The History of Magic In North America: Rappaport’s Law

An alternate title for today's magical history lesson could be "Dorcas Ruins Dating for Everyone". Before I jump in with today's quick hits, be sure to check out the recaps of Day 1 and Day 2 of Pottermore's North American magical history lessons. Today's lesson focused largely on a specific law called Rappaport's Law, which … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: Rappaport’s Law

The History of Magic In North America: 17th Century and Beyond

So...yesterday's Magic in North America story from JK Rowling got some serious backlash. If you're unsure why there was such an outcry from Native American people, I'd check out A Tribe Called Geek and Dr. Adrienne Keene to hear about the entire thing. Plus, you should probably just follow A Tribe Called Geek anyway, because … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: 17th Century and Beyond

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

If You Aren’t on Pottermore Yet, It’s Time to Join

GUYS. Are you on Pottermore? Maybe you were way back when it originally kicked off and you found yourself underwhelmed. I hear that. I wasn't totally stoked on Pottermore when it first launched, but with the release of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie coming out, the Potter more has been completely … Continue reading If You Aren’t on Pottermore Yet, It’s Time to Join

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