Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

For those who have grown up reading the Harry Potter series and have always yearned for more, this is nostalgia at its finest. Harry, Ron, and Hermione return along with cameos from almost all other major characters. Harry Potter’s youngest son, Albus, has arrived for his first year at Hogwarts. He is placed in Slytherin house, much to the chagrin of his father. As the years progress, father and son grow apart while Albus worries about living up to his famous father’s reputation...

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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text is a website designed to share podcasts and other information that centers on reading the Harry Potter books as if they were sacred texts. The producers, Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile, define reading the books as sacred texts in three different ways: trusting the texts, reading the texts with rigor and ritual, and reading the texts within a community setting. Zoltan and ter Kuile post a podcast once a week. Each podcast centers around one chapter from the books which they discuss in chronological order. They discuss each chapter with a specific theme in mind assigned the week before. They both give a thirty second recap of the chapter and then discuss the chapter with the theme acting as a lense...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

While Newt Scamander listens to a fanatic rant about witches lose in the streets of New York City, a Niffler escapes the mysterious case he holds. The Niffler enters a bank and Newt goes after it, bumping into "no-maj" Jacob Kowalski and they accidentally switch cases. Newt is taken into custody by Tina Goldstein, a demoted auror, after creating disturbances while looking for the Niffler. In the meantime, Jacob opens Newt’s case and a few of the magical creatures escape. Newt finds Jacob and switches back the cases and the two find refuge in Tina’s home. Newt and Jacob embark on a journey to recover the missing creatures, but Tina turns them into the Magical Congress of the United States of America. Graves, another auror, questions Newt and discovers an Obscurus—a dark magical force that grows within a child who tries to suppress their magical abilities to evade discovery by non-magical people—inside Newt’s case...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

In 1926 New York, a young wizard from London arrives in New York City, accidentally bringing chaos with him in the form of a bottomless suitcase full of illegal magical creatures. Newt Scamander intends to release one of his creatures into the wild, but when his Niffler gets out and causes trouble in a bank he accidentally swaps suitcases with Peter Kowalski, a No-maj who accidentally unleashes more magical creatures into New York. Their troubles attract an ex-auror, Tina Goldstein, who wants to use Scamander as a way to get back into the good graces of the wizarding government. Meanwhile, trouble is coming in the form of a war between wizards and non-magical people who are afraid that wizards might be hiding in their midst...

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Pottermore

Pottermore

Pottermore is a unique website that gives readers a chance to explore the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling in a way that hasn't been done before. Users can use it as they read the books or play separately to immerse themselves in the world of Harry Potter. Each book has several “moments” with an excerpt from the book, illustrations, animation, and sound. Users can collect items such as potion ingredients and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, brew potions, and duel others to earn house points. In the moments, users can unlock new content from J.K. Rowling to learn more about the wizarding world. The most exciting parts for Harry Potter fans is getting a unique and being sorted into a Hogwarts house with a sorting test written by Rowling herself. The Pottermore store...

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