All this week, J.K. Rowling has been publishing History of Magic in North America, one part a day for four days. When it’s been at its best, it’s been sloppy; when its not at its best—which is most of the time—it’s uninformed and under-researched. At its worst, it is downright offensive, and here’s why.
J.K. Rowling’s latest story in the world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, won’t open for 11 months. But this weekend, an almost three minute sneak peek at the film was released and it’s going to give you chills.
Earlier this month, Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling released a short piece of prose that offered a quick look at Harry Potter and his Hogwarts classmates as adults. The response indicated that fans are still hungry for stories of the wizarding world—and perhaps it's time for someone other than Rowling to give it…
Did you really expect the Harry Potter movies to end at eight? JK Rowling has just announced that she's launching another franchise in the world of Harry Potter, and although it won't feature the scarred wizard, it will be transmedia: films, video games, the works.
What if there was a book that had no words in it? What if this book that required a camera, a TV and a video game console in order for you to "read" it? Would you call this progress? Would you call it science fiction?
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has inked a deal with Sony to create Pottermore, a strange hybrid between a website, a game, an online store and an encyclopaedia (Potterpedia?).