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Save All Your Galleons, Because This 'Harry Potter’ Advent Calendar Is Dropping Soon

ByLara Walsh
If the owl bearing your Hogwarts acceptance letter got lost en route to your home and you're still pretty salty about the whole thing, you're going to be so excited about the latest and most festive development from the Potter Universe. 'Tis the…

You Need To See This High School's 'Harry Potter' Pep Rally, Because I Am Shook

ByAmanda Fama
I used to love going to pep rallies when I was a teenager. They gave me an excuse to take a break from class, see my friends, and scream really loudly in the name of school spirit. However, I've never been to a celebration like this Harry Potter pep…

The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter's Newest Roller Coaster Takes You To The Forbidden Forest

ByLizzy Rosenberg
As a serial "wanderluster," there are several destinations on my travel bucket list. For the last eight years, however, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida, has pretty much dominated the top. I want nothing more than to throw…

J.K. Rowling Explained The Difference Between A Maledictus & An Animagus, So Listen Up

ByAni Bundel
Each trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has unfolded a new piece of lore for the Wizarding World. The first trailer, when it arrived back in March revealed hints of the French Wizarding World. It also suggested assumptions about…

J.K. Rowling Has A Message To 'Harry Potter' Fans About Nagini's Origin Story

ByDylan Kickham
The final Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer just dropped, and it contained a truly shocking revelation about a certain Harry Potter character. Yes, Voldemort's trusted snake Nagini was actually once a witch, and fans will get to…

Your Christmas Just Got So Much More Magical Thanks To This Harry Potter-Themed Dinner

ByLizzy Rosenberg
Before I finished watching The Prisoner Of Azkaban, going to Hogwarts looked like a ton of fun. If I could enroll, I'd join the Quidditch team in a heartbeat, party it up at the Three Broomsticks almost every night, and, most importantly, I would…

This Video Of Daniel Radcliffe Reacting To 'Harry Potter' Memes Is Beyond Magical

ByTara Martinez
Daniel Radcliffe doesn’t seem like the social media type. And if his recent appearance on The Tonight Show is any indication, then he’s definitely not someone who peruses Twitter or Instagram very often. While chatting with Jimmy Fallon about his…

These 'Harry Potter'-Themed Marshmallows Will Put You In Your Fave Hogwarts House

ByAmanda Fama
Ever since I was a kid, I always thought I'd be fit for the Gryffindor house at Hogwarts. Maybe I wanted to hang with Harry and his friends, or maybe I just liked the color scheme (¯\_(ツ)_/¯). Regardless, I had a feeling that Gryffindor was the…

These Items From Pottery Barn's Harry Potter Line Will Magically Spruce Up Your Room

ByLizzy Rosenberg
Even though I haven't been a student for quite a while now, I will never forget how challenging it was to transition into a new semester at school. Swapping free summer evenings for nights in the library was beyond daunting, and moving in can be…

Here's How Prince William Got That Harry Potter Scar On His Forehead

ByKelli Boyle
Prince William is as British as it gets. While I've never really paid any attention to the Duke of Cambridge's forehead, it turns out the future king of England has a huge scar that he refers to as his "Harry Potter scar." A 2009 interview reveals…

A Favorite 'GOT' Character Will Narrate The 'Harry Potter: A History Of Magic' Audiobook

ByKristen Perrone
Besides arguably sharing the title of the most popular fantasy series in the 21st century, the Harry Potter and Game of Thrones franchises have a lot more in common than what first meets the eye. Several actors from Harry Potter movies have played…

The First 'Harry Potter' Movie Is Coming Back To The Big Screen For Its 20th Anniversary

ByAni Bundel
Most Potter fans know the first novel, Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, was released in June of 1997, making 2017 the 20th anniversary. But it's not wholly accurate. This was the release date in the U.K. In the U.S., the book was renamed,…

Snapchat Released A Quidditch 3D Bitmoji Lens For Harry Potter’s Birthday & It's Magical

ByRachel Murphy
Snapchat is all about augmented reality as of late, and they are back with a brand new Bitmoji lens to commemorate the birth of your favorite half-blooded wizard. Forget the cake and candles, because Snapchat's Harry Potter Quidditch Bitmoji lens is…

The 'Harry Potter' Character You Should Magically Date, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

ByHannah Schneider
If you grew up around Harry Potter, it's likely you've wondered which Harry Potter character is your soulmate. Well, wonder no longer — in celebration of Leo Harry Potter's birthday today, July 31, here's a comprehensive list of who your Harry…

Jelly Belly's New Harry Potter Candy Is Pure Magic

ByLara Walsh
I can't believe that it's been 20 years since the world first got lost in the pages of Harry Potter's magical wizarding world. While the milestone is making me feel all kinds of ancient, Jelly Belly is helping me get into celebration mode with a…

You're Gonna Lovegood This 'Harry Potter' Star's New Cruelty-Free Beauty Supply Box

ByAlison Turka
Hermione, aka Emma Watson, is definitely the most well-known female character from the Harry Potter franchise, but one of her co-stars is making a new name for herself. A budding entrepreneur, Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch's beauty box is a new…

Butterbeer Ice Cream Now Exists, So Muggles Can Celebrate

ByLara Walsh
While I'm waiting for my invite letter to Hogwarts to arrive, I can still raise a glass, or rather a cone, like the wizarding community in the meantime. That's right, Butterbeer Ice Cream now exists at the Wizarding World Of Harry Potter at…

New 'Harry Potter' 20th Anniversary Book Editions Are Here & I Need Them All

ByAni Bundel
Harry Potter's 20th anniversary is going to go on for the next ten years. The original Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone came out in the UK in 1997. The final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, came out in 2007. In between, the other…

Pete Davidson Roasting Ariana Grande Over Her Extreme 'Harry Potter' Knowledge Is Funny AF

ByTara Martinez
By now the world knows that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are dating and have been for about a month now. While there isn’t much that's known about the relationship as a whole, the world is getting tiny glimpses into their life together via social…

These 'Harry Potter' Tattoo Ideas Would Make Hogwarts So Proud

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Hogwarts will always be home — period. For every die-hard fan who cracked open the books and watched every movie religiously, the love for the wizardry world is all too real. And how else do you pledge your loyalty to such an iconic series? By…

This Bar Serves 'Harry Potter'-Themed Cocktails & They Look Magical

ByLizzy Rosenberg
Like many of you, I never received my Hogwarts letter in the mail. I never received an owl, went shopping for my first wand, or found out that I had a long-lost uncle trapped in a prison far, far away. Nope. Sadly, I grew up in Connecticut, went to…

This New 'Harry Potter' Theory About The Battle Of Hogwarts Will Make Muggles Gasp

ByAni Bundel
Pottermania has returned, starting with the 2016 debut of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, as well as Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. But that was only the beginning, as last year began a series of 20th-anniversary milestones for the…

New 'Harry Potter' 20th Anniversary Covers Are The Most Enchanting Ones Yet

ByKristen Perrone
The original U.S. covers of the Harry Potter books are iconic for any American fan, but readers will soon see a special makeover of that classic cover art for a great reason. Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the first book's U.S. release,…

'Harry Potter & The Cursed Child' Ratings Are Through The Roof & There's No Magic Involved

ByAni Bundel
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hasn't even opened yet on Broadway, and already the show is setting records. Previews began on March 16, 2018, after the Lyric Theater held a "One Day Only" ticket sale blitz on March 10, where they sold 1,200…

The 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' Game Will Feature These Actors & I Have The Chills

ByKristen Perrone
I grew up on the Harry Potter PC games that had glitchy animation and voice actors who laughably tried to recreate the film actors' performances. Of course, I couldn't complain about these little imperfections – I got to live out an alternate…

Here Are Your Chances Of Having A Magical Kid, According To A 'Harry Potter' Biologist

ByAni Bundel
It's a sad truth every Potter fan has to accept when the 11th birthday comes and no owls arrive to visit with the invitation to Hogwarts. Magic just isn't in their blood. But has anyone ever stopped to wonder why they weren't born magical? What is…

'Harry Potter' Fans Think The 'Crimes Of Grindelwald' Trailer Has A Glaring Plot Hole

ByDylan Kickham
The new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer is super exciting to most Harry Potter fans, but some diehard fans of the magical franchise are pretty upset about one small moment in the new clip. Obviously, Harry Potter has built such a…

A New 'Harry Potter' Game Is Coming To Your Phone, So Start Practicing Spells

ByKristen Perrone
Who else has amazing childhood memories of the Harry Potter PC games? Back in the days of dial-up internet and no social media, we entertained ourselves with endless hours of directing Harry through Hogwarts and setting spells on terrifying…

This 'Harry Potter' Bar Is A Magical Bachelorette Party Idea For The Muggle Bride

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Your wand-waving, butter-beer-drinking, and lover of all things Hogwarts is getting married. And if she could have sent an owl to send you the news that you were one of her bridesmaids, she definitely would have. You and the fellow chosen muggles…

The 'Fantastic Beast' Director Revealed New Details On Dumbledore's Sexuality

ByAni Bundel
"I always thought Dumbledore was gay." Those words, spoken by J.K. Rowling in October of 2007, were the first of a long line of character reveals about Rowling would give out over the next decade. But while some fans were over the moon to learn…

A Harry Potter River Cruise Exists & I Want To Spend The Rest Of My Life On It

ByLizzy Rosenberg
Some families choose to spend their holidays meeting Mickey aboard a Disney cruise, while others decide to conquer space missions on a Star Trek cruise (trust me, it exists and it's not a joke). But if you're a tried and true Harry Potter fan, and…

7 Magical Treats You Need To Try At The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

ByRachel Chapman
If you're a bit blue that you never received your acceptance letter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, you can still experience the magic. Pack your bags and get your wand ready, because The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal…

'Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets' Books Are Getting A Full Hogwarts Makeover

ByAni Bundel
The Harry Potter resurgence began in 2016, but with seven novels and eight movies, the landmark anniversaries will carry over for the next few years. Last year was the 20th anniversary of the publication of the very first Potter book, Harry Potter…

'Star Wars' Has Officially Beaten 'Harry Potter' In Box Office Cash, Sorry Wizards

ByAni Bundel
In the world of fandom, science fiction and fantasy are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: Star Wars and a galaxy far, far away and the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Fans love their stories. But even though many want to…

New 'Harry Potter' Exhibit Is Finally Coming To The U.S. & It Sounds Magical

ByAni Bundel
Nineteen years later may have fallen on Sept. 1, 2017, but it was 2016 that was the big year for the wizarding world as the double whammy comeback of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them hit theaters while Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hit…

Here's Where To Stream 'Harry Potter' Now That The Freeform Marathons Are Over

ByDylan Kickham
For years now, Freeform (née ABC Family) has been a comforting refuge for Harry Potter fans everywhere. You would be hard-pressed to find a weekend when the network wasn't airing a full Harry Potter marathon. Labor Day weekend? Harry Potter…

6 Reasons Why 'Harry Potter' Movies Are The Best To Watch On Winter Break

ByAlani Vargas
There are many popular movies that stole our hearts in childhood, but only a few are as beloved as Harry Potter. The boy who lived and his adventures have been around for almost two full decades, which is basically your whole life if you're in your…

A 'Harry Potter' Athleisure Line Is Here & You Need To Accio These Leggings ASAP

ByGeorgina Berbari
OK, real talk: I'm officially ready to confess that I have been the proud owner of a life-sized Daniel Radcliffe cutout for many years. Should I be embarrassed about sharing this information on a public platform? Maybe, but I'm honestly proud AF of…

5 DIY 'Harry Potter' Gifts For The Muggles In Your Life

ByAni Bundel
We've reached December, and that means the frenzy to get gifts picked out and shipped in time for the holidays is shrinking hour by hour. For those who are craft-minded, rather than shopping, have you considered how much less it would cost just to…

'Harry Potter' Weekends On Freeform Are Officially Over, As If 2017 Couldn't Get Worse

ByAlana Altmann
Sing it with me now. It's the mooost wonderful tiiime of the yearrrr. Wait — what? Harry Potter won't be on Freeform anymore? It was totally my thing to curl up and watch those marathons. It was your thing, too? No! No. According to Collider's…

These Unreleased 'Harry Potter' Book Covers Will Give You All The Magical Feels

ByAni Bundel
The Harry Potter books are not only an escape from our world to one full of magic and adventure, but also a collector's edition, and a joy to display. From editions that come inside a magical suitcase to the latest illustrated editions, Harry Potter…

7 Harry Potter Gift Ideas For That Special Witch Or Wizard In Your Life

ByAni Bundel
There are many movies in the world that are meant for the holiday time period. A Christmas Story, for example, or A Christmas Carol. In our modern era, the pantheon has been joined by the Harry Potter movies. Wait, what? Yes! There are so many…

New 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Photo Has 'Potter' Fans Ready For Young Dumbledore

ByAni Bundel
Like Disney, who own Marvel's MCU and Star Wars, Warner Brothers also has two major name "franchise universes." The first is the DC Extended Universe, who's latest offering, Justice League, is currently getting clobbered by critics. The other is the…

'Harry Potter' Is Coming To HBO So You Can Finally Binge Watch At Your Own Will

ByCollette Reitz
Having trouble coming up with a holiday wish list this year? Well, if you're willing to wait for your present until Jan. 1, 2018, then I have a great suggestion for you. Also, if you're a Potterhead, I can almost guarantee that you will love it. Get…

This $15 Harry Potter Sock Advent Calendar Is So Magical, You’ll Want To Accio It RN

ByKim Carpluk
If you want to stay warm and toasty this winter, but unfortunately haven't received your annual Weasley sweater, then run to your nearest Target and nab this magical Harry Potter Sock Advent Calendar. For a mere $15, you'll score 12 pairs of festive…

This 'Stranger Things' Connection To 'Harry Potter' Is Giving Potterheads Some Flashbacks

ByAni Bundel
Long before this season of Stranger Things began, back before Season 2 even started filming, the Duffer brothers were comparing their series to Harry Potter. No, they're not able to do magic. No, there's no Dumbledore or Wizarding school. But the…

You'll Love Harry Potter Even More After Learning The Hogwarts Express Train Rescued A Stranded Family

ByCollette Reitz
It's no surprise that Harry Potter books and movies are beloved by many. You'll hear Potterheads talking about whether they're more Gryffindor or Hufflepuff and what they would do if the Sorting Hat put them into Slytherin. It's such a magical…

These 'Harry Potter' Butterbeer Milkshakes Oozing With Sweets Will Put A Spell On You

ByCollette Reitz
Pretty much any time of year is a good time to talk about Harry Potter, but there's no denying that Halloween is the perfect complement to the wizardly world. This year, you can get your Harry Potter fix in more ways than just pretending that the…

This 'Harry Potter' Jewelry Line Will Help You Accessorize In A Magical Way

ByBrenda Santana
Are you a Potter Head? Do sneak Harry Potter talk into every conversation? Are you always trying to figure out which Hogwarts house you and your friends belong in? If you answered "yes" to any of the questions above, you are going to love the new…

Golden Snitch Butterbeer Donuts Are Officially A Thing: 10 Points To Hufflepuff

ByAni Bundel
Autumn is a time for sports. During October, baseball has the World Series, the NFL is on every Sunday, meanwhile the NBA starts their season, as does the NHL. But for some, the best sport of October is Quidditch. For both wizards and witches at…