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‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Author Tops Top-Earner List ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Author Tops Top-Earner List

Very few people become an author to make money, and those who do often rake in a modest sum that allows them to work on their next project. The Forbes list of top-earning authors of 2013 is not filled with …

J.K. Rowling Revealed As Mystery Author J.K. Rowling Revealed As Mystery Author

It seems that J.K. Rowling pulled a bit of literary… sleight of hand (you thought I was going to say “magic,” didn’t you?) and wrote a novel when nobody was looking. Rowling was revealed yesterday to be the author of …

Google Street View Tours Harry Potter Studio Google Street View Tours Harry Potter Studio

If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you’ll probably be happy to know that Google is providing Street View imagery not only of the real world, but also the Harry Potter world, or at least part of it. Google Maps has …

Radcliffe Potter’s Father? Actor Says He’d Do It Radcliffe Potter’s Father? Actor Says He’d Do It

Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter in the enormously successful film adaptations of the books, says that although he’s ruled out ever playing Harry again, he’d definitely play Harry’s father, James. ““No more schoolboy stuff. A cameo as Harry’s dad? …

Richard Griffiths Dies After Heart Surgery Complications Richard Griffiths Dies After Heart Surgery Complications

Actor Richard Griffiths has passed away at the age of 65 following complications from heart surgery, according to multiple reports, including this one from the BBC. Griffiths appeared in numerous films, plays and television shows over the years, but for …

J.K. Rowling’s Creation Gets Widespread Participation J.K. Rowling’s Creation Gets Widespread Participation

J.K. Rowling probably didn’t know when she wrote the “Harry Potter” series that the game she invented for wizard-play would become so popular with real-life muggles. Fans of the books will know that Quidditch is the famous sport that Harry …

Radcliffe: Gay Love Scene Is Not Shocking Radcliffe: Gay Love Scene Is Not Shocking
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Former “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe hasn’t been shy in his approach to new roles since moving on from the films that made him a superstar; in fact, he seems to be making choices based mostly on the fact that …

Emma Watson Is the Internet’s Riskiest Click Emma Watson Is the Internet’s Riskiest Click
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If your internet activities involve searching for Harry Potter star Emma Watson (and let’s be honest, they probably do), you might want to be extra careful about which links you click. That’s because the 22-year-old actress is officially the riskiest …

J.K. Rowling Has The Luckiest Kids Ever J.K. Rowling Has The Luckiest Kids Ever
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J.K. Rowling, author of the “Harry Potter” series and possibly the best mom ever, is building her kids a huge, Harry Potter-themed set of treehouses which will ensure they never forget Mother’s Day. While construction has been put off because …

The Hunger Games Ousts Harry Potter As Amazon’s Top Series The Hunger Games Ousts Harry Potter As Amazon’s Top Series
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Katniss Everdeen and crew have officially unseated the wizards of Hogwarts as the champions of Amazon. According to Amazon, The Hunger Games trilogy has just surpassed the Harry Potter series to become the best-selling book series of all time on …

Google Maps Indoors of UK, Plus a Treat for Harry Potter Fans Google Maps Indoors of UK, Plus a Treat for Harry Potter Fans

Whether it’s been a torrentially stormy summer for you or a tumbleweed-dry fire-storming summer for you, you more likely than not want to stay indoors. For those of you lucky enough to be enjoying benign, temperate, and agreeable weather, good …

Harry Potter Books Now Available Through the Amazon Lending Library Harry Potter Books Now Available Through the Amazon Lending Library

Amazon announced today that Amazon Prime members can borrow all seven Harry Potter books through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. The Lending Library is Amazon’s service that allows Prime members to “borrow” an ebook once per month from a selection …

Sony Introduces ‘Wonderbook’ With Harry Potter Title Sony Introduces ‘Wonderbook’ With Harry Potter Title

Sony gaming concentrates mostly on teens and adults. Correction: the whole gaming industry is geared toward teens and adults. However there is a new title coming out that offers an innovative spin in the kid’s gaming genre. It’s called Wonderbook. …

Harry Potter For Kinect Coming This Fall Harry Potter For Kinect Coming This Fall

Kinect Star Wars did really well for LucasArts. Despite being one of the most critically panned games of the decade, droves of people still bought it. In essence, it’s pretty much like the video game version of the Star Wars …

Harry Potter Fans May Not Make Good Pet Owners Harry Potter Fans May Not Make Good Pet Owners

Hardcore Harry Potter fans will go to great extremes to show their devotion to their favorite characters–and to the world Harry and his friends live in–with everything from tattoos to costumes to…pet ownership? That’s exactly what’s causing some problems around …

Harry Potter is Finally Headed to the Amazon Kindle Harry Potter is Finally Headed to the Amazon Kindle

Although ravenous Harry Potter fans were able to purchase e-book versions of their favorite literary series courtesy of author J.K. Rowling’s official site Pottermore, the novels have been absent from the Amazon and Kindle stores. Apparently, that’s all about to …

Harry Potter Meets Troy With This Great Art Harry Potter Meets Troy With This Great Art

Have you ever seen something that you swear is a certain thing but everyone else sees it totally different? That is the idea with these newly released images. Using a technique that evokes the Rubin vase illusion, Colombian advertising agency …

J.K. Rowling Announces Next Book: ‘The Casual Vacancy’ J.K. Rowling Announces Next Book: ‘The Casual Vacancy’
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Ever since J. K. Rowling finished the Harry Potter series, fans have been wondering what her next project would be. Rowling has put those speculations to rest today, with the announcement of her next book, “The Casual Vacancy”. This will …

Pottermore eBookstore is Online Pottermore eBookstore is Online

The Pottermore e-bookstore has opened earlier than anticipated, and all Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks are available as of today. Pottermore has been in development since last year – the interactive community segment of the site is still in …

Slytherin Bully is Thrown in Jail After Joining a London Riot Slytherin Bully is Thrown in Jail After Joining a London Riot

Vincent Crabbe, bully in the Harry Potter films played by Jamie Waylett has been jailed for his actions during the London riots last August. Waylett, 22, was convicted of violent disorder after he was caught on camera swigging from a …

Harry Potter Gives King’s Cross Station a Magical Makeover Harry Potter Gives King’s Cross Station a Magical Makeover
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The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling has made King’s Cross Station an international treasure and has undergone a $875 million dollar makeover. Potter fans will be able to find platform 9 3/4 with more ease. The platform is where …