5 hrs ago
Book-to-Miniseries Adaptations Are Having a Moment
J. K. Rowling's 2012 novel The Casual Vacancy is coming to HBO, and Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is likely headed to TV as well HBO is teaming up with J. K. Rowling for the previously announced adaptation of her first non- Harry Potter book, The Casual Vacancy .
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9 hrs ago
Rowling's Casual Vacancy set for BBC mini-series
JK Rowling's first adult novel, The Casual Vacancy, is to be screened by the BBC in a three-hour mini-series.
12 hrs ago
a Harry Pottera religion class seeks to enlighten students on a God, sin, and theodicya
A private liberal arts college in Kentucky has started offering a religion course based on the "Theology of Harry Potter," which seeks to help students "develop an understanding of theological concepts such as God, sin, and theodicy."
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Amazon Chooses '100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Mystery & Thriller'
Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn ; The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown ; L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy and The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammet are among Amazon's list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime - the Mystery & Thriller Edition.
HBO To Co-Produce BBC Miniseries Based On J.K. Rowling Book 'The Casual Vacancy'
HBO has come on board as co-producer of BBC's miniseries adaptation of novel The Casual Vacancy , from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling .
J.K. Rowling's the Casual Vacancy Heading to TV Mini-Series
The Hollywood Reporter reports that J.K. Rowling's novel THE CASUAL VACANCY will be adapted into a three-hour miniseries.
Penyffordd student to play Quidditch for Britain
Sam Davies will brandish a broomstick during a world-wide Quidditch competition a sport inspired by J.K Rowling's wizard invention.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair
Mead, the ancient alcoholic beverage spun from honey, is shedding its medieval reputation and claiming a coveted spot in Northern California's artisanal drinks culture.
Meet the Lyft Driver Who Makes Customers Cry Tears of Joy When She Pulls Up
Amanda Schrader delights Lyft riders with her "Harry Potter" car, which include a Honeydukes candy shop, wizard wands and more magic.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
J.K. Rowling Adds New Content to Pottermore Site
Pottermore.com, the digital platform dedicated to Harry Potter, has a new series of 'live' reports from the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.
Theater review: 'The Cripple of Inishmaan'
Schedule: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
A very novel novel: Dumbo-published thriller penned by anonymous author collective
"Altai," published by Dumbo's Verso Books, is written not by a single author but by an anonymous collective using a method they compare to jazz improvisation.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Mayapple: Native plant sometimes mistaken for ancient mandrake
The mayapple plant is sometimes referred to as "American mandrake". While it is true that mayapples appear similar to mandrake plants found in the Mediterranean region and mentioned in the Book of Genesis in the Bible, Shakespeare's plays, and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets , the two plants are entirely different species and ... (more)
Finding success in failure
In a world where we covet success, where winning is our goal and the pursuit of excellence seems paramount, can the dreaded concept of failure actually help us reach these dizzying heights, asks Bess Manson.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Star Online
Harry Potter fans open 'Hogwarts' school online, enrolling students now
'Hogwarts is Here' is a new website created by Harry Potter fans that offers online courses to aspiring wizards and witches.
The Orlando Sentinel
Universal Studios Japan: Wizarding World of Harry Potter to open July 15
Caroline Kennedy from left, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Universal Studios Japan president Glenn and actress Evanna Lynch wave wands during the grand-opening for the Osaka park's Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Calling All 'Harry Potter' Fans: Now You Can Enroll in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
The Harry Potter franchise continues to expand, including news of a prequel spin-off trilogy that J.K. Rowling is adapting for the big screen as we speak.
The Washington Post
Inside a oeHogwarts Is Here,a the Harry Potter MOOC that lets you study wizardry
Hogwarts was, until very recently, the 100-percent fictional boarding school in J.K. Rowling's popular "Harry Potter" books.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
International Business Times
A Look Back at the Seven Most Controversial Films with Biblical Reference
Eye-catching cinematography, interesting characters and exciting plot but with questionable content; here are just the few elements that mostly define the movies that draw attention from a large crowd.
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You Can Finally Get Your Hogwarts Letter
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