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Daniel writes "http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?story Id=4582190I wonder if this could have been defended under the parody exemption?"
Rowling says latest Potter book is 'best yet': Harry Potter author JK Rowling has been teasing readers waiting for her latest book.
Rowling has said the latest installment in the boy wizard's adventures, which will be released on July 16, is one of the best she has written.
This News probably comes as no suprise, Scholastic Inc. is betting that people are more interested in Harry Potter than ever.
The U.S. publisher of J.K. Rowling's series announced Wednesday a record-breaking first print run of 10.8 million copies for the sixth volume: "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," which will go on sale in the United States at midnight on July 16.
Here's a look at one extreme viewpoint of J. K. Rowling's popular series, Harry Potter:
Minister Joseph Chambers refers to the series as "a creation of hell helping prepare the younger generation to welcome the Biblical prophecies of demons and devils led by Lucifer himself." In case you're in agreement, they sell a video on their website that goes along with the article.
search-engines-web.com Spotted News that staff on the new Harry Potter movie are to have their names appear on GRAVESTONES in the film.
The tombstones feature in the climax to Goblet of Fire which sees a graveyard fight between Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and arch-enemy Voldemort.
The filmâ€™s lawyers were worried about using names that might be the same as real peopleâ€™s.
So they asked the production crew if they could use their monikers.
An insider said: â€œIt was a bit of fun for the staff â€” and means they get a very unusual film credit.â€?
The new movie â€” the fourth in the Potter series â€” is out in November.
A Harry Potter lookalikes comic published by the US Army is being investigated by representatives of the author JK Rowling. A collection of characters â€“ with striking similarities to the actors who portray Rowlingâ€™s creations in the film adaptations of her books â€“ have graced the pages of Preventative Maintenance (or PS) Monthly, a free guide to keeping military equipment in working order distributed to 80,000 army personnel in the US.The magazine includes a cartoon character called Topper, a boy wizard, who attends Mogmarts school of magic. Harry Potter, Rowlingâ€™s boy wizard creation, attends the Hogwarts school of magic.
Anonymous Patron writes "Muggles Beware, Author JK Rowling has warned Harry Potter fans to watch out for Internet fraudsters claiming to sell electronic copies of her latest wizard saga -- they are trying to steal bank and credit card details."
The U.K. - AFP reports on Fans of literary boy wizard Harry Potter have been beating a path to the tomb of a 19-year-old British soldier who is buried in a cemetery close to Tel Aviv.
Corporal Harry Potter, a member of the Royal Worcestershire regiment, was killed 66 years ago during fighting in the southern West Bank town of Hebron and was subsequently laid to rest in a cemetery in the town of Ramle.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling, who gave birth on Sunday, has named her baby daughter Mackenzie Jean.
She said she and husband Neil Murray were "absolutely delighted" by the new arrival and described her as "ridiculously beautiful".
Mackenzie Jean Rowling Murray is the author's third child, and her second with Murray, who she married in 2001.
Their son David was born in 2003. She also has an 11-year-old daughter, Jessica, from a previous marriage. From The Beeb