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What Happened To The Real-Life Snake That Inspired Nagini In 'Harry Potter'?
Before the casting controversy surrounding the "Fantastic Beasts" character, Nagini was inspired by an actual snake. But where is that snake now?
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Ezra Miller Channels Hedwig But Makes It Fashion On 'Fantastic Beasts' Red Carpet
The actor added a deadly "Harry Potter" twist to the ensemble.
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Claudia Kim Seems As Out Of The Loop About Nagini's Story As We Are
The future of the character in the “Fantastic Beasts” sequel is canonical, but just how she gets there ― that’s the stuff of intrigue. And controversy.
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CULTURE & ARTS
There Were Zero Better Things This Week Than Ezra Miller's Dementor Chic Red Carpet Look
Except for maybe white people failing to start a new city because of The Cheesecake Factory (and racism).
Someone Added Lyrics To 'Harry Potter' Song Revealing The True Hero
Props are due to this Hogwarts standout, the song says.
J.K. Rowling Roasts Sarah Huckabee Sanders With George Orwell '1984' Quote
The "Harry Potter" author got literary with her latest burn for the Trump administration.
Emma Watson And Tom Felton Skateboard In 'Harry Potter' Beach Reunion
Thankfully, these two didn't have to ride a broom together.
Hasan Minhaj Tells Stephen Colbert He Won't Say Trump's Name On His New Show
"For me, he’s the man who shall not be named," the "Patriot Act" host said.
Eddie Redmayne's Magic Trick Casts Harry Potter-Worthy Spell Over Jimmy Fallon
This is wizard.
Ariana Grande Endorses 'Voldemort' Stripping To 'Dangerous Woman' And So Do We
A week before the midterm elections, this is likely the best endorsement we've seen yet.
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How Practicing Witchcraft Helped This Woman Heal From Trauma
Haylin Belay uses her magic rituals to heal from past trauma and to find an inner power in a society that often doesn’t value women of color.
Poll: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Named America's Favorite Novel
Did your favorite book win?
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Sarah Ferguson’s Harry Potter-Themed Royal Wedding Hat Is A Hilarious Meme
Princess Eugenie of York's mother set Twitter alight with her headwear.
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J.K. Rowling Tries To Put Quidditch Scoring Debate To Rest For Good
The "Harry Potter" author had a blunt reply for one fan who questioned the fictional sport.
Magical Footage From New 'Harry Potter' Video Game May Have Leaked Online
Mischief was certainly managed on a Reddit thread where the clips first appeared.
New 'Fantastic Beasts' Trailer Spurs Debate Over Asian Character
"I feel like this is the problem when white people want to diversify and don't actually ask POC how to do so," author Ellen Oh tweeted.
New 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Trailer Confirms Fan Theory About Classic 'Harry Potter' Character
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is giving a new spin on an infamous villain.
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J.K. Rowling Confirms Harry Potter Fan Theory About Hermione Once And For All
Daniel Radcliffe Was Shown Harry Potter Memes And His Response Was Magical
"The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon educated Radcliffe on the memes, and the former boy wizard couldn't get enough.
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J.K. Rowling Surprises Scottish Couple By Photobombing Their Wedding
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The "Harry Potter" author lent her magical presence to Nick and John's big day.
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107 Baby Name Ideas For People Who Are Obsessed With Harry Potter
The Wizarding World is full of interesting names.
21 Magical Foods And Drinks To Try At Harry Potter World
Take your pick from butterbeer ice cream to cauldron cakes.
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Why I Use Harry Potter To Teach A College Course On Child Development
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Fiction has the power to foster empathy and change attitudes.
This 'Harry Potter' Character's Name Is Getting VERY Popular
Hermione isn't quite breaking through, though.
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13 Magical Parenting Quotes From J.K. Rowling
"What has lesser status and is more difficult than raising a child? And what is more important?"
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Jude Law Explains Why Dumbledore's Sexuality Won't Be Addressed In 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel
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"Your sexuality doesn’t necessarily define you," the actor said.
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