The beloved show returns, at Comic-Con.
Ben Wasserstein and Dan Kois fight it out, IM style.
Parsing the New York Times for clues.
Scholastic never counted on the unmatched efficiency of the U.S. Postal Service!
Theory: Severus Snape once loved Lily Potter, Harry's mother, and that love will play a major role in the final book.
Let's find roles for the six or so British and Irish actors who haven't already been employed by the Harry Potter series.
Years from now, when you're drinking tea in front of a roaring fire, and your grandchildren take a break from their BrainWiiSexPods to ask, "Grandparent, where were you when the final Harry Potter book was published?" don't be forced to answer, "At home, watching SportsCenter."
Barry Manilow. Rosie O'Donnell. Together.
Theory: Despite the fact that he killed Dumbledore, Severus Snape is still working on the side of right.
Theory: R.A.B., who signed the letter Harry found instead of a Horcrux in Voldemort's cave, is Sirius Black's brother Regulus.
Filmjunk reports on that crazy unnamed J.J. Abrams–produced trailer that preceded showings of Transformers this week. The very cool, Blair Witch–style teaser, which shows "cameraphone footage" of a New York party being interrupted by a huge Midtown explosion and some kind of expanding monster-like attack, ends with a brief flicker of the unnamed movie's credits, revealing little other than that Abrams, brainiac behind Lost, is the producer, and that Drew Goddard, a Lost (and, formerly, Angel) writer is responsible for the screenplay. Oh, and that it comes out on January 18, 2008.
Theory: Harry Potter will die in order to defeat Voldemort. The argument for: J.K. Rowling has shown herself willing to kill beloved characters before, from Sirius Black to Dumbledore.
Theory: Harry himself is one of the seven Horcruxes in which Voldemort has stored fragments of his soul.
New York by New York is an experiment in six parts. We’re collaborating with some of our favorite bands, D.J.’s, vegan chefs, comedians, and underqualified art auctioneers on an event a month (six in all) through the fall.