Hogwarts express, G train, it’s all the same
A picture perfect replica of the All Terrain Armored Transport Vehicle from Star Wars done in gingerbread Tired of the usual gingerbread houses studded with gumdrops, and fairy tale castles covered in white, jism-like frosting? Well, here's a new collection of structures made of inedibly dry ginger ... More >>
What a gay week! The President came out for gay marriage, while his opponent, Mitt Romney, had another kind of coming out. In timing that couldn't have been more poetic or suspicious, depending on your take, the Washington Post published a must-read, 5,500 word story on Mitt Romney's days at Hogwar ... More >>
10. Little Debbie -- You ought to have the face of an angel, Little Debbie; instead your visage is wrinkly and witchy. You are your own grandmother, and you're wearing her clothes, too: plaid shirt with collar that lies perfectly flat and strange white straw hat trimmed in sky blue.
No reason to be mad. No, this basement bar won't take you to Hogwarts.
Team Starkid w/Charlene Kaye, Darren Criss and The Gregory Brothers Gramercy Theater Sunday, November 27 Better than: Getting back to Hogwarts. Team Starkid's Harry Potter parody "A Very Potter Musical" shot them to Internet fame in 2009, and since then the spread-out troupe has continued to churn ... More >>
The national pastime of the U.S.? The sports capital of the U.S.? If you dont know the score, well tell you.
We're struggling with a little post-countdown hangover here in the underground bunker, but time marches on, and we can't let down on our Scientology-watching duties. For the second week in a row, then, we're doing a roundup of items in time for Thursday 2pm Stats -- is the church upstat or downstat ... More >>
As we all know, the release of the final Harry Potter film tonight marks the end of an era. For many children and young adults around the world, this will be an even more dramatic moment than turning eleven and not receiving a Hogwarts acceptance letter. After the jump, we've put together a l ... More >>
Charm City Cakes/Facebook"It's got over 120 LED lights on it that are all on different circuits so they're blinking at different moments, so it looks like it's on fire, and then it's got smoke machines that go through it, so smoke is billowing out of the towers. It's really cool."- The Food N ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanA group of six girls have become the celebrities within the encampment of Harry Potter fans awaiting tonight's premiere of the final film, across the street from Lincoln Center in Manhattan. They do not go to Hogwarts -- in fact, they hail from Florida, New Jersey and upstate ... More >>
When J.K. Rowling announced her mysterious new website, Pottermore, last week, we, like so many millions of other Harry Potter fans, were giddy with excitement. Rumors of a new series set in the Harry Potter universe were flying around the internet faster than curses at a meeting of Dumbledor ... More >>
If you've quit paying attention to the Tucson shooting case, first of all, congratulations. Here is what you've missed: The nearly-assassinated Democratic Congresswoman is getting better, and the public discussion of her shooting is getting worse. There's just too much nonsense being circulated to ... More >>
via Lauren Johnston, Daily News in its opening weekend, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I is on track for a pretty great Thanksgiving weekend. Meanwhile, some New York fans have taken it upon themselves to integrate the world of Hogwarts into our own everyday lives in Manhattan. Th ... More >>
"OK, I might actually be a witch." Pics by Rob, more below.Florence and the Machine Terminal 5 Monday, November 1 Better Outfits Than: The costumes everyone else wears on Halloween. I refuse to see any more Harry Potter movies unless Florence Welch joins the cast, traipsing around Hogwarts ... More >>
Footage from 1999 of Delaware's finest anti-masturbation Republican/Tea-Party candidate for Senate, Christine O'Donnell, admitting to having "dabbled in Witchcraft" has hit the internet! It's a sensation, especially for those of us punishment-fetishists who also enjoy masturbating to witches. ... More >>
Imagine a world in which director Chris Columbus never left the Harry Potter franchise after the first two installments
The Times asks, "Does Hogwarts have a drinking problem?" The latest Harry Potter movie shows the young wizards coming of age, which includes drinking various potions and going to the pub. [NY Times] An estimated 20,000 protesters marched through Ayrshire and Kilmarnock, where Johnnie Walker ... More >>
There are a few brilliant celebrity stories in today's issues of the Post and the Daily News that I feel I would be remiss in my duties if I didn't share. First up is the the Cinderella quest of Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe. Radcliffe told reporters about an Australian beauty he had his eyes o ... More >>
Hot pot hot spot
You've got a thing or two to learn. . .
New Potter mines the depths of adolescent angst
Get witch or die trying: Dense and extremely weird, Goblet has no drinking problems
From a lingering case of boarding school nerves to quirky pleasures of the middle ages
The wizard of id: Orgasmic spells and naughty wand usage in a hormonal third installment
Continuing-Ed Students Have Chances to Study Abroad
Give 'Em Hell, Harry!