Seriously, Why Isn't Hogwarts Using All That Magic To Explore Space?

We've all asked it at some point or another: if the wizards of the Harry Potter universe can conjure up such amazing miracles, why don't they use it to solve the energy crisis or explore the wonders of the universe? Boulet's latest webcomic dreams up all magical possibilities for the wizarding world. » 11/05/14 5:30pm 11/05/14 5:30pm

Mudbloods Proves Quidditch Is the Only Game Where USC Roots for UCLA

The rivalry between the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California is a deep one, and any one of those schools cheering for the other is an incredibly rare sight. And yet, that's exactly what happens in this exclusive clip from the Quidditch documentary Mudbloods. » 10/14/14 9:00pm 10/14/14 9:00pm

How Harry Potter's New Artist Deals With the Fan Backlash

Harry Potter's British publisher decided to re-issue the books with new covers, choosing Jonny Duddle from four finalists. As each of his new covers are revealed, Duddle gets a deluge of comments on Twitter, some supportive and others complaining. But he waves off the biggest complaint with some logic. » 9/09/14 11:00pm 9/09/14 11:00pm

Catch Up On Batman v Superman, The Ring 3, Resident Evil 6 And Avatar 2

The Star Wars Expanded Universe may not be as dead as some people believed. The Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts gets a veteran Potter director. A major Marvel villain comes to Agents of SHIELD, and Syfy's The Expanse gets two more stars. Plus a startling Doctor Who hint. Spoilers right now! » 8/22/14 6:00am 8/22/14 6:00am

D‚Äčid Harry Potter Influence The Political Views of Millennials?

Kids who grew up reading the Harry Potter books are voting in U.S. elections. And now a new study says the adventures of the young wizard might have cast an enduring spell on its fans, subtly shaping their values and political views. The Millennial Generation is actually the Muggle Generation. » 8/19/14 9:10am 8/19/14 9:10am

Lev Grossman Goes Where Other Coming-Of-Age Books Fear To Go: Adulthood

The world is full of magical coming-of-age books... and they generally don't show much of what happens after the age has come. We only glimpse thirtysomething Harry Potter. But in The Magicians Land, Lev Grossman uses his meta-fantasy world to create a thoughtful portrait of what it's like to be a functioning adult. » 8/13/14 7:30am 8/13/14 7:30am