The First of Seven: What do “Cuckoo’s Calling” and “Sorcerer’s Stone” Have in Common?


How to set up a series Robert Galbraith and J.K. Rowling style: Check out our comparison of "Cuckoo's Calling" and "Sorcerer's Stone". Read More »

Fantastic Beasts and Where Not to Find Them: Ten Creatures Not Found in the “Potter” Films


The movies couldn't keep everything. Here is a list of ten creatures not included in the films. Read More »

Lost Lucius His Servant, Gained Dobby His Freedom

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Dobby the house-elf gained his freedom on May 30, 1993. Take a moment to show recognition and solidarity to Dobby and for some of the ideals SPEW aimed for. Read More »

The Muggles’ Oversight

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I had an unexpected epiphany the other day during a conversation with a friend. There is so much within the series that makes it great, and sometimes I take those things for granted. Read More »