• Character Beatrix Bloxam was the author of The Toadstool Tales series of children’s books. These books have been banned because they cause nausea and vomiting. Bloxam appears on a Famous Wizard card (FW) and is mentioned several times in Tales of Beedle the Bard (TBB). Bloxam’s stated ideas for children’s stories… Read More
• Character Katie Bell is a Gryffindor girl a year older than Harry, one of the three Chasers on the Gryffindor Quidditch team during most of Harry’s years at Hogwarts. Oliver Wood considered her to be a superb Chaser (PA8), along with Angelina Johnson and Alicia Spinnet,… Read More
• Event He is the eldest son of Molly and Arthur Weasley, who eloped only a year or so before this. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:21 — 3.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Spells The Bird-Conjuring Charm produces a flock of small, twittering birds. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:21 — 3.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Potions The Boil Cure Potion is a simple potion to cure boils. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:21 — 3.1MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Character Mr. and Mrs. Bones were a couple killed by Death Eaters in the 1970s (PS4, BN). Either Susan’s grandparents or her aunt and uncle Edgar. When asked in a 2000 interview if the Boneses who were killed were related to Susan, JKR said “They were her grandparents.” Rowling may… Read More
• Source The Book of Spells is an augmented reality video game product which can only be played on the PlayStation using the Move Controllers. The material for the game was written by Rowling (which makes the content canon). The Book of Spells is a 200-year-old primer used in… Read More
• Character Bowman Wright was a Metal Charmer and was born in Godric’s Hollow in 1492*. His father was a Muggle and mother a Witch (FW, WoM, DH16). Combining his love of science and sport, Wright invented the Golden Snitch, which immediately replaced the endangered … Read More
• Event The Famous Wizard card for Bowman Wright lists his birth year as 1492. This is clearly an error, as he is said to have invented the Golden Snitch in the 1300s (three hundred years after Quidditch was invented in the 1000s) (QA4). Podcast:… Read More
• Event Muldoon struggled to find a working legal definition for “beast” and “being” during a summit on the subject. His simplistic idea for calling anything that walked on two legs a “being” and therefore to be given full rights backfired spectacularly when goblins introduced tolls, hags, and a number of other… Read More
• Event Muldoon actually lived in the 14th century, not the 15th, which makes the dates on his FW card inaccurate. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:21 — 3.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More