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13 Brazen Harry Potter Knock-Offs From Around the World

If J.K. Rowling’s seven Harry Potter books left you hungry for more Hogwarts, you’re not alone. Fortunately, a whole bunch of totally unauthorized Potter novels have been published in other countries – often selling better than the real thing. To give you a taste of the kind of quality reads available to Potter fiends, here [...]

11 Harry Potter Facts From Our Amazing Fact Generator

In the Harry Potter universe, the famous boy wizard was born on July 31, 1980, which would make him a man wizard in his early thirties. (J.K. Rowling’s birthday is also today.) To celebrate his 32nd birthday and her 47th, here are some Potter-related facts from our Amazing Fact Generator. Getty Images 1. Michael Jackson wanted to [...]

11 Harry Potter Facts From the Amazing Fact Generator

In the Harry Potter universe, the famous boy wizard was born on July 31, 1980, which would make him a man wizard in his early thirties today. To celebrate his 32nd birthday, here are some Potter-related facts from our Amazing Fact Generator. Getty Images 1. Michael Jackson wanted to do a musical version of Harry Potter and [...]

Harry Potter Diorama by Lori Nix

Diorama artist Lori Nix created this fantastic artwork for Wired about Harry Potter’s last movie. She detailed the process in her blog My 8×10 Life: After we got the green light we headed off to Barnes and Noble in search of hardback Harry Potter books. We then took a ruler and eyed how large the [...]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as a Comic

I’ve mentioned Lucy Knisley’s awesome comic book-style interpretation of the Harry Potter books before, but now she’s back with the latest installment of the series: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. My favorite Knisley-ism from this one? “Pensieve it up!” p.s., Lucy also did a drawing of Kurt from Glee in his Warblers blazer, which made [...]