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What It Means to be an Artist

Tony Woodcock | Posted 12.28.2014 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Being an artist in all its multiplicities of characteristics and talents, is among the most demanding of all demands that we can make of ourselves. We have entered a universe of complexity and simplicity, discovery and delusion. It will never finish. It will never be entirely revealed.

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/24/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.24.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: Well, he should know; they're arming the Capitol with angry cats; they probably won't keep it if they find it; and so Hermione is also out. Answers are below the quiz.

The 'Harry Potter' Character JK Rowling Misses Most

Posted 08.27.2013 | Books

JK Rowling made a rare appearance on Good Morning America this morning to discuss Harry Potter in honor of the 15th anniversary of the beloved series....

Ted Alexandro's Take On Harry Potter (JOKE)

Posted 11.07.2012 | MarloThomas

Ted Alexandro: J.K. Rowling announced that the character Dumbledore is gay. Some people were outraged — couldn’t believe it. Really? You can...

Dumbledore And Voldemort Team Up!

Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment

Even though the beloved "Harry Potter" series is over, it doesn't mean some Hogwarts-dwellers won't be sharing anymore screen time. Just this tim...

Harry Potter Stamps For UK's Royal Mail: View The Collection! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Harry Potter fans have a new way to indulge their obsession with JK Rowling's characters – by posting them. The Royal Mail has revealed its selectio...

Dear 'Mr. Dumbledore': A Sweet 12-Year-Old's Outraged Letter To Hogwarts Headmaster

Vulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Read a Sweet 12-Year-Old's Outraged Letter to 'Mr. Dumbledore' ... "I recently turned 12. My chance is over." Oh, our hearts. (This letter comes from ...

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Libertards Gone Wild

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

The promo described this as an "All-New Survivor." I must look up their meaning for "all-new," as it was new clips of old events. No game advancement tonight. Yawn.

'Harry Potter & The Homoerotic Subtext' Turns Dumbledore Into A Creep (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In this somewhat NSFW video, some very carefully edited clips reveal a pretty convincing homoerotic subtext in various "Harry Potter" films. As Buzzfe...

Roald Dahl's Miss Trunchbull Or JK Rowling's Dumbledore

The Guardian | Jeevan Vasagar, Education Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

They may be sadistic figures who hate children, but a study suggests that the savage portrayal of headteachers in children's literature possesses a gr...

'Wizarding World Of Harry Potter' Theme Park Opens Next Week: Fans Rave About Quidditch, Butterbeer

AP | TRAVIS REED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

ORLANDO, Fla. — Until now, Harry Potter fans could merely imagine the sensation of quaffing a butterbeer, finding a magic wand at Ollivander's o...

What Would Dumbledore Do?

Andrew Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Slack

The confidence demonstrated by Harry Pottercharacter Albus Dumbledore, is something that has been exhibited by the Dr. Kings, the Gandhis, the Aung San Suu Kyi's in facing great tyrannies.

Potter Sales Quadruple's Net Profit

Bloomberg | Heather Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business Inc., the world's biggest Internet retailer, said quarterly profit quadrupled as customers bought the final Harry Potter novel and purchase...