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tags: Harry Potter, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, books, film, movies, streaming video Image: Garrett Hubbard. In what is probably the cleverest scheme to capture any remaining pocket change that Bernard Madoff has not swindled out of the average American, the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry is slated to open a Harry Potter…

tags: Harry Potter news, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, film trailer, movies, streaming video If you’re like me, you have practically gnawed off all your fingers in anticipation of the often-delayed next installment in the Harry Potter film series; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which will FINALLY be released on 15 July. Here’s…

tags: Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter, David Holmes, stuntman, movie news David Homes (left), the stuntman for Daniel Radcliffe (right), who plays Harry Potter. Image: The Daily Mail. My fellow Harry Potter fans will be most saddened to hear that a serious accident occurred yesterday afternoon on the film set of the latest Harry Potter film…

tags: Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, film trailer, streaming video This is the third official trailer from the upcoming Harry Potter film; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince — just in time for the big film-going season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day (too bad the film is not being released now,…

tags: Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, film trailer, streaming video This is an official trailer from the upcoming Harry Potter film; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince — just in time for the big film-going season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day (too bad the film is not being released now, as…

tags: London England, Harry Potter film sites London, Harry Potter, photography, photoessay This is the snake cage at the London Zoo that was in a scene from the first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. In the film, this cage held a Burmese boa constrictor. In real life, this cage holds a…

tags: London England, Harry Potter film sites London, Harry Potter, photography, photoessay Platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross in London, England. This is not the original platform used in the film, which is between platforms 4 and 5 at Kings Cross, but it is a cute little tourist memorial to the film. Image: GrrlScientist 4…

tags: Harry Potter Lexicon, copyright infringement, JK Rowling, Steve Vander Ark A little while ago today, I heard a special news announcement on the radio that JK Rowling won her lawsuit regarding infringement to her copyright by the Harry Potter Lexicon and awarded $6,750 in statutory damages to Rowling and Warner Brothers.

tags: London England, Harry Potter film sites London, Harry Potter, photography, photoessay Classic telephone box in London. These are an endangered species. Telephone boxes appear throughout the Harry Potter films, particularly as an entrance into the Ministry of Magic in the fifth Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. When the…

London: Some Sights I Wish to See

Diagon Alley, London. Image: Warner Bros. 2001. Now that I am recovering from food poisoning, I have been making up for lost time by working extra long hours on my upcoming London trip — thus, my blog has been rather .. quiet .. today. I have been planning my travel based on which sights I…