On this day in 2014...

Quidditch World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Match 7

The lopsided score (Japan 350 – Poland 140) was not really a reflection of… Read More

Quote of the Day

There are some things you can’t share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them. Read More

The Harry Potter Minute

Lexicon Podcast

Latest from the Lexicon Blog

• Essay
Posted by in Canon discussion / Essays
After the Dark Mark appears in the sky on the night of the Quidditch World Cup, Barty Crouch releases Winky the house-elf from his service, and her unfair treatment draws Hermione’s sympathy and indignation.  When she, Harry, and Ron visit Sirius in the cave above Hogsmeade to… Read More
• Essay
Posted by in Canon discussion / Essays
Professor Lupin‘s first class with the third-year Gryffindors covers boggarts, which shapeshift into a form that the person who encounters it will find the most frightening.  As humans grow and age, they compile more experiences, which result in unique personalities, a deeper capacity for emotions, and more… Read More