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J.K. Rowling Adds More Fuel to the Dumbledore/Grindelwald Fire 

The upcoming Blu-ray release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald features some choice quotes from writer J.K. Rowling and director David Yates regarding the are-they/aren’t-they relationship between Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald. Read More >>

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How Fantastic Beasts Failed at Representation, and What J.K. Rowling Can Do About It

I come not to bury J.K. Rowling, but to praise her. Harry Potter was an honest to god phenomenon, impacting my generation in roughly the same way Star Wars did for the one before us. The world she created fascinated us and the fandom was deeply invested in the story. But in her rush to expand the Wizarding World beyond Wizarding Britain, Rowling has run into the limits of her experience and knowledge. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Read More >>

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There Are Now Lego Nifflers All Over The Country

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is out now, and to celebrate, the excellent humans at Lego have built some massive brick Nifflers. Read More >>

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Fantastic Beasts 2 Will Make it ‘Clear’ That Dumbledore is Gay, According to the Director

Months ago, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald director David Yates courted controversy among some Harry Potter fans by saying that the movie – despite featuring a young Dumbledore grappling with confronting his now-villainous love interest – would not address author J.K. Rowling’s post-book reveal that Dumbledore is gay. Now he’s walking that back, ever so slightly. Read More >>

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Accio iBooks: Harry Potter’s Apple Editions Have Animations and Annotations by Rowling

Being a Muggle is boring. That’s why we reread Goblet of Fire for the seventeenth time in hand-knit Slytherin scarves – to flee banal adulthood. Well, the Harry Potter books are cranking up the magic even more, with special editions for Apple devices, beautifully animated and full of little notes from JK Rowling herself. Read More >>

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JK Rowling’s New Book Is a Total Disaster on the Kindle

JK Rowling's new book The Casual Vacancy—her first for adults—is a pretty big deal in the publishing world. So is the Kindle. And that is why it is so very funny and great that the Kindle version of the ebook seems to be a woefully misshapen train wreck. Read More >>