Tag Archives: JK Rowling

Why We’re Thankful For Harry Potter


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!


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 Micah, Andrew and Eric 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


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


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!


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!


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


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


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


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


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 »

Social Roundup: Just how busy is Emma Watson?

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Jessie Cave continues her fascinating journey through motherhood, Emma Watson proves just how busy she really is and the HP family welcomes a particularly cute member. It's time for this week's Social Roundup. Read More »

A Look Back at “What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7”: Chapters 1 & 2

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Looking back on MuggleNet's Book 7 predictions from ten years ago, what did we get right? What did we get wrong? Where did we come very close to having it all put together? Read More »

ICYMI: The “T” in “Voldemort” Is Silent, Says JKR


In what was more of a reminder to fans than completely new information, "Harry Potter" series author J.K. Rowling took to Twitter last night to address a common pronunciation error when dealing with the characters. It would seem that Lord Voldemort, the series' primary villain, should be pronounced with a silent 'T.' The issue was raised most recently by College of Charleston English major Michael Lucero. Read More »

Eddie Redmayne Bombards J.K. Rowling with Questions About Newt!

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We have been impatiently waiting for more news on J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" since filming began. In a new interview for Variety, Eddie Redmayne reveals a little (and we mean, a little!) more about his acceptance of the role and the information he's attempted to extract from Jo! Read More »

An Ode to Chapter 6


16 years ago, "Prisoner of Azkaban" was published, and I owe my "Potter" love to one specific chapter. Read More »

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express


O, September 1, you majestic date. Now hurry, everyone, the train leaves at exactly 11 o'clock! t’s the day when young witches and wizards cross through platforms nine and ten to board the Hogwarts Express. The Sorting Hat will sing its song, and students will head off to bed with full stomachs, awaiting their first day of classes. Read More »