Archive for: J.K. Rowling

A Good Holding Vessel

On being a teacher and not liking Harry Potter or Pokemon.

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Quidditch By Dummies

Why Harry Potter isn’t any good.

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Harry Potter, Race, and British Multiculturalism

The magically invisible diversity of Harry Potter.

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White: Not the New Black

Victoria Foyt’s Revealing Eden is unusually crass in its take on race, but its general methodology has a longstanding pedigree in sci-fi and fantasy.

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Great Haircuts of Future Past: Stop Telling Me to Pay Attention to You, You Omnipotent Whiner

Writer Darko Macan starts off, first page, first issue, by presenting his hero as a distraction from a distraction from the main action.

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