Whatever holiday you celebrate in December, it comes with a lot of pressure. If you get that special someone the wrong gift, watch out. Things can get pretty ugly. That’s particularly true for pop-culture fans. They know what they want, and they probably have most of it already. Perhaps you know someone like this. Perhaps you are someone like this. (Perhaps I am someone like this.)
When J.K. Rowling first revealed there was an American version of Howgarts, Harry Potter fans west of the Atlantic Ocean collectively freaked out. We too get our own school of witchcraft and wizardry?! Yep, and now we know a ton of new details about the school’s history, houses, and founder.
Jamie Waylett, best known as playing Slytherin bully Vincent Crabbe in the Harry Potter film series, has been arrested for looting and packing a homemade bomb during the London riots in August. Police picked up Waylett after security camera footage caught him stealing from a drugstore while carrying a Molotov cocktail, which they say he intended to detonate (but apparently never got the chance
For all geeks and guitar players around the world, check out this really awesome version of the Harry Potter theme song, originally written by film composer god John Williams. At first it seems like it's just the plain old theme song until the shredding begins. Very impressive indeed! Video after the jump.
I admit, after the second Harry Potter movie, I kind of got on with my life and stopped following the series. Not that I think there's anything wrong with enjoying the franchise, just not my thing. However, beer is my thing. Check out this video of this Potter fan making a tall glass of Harry Potter Flaming ButterBeer! Is it magic?
Nola.com did some researching on the new 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part 2'. They recognized a connection between the film and Lafayette! Warner Bros. enlisted nearly two dozen different effects firms to work on the new Harry Potter movie. One of them happened to be in Lafayette!