 PM

MSNBC has a transcript from tonight's Rowling interview airing on Dateline (previously aired on the TODAY Show). (Minor Spoilers)


Tonight at 9pm, the interview airs on NBC's Dateline. Transcripts, please!


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BBC, London Times article on Quick Quotes

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2003, 02:53 PM

I've updated Quick Quotes with this morning's London Times interview as well as the one with Jeremy Paxman on BBC Two. Minor Spoilers

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Lexicon tomorrow about the book release tonight!

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2003, 02:11 PM

Steve Van Der Ark is set to be on Weekend Today on NBC tomorrow, sometime between seven and nine in the morning, talking about the Lexicon and tonight's book release. And if anyone can do a video capture for him, that would be great - but don't email it to us without sending us a note aboutContinued...

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Aimée Carter talks Book Five and JKR

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2003, 09:13 AM

Remember Aimée Carter, the teen fanfic author who published her first book, Phoenix Ashes, at 16? Well, Aimée's been busy finishing her trilogy, and I've been busy editing the second book in this talented teen's set, Words Without Rhyme - we'll bring you details on when that'sContinued...

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ZERO days.

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2003, 12:03 AM

Hey guys.
Look up.

0 days.

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Arthur Explains Himself

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 04:19 PM

I received quite an unexpected email from Arthur A Levine's assistant a few moments ago. I was so incredibly impressed and feel that his response and action so reflect what it is to be a Harry Potter fan, that I'm printing it in full.



I'm Cheryl Klein, Arthur Levine's assistant, and he asked me to write
andContinued...

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Transcript of Jeremy Paxman Interview

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 03:39 PM

Have at it! Spoilers, beware!

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A Personal Note Before The Excitement Starts

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 03:07 PM

I'm not sure I'll be able to get back here before we go into "radio silence" to read our own copies of OotP, but I wanted to say a few things before we enter this new era.
I joined the fandom on July 7 around 3pm, when I first posted on Harry Potter for Grownups after reading an articleContinued...

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TODAY Show Trivia Contest Flub

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 01:57 PM

Tsk, tsk. Arthur A. Levine, (Scholastic Editor for Harry Potter), as judge for the TODAY Show Harry Potter Trivia contest awared full marks for a WRONG Answer. A child said as the answer to "Where do Harry and the Hogwarts students buy their books", Hogsmeade. Another answered "Flourish & Blotts",Continued...

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Part 3 of the IGN Jim Dale Interview...

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 12:20 PM

...is now up! Mr. Dale talks about his Carry On films and his TV work.

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Paxman Interview at 7:30pm GMT TONIGHT

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 12:03 PM

In an hour and a half, the interview with J.K. Rowling by Jeremy Paxman will be airing on BBC TWO's Newsnight Programme (7:30pm GMT). Break out your TiVOs, Replay TVs or VCRs and if you can take the time to transcribe it for Quick Quotes, please do! We'll be sure to post spoiler protections untilContinued...

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A Lawyer's Take on Embargos and Injunctions

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 10:30 AM

COMMENTARY:
As many of you know, in "real life", I'm an intellectual property attorney, so I've done some work on issues similar, although not exactly like, the injunction/embargo situation we Harry Potter fans currently find outselves in.

And in the past few days, I've read a lotContinued...

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NIMBUS - 2003 Profiled on ABC

Posted by: Melissa
June 19, 2003, 10:02 AM

ABC has profiled academic love for the Harry Potter series including references to the upcoming NIMBUS - 2003 conference a month from this weekend.

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