Tag Archives: Severus Snape

Remembering Alan Rickman: Part Two


Today is a sad day for us all, but we will always remember you fondly, Alan Rickman. Read More »

Remembering Alan Rickman

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Today we've lost an amazing actor whose work has inspired many. We raise our wands for Alan Rickman. Read More »

“Harry Potter” Who Said It: Severus Snape or Harry from “Love Actually”

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It's time to test your wit. Can you figure out if these quotes were said by Harry, Alan Rickman's character from "Love Actually", or Severus Snape? Read More »

Severus Snape and Darth Vader, Two Peas in a Pod?

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Darth Vader and Severus Snape are scarily alike (kind of like Harry Potter and Luke Skywalker)... Read More »

The Snape Debate: Rowling Speaks Out

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J.K. Rowling started quite the conversation on Twitter: Is Snape good, evil, or... what? Read More »

Five Scenes the Movies Improved


There are many parts of the book that the movie left out, which affected the series, but what about the parts the films did better? These are the top five moments from the movies that I think were better than their book counterparts. Read More »

Snape on Amortentia


Dear Professor Snape, I'm sorry if this question is too personal, but I've always been curious, what does Amortentia smell like to you? Mine is hot chocolate, the earth after rain, and wet dog. Also, I'm afraid I might be just as forgetful as Neville, but I think I've lost my potions textbook. Could you please tell me the recipe so I can study for our upcoming test? I promise I won't try to brew it. Thank you, A Ginger Gryffindor 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 »

Reptile Awareness Day: The Seven Slytherins You Need to Be Aware Of


Happy Reptile Awareness Day! Let's take a look at our favorite snakes. Is yours included on this list? Read More »

13 Thoughts While Re-Watching “Deathly Hallows – Part 1”

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Join us on our re-watch of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1". Don't forget your sleeping bag! Read More »

13 Thoughts While Re-Watching “Half-Blood Prince”


Join me on a wild ride re-watching "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". Enjoy the awkward moments, and make a few pincer jokes. Laugh at ol' Sluggy, and cry with Draco. Sit back and have fun. Read More »

New Interview with Jim Kay – Plus, See His Snape, Dumbledore, and More!


If we were excited on Friday when we saw Jim Kay's Professor McGonagall and the Great Hall for the first time, by now we're practically OVERCOME with anticipation of the illustrated edition's release this Tuesday. Although it seems almost impossible to wait another minute, we can try to fend off desperation by reading several new interviews with artist Jim Kay - AND finally seeing how he has rendered Severus Snape and Albus Dumbledore. 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 »

What Our Favorite “Potter” Characters Could Have Become


The "Potter" stories are filled with doppelgängers—characters who seem very similar but are opposites. They could have had the same future, but their choices led them down separate paths. Here are a sample of the many doppelgängers in Rowling's magical story.... Read More »

Identification clarification


Dear Severus Snape, Hi, I'd just like to know, are you Snape from the books, or Snape from the movies? Are Harry's eyes blue or green? Sabrina Read More »

Five of Our Favorite Fandom Pairings: Severus Snape Edition

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Severus Snape would not approve of these popular pairings. Do you? Read More »

Making peace with James


Dear Severus Snape, First of all, I would like to point out how much of a role model you have been for me. I grew into a strong, independent Slytherin and you're the only person I can thank. So, I was wondering if you have been informed that you were supposed to be a godfather to Lily's unborn child? Rumors said that she finally talked James into making peace with you. Sincerely, Athena Slytherin Read More »

Fan of the Week: Juliana – September 6, 2015


Check out Fan of the Week Juliana, a Ravenclaw from Florida! See which prop she'd snag from the films if she could and what her favorite moments are from the series! Read More »

The 12 “Potter” Characters You Meet on Tinder

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Sure, they may have the ability to fly and get the housework done by magic, but when it comes to dating, the characters of "Harry Potter" have to wade through the same morass of horrible mistakes as the rest of us. Read More »

Fan of the Week: Ethan – August 23, 2015


Meet new Fan of the Week Ethan! He's a Gryffindor from New York with a great (and to many others, familiar) story of how he became a fan! Check out his profile and submit your own to be next! Read More »