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Potter Alumni React to the Untimely Passing of Alan Rickman

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It's a sad day in the Potter fandom, but the fans of the series aren't the only ones truly affected by the incredible loss of Alan Rickman. Read More »

Hogwarts vs. the School for Good and Evil

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Too many similarities between Hogwarts and the School for Good and Evil... well, we all know which one we prefer! Read More »

Draco Malfoy, the Almost Hero

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A new deleted scene reveals that Draco's storyline almost had a different fate, and it's slightly disappointing that it wasn't used. Read More »

J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne Address “Cursed Child” Casting Choices

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J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne, the writer of the upcoming stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", have both taken to social media to address the controversy surrounding the recent casting announcements. Read More »

The Case Has Been Opened: MuggleNet’s New “Fantastic Beasts” Podcast

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MuggleNet proudly introduces SpeakBeasty, our new Fantastic Beasts podcast! Read More »

26 Thoughts While Rereading “Tales of Beedle the Bard”

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On December 13, 2007, J.K. Rowling unleashed "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" onto the real world, publishing the very stories that she had tantalizingly mentioned in "Deathly Hallows". To celebrate the "Tales"'s eighth anniversary, I, a lover of fairy and folk tales, have reread the thin anthology of stories and accordingly, documented my reaction for your reading pleasure. Read More »

Why We’re Thankful for “Harry Potter”

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At MuggleNet, we aren't able to go around the table to say what we're thankful for. Instead, here are some reasons why we're grateful to have the story of Harry in our lives. Read More »

“MuggleCast” Episode 285: “Newtcase” Now Available!

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Journey into the Newtcase with the hosts of your favorite "Potter" news podcast. The first photos and information on "Fantastic Beasts" have been released! Beginning with an "Entertainment Weekly" feature and continuing across the web, details on next year's film trilogy starter are coming in. Join hosts Andrew, Eric, and Micah as they review all the latest material and as always, speculate on what it may mean! Read More »

Meet J.K. Rowling’s Favorite Fan Artist

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We chat about her art, love of "Harry Potter", and how it felt to wake up to a tweet from J.K. Rowling. Read More »

My Role Models James and Lily

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Tonight is the 34th anniversary of James and Lily Potter's murder at Godric's Hollow. Their sacrifice taught me what it means to really be a parent. Read More »

“MuggleCast” Episode 284: “The Cursed Podcast” Now Available!

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Following last week's breaking news that occurred during our last episode, join us as we once again speculate about what it all means! Andrew, Micah, Eric and special return guest Laura Thompson talk Cursed Child with a bit more clarity (and no less skepticism). Read More »

I Tried All the Dating Advice in “Harry Potter,” and Here’s What Happened

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I'm bad at dating and enjoy living dangerously. So I'm marking the week of my two-year anniversary with my boyfriend by taking all the dating advice given in the "Harry Potter" books. Will we still be together by the end of the week? Read More »

“MuggleCast” Episode 283: “Snitch Egg” Now Available!

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Breaking news occurs right in the middle of this brand new episode of "MuggleCast", the original "Harry Potter" podcast. Micah, Andrew, and Eric speculate what the latest "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" information may mean, just when - surprise, surprise! - a journalist on Twitter shines a guiding light. JKR is up to her usual tricks of misdirection, and your hosts tackle some of the "biggest questions never asked" and play some Make the Music Connection! All that and more on our latest episode! Read More »

“The Cursed Child” and the Concerned Fans

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With more news being released about the new play, there are issues arising among fans who worry they will be missing out on the next adventure in the "Potter" series. Read More »

“Career of Evil” UK Launch: Make Me a Detective

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Wednesday, October 21 saw the UK launch party of Robert Galbraith's third "Cormoran Strike" novel at Time Run in London. Ten teams competed against each other for the grand prize: signed copies of the much-anticipated novel. Read More »

JKR to Be Interviewed as Robert Galbraith

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J.K. Rowling will be interviewed as Robert Galbraith, author of the Comoran Strike series, next month! Details here. Read More »

“Harry Potter” Made Me a Better Member of My Greek Organization

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I would've gone to Hogwarts, but they didn't have my Greek organization. Read More »

Did We Know the Identity of the Cursed Child All Along?

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While waiting for more news on the upcoming stage play, the speculation over the plot for "Cursed Child" continues with some information hidden in plain sight. Read More »

Harry Potter and the Banned Book

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For a decade, "Harry Potter" was considered one of the most challenged or banned books around the world. Now that the series has come to a close, what does this mean for the future? Read More »

Overheard in London: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Rumors!

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New information on "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"? One of MuggleNet's London staff members overheard a conversation during a ride on the London Underground that made her ears perk up. This may be information that turns out to be true, or it could be a tale worthy of Beedle the Bard. We'll let you decide. Read More »