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1) Star Wars, Episode VII:
Han Solo casts the ceremonial first ballot in the first free elections since the fall of the Empire.
2) Harry Potter
Voting by Owl accounts for most accurate election results in history of...
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I posted an earlier version of this piece prior to the release of the film, but after seeing it, I have some fresh thoughts, which I’ve limned below.
The marketing campaign for the final installment in the “Harry Potter” franchise saw billboards throughout the country declare...
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As the final chapter in the boy wizard franchise “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II” hits theatres July 15, producer David Heyman – who last spoke to me about his 2008 Holocaust film, “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas—will be closing a 12-year chapter of his life....
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Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe talks about a drinking problem he had during the making of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” MTV.com reports.
Daniel Radcliffe has opened up about giving in to one of the pitfalls of fame. In the new issue of GQ magazine, the actor reveals...
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Two years ago I mentioned the Iranian revelation that Harry Potter was a Zionist tool meant to subjugate and manipulate the goyim. Obviously. No word yet on “Twilight.” Above is a more recent Iranian report, from December, that claims Zionists are employing “witchcraft and...
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Sometimes being politically correct is just so wrong:
DeFUNIAK SPRINGS â The annual Nativity creche on the Walton County Courthouse lawn will look a little different this year.
The County Commission decided this week to include secular items such as a snowman to the display...
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The Fire Within
"Dark and difficult times lie ahead, Harry. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right ... and what is easy."
These are the words of Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in the film "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the fourth film based on the...
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The Adventures of Jacob
Did you know Jacob was an adventurer and a scientist? He figured out that if speckled sheep mate only with other speckled sheep, then their babies will all be speckled. That's how he became a rich man. He told his father-in-law, Laban, that he wanted "only"...
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Are there Jews at Hogwarts? The world's most famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry might be muggle-free, but it is possible that it has an equal-opportunity policy for Jewish wizards.
In "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the fifth of seven books in J.K. Rowling's...
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