harry potter

Games Features

'Wizards Unite' Turns the World into a Branded 'Harry Potter' Hellscape

Harry needs your credit card number, the three numbers on the back, as well as the expiration month and year.
Lewis Gordon
7.4.19
Books

J.K. Rowling Is Definitely A Slytherin

Continuing to milk new revenue streams out of the 'Harry Potter' universe proves the author is sippin' that Malfoy juice.
Alex Zaragoza
5.31.19
right now

Do Not Buy The Harry Potter x Vans Collection, You Virgins

Not every YA crossover hit has to be a 'fit!
Emma Specter
4.25.19
Asia

Chinese Tourists Keep Visiting Sydney Uni Thinking It’s Hogwarts

Harry Potter wasn't filmed in Australia—but that isn't stopping tour guides from cashing in on the slight resemblance.
Gavin Butler
3.6.19
mental health

Making Friends With The Monsters Under My Bed

Anyone with mental illness will stumble upon their own fail-safes to help them during mental health crisis—a Mental Health Kit, so to speak. Having battled depression for 17 years, I have unknowingly put together one of my own.
Shaheen Bhatt
12.4.18
Potterverse

Mischief Managed!

This couple met at a Harry Potter quiz. Two years later, they’re getting married.
Srishti Chaudhary
11.27.18
Culture

In 'Fantastic Beasts', J.K. Rowling Fails at Writing Characters of Colour

The inclusion of Nagini, Leta Lestrange, and Yusuf Kama in the Harry Potter universe is not exactly a triumph for diversity.
Terry Nguyen
11.27.18
entertainment

I Binged All 11 ‘Harry Potter’ Movies and Yes, They Are Gay as Hell

"Let’s get these Horcruxes, bitches!"
Naveen Kumar
11.19.18
Gaming

We're Getting a Harry Potter Version of 'Pokémon GO'

You'll apparently be able to "unravel a global mystery, cast spells, and encounter fantastic beasts and iconic characters along the way."
Beckett Mufson
11.15.18
Views My Own

Why Casting Nagini as an Asian Woman in 'Fantastic Beasts' Is So Offensive

The decision has spurred more conversations about J.K. Rowling’s proclivity for retroactively introducing diversity.
Nicole Clark
9.28.18
Sex

My Quest to Become a Harry Potter Erotic Fanfic Writer

Seven days and 12,000 words later, I understand why a children’s book universe is such a potent vehicle for smut.
Laura Bell
7.31.18
Culture

This Mumbai Store Is Right up Your Diagon Alley if You’re a Harry Potter Fan

To celebrate 38 years of the Boy Who Lived, we visited a Wiccan shop to compare its magic to Rowling’s wizarding world.
Images by Karan Salunkhe
Shamani Joshi
7.31.18
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