• Food In Film: Finding Safe Spaces In Fiction

    Food In Film: Finding Safe Spaces In Fiction1

    There has always been something incredibly magical and calming to me about food in fiction. As a child, often the moments I would return to were the ones in which royalty hosted extravagant feasts, tables bursting with meats, cakes, and more dishes than I could name. Families who ate small, intimate meals. Adventurers who packed

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  • Stealth Cosplay: How to Cosplay Everyday

    Stealth Cosplay: How to Cosplay Everyday0

    Searching for a cosplay that will look awesome, be recognisable, and won’t attract weird looks at the train station? Welcome to stealth cosplay. While cosplay is a great tool for us to live out our favourite fantasy worlds, it can often be awkward to put together, travel with, and wear a cosplay that’s uncomfortable or impractical.

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  • The Thursday Book Beat: More Harry Potter with Stories of Hogwarts

    The Thursday Book Beat: More Harry Potter with Stories of Hogwarts0

    • August 18, 2016

    If you thought J.K. Rowling would put down the Harry Potter universe after The Cursed Child, you are living in a lovely dream world. The author and Pottermore will be releasing a series of ebooks called the Stories of Hogwarts which will include “never-before-seen content.” Gasp! The titles are: Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power,

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  • Harry Potter and the Case of the Disappearing Asians

    Harry Potter and the Case of the Disappearing Asians2

    Like most millennials, I grew up loving the Harry Potter series. I went to the midnight film premieres, collected Gryffindor gear, and reread the books several times over. But sometimes the things we love let us down. For a while now I’ve been bothered by how the original series treated its Asian characters, the Patil

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  • Like a Huge Sleepover: The Cursed Child Midnight Release Party

    Like a Huge Sleepover: The Cursed Child Midnight Release Party0

    On Saturday, July 30, Harry Potter fans gathered around the world to celebrate the midnight release of The Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany. As there are a number of Harry Potter fans here at Women Write About Comics we decided to check in and see what their release party experience was like and

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  • JKR Regrets Ron/Hermione: The Roundtable2

    On Sunday, J.K. Rowling “admitted” that she married off the wrong characters in her still monstrously popular Harry Potter series. Ron/Hermione, she said, was wish fulfillment and literary bad form. Alas, alas, it was cliche. Instead, she should have changed direction mid-series, and hooked up Harry and Hermione instead. Our writers had a few things

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