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Chinese Ambassador Invokes Voldemort In China-Japan Shrine Feud

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

TOKYO (AP) — As if Harry Potter isn't popular enough, the evil Lord Voldemort from British author J.K. Rowling's best-selling children's series has ...

Rattled With PTSD: Post Traumatic Snake Disorder

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.02.2013 | Comedy
Irene Monroe

This 4th of July there will be no grilling on my back porch. And here's why: This past Sunday morning I found myself in a chapter of a Stephen King novel.

Avada Kedavra: Parshat Balak

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 08.18.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Long before Voldemort and Saruman uttered their first fictional curses, the Jewish people faced off against the real-life sorcerer, Bilam. Bilam's plan to curse the Jews failed when G-d turned his curses into blessings. But do coerced blessings ever take effect?

What Do You Daydream About At School?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2012 | Teen

When school gets just a little boring, do you daydream about what you'll do when the clock strikes 3 p.m.? Reminisce about the 12 blissful hours of sl...

Fantasy Veepstakes

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rather than write about the likes of Tim Pawlenty and his relative strengths over Rob Portman's budget experience... oh, sorry, I seem to have put myself to sleep there. The real choices aren't exciting to write about, so let's travel to the Land of Make-Believe instead, shall we?

SEC Head: 'All The Regulators Focused On' JPMorgan Loss

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission says the agency is focused on a surprise $2 billion trading loss by JPMorgan Chase. ...

Harry Potter And Voldemort Play Plead The Fifth On 'Watch What Happens Live'

Posted 02.10.2012 | TV

Voldemort asked and Harry Potter answered on "Watch What Happens Live" (Weeknights, 11 p.m. EST on Bravo). And it was just as weird as when Voldemort ...

Ralph Fiennes Reads Erotic Voldemort Fan Fiction

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

Ralph Fiennes gained legions of fans after his chilling portrayal of Lord Voldemort in the "Harry Potter" films. On "Watch What Happens Live" (Wee...

Kardashian's New Husband Inks Deal for Sorriest Son of a Bitch on the Planet

James Napoli | Posted 10.21.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

The network is banking on countless such altercations to provide their program, and its millions of likely viewers, with deeply embarrassing, painfully awkward moments in the life of a put-upon, in-way-over-his-head young celebrity husband.

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...

Movie Review: Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part 2 - It's Magical

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We have now come to the end of a decade-long magical adventure that may constitute the most ambitious feat of both literary and cinematic story-telling in memory, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.

Spiritual Lessons From Harry Potter

Greg Garrett | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion
Greg Garrett

Why has Harry Potter been so important in the lives of both kids and adults? What does the series have to teach us about who we are and what we're supposed to be doing?

Harry Potter Stamps For UK's Royal Mail: View The Collection!

guardian.co.uk | 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...

The War On Christmas Is Over ... And Christmas Lost

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

You've seen the endless TV commercials and web ads that wink at Christmas without daring to mention "He Who Must Not Be Named." Christ may be the new Voldemort. Face it: The war on Christmas is lost.

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

What started out as a series of benign magical fantasies for children has come to more closely resemble the works of J.K. Rowling on which they're based - epic (if fanciful) struggles between good and evil.

Movie Review: Clash of the Titans -- Barely 2D

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Aside from any further output from Lady Gaga, I can't think of much that's more unnecessary than the remake of Clash of the Titans, at least until the next remake of Godzilla comes along.

Other GOP Amendments Added to Derail Health Care Reform

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

GOP Senators proposed some creative amendments to tack onto the Health Care Reform bill in an effort to derail the momentum of its passage. These ame...

Rounding GM's Square Wheels

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

Moving belatedly into the 21st century, General Motors now has an opportunity to find a permanent chief who understands the new business environment, as well as the environment itself.

Eyes and Ears: Putting On The Palin Wig, Rogue Robocalls, Obama Shoutouts And Sign Switcharoos

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

I have a bumper sticker on my car that raises eyebrows and gets a good response here. It says: Republicans for Voldemort.

Political Fashion Sense - Texas Style

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

This photo slideshow accompanies "Texas Dem Leaders Insist On Unity At State Convention." Political Fashion Sense - Texas Style from Natasha Chen...