Help! My Son Is Trans. Is It Wrong to Read the Harry Potter Series to His Younger Brother?

We used to love these books, but he told me he doesn't want me to support J.K. Rowling now in any way. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-12-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Hogwarts Legacy's game mechanics reflect the gender essentialism at the heart of Harry Potter

The new Harry Potter game, Hogwarts Legacy, has generated a lot of controversy, which is reflected within the gameplay itself. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-02-15 04:01:53 UTC ]
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Skip Hogwarts Legacy and watch some Harry Potter-style D&D instead

Hogwarts Legacy comes out next week. It is, bar none, the biggest video game to ever use the ever-popular Harry Potter license. A Dragon Age-style open-world RPG, made by Warner Bros. Games and Avalanche Software (recently of the scuttled Disney Infinity), it’s kind of a huge deal. The... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2023-02-03 15:30:00 UTC ]
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Exclusive: The makers of a Harry Potter smart wand claim Warner Bros. took their IP

The co-founder of Kano says that a new Harry Potter wand includes his technology; Warner Bros. disputes the claim. In 2018, Warner Bros. made waves when it announced a partnership with Kano, a U.K. kid-friendly coding firm, to release a Harry Potter coding wand that brought the magical world of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-01-27 14:02:23 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter' actor Tom Felton explains how an escape from rehab helped his sobriety

In his memoir 'Beyond the Wand,' Tom Felton shares behind-the-scenes tales from the 'Harry Potter' franchise and chronicles his struggle with alcohol. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-10-18 20:19:47 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and Cracker actor Robbie Coltrane dies aged 72

The actor, known for playing Hagrid in the Harry Potter franchise and Fitz in the series Cracker, has died aged 72. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2022-10-14 18:09:44 UTC ]
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Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid in Harry Potter films, dies at 72

Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who played a forensic psychologist on the TV series Cracker and Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies, has died. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-10-14 17:36:32 UTC ]
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Robbie Coltrane: a totally singular talent from Cracker to Harry Potter – cerebral, physical and unforgettable

From early comedy in Tutti Frutti to damaged psychologist Fitz, via Hagrid, Falstaff, Blackadder and finally National Treasure’s complex, hard-to-hate lead, Coltrane – who has died aged 72 – was a one-off“You’re a wizard, Harry!”For an entire generation all over the world, this was the key... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-14 17:08:39 UTC ]
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Fun fact: Zadie Smith’s younger brother is in the bad Austen adaptation.

Today in extremely niche literary world factoids: in case you didn’t know (I did not) Zadie Smith has a younger brother named Ben Bailey Smith, an actor and standup who goes by Doc Brown, admires Taylor Swift’s writing ability, and features in Netflix’s new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-20 16:07:31 UTC ]
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Rare proof sheets of first Harry Potter book expected to sell for £20,000

The ‘fascinating insight into what was to become an iconic work’ is the only known surviving copy of its kind and is to be auctioned along with a first edition signed by RowlingA prepublication version of the first Harry Potter book by JK Rowling is expected to fetch at least £20,000 when it is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-26 09:29:11 UTC ]
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Parenting while Black was hard enough for Taylor Harris. Then something went wrong

Taylor Harris discusses 'This Boy We Made,' her memoir on seeking answers about her son, the anxieties of Black parenting and her evolving faith Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-01-11 14:00:41 UTC ]
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The Best Completed Manga Series to Read From Start to Finish

Manga is filled with many ongoing titles, but what if you want to read something that’s finished? Here are the best completed manga series, including Haikyu! by Haruichi Furudate. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A first edition of Harry Potter is now the most expensive modern work of fiction ever sold.

Apparently, J.K. Rowling’s bruised reputation has not lowered the value of her books. Yesterday, a rare first edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold at auction for $471,000, which Heritage Auctions says is “the highest price ever paid for the boy wizard’s debut... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-10 18:27:50 UTC ]
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Cast of Harry Potter will reunite in special after 20 years — but no mention of J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are reuniting with other cast members from the blockbuster film franchise for a special 20th anniversary TV retrospective, movie studio Warner Bros. said on Tuesday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-16 22:10:32 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and the legacy of the world's most famous boy wizard

Twenty years after the release of the first Harry Potter film, does he continue to charm children and adults alike? Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-11-09 16:16:49 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher reports record profits despite supply chain crisis

Titles such as Tom Kerridge’s latest cookbook prove popular for Bloomsbury during Covid pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBloomsbury, the Harry Potter publisher, has unveiled record sales and profits on the back of the popularity of titles including Tom... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-27 10:02:41 UTC ]
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Warner Bros celebrates Harry Potter's 20th anniversary with illuminated wands

The installation marks the 20th anniversary of the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2021-10-07 15:35:52 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury unveils Harry Potter 25th anniversary plans

Bloomsbury has announced plans for a year-long campaign celebrating the 25th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J K Rowling in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 04:16:37 UTC ]
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OwlCrate Reverses Decision, Reintroduces Harry Potter Items in Boxes

Book subscription box OwlCrate has reversed their decision to no longer carry Harry Potter merchandise due to JK Rowling's transphobia. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-11 17:30:59 UTC ]
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Meghan wrote a children's book inspired by Harry and Archie's father-son bond

'The Bench,' a new children's book by the former Meghan Markle, is based on a Father's Day poem she wrote for her husband, Prince Harry. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-04 17:21:16 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to release illustrated Harry Potter gift book

Bloomsbury is to release a gift book featuring Harry Potter illustrations by Jim Kay, accompanied by quotes from the series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 20:34:58 UTC ]
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