In honor of MuggleNet’s 20th anniversary, vote to help us figure out whom Potterheads think is the top bad guy in the “Harry Potter” series. Some characters that made this list may surprise you!
I’m sorry, but good or bad, the man is still a jerk.
She might be a pink-wearing, tea-drinking, cat-loving witch, but “Harry Potter” fans know the disturbing truth about Professor Dolores Jane Umbridge. That she is truly evil. So evil in fact that Imelda Staunton herself, who portrayed Professor Umbridge – arguably the most hated character in the “Potter” series – displays nothing but the utmost contempt for her.
Newt Scamander was expelled from Hogwarts?! This week, our hosts are teeming with excitement following the world premiere of the second “Fantastic Beasts” trailer during this year’s MTV Movie Awards and have LOTS of things to say about it! Andrew, Eric, Micah, and special guest Jeanna dissect the new trailer, read some listener theories, discuss the upcoming release of the illustrated edition of “Chamber of Secrets”, and bring back a fan-favorite classic segment of “MuggleCast”!
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s essay “Monster Theory: Reading Culture” presents several theories that are useful when examining a monstrous figure from text, film, or history. One of these theories is particularly applicable to the character of Lord Voldemort.
J.K. Rowling started quite the conversation on Twitter: Is Snape good, evil, or… what?