• Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    You Can Now Bet On the Quidditch World Cup

    Middlebury is favored to win the World Cup. ​You heard it here first, gamblers: it's coming time to place your bets on who will win the Quidditch World Cup. Yes, the Quidditch World Cup is real, don't you remember? (Muggle Quidditch, FYI.) It's coming to New York in November. And now an online ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Alex Benepe, Quidditch Commissioner, On the Upcoming Quidditch World Cup

    ​Alex Benepe is not a wizard, but the 25 year-old is nonetheless the first ever Commissioner of Quidditch and the founder of the International Quidditch Association. The Muggle version of Quidditch is an adaptation of the game played in the Harry Potter novels where players fly around on broom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Harry Potter Fans Celebrate Final Film With Quidditch in the Park

    Willis PlummerTwo Seekers Search for the Elusive Snitch​In anticipation of the final Harry Potter film, which comes out tonight at midnight, the International Quidditch Association hosted a Deathly Hollows Round-Robin Tournament at De Witt Clinton Park on 53rd Street yesterday. Three teams wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Harry Potter is Almost Here: 5 Ways To Celebrate the End of an Era

    ​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 >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 3, 2010


    Only luck is needed in the Quidditch World Cup

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Quidditch World Cup Comes to New York City in November

    ​Perhaps one of the dorkiest things to hit college campuses since the first physics club, Quidditch, the mythical sport from the Harry Potter series, is now an actual mainstream event, apparently. This years' fourth annual Quidditch World Cup will be held in New York in November, with 50 teams ... More >>

  • Film

    July 22, 2003

    Children's Crusades

    The Kids Stay in the Picture