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 checked 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

Getting Sorted Into Slytherin Isn’t a Bad Thing

I'm sure you've heard the rumbling around the Harry Potter fandom. After the re-launch of Pottermore, many fans have discovered that the Sorting Hat quiz was re-invented as well. Many of us took it, and the results shook us to our core. Sure, maybe we fudged our answers the first time around and took the new Sorting … Continue reading Getting Sorted Into Slytherin Isn’t a Bad Thing

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

Potter Week: In Defense of the Time-Turner

It's Potter Week (brought to you by the wonderful team at Common Room), and today's Potter-Prompt is called PotterPowers, and it's all about charms, spells, and other things of that sort. While there are TONS of spells from the magical world that I'd love to try out for myself (using alohomora alone would make life infinitely easier for … Continue reading Potter Week: In Defense of the Time-Turner