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  • April 21, 2014
    HogwartsIsHere is a website offering free online classes in magic and potions and all that other fun stuff that make-believe witches and wizards want to learn. Me? I learned the Killing Curse from another kid on the back of the short bus so I'm good on magic. Though it is si... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    I meant to post this last week but I forgot because I had bigger things on my plate. Namely, a whole fried fish. I PICKED OUT ITS EYEBALLS AND ATE THEM. This is a video of a guy dressed as a Dementor from Harry Potter who comes up to his friend who has engaged a stranger in c... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2014
    This is a video of The Harp Twins (Camille and Kennerly Kitt) performing Hedwig's Theme on dual harps. Plus they do some magic and frolic through the woods a little bit. You know, they both kind of remind me of girls from Beauxbatons Academy of Magic. Remember the little bl... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2014
    In a recent interview, JK Rowling has admitted that she wrote Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger together for selfish reasons and that Ron probably wouldn't be able to make Hermione happy in the long run. Clearly she forgot they're characters in a book and by typing 'and they li... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    These are the Hogwarts houses high heels hand painted by Redditor Smartypants and worn by her sister-in-law akasha446 and the bridesmaids in her wedding. I'm not sure if the girls were actually sorted into the house of the shoes they wore, but I would have stabbed whoever got ... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2013
    This is the gingerbread Hogwarts built by Cherry Bay Cakery using a bunch of gingerbread, royal icing, and over 50-pounds of fondant. It took over 100 hours to complete, so it was definitely already stale by the time it was finished. But would that stop me from taking a bite?... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2013
    These are two recipes for Harry Potter butterbeer tasting coffee drinks available at Starbucks. Allegedly they're part of Starbucks' "secret menu", which isn't so much a secret menu as it is a bunch of shit the barrista will have no clue how to make when you try to order it. ... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2013
    This is a series by illustrator and graphic designer Jeca Martinez reimagining all the Harry Potter book covers as minimalistic animated GIFs. My favorite is the Prisoner of Azkaban. What's yours? Just kidding, I don't care. Yes I do. I just say things like that to protect... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2013
    This is The Ohio State University's marching band performing their 'Hollywood Blockbuster' themed halftime routine. It includes songs and visuals from Superman, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park and Pirates of the Caribbean. It does not include any scenes from th... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2013
    These are the radio controlled witch and wizard planes designed by R/C enthusiast Otto Dieffenback. You can buy a kit of either one for $150, but all the electronics you have to provide yourself. I'm going to make enough of them to form my own Quidditch team. How many is th... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2013
    It's your wedding day and you want to make it special, so what do you do? What anybody else who's too deep into Harry Potter would -- hire a falconer to have a trained barn owl fly your rings down the aisle tied to its feet. The only problem? HEDWIG AIN'T F***IN' HAVING IT. ... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2013
    Note: Larger, legible version of the chart HERE. But go HERE first to take a Myers-Briggs personality type assessment to find out whether you're a ISFP or ENFJ or whatever. Ever wonder which Harry Potter character most closely matches your own personality type? Of course yo... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2013
    This is a Harry Potter inspired engagement ring available from Etsy seller houseonhudson. It looks like a golden snitch and is made from silver with a 5mm golden topaz stone as the centerpiece. And since silver isn't gold or platinum and topazes aren't diamonds, it's only $16... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2013
    Black Milk Clothing has announced they're releasing a line of Harry Potter themed leggings, swimsuits, dresses and tops on Tuesday, September 10th, and has been posting sneak peek pics on their Facebook page. These are those sneak peeks. I want them all, and I'm not even a la... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2013
    This is a series of (allegedly) previously unpublished illustrations by Mary GrandPré, the artist responsible for all the American Harry Potter book covers and chapter illustrations. They're all great. Granted I've never read any of the books, but I have seen the movies. "Yo... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2013
    Note: The map above is interactive, not just a picture. Hocus pocus! Ever wanted to take a virtual tour of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley? Well you're in luck (unless you willed it with magic), because Google now has a street-view version of the Diagon Alley tour from the Warne... / Continue →
  • June 26, 2013
    This is a group of US soldiers in Afghanistan taking a break from soldiering to play a little pick-up game of Quidditch. Hey -- you better not break those brooms, my tax dollars paid for those things. Just kidding, I have no idea where my tax dollars went. Maybe I'll ask Unc... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2013
    Note: Alphabet does contain some spoilers if you've never read the books or seen the movies or ever left the cave you've lived in for the last 15 years. This is the alphabet of Harry Potter characters created by superfan Kayla Pyke. Not all of them though, only six. The whol... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2013
    Remember that video from PistolShrimps of Batman replacing characters in other famous movie scenes? Well this is part two. Unfortunately, like so many other sequels, it isn't as good as the first one. It's still worth a watch though, especially since it's Friday afternoon an... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2013
    This is a video of a kid flying around on a broomstick Harry Potter style in his parent's backyard. I'm not entirely sure how they achieved such motion picture magic, but I think it has something to do with that spell he's chanting the whole time. You hate me for posting this... / Continue →