Posts filed under “harrypotter”

Recent “Reading” – Harry Potter

Earlier this year, with Deathly Hallows on the horizon and me not having read any Harry Potter books yet, I resolved to finish them all and see what I was missing in the world of contemporary British children’s fantasy literature. I didn’t have the time to crack open a bunch of hardcovers, however, so I […]

Harry Potter and the Scholastic Infringement Notice

Two days ago I wrote a “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” parody in which I jokingly claimed to have an advance copy of the book, and proceeded to “spoil” the story by revealing an outlandish and badly written Scooby-Doo-like ending in which Voldemort is unmasked as Professor Flitwick, whose attempt to steal Harry Potter’s […]

Harry Potter Spoilers – Deathly Hallows

So there’s been some buzz over Harry Potter spoilers getting leaked via photos of open books being posted online. At least two of these sets of photos show books with contradicting plots, and I’ve read bits of a “spoiler” PDF which was obviously an awkward R-rated fanfic. Perhaps Bloomsbury picked up some cues from LOST […]

Harry Potter Spoilers

Update, 2007: You may also be interested in my OMG EXCLUSIVE DEATHLY HALLOWS SPOILERS!!! JINKIES!!! Stop reading if you haven’t finished Half-Blood Prince! STOP! So now that Harry knows that Tom Riddle is (was?) James Potter, how will Harry deal with the fact that Voldemort is his father? (That is, after that agonized yell when […]

Christianity and Harry Potter

Via Ganns, a Breakpoint interview with Connie Neal, author of What’s a Christian to Do with Harry Potter? There’s an interesting reference to the Old Testament story of Daniel: “I recently pointed my children to the prophet Daniel in the Old Testament. He was taken away from his family when he was an adolescent and […]