The Day That I Started Caring About Harry Potter Again

Back in October, I wrote an article entitled “The Day I Stopped Caring About Harry Potter“. While I recommend reading the article in its entirety, I’ll sum it up before I continue: I was upset that the story was going to continue after the “All was well” finality that┬áDeathly Hallows brought us. Moreover, I was…

Review: Deathly Hallows Part 1 Movie

From the very beginning, this movie feels intense, like the open of the close that it is. Our first glimpse of Minister of Magic Rufus Scrimgeour, with his unblinking stare (he actually blinks three times but who is really counting), starts the film, followed by the incredible music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat, underscoring…

LeakyCon: My First Con Adventure

What is even more exciting for me than preparing for my first Harry Potter convention is that I get to spend over a week with my college roommate, Jeff, or as I sometimes call him, Animal, or JKO2. He’s a pretty cool guy. He’s just spent the last three months backpacking across eastern Europe, the…