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Harry Potter and the Amazing Fandom


Or so the giant billboards, bus shelter advertisements and movie posters told us. According to them, Harry Potter has been all over since this July.

Source: The Leaky Cauldron

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Oh, You Like Harry Potter?

First things first. I know it LOOKS like I’m a lazy so-and-so because I didn’t finish Haiku Every Day in June, just like I didn’t finish Blog Every Day in April… but I actually got sick. And, well… no haiku. I’M SORRY, I LOVE HAIKU EVERY DAY IN JUNE.

Now that that’s out of the way, my sister sent me a link to this newspaper article this morning, and if, by some miracle, you don’t know that I’m a Harry Potter Nerd, well… I am. So I accepted the challenge, and I emailed the guy.

And then I thought, well now, these are some lovely thoughts. I might like to share them with my Harry Potter friends. And anyone else who cares to take a look.

So here we go: my thoughts on What Harry Potter Means to Me.

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10 Songs to… Get Your Harry Potter on to

Are you going to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part One)? Are you going to a midnight release? Are you dressing up?

I’ve got my hand up for all three of those. I’ve restrung my butterbeer-cork necklace, and I’ve got my lion hat. Radish earrings are firmly in my ears. I’m all set.

But how else to get into the Harry Potter mood?

WIZARD ROCK, OF COURSE. Without further ado: 10 songs to get your Harry Potter on to.

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Have you heard… Darren Criss?

Are you a Harry Pothead? Are you a Gleek? Guess what. I’M BOTH. And if you are, too, you’ve probably heard of Darren Criss, AKA Harry from A Very Potter Musical (AND SEQUEL!), AKA the new guy on Glee!

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