Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Actor Alan Rickman Dies At Age 69

The Guardian reports: Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family. Rickman had been suffering from cancer. A star whose arch features and languid diction were recognisable across the generations, Rickman found a fresh legion of ...

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TRAILER: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Five million views overnight. Via Wired: Oh, you thought you were free of the wizarding world of Harry Potter? Ho ho! Not so fast, my friend. The long-marinating prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will arrive next fall. Accio, franchise! Fantastic Beasts (a title that we’ll shorten, rather than acronym as FBAWTFT, because the latter looks like an ...

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Viral Video Of The Day

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J.K. Rowling On Dumbledore Being Gay

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Harry Potter Vs Star Wars

3.5M views in one day.

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OSU Marching Band Does It Again

One week after they became a YouTube sensation with their moonwalking Michael Jackson, the Ohio State University marching band has again gone viral with a performance that includes Superman saving a toppling building, Harry Potter catching the golden snitch, and a striding T-rex. 7M views already.

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NYC World Cup: Playing Quidditch On Non-Flying Brooms Looks Rilly Silly

Gothamist has lots of photos of the Quidditch World Cup, which is taking place this weekend on Randall’s Island. Tagline: “100 Teams, 2000 Athletes, One World Cup.” OK!

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Anti-Christian Witches Are Plotting To Take Over The World Through Harry Potter

So sez this “seventh-generation witch” turned evangelical.

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Harry Potter Grosses $476M

Whoa. The final episode of Harry Potter broke all kinds of box office records over the weekend. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2” conjured an unprecedented $168.6 million in the U.S. and Canada in just three days, whizzing past the $158.4-million record set by 2008’s “The Dark Knight,” according to an estimate by distributor Warner Bros. The ...

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The Final Harry Potter Trailer

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The Formula

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Harry Potter Is Satan In Disguise

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TRAILER: Deathly Hallows 2

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Salvation Army Trashes Harry Potter Toys

Saying that the toys violate the organization’s Christian beliefs, the Salvation Army is throwing all donated Harry Potter items in the garbage. Anything related to the Twilight movies goes in the trash too. “I asked if these toys went to another charitable organizations but was told no, that by passing these toys on to another agency for distribution would be ...

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J.K. Rowling Wants To Pay Her Share

Unlike many of Britain’s uber-wealthy, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling isn’t dodging her taxes by setting up a home in another country. I chose to remain a domiciled taxpayer for a couple of reasons. The main one was that I wanted my children to grow up where I grew up, to have proper roots in a culture as old and ...

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Dubya: No Medals For Witches

Think Progress reports that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was removed from consideration for receiving a Presidential Medal Of Freedom because Dubya administration officials believed her book “encouraged” the practice of witchcraft. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civil award, and is given to individuals who have contributed to: 1) the security or national interests of the ...

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Friendly Voices – Daniel Radcliffe

“I just loathe homophobia. It’s just disgusting and animal and stupid and it’s just thick people who can’t get their heads around it and are just scared. I grew up around gay people entirely. I was the only child in my class who had any experience of homosexuality or anything like that.” – Daniel Radcliffe, speaking to Attitude Magazine.

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Harry Potter Promotes Voodoo!

Fox News! Geraldo! Transgender voodoo! Harry Potter!

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CCA Calls For Potter Ban

The “nation’s largest” conservative organization, the Christian Coalition of America, has called for a ban of Harry Potter books and movies after author J.K. Rowling’s revelation last week that Hogwarts head wizard Albus Dumbledore is gay. CCA chairman Roberta Combs: “It’s not a good example for our children, who really like the books and the movies. I think it encourages ...

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Dumbledore Pride

Inevitable, eh? Get yours here.

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