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Road Trip Wednesday: Day Two – Gloucester, Lacock Abbey, & Stonehenge

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From July 31st - August 11th 2013, three MuggleNet staff members went on a road trip of a lifetime - visiting Harry Potter filming locations all over England, Wales, and Scotland. Over the next 9 weeks they will be sharing their experience with you - the good, the bad, and the hilarious. Their journey continues here, with Day Two - Gloucester, Lacock Abbey, & Stonehenge. Read More »

Television review: “Super Clyde” starring Rupert Grint & Stephen Fry

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MuggleNet reviews Rupert Grint & Stephen Fry's never-to-be aired by CBS pilot, "Super Clyde". Read More »

Giveaway: ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Prize Pack

MuggleNet has teamed up with Sony Classics to bring you an incredible giveaway! Kill Your Darlings, Daniel Radcliffe’s new film, “is the previously untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston) and William Burroughs (Ben Foster) at Columbia University in 1944, providing the spark that would lead to their Beat Revolution. This is the true story of friendship and murder that led to the birth of an entire generation.” Enter below to win a Kill Your Darlings prize pack – including a poster signed by stars Daniel Radcliffe & Dane DeHaan, as well as Director John Krokidas. Also included is a Kill Your Darlings t-shirt, pen, and notebook! Open to all legal residents of the US. Winners will be chosen randomly and notified via email within 48 hours of contest close. Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway Read More »

Enter to win a “Kill Your Darlings” prize pack, including a poster signed by Daniel Radcliffe!

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MuggleNet has teamed up with Sony Classics to bring you an incredible giveaway! Read More »

Road Trip Wednesday: Day One – Oxford, UK

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From July 31st - August 11th 2013, three MuggleNet staff members went on a road trip of a lifetime - visiting Harry Potter filming locations all over England, Wales, and Scotland. Over the next 9 weeks they will be sharing their experience with you - the good, the bad, and the hilarious. Their journey starts here, with Day One - Oxford, UK. Read More »

Nominate the MuggleNet podcast family for the 2013 Podcast Awards!

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The People's Podcast Awards recognizes the best podcasters in the world by allowing the people (listeners and podcasters) to nominate and then vote for their favorite podcast. MuggleNet has been no stranger to these awards in the past, MuggleCast having won three times - in 2006 for People's Choice and in 2008 & 2009 for Best Entertainment. Now, MuggleNet has a large, expanded family of amazing podcasts and is asking you once again to do what you did for MuggleCast by nominating all of our amazing content. Read More »

MuggleNet’s Black Milk Clothing “The Hogwarts Collection”‘ giveaway comes to an end – and the winners are…

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For the last two weeks, fans of Harry Potter have been entering our Black Milk Clothing "The Hogwarts Collection" giveaway in droves! Fourteen days, and over 81,000 entries later, we are happy to announce our incredibly lucky winners! Read More »

Giveaway: MuggleNet’s ‘The Hogwarts Collection’ by Black Milk Clothing

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Enter to win one of FIVE $100 gift certificate for the Black Milk Clothing: The Hogwarts Collection! Read More »

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley promotional image leaked

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A new image, supposedly part of the new promotional materials for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley, has been leaked. Read More »

Book review: “The Chaos of Stars” by Kiersten White

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"The Chaos of Stars" is a story about a very special girl with a very screwed up family. Isadora is an ordinary girl born into extraordinary circumstances. Her life gets flipped, turned upside down (whoa...Fresh Prince moment right there...), after she finds out that she is not immortal. How could she be? The human child of Egyptian gods - seems a bit unfair. Read More »

What do leading Potter fandom figures and cast think about Fantastic Beasts?

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It has been six days since J.K. Rowling broke the news that shocked the entire Harry Potter fandom - she was going to be writing a screenplay for a brand new Warner Brothers film series based in the wizarding world! Clearly, we are very excited about the news, so we decided to reach out to some of our friends, fandom icons, and Harry Potter cast members - Joe Moses, Rohan Gotobed, Hank Green, and Will Dunn - to get their reactions. Read More »

MuggleNet’s “Fantastic Beasts” podcast recap

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It seems like much longer than just 48 hours since J.K. Rowling dropped a bomb on the Harry Potter fandom and announced that she was writing the screenplay(s) for a new film series based in the wizarding world. MuggleNet responded immediately and within six hours had over three hours of very different discussion on the news. Read More »

MuggleNet’s “The Hogwarts Collection” by Black Milk Clothing giveaway

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MuggleNet has teamed up with Black Milk Clothing to bring you one of our biggest giveaways to date! The innovative brand from Australia recently launched "The Hogwarts Collection" to amazing reviews and fan demand. Read More »

RUMOR CONTROL: Rumors of 8th “Potter” novel are FALSE

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An April Fool is someone defined as "a person who is the victim of a trick or hoax on April 1" - but what about when the fooling happens over five months later? Read More »

Emma Watson confirmed to star in “Your Voice In My Head”!

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It has been confirmed by the Hollywood Reporter, once and for all, that Emma Watson will play the lead role in Your Voice in My Head. Read More »

Movie review: “The Great Gatsby” Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack

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When I found out that they were finally adapting one of my favorite books of all time into a movie - I will admit, I was really excited. Then I found out that Leonardo, then Tobey, then Carey, was to be in the film, and my heart skipped a beat. 2 1/2 of my favorite actors ever (Tobey is the half). Then it got delayed. Several times, if I recall. But finally, finally, a trailer came out. Read More »

J.K. Rowling on Good Morning America: “He is the one I miss the most”

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This morning Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling appeared in a special video message which aired on American national program Good Morning America. Read More »

Alohomora! Episode 41: ‘Kinda Purpley’ – now available!

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Alohomora! - our Harry Potter global re-read podcast – has reached Chapter 4 of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Listen along with hosts Kat, Laura, Rosie, and fan guest, transcriber, and MuggleNet Social Media Manager Alexandra, as they laugh their way through ‘Back to the Burrow’. On Episode 41 we discuss… → Episode 40 Recap: Delusional Dursleys; Muggleborns and Magical Holidays; Attitudes to and from teachers; Sucky Seventh Grade → PQOTW Responses → Keeping up Appearances → How much magical contact has Petunia had? → Talented Twins → Question of the Week → Check out the Alohomora! Store To listen to the show, merely click the player above. You can also subscribe to us on iTunes. For more information about the podcast and to find out how to be on the show, check out our Be On The Show page. Don’t forget to leave us a voicemail at our phone number: 1-206-GO-ALBUS (462-5287)! Skype users can also send us a message to username AlohomoraMN. Read More »

New image of David Bradley in “Doctor Who” 50th Anniversary Special!

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As we previously reported, David Bradley, who portrayed Argus Filch in the Harry Potter films, is to appear in the 50th anniversary special of the beloved BBC show Doctor Who. Today we got our first glimpse of Bradley in his role of William Hartnell, who played the First Doctor. Read More »

Alohomora! Episode 38: ‘So Many Riddles’ – now available!

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It’s finally here – our first episode analyzing Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire! Join hosts Noah, Eric, & Rosie with fan guest Alyssa, as the explore ‘The Riddle House’ – one of the only chapters in the series that doesn’t include Harry. On Episode 38 we discuss… → We start Goblet of Fire! → First Impressions → Comparing Synopses → Jo’s favorite tarot card → Can Muggles feel the magic in the Riddle house? → Voldy the Papoose baby → Question of the Week → Check out the Alohomora! Store To listen to the show, merely click the player above. You can also subscribe to us on iTunes. For more information about the podcast and to find out how to be on the show, check out our Podcast page. Don’t forget to leave us a voicemail at our phone number: 1-206-GO-ALBUS (462-5287)! Skype users can also send us a message to username AlohomoraMN. Read More »