To celebrate the podcast’s one-year anniversary, host Madison is sharing her story of how the “Harry Potter” series impacted her life and mental health.
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.
Having and expressing negative thoughts and opinions toward J.K. Rowling and stories that exist in the wizarding world in general does not cancel out your identity as a fan.
“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has been declining in gross revenue. Is this indicative of a larger shift in attitude among fans?
A picture is worth 1,000 words. So you can bet it is saying a whole heap of things when it comes to “Harry Potter” fan art.
Do you feel left out when “Harry Potter” fans reminisce about the “Harry Potter” book releases? These are suggestions for the fans who got their Hogwarts letters a little later.
Episode 29 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” continues the discussion of J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling, this time comparing the films and fans of Middle-earth and the Wizarding World.
Sometimes fandom can be so convincing, we actually forget what is and isn’t canon. But how does the popularity of fanon affect our perceptions of characters such as Dumbledore or Snape?
In “The Dark Fantastic”, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas examines the representation of black female characters in beloved works like “The Hunger Games” and “Harry Potter” from the perspective of both scholar and fan.