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In honor of Jo’s latest Wizards of the Month, I thought it was high time I updated my lame-o page on the Hogwarts founders. Isn’t it interesting to compare how they have been depicted? Can anyone think of an information category that I’ve left out? Later edit: they’ve been revised… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on JKR.com has changed to display the wizard for July 2007 as: Godric Gryffindor Medieval (precise dates unknown) One of the four famous Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Godric Gryffindor was the most accomplished dueller of his time,… Read More
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Continuing our tradition of joining in the birthday wishes posted on Jo’s site… The Wizard of the Month calendar has changed to Happy Birthday Dobby for June 28th. Read More
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A new book has appeared in the Links section of Jo’s website, entitled Missing Madeleine. Please LOOK, read, and spread the word about this tragic story. We are praying for her safe return. Editorial: For those who would criticize Jo for giving this publicity to the plight… Read More
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We haven’t talked much about the Portkey lately, what with the lead up to the new film and book and game and soundtrack and who knows what all. However, the team has been working dilligently behind the scenes, adding more and more content. Here are a few cool new additions:… Read More
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Lately I’ve receieved a few emails along these lines: hey, the lexicon is a great site and i love reading almost everything on it. however a lot of the stuff is outdated – there are questions and debates on stuff that has been answered in later books, details tht have… Read More
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Owls are arriving with the results of WOMBAT 3 on Jo’s official site. Text from all certificates is now posted on the WOMBAT – results page, images on the way! EDIT:The page is now complete with screenshots of the WOMBAT wall and images of all the certificates. Read More
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The WOMBAT results delivery clock on Jo’s official site shows that the Results are in the post. You can see this by clicking on the WOMBAT card and entering your Student ID code. In the past this has meant we would receive the results within a day! If… Read More
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A few weeks ago, Budget Travel asked me to write an article for their website, sort of a “travel guide” to locales in the Harry Potter world. The guide is now live on their site. I think you’ll enjoy it, so wander over and take a look. Read More
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Well we’ve finally managed to post the text of WOMBAT grade 3 exam with our Lexicon staff commentary. John Kearns joins us this time with his added insight, and Lisa returns for a second time with her perspective. Steve and I have been overwhelmed in real life the past… Read More
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I meant to post this last week, but got distracted by the terrific cover art. Red Scharlach has released new artwork of Madam Rosmerta — in the style of Toulouse Lautrec’s poster art. New Lexicon artist Sloan de Forest (cf: Eileen Prince) has sent us her drawing of Luna… Read More
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Of course GrandPre is not doing to tell us what happens (you wouldn’t want that anyway!), but she does talk about how she creates the covers, and provides clues to those of us (who me?) who are trying to figure out what they might mean. “Potter artist Mary… Read More
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It’s here! It’s here! It’s here! Scholastic has released the cover art for the Deluxe edition. I think it will be a big surprise. I won’t spoil it for you, take a look for yourself: Scholastic Deluxe edition cover art. WARNING, SPOILER BELOW Later edit: From… Read More
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This coming weekend I’ll be in Southern California where there will be a couple of opportunities for me to meet some of the west coast Potter fans. It is always such a thrill and an honor to meet people who enjoy the Lexicon and share my love for Harry Potter. Read More
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Today, June 3rd, is the birthday of our Essays Editor… Paula Hall! Please join us in wishing her a day filled with magic and all her dreams come true. Happy Birthday Paula!… Read More