Posts tagged "Harry Potter"

A Muggle visits the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Muggles in Harry Potter's Wizarding World--Universal Studios Orlando
I will just lay it out right now.  I am a complete and total freak for anything related to Harry Potter even though I’m a mere muggle (“non-magical folk” as Hagrid says).  I have all the books signed (American and British first editions).  I have the first two scripts signed by cast members.  I even... Read more »

New Royal Family Woes?! Kate SHOULDN'T Be Sunbathing Topless. Period!

New Royal Family Woes?! Kate SHOULDN'T Be Sunbathing Topless. Period!
Listen, no one is a bigger fan of the Royal family than me.  I’ve watched every wedding beginning to end, bought all of the mags with Diana’s fashionable photos, felt her pain for Charles’ cheating ways, cried when paparazzi drove her to her death, cried with happiness when her handsome son found his soulmate but... Read more »

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Premiere Benefits Urban Prep with Surprise Guest Matthew Lewis

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Premiere Benefits Urban Prep with Surprise Guest Matthew Lewis
It was exciting enough just to be going to the premiere of the last Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, at the IMAX Navy Pier theatre benefitting Urban Prep Academies.  But the evening took on a surreal feeling when I found out the surprise guest for the evening would be... Read more »
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Opening Night of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" Creates Pottermania for Urban Prep and Fans!

Fans at the midnight showing of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1″ after the Urban Prep private screening at Navy Pier. The advance screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 benefitted Urban Prep and was the first show before the sold-out midnight show tonight for this long anticipated film.  And... Read more »

Hefner and Hemingway Highlight New York Book Fair

  The first Playboy (signed twice by Hef) offered by Lux Mentis at New York Antiquarian Book Fair along with an archive spanning 60 years. The New York Book Fair happens every year in April at the Park Avenue Armory.   This fair is the largest  in the world with over 200 dealers from all corners... Read more »

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Helps Urban Prep

“Potter People” at film premier. “Harry Potter and the Half -Blood Prince” is a must-see!  I went to a premier on Wednesday that also benefitted the Urban Prep Academy.  If you’re not familiar with Urban Prep, you should be.  Their mission is a noble one.  They provide urban youth, mostly young African-American boys, with a learning environment with... Read more »
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