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JK Rowling Is Still Talking About Dumbledore’s Sex Life And Everyone Is So Goddamn Over It

Please make it stop Harry Potter is one of the most beloved and iconic book series of the last two decades and has captivated the imaginations of literally millions of people. The magical story of “the boy who lived” was so enthralling because of how completely fantastic and far from reality it was, but author JK Rowling’s latest statements about her characters are so far-fetched and baseless, even fans can’t let them slide. Representation is super important. And the lack of LGBT characte...
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JK Rowling faces backlash

Some people aren't happy with JK Rowling's assertions about the love match between Dumbledore and Grindelwald.
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JK Rowling is facing a backlash over the Dumbledore/Grindelwald gay relationship reveal

Some people aren't happy with JK Rowling's assertions about the love match between Dumbledore and Grindelwald.
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'Harry Potter' author faces a backlash over gay-relationship reveal

Some people aren't happy with JK Rowling's assertions about the love match between Dumbledore and Grindelwald.
Tags: News, Stories, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Dumbledore


J.K. Rowling Adds More Fuel to the Dumbledore/Grindelwald Fire 

The upcoming Blu-ray release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald features some choices quotes from writer J.K. Rowling and director David Yates regarding the are-they/aren’t-they relationship between Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald.Read more...
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I tried 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,' the new game from the creators of 'Pokémon Go,' and it's magical

Niantic and WB Games have finally unveiled "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite," their long-promised smartphone game that takes players into JK Rowling's Wizarding World. Superficially, "Wizards Unite" looks a lot like Niantic's previous hit, "Pokémon Go."  But in a brief hands-on session with the game, it became clear that there's a lot more to "Wizards Unite" than meets the eye — it promises to have a surprising amount of depth and variety.  In the game, players will become wizards, tasked with fi...
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Every No Gets You Closer to Yes

Everybody experience rejection before becoming great! 302 times was the number of rejections Walt Disney received before he got the YES he was looking for to finance the Disney World. JK Rowling was turned down by twelve publishers and look where Harry Potter is now. Colonel Sanders, with his secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken, got his “Yes” after pitching the idea 1,009 times! “We get it pounded into us that no is rejection—and rejection is painful. No is bad,” — Tom Hopkins, How t...
Tags: General, Radio, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Sanders, Disney World, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Steven Pressfield, Tom Hopkins, Jack Canfield


EF raises $115M new fund, aiming to create another 300-plus startups in the next three years

Entrepreneur First (EF), the London-headquartered “talent investor” that recruits and backs individuals pre-team and pre-idea to enable them to found startups, has raised a new fund of its own to continue scaling globally. The $115 million first close was led by a number of leading (mostly unnamed) institutional investors across the U.S., Europe and Asia, including new anchor LP Trusted Insight. A number of well-known European entrepreneurs also invested. They include Taavet Hinrikus (co-founder...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Europe, London, Berlin, US, Tech, Paris, Reid Hoffman, Jk Rowling, SEC, Silicon Valley, Mountain View


A New Meme Is Trolling JK Rowlings Woke Updates About Harry Potter

  JK Rowling might have published the last Harry Potter book back in 2007 but the wizarding world has never been far from her mind. In the last twelve years, the author has shared several retroactive comments about her beloved characters and their lives before and after the events of the series. She’s even gone into detail about how Hogwarts students took care of business before the advent of indoor plumbing. Tumblr As much as fans love hearing updates about their favourite univer...
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JK Rowling's former PA saw employment as a 'blank cheque'

The author's former assistant is accused of unauthorised spending and taking merchandise worth more than £22,000.
Tags: News, PA, Jk Rowling


"Guys as rich as Shultz have better things to do with their time than hawk books for money."

"The book is to support the run, not vice versa. Remember when everybody was saying that Trump was just running to jump start some kind of news network?" Writes tim in vermont in the comments to the first post of the day (about the value of a Howard Schultz candidacy).Do you think tim makes more sense than Scott Adams, in his podcast yesterday, expressing certainty that Schultz will not run — and is therefore only hawking his book — because it would destroy the Starbucks brand:Tim's observation ...
Tags: Law, Wealth, Howard Schultz, Nyt, Jk Rowling, Starbucks, Jeff Bezos, Trump, Adams, Scott Adams, J K Rowling, Bezos, Schultz, Shultz, Ann Althouse, Tim In Vermont




JK Rowling assistant denies 'ridiculous' spending

The Harry Potter author's former assistant is accused of using her credit card for personal purchases and taking merchandise.
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JK Rowling rejects former PA's claims as court case continues

Author issues statement saying she does not accept Amanda Donaldson’s claimsJK Rowling has said she does not accept claims made in court by her former personal assistant, who is accused of fraudulently using the author’s credit card for spending sprees.The author took the unusual step of issuing the statement while Amanda Donaldson, 35, is appearing at Airdrie sheriff court in a civil case, accused of unauthorised spending and the taking of Harry Potter merchandise to a total value of almost £24...
Tags: Books, Scotland, UK News, PA, Culture, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Rowling, Airdrie, Amanda Donaldson


JK Rowling generous but unapproachable, her ex-PA tells court

Former personal assistant Amanda Donaldson accused of fraudulently using author’s credit cardJK Rowling was a generous but unapproachable boss, according to a former personal assistant in court accused of fraudulently using the author’s credit card for spending sprees.Amanda Donaldson, 35, was suspended and later dismissed in 2017 over alleged unauthorised spending and the taking of Harry Potter merchandise to a total value of almost £24,000. Continue reading...
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Ex-aide of JK Rowling hits back over credit card claims

The Harry Potter author's former assistant denies claims she went on unauthorised credit card spending sprees.
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‘A Demonic Cult.’ Inflatable Dragon Christmas Display Lights Up a Fiery Neighborhood Feud

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling couldn't help but weigh in
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David Baddiel: ‘I’m unable, when I write a children’s book, not to have a bit of toilet stuff’

The TV comedian who helped bring us the football anthem Three Lions has become a prolific children’s author. How did it happen?David Baddiel is a comedian, TV presenter, screenwriter and author of novels for adults and children. His TV programmes have included The Mary Whitehouse Experience and Fantasy Football League with Frank Skinner. In 1996, Baddiel and Skinner co-wrote the lyrics to Three Lions, which returned to No 1 in the charts during this year’s World Cup. Last year Baddiel’s show, My...
Tags: Books, Culture, Stage, Children and teenagers, Harry Potter, David Walliams, Jk Rowling, Harry, Three Lions, David Baddiel, Hogwarts, Ezra, Skinner, Leavesden, Dursleys, Frank Skinner


Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: The Best Gifts For Harry Potter Fans

2018 marked a big milestone for “Harry Potter,” as the franchise celebrated the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” release in the U.S. Since that first book was summoned onto store shelves, the Wizarding World has become a phenomenon not just in America, but around the world, spawning a successful film franchise, […]
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JK Rowling's former PA is 'good liar', author's husband tells court

Amanda Donaldson is accused of fraudulently using author’s credit card for spending spreesA former personal assistant of JK Rowling who is accused of fraudulently using the author’s credit card for spending sprees was a “good liar”, Rowling’s husband has told a court.Neil Murray said Amanda Donaldson was employed to organise his wife’s business and professional matters. He said she was suspended and later dismissed in 2017 over alleged unauthorised spending that included £3,629 in the cosmetics ...
Tags: Books, Scotland, UK News, Culture, Jk Rowling, Starbucks, Rowling, MOLTON BROWN, Neil Murray, Amanda Donaldson


JK Rowling's former PA described as 'good liar'

The Harry Potter author's husband said he had an "astonishing encounter" with Amanda Donaldson over the missing cash.
Tags: News, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Amanda Donaldson


How Fantastic Beasts Failed at Representation, and What J.K. Rowling Can Do About It

I come not to bury J.K. Rowling, but to praise her. Harry Potter was an honest to god phenomenon, impacting my generation in roughly the same way Star Wars did for the one before us. The world she created fascinated us and the fandom was deeply invested in the story. But in her rush to expand the Wizarding World…Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Lgbtq, Warner Bros, Pottermore, Fantastic Beasts, J K Rowling, Representation, Fantastic Beasts The Crimes Of Grindelwald


JK Rowling on the 'rise of wizarding nationalism'

It is the latest movie release set in the world of Harry Potter but is set decades before the events depicted in the first Potter story.
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The UK premiere of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is here – watch our live stream from Leicester Square!

JK Rowling once said that "Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home,"...
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gets mixed reviews

JK Rowling's second Fantastic Beasts film earns praise but is criticised for "overburdened plot".
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JK Rowling sues former employee for £24,000

The Harry Potter author claims the ex-employee used her money to fund shopping sprees for luxury goods.
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Meryl Streep and JK Rowling sign letter to UN over death of Jamal Khashoggi

More than 100 writers, actors and activists have signed an open letter urging the UN to launch an independent investigationMeryl Streep, JK Rowling and Zadie Smith have all added their names to an open letter calling on the United Nations to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Over 100 artists, writers and activists have shown support on the international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists, a month after the Washington Post journalist was killed at the Saudi consu...
Tags: Books, Film, Washington Post, World news, Turkey, Culture, Meryl Streep, United Nations, Un, Jk Rowling, Alec Baldwin, Zadie Smith, Ian McEwan, Roxane Gay, Jamal Khashoggi, Streep JK Rowling


Explore Newt’s New Menagerie in Fantastic Beasts Featurette

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Explore Newt’s new menagerie in Fantastic Beasts featurette Warner Bros. has released a new featurette ahead of the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, where star Eddie Redmayne and creator J.K. Rowling discuss their favorite beats in Newt Scamander’s growing menagerie. As we learn about some of the new beasts, and how they’re tamed, we also learn that Newt is something of a magnet for broken creatures and that he never met a monster he didn’t love. Y...
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Johnny Depp 'felt bad' for JK Rowling over casting backlash

The star says Rowling stuck by him amid domestic violence claims because she "has seen the evidence".
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Youth Olympic Games: Quidditch casts a spell in Buenos Aires - meet the Harry Potter inspired team

Quidditch enthusiasts in the Youth Olympics host city of Buenos Aires showcase their skills in the game invented by writer JK Rowling in her Harry Potter books.
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