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Arthur Christmas Preview Reveals the Celebrities Who Are Hiding Under Aardman's Tree

Jim Hill | Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

To make "Arthur Christmas" the must-see family film of the holiday season, Aardman Animations has a secret weapon. They've loaded up Santa's support staff with celebrities.

From Lovable Serial Killers to Sparkling Vampires: How America and I Came to Love Being Scared

Meghan Overdeep | Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment
Meghan Overdeep

In some perverse way, pop culture led me to love the ghosts and ghouls that used to spook me. And I'm not alone.

Daniel Radcliffe & Friends' Emotional Goodbye

Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment

There were a lot of tears shed in theaters worldwide when the last "Harry Potter" film hit screens in July, but the epic, magical film series' fans we...

We'll Never Let Go, Harry!

Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

Even though Daniel Radcliffe is off dealing with the undead, Emma Watson is a wallflower and Rupert Grint is postman, we mustn't forget where they cam...

Don't Blame These Book Problems on the Author!

Dave Astor | Posted 12.18.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

So, with an affectionate nod to Peeves the Poltergeist of Harry Potter, here are a few book-related pet peeves that aren't the authors' fault.

Scary Potter!

Posted 12.15.2011 | Entertainment

We've been gearing up for Daniel Radcliffe's return to the big screen in non-Potter form in "The Woman in Black" since he defeated he who should not b...

For the Exhausted Author, Wellness Is on the T.V.

Suzanne Morrison | Posted 12.13.2011 | Books
Suzanne Morrison

Television. It's the greatest invention ever. Who needs Omega fats and deep breathing and flowing linen when you can wear the leggings & ripped t-shirt you slept in while gnawing on fancy beef jerky?

'Harry Potter' Star Charged With Homemade Bomb, Marijuana Possession

Posted 12.12.2011 | Celebrity

He played Draco Malfoy's evil sidekick, Vincent Crabbe, in the "Harry Potter" franchise and although the curtain has come down on the final "Potter" f...

Potter Perfect: Emma Watson on Body Image

British Elle | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

It's a decade and eight Harry Potter films since Emma Watson, 21, first appeared on our screens as Hermione Granger. Beyond the phenomenon of the ...

Is It Best to Buy or Borrow Books?

Dave Astor | Posted 11.28.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

Now stepping into the ring: buying books vs. using a library! That bout might never make pay-per-view, but it's a contest often on the minds of avid readers.

Dog That Saved Harry Potter In Film Now In Need Of Real Life Adoption

Posted 11.26.2011 | Entertainment

He saved Harry's skin in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," and now Padfoot is in need of his own savior. As pointed out by the Sunday Exp...

Is God A Novelist?

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth Cunningham

What good fiction does whether it's a Bible story, a fairytale, a popular children's serie, or a detective thriller is to invite the reader to identify with a flawed human being who faces harrowing choices and odds.

My Harry Potter Love Affair

Versha Sharma | Posted 09.23.2011 | Arts
Versha Sharma

I was Harry: growing up somewhere as somebody different and struggling to be comfortable in my own skin before realizing being different is kind of awesome.

10 Reasons Why You Should Come to the Quidditch World Cup

Alex Benepe | Posted 11.23.2011 | New York
Alex Benepe

For one reason or another, quidditch still gets stereotyped as fantasy-fulfillment for chubby nerds. Anyone who still holds this illusion should come to the World Cup.

Inside Emma Watson & Rupert Grint's First Kiss

Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

Captivating, epic, cathartic and crushing, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," was this summer's biggest and most heart-wringing film. The...

Broadway's Fall Season Full of A-Listers, on Stage and Off

James Sims | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
James Sims

With the fall season approaching, straight plays are headed back to Times Square, and they've got a big list of stars in tow.

Daniel Radcliffe's Shocking Confession

The Moviefone Blog | Mike Ryan (Subscribe to Mike Ryan's Posts) | Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment

You'll often hear 'Harry Potter' fans compare the film series to 'Star Wars.' For devout followers of Hogwarts's most-impressive student, the juxtapos...

The Pleasures of Rereading

Dave Astor | Posted 11.19.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

Reading a beloved book twice, thrice, or more is a craving that can't be denied. It's pleasurable, comforting, and relaxing -- partly because you don't have to figure out what the author is doing from scratch.

Rupert Grint Becoming A 'Postman'?

Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

It started with an ice cream truck. But now "Harry Potter" star, Rupert Grint, seems dead set on making all his boyhood dreams come true. Accordin...

Welcome To 'Geek Like Me'

Elizabeth Perle | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Perle

This is a new column for geeks; for people like me who have an all-consuming interest -- whether convenient, popular, or even advisable -- in subjects other people may deem nerdy, weird, trivial, or childish. Welcome to "Geek to Me."

The 5 Most Depraved 'Harry Potter' Sex Scenes

www.cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 11.02.2011 | Weird News

The Harry Potter series has sold billions of dollars worth of books, movie tickets and DVDs because it's one of those rare series that children can en...

10 Dumbest College Classes In America

www.trutv.com | David Moye | Posted 03.05.2015 | Weird News

The economy is terrible and will probably be limping along for years. But are today's snot-faced college punks preparing for a brutal job market? No. ...

PHOTO: Hogwarts Alums Graduate From Magic For Modeling

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.31.2011 | Style

When "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson made the leap from Hogwarts to high fashion as the face of Burberry, we were happy to see the British beauty in a...

Fifteen of This Millennium's Top Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 10.29.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

These aren't necessarily the best novels of the past 11 years, because there are acclaimed books I've yet to read.

Daniel Radcliffe: Robert Pattinson Has Had It Much Harder

Posted 10.22.2011 | Celebrity

Once co-stars (and quite tragically so) in the "Harry Potter" series, Daniel Radcliffe doesn't envy his former Hogwarts classmate Robert Pattinson. ...