Too bad J.K. Rowling couldn't come up with cuter names for her magical literary characters -- or at least names we could pronounce on this side of the pond (say it slowly ... "her-my-ah-knee"). In 2011, "Isabella" and "Jacob" (also the names of the two main characters in Stephenie Meyer's Tw ... More >>
Food alchemy: Trying to turn ordinary cream soda into butterbeer.In honor of this Friday's release of the long-awaited Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, The Virgin found it fitting to try to recreate one of the most magically delicious-sounding libations from the film series: Butt ... More >>
As we've already pointed out, rock stars like to write and star in comic books. The best of these comics contain original story lines and fantastical heros and villains, but sometimes, they take a more straightforward, biographical approach.The comic Female Force: Madonna, scheduled to be release ... More >>
Harry and the Potters at the Tucson Public Library My favorite people watching moment at Phoenix Comicon had to be spotting a crew of teens dressed as Hogwarts students smoking outside of the Convention Center. I liked to imagine I had found the "bad kids" of the school, looking bad-ass in their ... More >>
Harry Potter tribute band The Remus Lupins are scheduled to perform at the Scottsdale Public Library's Mustang Branch on Saturday.
Who says there's nothing to do during the summertime besides planting yourself in front of either the television or the air conditioner? Certainly not us, since we've a ... More >>
Friday night, crazy devoted Twilight fans lined up outside of Hot Topic at the Tempe Marketplace for the exclusive Midnight Release Party, open only to those who pre-ordered a copy of the special 2-Disc Hot Topic edition of the movie. It was packed inside the tiny store as a hundred or so ticket hol ... More >>