We Just Learned All About the Plot and Characters Of the Harry Potter-Prequel Fantastic Beasts

It’s been a big week for fans of the Harry Potter franchise. We got our first look at the logo for the prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, followed by a ton of images and even the American word for “muggle.” Now there’s even more, as we’ve learned about the plot and characters in the 2016 film. »11/05/15 4:45pm11/05/15 4:45pm

Here's What Americans Call "Muggles" in the World of Harry Potter

Big happenings in the wizarding world of H.P.! Courtesy of that Entertainment Weekly that presented the first picture of Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, we have now learned that American witches and wizards have a whole new term for those who can’t practice magic. »11/04/15 7:30pm11/04/15 7:30pm

Accio iBooks: Harry Potter's Apple Editions Have Animations and Annotations By Rowling

Being a Muggle is boring. That’s why we reread Goblet of Fire for the seventeenth time in hand-knit Slytherin scarves–to flee banal adulthood. Well, the Harry Potter books are cranking up the magic even more, with special editions for Apple devices, beautifully animated and full of little notes from JK Rowling herself. »10/08/15 2:55pm10/08/15 2:55pm

JK Rowling Confirms 'Of Course' There Were LGBT Students At Hogwarts

In a tweet response that really should surprise no one, Harry Potter author JK Rowling has officially confirmed that yes, there were indeed lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students at Hogwarts. In fact, the only group she didn't imagine existing at the wizarding academy were Wiccans. Sorry, neopagans! »12/17/14 7:59pm12/17/14 7:59pm