The U-Bend

Editorials about the Harry Potter books, movies, and theories from 2004 to 2008.

  • The U-Bend #46: Where Did All the Ron Rons Go? (April 23, 2008)- by Andrew Lee “You know. You still want me.” – Ron Weasley (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) Welcome to The U-Bend! Dim the lights, close the blinds and shut the door. Today you...
  • The U-Bend #45: Re-Introducing the Player (March 9, 2008)- Welcome to The U-Bend. Since we're going to be spending the next few months together, I think it's time to re-introduce myself to the loyal readership.
  • The U-Bend #44: The Long Goodbye and Hello (February 7, 2008)- by Andrew Lee “The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.” –Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Goodbye. That was one thing Robert and I never got to say to...
  • The U-Bend #43: The Original King (November 5, 2006)- by Andrew Lee and Robert Lanto “I don’t want [Harry Potter] to go over the Reichenbach Falls.” -Stephen King Who is Stephen King? Stephen King is America’s most prolific horror/thriller/suspense writer. Known mostly for his horror...
  • The U-Bend #42: Should There Be a Wizarding A-Bomb? (July 28, 2006)- by Andrew Lee and Robert Lanto “Fooled the Dark Lord, the greatest wizard, the most accomplished Legilimens the world has ever seen?” -Severus Snape (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) Evil Lord Voldemort has...
  • The U-Bend #41: Tech File: The PSP and You (and a PSPotter Interview) (May 16, 2006)- by Andrew Lee and Robert Lanto “That’ll change the world, that report will.” -Ron Weasley (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire)   Editor’s note: By the third paragraph, you may be thinking, “Why the...
  • The U-Bend #40: It’s Not Easy Being He Who Must Not Be Named (April 8, 2006)- It's the face, isn't it? Well, how do you think I feel when I catch the first glimpse of myself in the mirror each morning? It takes some getting used to.
  • The U-Bend #39: Messing With Muggles (March 17, 2006)- by Andrew Lee and Robert Lanto “So the challenge is now yours. What is the best wizarding trick you can think of to annoy Muggles?” –The U-Bend #24 — Do Not Collect $200   A...
  • The U-Bend #38: Quidditch Withdrawals (February 14, 2006)- by Andrew Lee and Robert Lanto “Long may the game continue to evolve and long may future generations of witches and wizards enjoy this most glorious of sports!” -Kennilworthy Whisp (Quidditch Through The Ages)...
  • The U-Bend #37: 2005 in Review (January 18, 2006)- by Andrew Lee and Robert Lanto “Important stories the public needs to know, eh? I could manure my garden with the contents of that rag.” -Rita Skeeter (Harry Potter and the Order of the...
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