harry potter

J.K. Rowling Finally Apologized For Killing THAT Character & Fans Have A Lot Of Feelings

For most people, May 2 is just another average spring day, but for Potterheads, it is one of the most significant dates in the fandom: the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts. As is tradition, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling honored the occasion o…
By Sadie Trombetta

Artist Katie Knudson Draws Harry Potter Scenes That Didn't Make The Movies, Including One Of The Saddest Moments Of The Series

Everyone knows that the book is always better than the movie, namely because the movie always leaves things out. That is why comic artist Katie Knudson draws gorgeous and detailed Harry Potter scenes that didn't make the film, so she and her fellow P…
By Sadie Trombetta

The New Royal Baby's Name Has An Unexpected Connection To Harry Potter

Since his birth last Monday, April 23, the world hasn't been able to stop talking about the newest member of the British royal family, His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge. The royally obsessed want to know everything about him, from where he…
By Sadie Trombetta

There's Now A Wizard-Themed Afternoon Tea — And You Don't Have To Go To Hogsmeade For It

Have you ever dreamt of taking in a Potions class at Hogwarts, just maybe without the cold, dark atmosphere of the dungeons and the threat of Professor Snape menacingly breathing down your neck? Well, if you're going to be in London starting May 3, 2…
By Kerri Jarema

How To Get Tickets For The Harry Potter Exhibit That's Coming To The U.S. For The First Time

It's undeniable that Harry Potter fans are some of the most rabid fandom consumers on the planet. If there is anything HP related going on anywhere, we will be there and we will be really thrilled about it. Which is why the news that the super-succes…
By Kerri Jarema

J.K. Rowling Has News For Harry Potter Fans & It's A Bit Of A Bummer

If you've been waiting for an owl to bring you news of a new book about Harry Potter or another play starring his son, it's time to learn that, like your Hogwarts letter, they're probably never coming. According to the creator of the Wonderful Wizard…
By Sadie Trombetta

The New 'Harry Potter' Mobile Game Just Launched — Here Are 6 Parts Fans Will Love Most

Happy National We're All About To Get Fired From Our Jobs For Lack Of Productivity Day, otherwise known as the day the new "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery" mobile game has launched at long, long last. You may recall in the back of your cluttered Mugg…
By Emma Lord

J.K. Rowling Surprised The Cast Of 'Cursed Child' & The Video Is Magical AF

For many of the stars of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, being cast in a J.K. Rowling project was a dream come true. Last week, though, that dream got a little bit sweeter when the author surprised the Broadway cast with a visit to the Lyric Theat…
By Sadie Trombetta

JK Rowling Just Visited 'Harry Potter & The Cursed Child' & The Video Is SO Delightful

The play Harry Potter & The Cursed Child is just one of the many ways J.K. Rowling has continued to breathe life into her iconic series. The play is currently in rehearsals in New York City, and this video of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter & The Cursed …
By Sophy Ziss

The Inspiration For Dumbledore Makes His Entire Story Even More Heartbreaking

The classic wizard, with his long white beard and his starry cloak, has been around a good long while. Humans have always told stories of old, slightly befuddled men full of sage advice. We like our fatherly mentor figures to have magical powers, and…
By Charlotte Ahlin

This Gymnast's 'Harry Potter' Floor Routine Put The Entire Triwizard Tournament To Shame

I don’t know about you, but I’m kind of loving this ongoing trend of artistic sports creating routines themed around beloved pop culture icons. Today, for example, we’ve got Belgian gymnast Axelle Klinckaert’s Harry Potter gymnastics floor routine: P…
By Lucia Peters

Your Favorite 'Harry Potter' Castmates Just Had A Reunion So Perfect You May Shed A Tear

The Harry Potter movie franchise may be over, but that doesn't mean the stars don't hang out together from time to time. Tom Felton shared a Harry Potter reunion photo with Emma Watson and Matthew Lewis on Instagram, proving that the three of them ar…
By Meghan DeMaria

These Harry Potter T-Shirts Celebrate Book-Lovers Everywhere — & They Support A Good Cause

You don't usually have to pull a book-lover's arm to buy some literary merch, but Out of Print is making the prospect even more appealing this National Library Week with their special library collection, including a Harry Potter t-shirt — and part of…
By Kerri Jarema

A Reddit User Just Noticed Something About The Mirror Of Erised That Will Blow Your Mind

Every Harry Potter fan knows that the series is filled with easter eggs and tiny details, which makes it incredibly fun to re-read. Today's Harry Potter epiphany comes courtesy of Reddit user spice-cream, who shared their a mind-blowing discovery abo…
By Melissa Ragsdale

The New Harry Potter Covers Will Make You Want To Drop All Your Galleons On New Books

You may already own the entire Harry Potter book series — let's face it, if you're a true Potterhead, you own multiple versions of it — but this June, you're going to have to make room on your bookshelves for another set. On Tuesday, Scholastic unvei…
By Sadie Trombetta

How To Help The Harry Potter Fans Who Are Sending Books To Puerto Rico

It's no secret that Harry Potter fans have a passion for activism, and since 2005, the Harry Potter Alliance has been helping them turn that passion into power. This year, the non-profit organization is calling on Potterheads to help them raise money…
By Sadie Trombetta

The New Harry Potter Mobile Game Just Got A Release Date & It's WAY Sooner Than You Think

Gather ‘round, my fellow Ravenclaws. Yes, Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, and Slytherins — you can come, too. Lean in close, because I have news for you: The “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery” mobile game release date has been announced — and it’s soon. Real…
By Lucia Peters

A Rare Copy Of Harry Potter Was Stolen — And You Won't Believe How Much It's Worth

If you're a die-hard book-lover, chances are you are already pretty weary about lending your favorite titles to friends who promise to return them intact, but rarely do. Now, a recent book heist just might make you extra careful about letting the wro…
By Sadie Trombetta

Harry Potter Is 20 Years Old & These 21 Quotes Still Make Us Cry Every Time

I think, at this point, it's safe to say that the Harry Potter books have defined a generation. No matter how you feel about the Fantastic Beasts movies, or the Cursed Child play, or J.K. Rowling's personal Twitter feed, those original books will alw…
By Charlotte Ahlin

Harry Potter Has Probably Had A Bigger Impact On Student Activists Than You Realize

During Saturday's massive nationwide March for Our Lives demonstration, hundreds of thousands of young activists took to the streets carrying protest signs demanding changes be made to America's gun safety laws. Many of these signs bore the words of …
By Sadie Trombetta