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Young Dumbledore Shines in the First Trailer of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The wizarding world we know made only a small appearance in the first Fantastic Beasts movie, mainly because Newt Scamander was in America. Fans will have a chance to revisit iconic locations and characters in The Crimes of Grindelwald as the movie returns to familiar grounds. Well, there’s a lot of action in Paris, but you will get to see Hogwarts again, and a young, chill Dumbledore.

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Earrings With Hogwarts House Crests

Show your devotion to your favorite Hogwarts house – or all of them, this is a 5-pack set. It includes crests for all houses, plus one for Hogwarts itself. You just got a whole new set of options to feed your interest in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. The set costs $20.

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Harry Potter Cosplay Styled in the Way of Pinups

Ginny Di is cosplaying Harry Potter characters to give a tribute to the pin-up art of Gil Elvgren. Now that’s quite a mashup and combo. You can see more on her Facebook page, or buy the entire pin up collection on her website.

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J.K. Rowling Just Published a New Story Starring 34 Year Old Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling has just released a new Harry Potter tale. The short story is available on the author’s website, and is presented as an article written for the Daily Prophet by Rita Skeeter. The occasion is the Quidditch World Cup, which happens in Patagonia

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Harry Potter Universe is Getting a New Movie Trilogy

Harry Potter movies are complete, but that of course does not mean that spinoffs cannot be made. The wizarding world, it seems, will see a return to the screen with a new trilogy based off J.K. Rowling’s book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It is being reported that the book will be adopted into a film trilogy.

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Harry Potter Themed Stiletto Heels

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These beautiful Harry Potter themed stilettos were made especially for a wedding, hand-painted by the bride’s sister-in-law. The Harry Potter and Hogwarts stilettos were made for the bride, while the house stilettos were used by the bridesmaids.

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My Name is Katniss Everdeen. I sighed. Nothing Happened.

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The phrases that make the headline happen to be the most used in three popular young-adult series, Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter, in order. An analysis by Ben Blatt of Slate runs through the favorite adjectives, adverbs and the way to start off a sentence for each author. Me on the other hand, being a superficial idiot, find it hilarious to put their sentences together and laugh at the nonsense that ensues. Here’s more: “I don’t know. He sighed. Harry looked around.” and “I shake my head. I shrugged. Harry stared.” 10x points for visualizing the characters saying these lines in a very cheesy setting.

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Minimalist Animated Posters for Harry Potter Series

Minimalist Harry Potter Illustrations by Jessica Martinez

Playing up to the Harry Potter series, artist Jessica Martinez has created a set of animated gif images for all seven books of the series. The images focus on a primary event or object in the related book, and animate it for full effect. It would probably be more like how all images work in the Harry Potter world anyway. As an extra, each image also has Harry Potter’s lightning scar; sometimes clearly visible, and sometimes hidden well enough to make you search for it.

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If Harry Potter Was on Instagram

We’re not really sure how popular Instagram would be in the wizarding world, but we can be sure they would try to keep up. Here’s a set imagining if Harry Potter was on Instagram. Well, he’s just another dad on Instagram, and he’s also a celebrity. Though as it turns out, almost everyone on social media can be brought to within a few notches of reality, and Mr. Potter would most likely really be posting this stuff if he really were on Instagram.

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Harry Potter House Robes

Sit comfortably in these Hogwarts house robes while you look at the funny ways of the muggles and their world. Made out of cotton, the robes are available in the styles of Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, or Hufflepuff. Costs $70.