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  • Hogsmeade vs. Diagon Alley: Sizing up 2 Potter 'worlds'

    Hogsmeade vs. Diagon Alley: Sizing up 2 Potter 'worlds'
    In the tradition of the "Harry Potter" movies, Universal Orlando has come up with a sequel. On Tuesday, Universal Studios will open Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, a follow-up to the blockbuster boy-wizard attraction that debuted...
  • Universal's Diagon Alley: Answers to your burning questions

    Universal's Diagon Alley: Answers to your burning questions
    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley has 10 days of operation under its belt at Universal Studios. Reviews generally have ranged from positive to glowing to rapturous to "this will change Orlando [dramatic pause] forever." It's...
  • Universal presents plenty of boy wizard for Harry Potter Celebration

    Universal presents plenty of boy wizard for Harry Potter Celebration
    All students at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry have worn the Sorting Hat. It's a big deal. The tattered, brown topper magically divides the student body into members of different "houses" — Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or...
  • A peek behind wall at Harry Potter's Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando

    A peek behind wall at Harry Potter's Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando
    We still can't see a whole lot of what's going up at Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley at Universal Studios. That construction wall is maddening to anxious Potterheads, who must wait until summer for unveiling and exploration. Park...
  • A guided tour of Hogwarts at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    A guided tour of Hogwarts at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    Towering above the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is Hogwarts, the signature structure of the new Universal Orlando attraction at Islands of Adventure. In the Potter books and films, the castle is home to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,...
  • 10 ways to remember Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    10 ways to remember Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    What you can't buy at Islands of Adventure: Clothing that reads "My grandma went to Wizarding World of Harry Potter and all I got was this lousy T-shirt." Universal Orlando has gone more classy, less Stuckey's for its souvenir selection within the new...
  • You'll always be Harry Potter to me

    You'll always be Harry Potter to me
    Dear Daniel Radcliffe, I get it. You’ve made your point in recent interviews: You don’t want to succumb to Luke Skywalker—er, Mark Hamill, Syndrome and be associated with a famous franchise for the rest of your life. It’s an...
  • 'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn makes confident leap into screenwriting

    'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn makes confident leap into screenwriting
    Walking across Western Avenue on a muggy September afternoon, Gillian Flynn stepped through the rutted pavement of a construction zone and explained with patience and precision how she would murder me one day. Granted, I had asked. Say you needed to...
  • At Universal, Harry Potter shows are right up Diagon Alley

    At Universal, Harry Potter shows are right up Diagon Alley
    Singer Celestina Warbeck is a star. If you've never heard of her, well, maybe you blinked while reading the "Harry Potter" books. She's a diva who merits brief mention by author J.K. Rowling, but now she appears on stage several times daily at the...
  • 'Utopia' means sleeping on a barn floor and tiresome arguments

    'Utopia' means sleeping on a barn floor and tiresome arguments
    In "Utopia," which is not an adaptation of Thomas More's 1516 work of philosophical speculative fiction but a reality show from the creator of "Big Brother," 15 people volunteer to live together for a year without indoor plumbing. As is the custom,...
  • Revisiting the transitive nightfall of John Oswald's 'Grayfolded'

    Warning: The Grateful Dead is the focus of this story, so there will certainly be skeptics from the outset. After all, the San Francisco band, with its extended improvised excursions, is as polarizing a group as there ever has been. Those not already...