On March 20, 2020, J.K. Rowling changed her Twitter header to an image taken from “The Faerie Queene”, an epic poem containing the phrase “troubled blood,” the title of the forthcoming “Comoran Strike” novel. What relevance, beyond inspiring its title, will “The Faerie Queene” have on “Troubled Blood”?
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For this author, the “Harry Potter” fandom was once a strong, caring community. Recently, though, they have been disillusioned by the divisiveness and toxicity that they’ve experienced within the fandom.
In 2017, I published a critical editorial on the allegations against Johnny Depp, forming an opinion based on my limited knowledge of those allegations. This editorial is not about those allegations but about what “Harry Potter” can teach us about mob mentality, cancel culture, and jumping to conclusions.
Was Crookshanks originally the Potter family’s cat? MuggleNet discusses this popular fan theory.
Voldemort underestimated the power of house-elves to his own detriment. This is the second article in a three-part series exploring social dynamics in the wizarding world and examines how house-elves are more intelligent and powerful than wizards perceive them to be.