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“Harry Potter” after “Deathly Hallows”

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Harry didn’t stop existing when he defeated Voldemort. To us, he’s a 33 year old wizard who’s still fighting crime. Rowling found a way to keep him alive by writing an epilogue in "Deathly Hallows" and continuing publishing material in Pottermore. There are reasons to love and dislike this way of keeping our hero alive, what do you think about it? Read More »

Which Director Did It Best?

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Every hardcore Harry Potter fan is very opinionated about the movie adaptation of their favorite series, whether it be good or bad. Many of those fans also have their favorite director of the Potter films, which has caused many conflicts in the fandom. So which director is really the best? You can decide for yourself, but I decided to weigh the general consensus of positives and negatives that came which each director. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: The Drab Dursleys

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In part 2 of our Pottermore Moments Revisited series, we finally meet Harry, who's drab life with the Dursleys is about to change... Read More »

11 Problems Only Sidekicks Will Understand

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Pottermore Moments Revisited: A New Look at Pottermore

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The Idea Recently, I spent some time in London. One of my favorite things was having the opportunity to go to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter. Before my friends and I went, however, I, as the resident Potter-fanatic, insisted that everyone be Sorted through the official Pottermore Sorting. For the first time in a long time, I actually visited Pottermore. I, like a lot of die-hard Potter fans, have become ... Read More »

Book Review: Harry Potter à l’Ecole des Sorciers by J.K. Rowling

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I’ve had a French copy of the first four Harry Potter books sitting on my shelf for about seven years now and roughly three years ago, I completed the set by adding Books 5 through 7 to the collection. And ever since, slowly collecting dust on the shelf, there they sat. I’ve been studying French since my freshmen year of high school and continued studying it all throughout college and even later when I took ... Read More »

The Boy Who Lived

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Philosopher's Stone celebrates its 17th anniversary! Read More »

Formulating Love in Harry Potter

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Psychologist Robert Sternberg is famous for formulating a “theory of love” known as the Triangular Theory of Love. It states that ”the three components of love are an intimacy component, a passion component, and a decision/commitment component.” Essentially, in this formula there are three factors in a successful romantic relationship, each equally important: Intimacy: “Which encompasses feelings of attachment, closeness, connectedness, and bondedness.” Passion: “Which encompasses drives connected to both limerence and sexual attraction.” Commitment: “Which ... Read More »

10 Things That Mean a Friendship Is Real

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The trio of Harry, Ron, and Hermione are arguably some of the most famous friends in today's society. This is a list of things that mean a friendship is real, inspired by our favorite fictional friends and their relationships. Read More »

“Harry Potter”: A Race to the Finish?

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Imagine if someone told you that in the time it takes the average person to go grocery shopping, you could completely re-read and finish "Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets"? Say hello to Spritz, the app that’s aiming to make that possible. Read More »