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Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Open Your Ears To: The Complete Harry Potter Series

By this point, Larkable doesn’t have to tell you how amazing Harry Potter is, you just know. But do you know how amazing it is when narrated by Jim Dale? (Image Source One of the very first audiobooks I listened to was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. An 8 hour car ride seemed painfully long and while I have hours of music to listen to, why wouldn’t I listen to Harry Potter instead? Yeah, exactly, that’s an excellent argument, right? Audiobooks were the thing…

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Sarah Dunn: The Hobbit and Harry Potter Specials

Sarah Dunn has published a gorgeous, gorgeous, GORGEOUS collection of photos from the incredible players in The Hobbit. Every single one of these stunning photos is credited to the incredible Sarah Dunn. We live in a visual world, and here at Larkable, we like to highlight those who visualize our fandoms best. If you haven’t heard of Sarah Dunn before, please check out her incredible work. I personally suggest beginning with her Harry Potter Specials. Let me give you a little taste of what this…

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Fandom

“Not Literally” Takes Fangirling To A Whole New Level

(We don’t care, we love it). Launched by Harry Potter fangirl Ginny in 2011 Not Literally has carved out its own particular niche on youtube.  Now run by a meager but brilliant staff, Not Literally Productions is constantly branching into new fandoms and bringing viewers hilarious and catchy parodies of their favorite books, shows and movies. Over the last three years, staffers Ginny, Dana and Erik have covered everything from Harry Potter to Catching Fire, Doctor Who and Game of Thrones. They’ve always been clever, punny and…

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Quidditch

Who’s Up For a Game of Quidditch?

Japanese engineer brings Potterheads one step closer to playing the sport of their dreams. After an entire generation grew up with Harry Potter, subsequently many of us would have given anything to play the Wizarding sport of Quidditch. How many official teams have popped up at colleges and high schools around the world? More than 300, according to the International Quidditch Association which was founded in 2010 and now hosts nine regional championships, the World Cup,  the International Open, Global Games and Quidcon (the only Quidditch convention). In…

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The 5 Best Fandom Drinks You Don’t Want To Miss

When you sit down to watch your favorite show, get in the mood with these 5 best fandom drinks. 5. Downton Abbey Bordeux In Edwardian England, Bordeaux was the wine of choice amongst the British nobility. Available in both Blanc (white wine) and Claret (red wine), these French wines are from Dulong Grand Vins in Bordeaux, France. Dulong Grand Vins has been in the winemaking industry for over 130 years, so Edwardian-era wine is definitely their thing. This vineyard wanted to honor Downton Abbey, so…

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The 5 Most Captivating Young Adult Book Series

Life can be too busy to spend hours looking for a book. That’s why Larkable has complied a list of the 5 most captivating young adult fantasy book series right here. Sometimes it’s hard to find something to read. There’s so much going in on life–school, work, after-school stuff, TV–but sometimes you just have to settle down with a good book, and where do you find one of those? No worries: we have a list of the 5 most captivating young adult fantasy book series…

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forever alone

15 Awesome (or sad) Singles Awareness Day Memes

Singles Awareness Day is often overlooked, and we won’t stand for it. Grab your ice cream and join us in celebration of being you!

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Insurgent

Breaking News: Robert Schwentke will direct Insurgent

Robert Schwentke picked to helm the second installment in the Divergent series. Though Divergent still has a month to go before hitting theatres, Summit gave the greenlight for the sequel, Insurgent, ages ago. Hoping to have another Harry Potter/Twilight/Hunger Games type of mega-series on hand, the studio is aiming for a March, 2015 release date. Due to the production schedule, it was clear early on that Divergent director, Neil Burger, would not be able to return for the second installment. Though Summit invited the director back to helm the sequel,…

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I want you, but do I need you?

Romione and J.K. Rowling’s Betrayal, According to The Internet.

As you might have expected, J.K. Rowling’s recent revelations concerning the relationship between Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger from her beloved book series Harry Potter incited some rather interesting reactions. Here’s a compilation of some of the best Tumblr reactions. 1) There were the disappointed rants:     2) The Sarcastic “What’s Next?”   3) The Parodies     4) And my personal favorite,  The “______ author has also come forward, claiming to regret one of their best literary devices.” And of course, 5) There…

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