Tag Archives: harry potter

Not as Crazy as You’d Think

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We all know Professor Trelawney by her crazy predictions, mind-numbing lectures, and outrageous frizzy hair. But is she as loony as we think? I decided to make a chart weighing whether her predictions throughout the Harry Potter series are generally correct or incorrect (not counting her two prophecies). Read More »

Harry’s Hair

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Known in the books for having "jet black", permanently untidy hair, Harry Potter's ever-changing hairdo throughout the films has caused both frustration and satisfaction from the fans. In this editorial, I examine each of Harry's many hairstyles and gauge how close they are to the books' description. I also included some reaction GIFs on what I've noticed has been the general opinion on each look in the Harry Potter fandom. Read More »

Whom Would You Have Saved Who Died?

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If any of you are on Goodreads and subscribed to the Harry Potter Group, you may  have seen and even answered this question. To some it may seem senseless–whoever is dead is dead, and there is no point in trying to change the facts. But I believe fandom is about asking questions of the stories we love, not just reading and accepting. Fandom is about digging deep, tearing stories apart to find their core, and ... Read More »

Crucial Moments Absent from the Half-Blood Prince Film

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As any Harry Potter fan can attest, the biggest anxiety you face is trying to figure out what parts of the book are going to be cut from the movies. Generally, you understand that certain things need to be changed for the screen, but you can almost always assume that the most important moments will be included, partly, or hopefully, in their entirety. This is why Half-Blood Prince was such a huge disappointment for me. ... Read More »

Arthur Weasley: The Importance of Passion

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“But you’re Muggles! We must have a drink! What’s that you’ve got there? Oh, you’re changing Muggle money. Molly, look!” – Arthur Weasley What many of us lack is passion. Passion for something outside of ourselves, passion with purpose. Arthur Weasley is a prime example of the importance of passion. He was passionate about Muggles – not just their artifacts. His daily labor in the Misuse of Muggle Artifacts Department was primarily focused on protecting Muggles from ... Read More »