Easy and Fun Ways to Celebrate Your House Pride Day

This week is all about Hogwart's house pride! Let's hear it for our favorite wizarding school! Today is Slytherin Pride Day, which is my favorite thing since I was recently re-sorted into Slytherin with Pottermore's new and improved Sorting Hat quiz. While I did suffer a bit of an identity crisis, I feel more at … Continue reading Easy and Fun Ways to Celebrate Your House Pride Day

5 Fandom Friday: Geeky Tattoos I Want

I love tattoos, and I'm blown away by the skill it takes to be a tattoo artist. The thing is, tattoos are, like, forever. That kind of commitment freaks me out something fierce, and always gives me pause when I think about getting some ink. Sure, maybe today I'm cool with getting a geeky tattoo, … Continue reading 5 Fandom Friday: Geeky Tattoos I Want

The History of Magic in North America: 1920s

Well, kids, we've reached the end of our magical journey with Pottermore's Magic in North America series. If you haven't, be sure to check out my quick hits from 14th-17th Century, 17th Century and beyond, and the history behind Rappaport's Law. Today's history lesson focuses on the 20s--which is, of course, the time period in … Continue reading The History of Magic in North America: 1920s

The History of Magic In North America: Rappaport’s Law

An alternate title for today's magical history lesson could be "Dorcas Ruins Dating for Everyone". Before I jump in with today's quick hits, be sure to check out the recaps of Day 1 and Day 2 of Pottermore's North American magical history lessons. Today's lesson focused largely on a specific law called Rappaport's Law, which … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: Rappaport’s Law

The History of Magic In North America: 17th Century and Beyond

So...yesterday's Magic in North America story from JK Rowling got some serious backlash. If you're unsure why there was such an outcry from Native American people, I'd check out A Tribe Called Geek and Dr. Adrienne Keene to hear about the entire thing. Plus, you should probably just follow A Tribe Called Geek anyway, because … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: 17th Century and Beyond

Quick Hits on The History of Magic in North America: 14th Century-17th Century

As I mentioned yesterday, Pottermore is releasing a new piece from JK Rowling about the history of magic in North America from today through the 11th. So if you haven't¬†checked out the new stuff on Pottermore, TURN BACK NOW, because I'm going to be talking about today's magical history lesson. I'll wait, and give you … Continue reading Quick Hits on The History of Magic in North America: 14th Century-17th Century

If You Aren’t on Pottermore Yet, It’s Time to Join

GUYS. Are you on Pottermore? Maybe you were way back when it originally kicked off and you found yourself underwhelmed. I hear that. I wasn't totally stoked on Pottermore when it first launched, but with the release of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie coming out, the Potter more has been completely … Continue reading If You Aren’t on Pottermore Yet, It’s Time to Join