The History of Magic in North America: 1920s

Well, kids, we've reached the end of our magical journey with Pottermore's Magic in North America series. If you haven't, be sure to check out my quick hits from 14th-17th Century, 17th Century and beyond, and the history behind Rappaport's Law. Today's history lesson focuses on the 20s--which is, of course, the time period in … Continue reading The History of Magic in North America: 1920s

Quick Hits on The History of Magic in North America: 14th Century-17th Century

As I mentioned yesterday, Pottermore is releasing a new piece from JK Rowling about the history of magic in North America from today through the 11th. So if you haven't┬áchecked out the new stuff on Pottermore, TURN BACK NOW, because I'm going to be talking about today's magical history lesson. I'll wait, and give you … Continue reading Quick Hits on The History of Magic in North America: 14th Century-17th Century

Everyday Cosplay: Newt Scamander

I'm sure by now you've heard and/or seen the teaser trailer for Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. But just in case, here. Heck, even if you've already seen it, I'm sure you're ready for another watch: I am SO excited that we're getting another fun adventure into the wizarding world. Sure, there is … Continue reading Everyday Cosplay: Newt Scamander

Project-Nerd Post: J.K. Rowling and Anagrams

The internet exploded yesterday over some cryptic tweets and an anagram sent out by J.K. Rowling. I'm over at Project-Nerd breaking it all down. I hope you'll join me there! The Harry Potter fandom has laid dormant for some time now, but with the upcoming release of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them … Continue reading Project-Nerd Post: J.K. Rowling and Anagrams