JK Rowling

The Spell That Rowling Casts

Karthick Ram Manoharan | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Karthick Ram Manoharan

Every time Donald Trump, or any other great white bigot who presumes to be the leader of the civilized West, expose themselves for the racists that they are, Rowling strikes. Not with her wand, but with her tweets. Her 140 characters are as powerful as the spells in her stories and they capture the attention of those that follow her. Besides, they also make it to the news of leading media outlets.

Of Course J.K Rowling Had A Literary Response To Pastor Supporting Trump’s ‘Fire And Fury’

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

The Bible has been used to promote peace, understanding and compassion in the world. But the very same scriptures have also been used in the past to j...

J.K. Rowling Is The Richest Author In The World, Again

HuffPost | Ashley Percival | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

The past year’s bonanza of successful ‘Harry Potter’ properties has restored J.K. Rowling to the top of the Forbes list of richest authors, acco...

You Know It’s Bad When JK Rowling Apologises After Slating Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK

To many she’s the queen of the written word both online and off – but JK Rowling ended up eating a rather large slice of humble pie after a string...

Piers Morgan Launches Fresh Attack On 'Ghastly' J.K. Rowling

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

Piers Morgan has launched a fresh attack on “ghastly” J.K. Rowling. The ‘Good Morning Britain’ presenter branded the ‘Harry Potter’ author...

J.K. Rowling Sends Message To 'Harry Potter' Fans On 20th Anniversary Of 'Philosopher's Stone' Release

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

J.K. Rowling has thanked her army of fans as she celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book being released. Monday (26 June) mark...

Unleash Your Inner Wizard With This New Harry Potter Book Club

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Pottermore has launched its very own Wizarding World Book Club - so muggles everywhere can rediscover the Harry Potter books all over again. Fans of J...

JK Rowling Starts Row With Katie Hopkins And Nigel Farage Over 'Radicalisation' After Finsbury Park Attack

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK

Columnists, politicians and right-wing tabloid newspapers have been accused of “radicalising” people against Muslims, amid a van attack on worship...

J.K. Rowling And Sir Paul McCartney Receive Top Honours In Queen's Birthday List

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

J.K. Rowling and Paul McCartney have been made Companions of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. 20 years after receiving his knighthood, ...

#ThingsThatLeaveBritainReeling Is A Very British Response To The London Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK

Terror hit the streets of London on Saturday night in an attack which left seven dead - but among the anger at the attackers and concern for the victi...

JK Rowling Makes Direct Plea To Harry Potter Fans Not To Buy Rare Stolen Manuscript

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK

JK Rowling has made a direct plea to fans not to buy a rare, handwritten Harry Potter prequel, which was stolen during a burglary. The British author ...

JK Rowling Champions Dugdale's Powerful Speech Against Tory 'Rape Clause'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK

Kezia Dugdale has been widely praised for her powerful speech at Holyrood on Tuesday against the Tories’ controversial “rape clause”. The Scott...

JK Rowling Has Absolutely No Time For This Man's Nonsense Comments About Women

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.04.2017 | UK

JK Rowling has once again proved she’s not just the Queen of children’s fiction but also of withering Twitter put-downs. Chuck Woolery, a US games...

JK Rowling Leads Hilarious Tributes To Trump's Fabricated Swedish Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump used his platform at the Florida rally last night to shed light on a terrible terror attack to hit Sweden on Friday. The only problem is ...

Piers Morgan Got Superbly Trolled When He Asked For Some 'Relief' From JK Rowling

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK

Piers Morgan is incurring the bitter wrath of an unlikely enemy for his ongoing feud with JK Rowling. The Good Morning Britain presenter sought to em...

JK Rowling Tried To Trick Piers Morgan Into Tweeting This And It Worked Like A Charm

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK

JK Rowling has trolled Piers Morgan by trying to trick him into retweeting his own praise for her after they had a furious Twitter row. After the pair...

A Bookshop Is Tweeting An Entire Harry Potter Book To Piers Morgan After JK Rowling Row

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK

A bookshop in North London is painstakingly tweeting every word of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to broadcaster Piers Morgan after a row ...

JK Rowling And Piers Morgan Trade Jibes In Furious Exchange

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK

JK Rowling and Piers Morgan engaged in a furious exchange on Twitter on Saturday after the Harry Potter author confessed she enjoyed watching the broa...

J.K. Rowling's Responses To Fans Burning Her Books Are Hilariously Brutal

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK

People are claiming to be burning J.K. Rowling’s books in anger at her politics, as she condemns Donald Trump. And the Harry Potter author is respon...

JK Rowling, Ed Miliband And Tory MPs Warn May Over Trump

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Politics

JK Rowling has joined Ed Miliband and senior Tories in warning Theresa May that “history” will judge her links to Donald Trump. The Harry Potter a...

J. K. Rowling's Inspirational Christmas Message Is Just What 2016 Needs

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK

J. K. Rowling has given an inspirational message of hope to those suffering over the festive period as she remembers her “worst Christmas”. The Br...

JK Rowling Answers The Question She Gets Asked Most About 'Harry Potter'

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

JK Rowling may have finished writing the ‘Harry Potter’ series nine years ago, but devoted fans’ questions about tiny plot details haven’t slo...

This New Spider Species Has Been Named After The Harry Potter Sorting Hat

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

A new species of spider which bears a startling resemblance to the sorting hat in Harry Potter has been discovered in India. The arachnid has subseque...

Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

Harry Crawford | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Harry Crawford

David Yates / Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Ezra Miller / Fantasy / 2016 / 12A / 133mins Having been one of countless millions rai...

J.K. Rowling Praises Johnny Depp's 'Fantastic Beasts' Role, Amid Casting Backlash

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has praised Johnny Depp’s role in the upcoming ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ film, amid a backlash ...