Tag Archives: Albus Dumbledore

The Lost Love of Dumbledore and Grindelwald


There's only one known LGBT relationship in the "Potter" series, and it isn't even technically included in the text. For Potter Pride, we talk about the "Potter" series's exclusion of Dumbledore and Grindelwald's romantic relationship and why it matters. Read More »

The Importance of Hearing Out Our Opponents


The upcoming additions to the "Potter" story have provided many new areas for fan disagreement and debate. Here are some of J.K. Rowling's words from her PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award acceptance speech that can help us keep the discussions from devolving into flame wars. Read More »

“SpeakBeasty” Episode 4: “Newt & His Flying Coat”


Join hosts Aaron, Ariel, Claire, and Shannen as they discuss why Magizoology matters, the fantastic elements of costume design, and more for Episode 4 of MuggleNet's "Fantastic Beasts" podcast! Read More »

2016 Resolutions: Hogwarts Professors Edition


Who's giving up nachos? Who's just trying to get through the day without murdering a Potter offspring? Check out these New Year's resolutions from your favorite Hogwarts professors! Read More »

MuggleNet’s Christmas Crossovers: It’s a Wonderful (Wizard) Life

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In this installment of MuggleNet's Christmas Crossovers, we imagine what the wizarding world would have been like if Harry had never been born. Read More »

MuggleNet’s Christmas Crossovers: Hogwarts Alone


It's time to match up characters from another Christmas movie - "Home Alone" - to their "Harry Potter" counterparts. Whom would your favorite characters play? Read More »

“MuggleNet Academia” Professors Discuss – “Is Dumbledore Death?”

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Two of the professors featured on "MuggleNet Academia" are exploring J.K. Rowling's favorite fan theory by asking, "Is Dumbledore Death?" Listen to their discussion here! Read More »

The Dark Lord Trump-demort


Today, J.K. Rowling compared Donald Trump to the Dark Lord himself - but do Donald Trump's dastardly deeds trump Lord Voldemort's? Read More »

Second Wave of “Harry Potter” POP! Vinyl Figures Revealed!

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The "Harry Potter" Wave 2 figures from Funko POP! are coming! Read more about which characters are set to be featured here! Read More »

Rocky Horror Comes to Hogwarts


It wouldn't be Halloween without a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" Shadow Cast. Who would your favorite "Harry Potter" characters play? Read More »

I Took All of Albus Dumbledore’s Advice for a Week, and Here’s What Happened


Hoping the wisdom of Dumbledore could truly heal my life, I decided to apply his advice completely out of context, by making flash cards to consult whenever I reached a tough choice. What could possibly go wrong? Read More »

Dumbledore as Headmaster: The Worst Thing to Happen to Hogwarts


Many would agree that Dumbledore was a genius, the greatest wizard of his time, a master of strategy, and even a qualified mentor. However, he held a position at Hogwarts he should not have kept, for he used it to further his own personal goals and neglected the core nature of his task. Read More »

That one about the troll, the hag, and the leprechaun…


Dear Professor Dumbledore, Could you please finish the joke you started in Harry's fourth year, where a troll, a hag, and a leprechaun walk into a bar? I know a plethora of fans (including myself!) really want to hear the end of this joke. -Ashrita Read More »

As Accomplished as Dumbledore…


Dear Professor Dumbledore, Your Famous Witches and Wizards card amazes me. You've done so much! Now that I'm at Hogwarts I want to know, which extra-curricular activities should I be taking? I want to be as accomplished as you were one day. Read More »

Dr. Dumbledore Will See You Now


Taking a quick glance at the Headmaster's decision-making through the lens of developmental psychology. Read More »

Messrs. and Mses. Howly, Digger, Sly, Babbitty, and Spike: Animagus Forms of the New Generation


Which animal would best represent our favorite characters as Animagi? Here's one perspective! Read More »

The Transparent Dangers of the Wizarding World


It takes true strength to walk away from what you wish you had, which is why I believe the Mirror of Erised and the Veil are far more dangerous than any Unforgivable Curse. Read More »

Ten Dumbledore Quotes That’ll Leave You Feeling Warm and Fuzzy


These ten quotes from Albus Dumbledore are much more than quotes from the "Harry Potter" series. They relate to life in the Muggle world as well! Read More »

The Life and Lies of… Michael Gambon?


Did Michael Gambon lie to get the part of Albus Dumbledore in the “Potter” films? Read More »

“Harry Potter” and “Divergent”: Erudite


The third installment of the "Harry Potter" and "Divergent" series looks into which characters from "Potter" would choose a life of knowledge. Who would bleed over water during their Choosing Ceremony? Read More »