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It’s weird how excited I am about this. I mean, I don’t get all worked up about Potter polls or simulated Hogwarts classes or any of that. I’m just get excited about canon, okay? And online sorting hats aren’t canon, even if they’re on Pottermore. Except, ever since I was… Read More
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The “new short story” … which really isn’t a short story and really doesn’t tell us much that’s new, but whatever. PEOPLE.com is jumping on the media blitz bandwagon and giving their picks for casting the movie version, which you’ll find here: Fantasy Cast J.K. Rowling’s New Story http://bit.ly/1tkqIEJ This… Read More
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Big news from Italy today. Here’s what Albireo sent us, along with scans which we’re going over very carefully: Today, on the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, there is an article about Book Aid International auction, with a complete picture of the Black family tree! You can recognize the half that we… Read More
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Today marks the birthday of my fellow Floo-network webmaster, Melissa Anelli. If you get a chance, wander over to the Leaky Cauldron and add a birthday wish comment there for her. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MELISSA! – Steve (whose birthday it also happens to be, but who is a LOT older than… Read More
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I had a blast doing the fan interview for this week’s Pottercast! If you’re curious about the Lexicon’s fine artists, please visit our “Artists” page that has links to biographies, mini-portfolios and their websites. Read More
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Congratulations to artist Makani (Heather Campbell), who is now a staffer for our sister site The Leaky Cauldron. Makani’s artwork has been drawing quite a lot of attention due to her drawing skills and laugh-out-loud cartooning. See the entries below (September 11 & 18) for links to some of Makani’s… Read More
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Yeah, July 16, I know! I have a feeling that I’m the only fan who read that and panicked. I started looking hard at what needs to be finished around here before then, and it’s a bit daunting. It looks like it’s going to be an exciting seven months! I… Read More
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I was delighted to see the answer to another of my Open Letter questions on Jo’s website today. I have added the October 17 birthday to Flitwick’s page along with the first name Filius for sure. It’s just nice to know. Thanks, Jo. I have also turned on the link for… Read More
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What’s new indeed! We were delighted and a bit stunned to discover that the Lexicon was chosen by Jo to receive her Fan Site Award. I can’t even tell you what an honor it is to know that Jo actually visits the Lexicon every so often while writing her books,… Read More
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Here’s the next of the Big Things I mentioned a few days ago. The Lexicon has learned that Rowling is sending out revisions to the various editing and translating teams who are working on her books. So far she has sent out a list of two small changes to book… Read More
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First of all, let me say a huge thank you to everyone who emailed to alert me to the new J.K. Rowling website. Thanks especially to Heidi and Kip, who called almost simultaneously to tell me about the site, one on my home phone and the other on my cell… Read More
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The DVD of Chamber of Secrets is out and it includes the Official Timeline of Hogwarts. Read this important note about the timelines of the Lexicon… thanks!… Read More