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  • J.K. Rowling, Kate Middleton, Adele among Britain's most inspirational women

     
    "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling made a very important list, along with Kate Middleton, Adele, and some other well known British women. They were found the most inspirational Brits to women taking a survey....
  • J.K. Rowling not against 'a sidestep' set of Harry Potter universe books

     
    J.K. Rowling says that while "where Harry's story is concerned, [she's] done," she adds that she has thought about a new story set in the Harry Potter universe....
  • J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' reviews are mixed so far

     
    The reviews are mixed for J.K. Rowling's first post-Harry Potter novel "The Casual Vacancy."...
  • ‘Harry Potter’: ‘Book of Spells’ transports gamers to Hogwarts

     
    “Wonderbook: Book of Spells,” a new game released exclusively for PlayStation 3 earlier this month, uses augmented reality to transport ......
  • ‘Game of Thrones’: App aids George R.R. Martin readers

     
    Most people agree that HBO's acclaimed fantasy series “Game of Thrones” is complex, but the multi-layered narrative sprawl of George ......
  • ‘Game of Thrones’: HBO fantasy series gets its own beer

     
    HBO's “Game of Thrones” has done an amazing job re-creating George R.R. Martin's fantasy world on-screen, but one aspect it ......
  • Picture it: 5 million butterbeers sold at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

     
    Universal Orlando celebrated the sale of 5 million butterbeers by giving away 1,000 of the foam-topped beverages to Islands of Adventure guests on Wednesday. The drink, which debuted with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in June 2010, has become a...
  • Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises

    Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises
    Chris Chavez cranks his arm back while palming a deflated volleyball. His other hand grips a broomstick positioned between his legs. He eyes his target: a 39-inch rubber hoop mounted to some PVC pipe. Before releasing his ball, he has to maneuver around...
  • J.K. Rowling opens up in New York tonight

    J.K. Rowling opens up in New York tonight
    J.K. Rowling doesn't make many public appearances, so tonight's New York City event to publicize her new novel "The Casual Vacancy" is getting a lot of attention. Fellow novelist Ann Patchett will lead a conversation, and there will be a Q&A. If you're...
  • New Lemony Snicket book a disappointment

    New Lemony Snicket book a disappointment
    I have great respect for Daniel Handler, creator of the wildly popular Lemony Snicket books (and a fellow alum of Wesleyan University), but I couldn't help but feel let down at his newest: "Who Could That Be at This Hour?" When I was finished with the...
  • Dave Golonski's cultural timeline

    January 1993: Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States. April 1993: Dave Golonski is elected to the Burbank City Council during the city’s general election. At 34 years old, he receives 5,833 votes out of 9,961 cast....