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Harry Potter: the Musical!

In my spare time, I run a performance company, and when brainstorming ideas for shows we'd like to create, we've discovered that anything -- no matter what -- sounds like an instant hit if you add :The Musical! to the end of your title. For instance...

French teen arrested for translating Harry Potter book

A French teenager was taken into custody for posting translations of the latest Harry Potter book on the Internet. According to a French newspaper, online translations were discovered just weeks before the most recent book went on sale in late July. ...

Head teacher spoils Harry Potter

It was an assembly on the last day of school. More than four hundred students were gathered to bid farewell to St John's Church of England school for the summer. The head teacher stood before the gathered children to offer words of wisdom. And read t...

Rowling to write more Potter?

Relax, Potter fans -- there's more to come. Kind of. JK Rowling, author of the most widely-sold series of novels in the history of mankind, says she's not quite finished with the boy wizard, and told the TODAY show's Meredith Veira that she "probabl...

Surviving PPD (Post-Potter Depression)

For the speedy and/or sleep deprived readers, it is over. The final installment of the Harry Potter series (unless J.K. Rowling has a change of heart, of course) means that many kids are laying around glassy-eyed, stunned, and possibly depressed. ...

Daniel Radcliffe turns 18, gets access to $40 million

Daniel Radcliffe turns 18 today, and is undoubtedly having the best birthday in the history of the universe. Now that he's a legal adult, the film star can buy a drink at his local pub, gamble, and access the £20 million (about $40 million) for...

ParentDish Sleepover for Sunday, July 22, 2007

This weekend saw the release of the seventh and last Harry Potter book. But you knew that, of course. Even if you're not a fan and have no interest in the books, you couldn't possibly have missed hearing about it. Phil, at A Family Runs Through It he...

Harry Potter midnight parties: drive-by spoilers

On Friday, Angie wrote about how she and some fellow parents chose to keep their kids home -- away from the mayhem at their local Harry Potter midnight release party. That may have been a wise move for multiple reasons. Not only did she and her kid...

Pottermania vs sleep

I like Harry Potter, I really do. And J.K. Rowling is an imaginative genius who deserves all the millions she's getting for creating a series that inspired a short-attention span generation to sit down and read. But why in the world would a children...

Harry Potter reduces ER visits nationwide

Just how popular are those Harry Potter books? The novels sell millions of copies of the weekend after they're released, and according to a study British researchers conducted in 2005, that figure directly correlates to a reduced number of emergency...

Postman confiscates Harry Potter book from family

Belinda Al-kaim and her brood of five children have long been anticipating the July 21st release of the seventh, and final, Harry Potter book. Many months ago they cleverly pre-ordered the book online so they would not have to endure long lines to ge...

VIDEO: Kid plays Simpsons theme on two guitars

Amidst all the chaos surrounding the release of the final book in the Harry Potter series, don't forget about the other big entertainment event of the summer: The Simpsons Movie. Just to get you pumped up, here's a disturbingly talented young guit...

Harry Potter stamps

Hold on to your wizard hats, Harry Potter fans! Great Britian has just unveiled a series of seven stamps depicting the covers of the popular series, just days before the final installment is released to bookstores worldwide. The Royal Mail said abou...

Welcome Back, Potter

As evidenced by the thousands of people scouring the Internet for leaked copies of the new Harry Potter book, along with a seemingly endless steam of spoilers popping up around the web, it's nice to get a little reminder that maybe we shouldn't be ...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows leaked on the web

Not that I would ever advocate doing something illegal -- especially stealing, which is essentially what you're doing when you download artist's work for free via the Internet. However, if you were the sort of person who might be, say, morally flexib...

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