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Last update: 2010-06-09

Only A Few Spaces Left At Infinitus!

2010-06-09

We just got the following information: UPDATE: Night of a Thousand Wizards schedule & ticket sales Universal has released about 200 additional tickets to Night of a Thousand Wizards, so we have about 400 left for sale. We are closing ticket sales on June 23, unless we sell out before then, and no tickets to NoaTW [...]…

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Episode #104: Hear All About Infinitus 2010

2009-11-10 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

HEY PEOPLE! We’re back for another great episode of Harry Potter Prognostications!  In this weeks episode, we interviewed Aziza and Jenn from HPEF about the upcoming event, Infinitus 2010.  Believe us when we say that you will WANT to listen to this interview.  And believe us when we say that after you listen to the [...]…

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Episode #103: A Little More Half Blood Prince

2009-08-30 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

So as it turns out we weren’t really finished discussing the Half Blood Prince movie. In this week’s episode we discussed how the movie fits in with the overall theme of …..say it……Ambiguity about good and evil within Harry Potter and specifically within HBP itself. We hope you enjoy the episode and we can’t wait [...]…

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Episode 102: Half Blood Prince Review

2009-07-25 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

Hey Everyone! Welcome to another edition of HPProgs. In this week’s episode we reviewed Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince….sure took long enough for this movie to come out! We were joined by our friend and special guest Greg in Toronto who had some great insights into the movie. We talked about our [...]…

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Episode 101: The Lexicon and Steve Vander Ark

2009-06-30 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

Hey everyone! Welcome back for episode 101. Steve Vander Ark joined us this week to talk about his book, The Lexicon: An Unauthorized Guide to Harry Potter Fiction and Related Materials. We enjoyed discussing the book and the process behind publishing it as well as some of the many different entries and ideas in [...]…

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HBP to Be Screened at OmniMax in Chicago

2009-06-29

Hey HP Chicago fans! The Museum of Science and Industry is excited to announce that it will play host to the newest Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at the Omnimax®, Chicago’s only five-story, domed theater. The Museum is the only large-format theater in Chicago to show the film on its world premiere [...]…

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Half Blood Prince US Premiere July 9 At the Ziegfeld Theatre

2009-06-24

Warner Brothers has announced the US Premiere of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince It will take place on Thursday, July 9, 2009 at the Zigfeld Theatre in New York City. General information is as follows: WHEN:Thursday, July 9, 2009 WHERE: Ziegfeld Theatre Crew Arrivals: 4:45 pm 141 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019 Celebrity Arrivals: 6:00 pm Screening: 7:00 pm Celebrities [...]…

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Episode #100: A Stroll Down Memory Lane

2009-06-18 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

CELEBRATION TIME!!! We made it to 100 episodes (even more if you count all of our mini and .5 episodes)! Needless to say we are so happy to have reached this point and we have to thank all of you for being such a big part of us getting here. We honestly wouldn’t have reached [...]…

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Episode #99.5: A Child and Harry Potter

2009-05-31 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

Sorry, Episode 100 has not arrived yet. That episode is going to be pretty epic and we didn’t want to release it without giving it the preparation it deserves. This is a VERY SPECIAL episode of HPProgs though. Join me (Penny) and my son, Ezra, as we bond over Harry Potter. It is definitely different than [...]…

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Episode #99: Literary Criticism and Harry Potter

2009-05-07 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

Hey everyone! In this week’s episode, we had on two LOVELY guests who we met at Portus: Nikki and Darcy. They are a lot smarter than we are and actually have an educational background in Literature, so we picked their brains a little on the different aspects of literary criticism and how they relate to [...]…

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Episode #98 The Final Final Half Blood Prince Trailer

2009-04-19 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

What? No way! An actual podcast? Yep! We know you have been missing your HPProgs and we missed you all too! We took a little time to record our thoughts on the LAST Half Blood Prince Trailer. The episode is short and sweet, but full of content and info. We can’t wait to hear what you [...]…

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HPProgs Hitler Video Mentioned in Entertainment Weekly

2009-04-17

UPDATE: Mugglenet was nice enough to scan in the article and let us know about it so you can now see the print version if you want. Hey everyone! Remember the video we made back in August about Hitler’s reaction to the Half Blood Prince Delay? Well it turns out that the folks at Entertainment Weekly [...]…

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Azkatraz Movie Update!

2009-04-16

For those of you who are wondering how the new release date of the Half Blood Prince movie will affect the Azkatraz showing, the new edition of the Azkatraz Informant says that the special IMAX showing will still be on Thursday. Although the exact movie start time has yet to be confirmed, it will not begin [...]…

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Update: WB Moving Half Blood Prince Up To July 15

2009-04-14

Update: Warner Brothers has confirmed that the release date for Harry Potter and the Half Blod Prince Movie has been moved to July 15th. via Mugglenet Erc box office and comingsoon.net are  both unofficially  reporting that  Warner brothers has moved up  the release date for the Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Movie to July [...]…

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New Half Blood Prince Trailer Will Be Released This Thursday Night

2009-04-14

Warner Brothers has announced that a new trailer for the “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” movie will be released on satellite on Thursday, April 16th, 9:00 pm (EDT)/6:00 pm (PDT). Coordinates for feed are as follows: Thursday, April 16, 2009 9:00 PM – 9:15 PM EDT (6:00 PM 6:15 PM PDT) Galaxy 3C, Transponder 21, C-Band Analog Downlink Frequency: [...]…

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Chris Rankin Coming To Azkatraz

2009-03-17

If you are a HP movie Percy Weasley fan, this news is going to excite you! This just in from the folks at HPEF: HPEF is excited to announce that Chris Rankin (a.k.a. Percy Weasley of the Harry Potter films) will be joining us at Azktraz! Mr. Rankin will be at Azkatraz throughout the weekend and [...]…

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Warner Brothers Releases Newest Half Blood Prince Trailer

2009-03-05

Warner Brothers has released the NEWEST Half Blood Prince trailer and it looks fantastic! It has some scenes we’ve seen before, as well as some new footage that is sure to leave you wanting more! We will get an imbedded youtube video in to show you the trailer asap, but in the mean time, go [...]…

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Brand New concept Art at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

2009-02-25

Universal Orlando has just sent us some brand new concept art of the book store, Dervish and Banges which will be found in the village of Hogsmeade at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (set to open in 2010)! Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Website (http://www.universalorlando.com/harrypotter/?__source=email.hp.2009.02.24) for more details! …

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New Look at HBP on “TODAY Australia”

2009-02-23

“TODAY Australia” gave HP fans some new and exciting footage of the Half Blood Prince movie.  Take a look! (Hat Tip: The HogsHead) …

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Episode #97: Dumbledore’s Self Esteem Issues

2009-02-16 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

Welcome back. We actually recorded an HP Progs podcast!!! In this week’s episode, we talked about Dumbledore’s self loathing behaviors. Specifically those that were evidenced at the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as well as in Dumbledore’s commentary at the end of Beedle the Bard.  We talked about the anguish that Dumbledore [...]…

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Exciting Stuff From the Makers of HPProgs (That’s us)

2009-02-10

Hey everyone!! Since we have started HP Progs, we have talked about doing podcasts on other subjects as well. We even had a podcast for the TV show, “The Wire” for a few weeks. Well, we would like to announce that we have collaborated with the people who bring you Mugglecast to do a GENERAL [...]…

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Going to Azkatraz and Interested in Starting a Harry Potter Podcast?

2009-02-10

HPEF announced some VERY exciting news today: The Next Biggest Podcast Idol Survivor Do you have what it takes to be the next Potter Podcast Idol? Have you ever listened to your favorite podcast and thought, “I can do that!” – Well here’s your chance! HPEF and MuggleCast are proud to present The Next Biggest Podcast Idol [...]…

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Official Half Blood Prince Movie Posters Revealed

2009-02-05

We can finally see some of the official Half Blood Prince Movie Posters and they are NICE! Tell us what you think of the posters! (Hat tip: A.S. of MN) …

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Japanese Half Blood Prince Trailer Now Online

2009-01-23

You can now see the recently released Japanese Half Blood Prince Trailer on youtube. There are some new scenes that we haven’t seen before. Enjoy! …

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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince to Get a PG Rating

2009-01-07

The website, Rope of Silicon is reporting that the MPAA has given Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince a PG Rating for “for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality.” Interestingly, this is the first movie in the Potter franchise since Prisoner of Azkaban that is receiving a rating under PG-13. It is very possible [...]…

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Episode #96: Harry Potter Books vs. Movies

2008-12-31 :: Harry Potter Prognostications

We’ve started to have this conversation many times over the span of HPProgs. Do the Harry Potter books get ruined or spoiled because of the movies? Does it hurt our reading imagination to be able to visualize the books based on the film makers’ choices? Are there any characters who were either ruined for us [...]…

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What’s Happening In HPProgs World?!?

2008-12-18

Hey guys. Just wanted to say hi. First of all, BIG, HUGE Thank You to everyone who commented after episode 95. It was great to see some new names as well as hear from some of our old favorite listeners again! Things have been pretty busy around here. Greg and I are both dealing with some [...]…

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Wrock Around the Rock at Azkatraz 2009!!!

2008-12-17

If it weren’t enough that Half Blood Prince is going to be screened at an Imax theater, or that there will be an awesome “Masters of Harry Potter” Business track, or that the formal and academic programming will be amazing, the folks at Azkatraz 2009 have made another VERY exciting announcement: In conjunction with HP Alliance, [...]…

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Rowling’s Harvard Commencement Speech Sheds Light on One of the Tales From Beedle

2008-12-11

The mp3 of JK Rowling’s Harvard Commencement speech came on to my iTunes as I was shuffling through the library.  I have spoken before about how much this speech touched me and how it is full of wonderful lessons for people of all ages. When listening again just now, I came to the following portion: You [...]…

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Harry Potter Exhibition to Premiere in Chicago

2008-12-11

Warner Brothers has released  a press release to officially announce the premiere of the international tour of  Harry Potter: the Exhibition.  It will be opening in Chicago on April 30th, 2009 at the Museum of Science and Industry: “We are proud to present this unique exhibition, which captures the magic of Harry Potter and will give [...]…

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