There’s been a bit of flack surrounding the previews on JK Rowling’s Pottermore website regarding “magical” North American history, specifically in the way it includes Native American culture. If you weren’t aware, this is all advertisement for the new Harry Potter film entitled Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them arriving in theaters November 2016; … More The Matriarch, Harry Potter, and Native Appropriations
“Young Adult Horror” is the topic of discussion I would like to raise today. For example: “After an orphan child endures his formative years being neglected by his foster parents and made to feel powerless, a mysterious stranger arrives with a revelation: the child was born with the blood of sorcerers in his veins. “Taken … More YA Horror: Not the Type of Books That You Would Read?
Here’s a question: if the wizarding world of Harry Potter is so much more sophisticated than what Muggles must endure, why not use a cell phone to get a message through than an owl? Walkie talkies? How about CB radio? Over at NeedCoffee.com, there’s an interesting article about just how different the state of the … More Muggle Advantage, Wizard Lament