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CC #392: Week of August 31, 2014

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In this week's caption contest, Ron and Hermione seek a weapon powerful enough to destroy a Horcrux, and they find one inside the Chamber of Secrets. Check out all of our winning captions here! Read More »

CC #391: Week of July 20, 2014

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In this week's caption contest, Scabior and the rest of Voldemort's Death Eaters stop just short of crossing the bridge to Hogwarts. What's stopping them from a full-on assault? Read our winning captions to find out! Read More »

CC #390: Week of June 29, 2014

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In this week's caption contest, Ron and Hermione find themselves at the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets. It has been five years since the Chamber was last opened. What will they find within? Read the winning captions now! Read More »

CC #389: Week of June 8, 2014

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In this week's caption contest, the Order of the Phoenix arrives in the nick of time to defend the castle against Headmaster Severus Snape, as well as the impending threat of Voldemort and his Death Eaters. Read More »

CC #388: Week of May 25, 2014

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CC #387: Week of April 20, 2014

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In this week's contest, Snape escapes his encounter with McGonagall in the Great Hall and McGonagall puts the Slytherins to bed. Read what fellow viewers have submitted as captions to our very popular contest! Read More »

CC #386: Week of April 13, 2014

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The latest winners of the weekly MuggleNet Caption Contest are now live! This week, Hogwarts headmaster Severus Snape addresses a Great Hall full of students and Harry Potter crashes the party. Check out next week's image on the Caption Contest main page, and submit your own entry! Read More »

J.K. Rowling to attend Japan theme park opening

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Yesterday, Universal Studios announced that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Japan will open this July. Today, in a clever bit of sleuthing, SnitchSeeker has revealed that J.K. Rowling committed to attend this grand opening as early as last November. How exactly did this news break? Read More »

CC #385: Week of March 30, 2014

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The latest winners of the weekly MuggleNet Caption Contest are now live! This week, Amycus Carrow observes the students of Hogwarts School marching to meet their headmaster, Severus Snape, in the Great Hall. Check out next week's image on the Caption Contest main page, and submit your own entry! Read More »

The Harry Potter Alliance’s “Accio Books!” campaign returns

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This week, the Harry Potter Alliance launched its annual "Accio Books!" campaign, which through May 31 will be hosting a variety events across more than 70 of its chapters to support its yearly book drive. Since 2009, the Accio Books! campaign has collected over 100,000 books for underprivileged and underserved readers. This year, they plan to break all prior records with a goal of receiving 30,000 books donated. Read More »

CC #384: Week of March 23, 2014

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Caption Contest: “Arthur Who”

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This week: On the way to the Ministry of Magic, or so he thinks, Harry Potter is forced to confront the budding possibility that Arthur Weasley is, in fact, a Time Lord. It's time for this week's Crazy Caption Contest, the final week of our mash-ups between Harry Potter and other popular movie television series! Read More »

‘Alohomora!’ Episode 75: ‘Yay, Death!’ – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club Alohomora! continues its reread of the Harry Potter series with Chapter 37 of Goblet of Fire. Join hosts Eric, Michael, Kat, along with guest host Ameer Idreis (author of the Ewald series), as they discuss "The Beginning." Read More »

Caption Contest: “Gra(nger)vity”

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This week, Hermione Granger boldly goes where no Gryffindor has gone before - into outer space. Why is she there? Once there, what will she find? You tell us! You write the caption! Read More »

CC #383: Week of March 16, 2014

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Reminder: Chute 212 discount registration ends tomorrow!

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Chute 212, a very exciting Harry Potter conference happening this July, in Santa Clara, CA is offering discounted registrations now through tomorrow. This will be the last chance for guests to register at the lowest available price for the conference. Don't miss out on the "Early Broom discount!" Read More »

MN interviews Chute 212 artistic director

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Chute 212 is an upcoming Harry Potter conference scheduled to take place early this July. We have previously reported that the conference is looking for your ideas and how the conference center space will be transformed into an entire wizard town. Now, we would like to provide further information and detail on the town, in the form of an audio interview with Chute's artistic director Sidney Rice. Read More »

Caption Contest:”‘Hagrid and Thor”

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This week Rubeus Hagrid, Keeper of Keys and Grounds of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, meets Thor, God of Thunder, on a London rooftop. The possibilities for what these two are conversing about are endless! So show us your creative juices and participate in this week's Caption Contest. Happy captioning! Read More »

CC #382: Week of March 9, 2014

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Calling all Bay Area wizards!

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Chute 212, an upcoming Harry Potter conference, is holding a promotional photo shoot this very weekend in Santa Rosa, CA. They are inviting costumed wizards and witches to participate in group photographs (and even some video!), which will be distributed as print advertising around the Bay Area. This is a Bring-Your-Own-Wand (BYOW) event! Read More »