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Special coupon code for MuggleNet fans traveling to the Quidditch World Cup in Florida

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If you are one of the thousands of fans headed to Kissimmee, Florida, this April for the Quidditch World Cup VI, you can now enter a special code with the OFFICIAL travel agent All About Group Travel and save extra money on your registration. Read More »

Be a part of “The Harry Potter Journey” e-book – discover the journey of Rowling’s creation

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The Harry Potter Journey website is taking its discoveries to e-book form, and you can now be a part of this journey. What is The Harry Potter Journey about? The Harry Potter Journey started off as a website that chronicles the hidden story of author J.K. Rowling's inspirations and adventures that helped to form the complete Harry Potter landscape Read More »

Dan Radcliffe leaves behind his Harry Potter image as he talks about gay sex scene in “Kill Your Darlings”

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Daniel Radcliffe has done his best to separate himself from being described as a one dimensional character in the Harry Potter films. He has performed on Broadway with Equus and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, in a wide range of film roles from The Woman in Black to My Boy Jack, and in other media. Now, the talented actor talks about his role as the late great Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in Kill Your Darlings. Read More »

J.K. Rowling lands on 2012 Top 100 Best Selling Books list with “The Casual Vacancy”

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According to a recent article in USA Today, J.K. Rowling was listed in the Top 100 Best Selling Books for 2012 with her first adult novel, The Casual Vacancy. Read More »

Alan Rickman set to direct “A Little Chaos” beginning this spring

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One of the Potter fandoms favorite actors, Alan Rickman, will begin directing the film A Little Chaos this spring. Read More »

You can now get your own custom wand design made by Alivan’s Master Wandmakers

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Alivan's Master Wandmakers has announced that they are now accepting custom wand orders, specifically to include the wood types received, by you, on Pottermore. So gather your thoughts and using your Pottermore wood (or your imagination to pick your own beautiful wood) along with any other design details (the more specific the better), tell them what you want! Read More »

“Harry Potter” fans call Out Warner Bros. on their F grade on human rights

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The Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) is escalating their concern regarding Warner Bros. relationship to child slavery and serious violations of human rights. On their new website, showusthereport.com, the HPA is calling on Warner Bros. to stop hiding a report regarding the cocoa sourcing for Harry Potter chocolate. Read More »

The Quidditch World Cup is just around the corner – Are you ready?

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The Quidditch World Cup is now less than three months away, and MuggleNet SnitchCenter, along with our partner the International Quidditch Association (IQA), is gearing up for the most amazing Muggle Quidditch tournament in history. But the question remains: Will you be at the Quidditch World Cup with us on April 13 and 14 to watch this brilliant event? Read More »

Vote for Emma Watson, Dame Maggie Smith, and “Woman in Black” for Virgin Media Awards

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Since this is the season for award shows, we have the nominations for the Virgin Media Awards, and there are several Harry Potter-related nominations that you, the fans, can vote for to show your support. Read More »

MISTI-Con announces Wizard Advanced Readiness Test (WART) and shuttle service details

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The Ministry admits that the Dark Lord's second rise to power was partially due to the previous administration's fear of educating the public. Every witch and wizard has the right to study the art of magical self-defense. To encourage a safer wizarding world, we have developed Wizarding Advanced Readiness Training, or WART. Read More »

Ireland to host country’s first Muggle Quidditch intervarsity event next month

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According to a recent article by NUI Galway OÉ Gaillimh, the NUIG will be hosting Ireland's first ever Muggle Quidditch intervarsity event on February 22 and 23 in Galway. According to the article, there will be a Diagon Alley of sorts inside the foyer of Aras na Mac Leinn on the university campus. Guest speakers will be giving talks about the Harry Potter series, and common rooms will be available to gather and discuss the event with other attendees. Read More »

Only a few tickets remain for the Bath Literature Festival headlined by J.K. Rowling

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We reported previously that the Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling would be headlining the Bath Literature Festival on Friday, March 8. According to the author's website, there are only a limited number of tickets still remaining. Did you purchase your ticket? Read More »

Special 20% off sale at Harry Potter Shop in honor of Severus Snape’s birthday

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Looking for a great deal on authentic Slytherin merchandise? Now is the time to stock up on your collections in honor of "the bravest man we ever knew" in the Harry Potter series - Severus Snape. Read More »

MuggleNet SnitchCenter update – First LIVE Quidditch match to be televised, Western Cup, QWC update, and more

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A historic event is about to happen in Ohio: The Toledo Firebolts will be playing the Bowling Green State University Quidditch team this Sunday, January 13, and this match will be the FIRST EVER LIVE televised Muggle Quidditch match! Read More »

Travel around the UK and become Mayor of “Harry Potter” on Foursquare

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Are you a member of Foursquare and looking to become the new Harry Potter Mayor? Then check out all of the locations available on this new Potter-centric list based on filming locations used during the production of the Harry Potter film franchise. Read More »

Tickets for Mother’s Day brunch at MISTI-Con now available

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If you are attending MISTI-Con May 9-13 at the Margate Resort in Laconia, New Hampshire, tickets are now available for the Mother's Day brunch on Sunday morning. This event will take place from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Main Events tent. Read More »

Recap of tonight’s People’s Choice Awards – Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, “Perks”, and “Potter”

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The 39th annual People's Choice Awards were held this evening at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. As Harry Potter fans, we have had a keen eye on four awards this evening. Read More »

Emma Watson wins the People’s Choice Award for Best Dramatic Movie Actress

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CONGRATULATIONS, EMMA WATSON, winner of the People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress with her portrayal as Sam in the wonderful film Perks of Being a Wallflower. Read More »

Pottermore releases an exclusive Moment with Severus Snape in honor of his birthday

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The Pottermore Insider has just announced a very special and exclusive look at an upcoming Moment from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to mark Professor Severus Snape's birthday today. Read More »

Hermione Granger named best cinema role model

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She may be bossy and slighted school-obsessed, but over the course of the Harry Potter series, Hermione Granger transformed into a brave, headstrong, and invaluable friend with a passion for political activism. Now, in a poll by LOVEFiLM, with children's charity Filmclub, Hermione Granger has been voted the best big screen role model. Read More »