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Sorting ''Peanuts'' into Hogwarts houses

What about Snoopy?
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  April 09, 2010
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Wizards and masterpieces

At “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” at the Museum of Science, when a robed attendant places the sorting hat on a visitor’s head and soon after a door whooshes open to reveal the Hogwarts Express, you find yourself filled with the kind of giddy expectation
Harry Potter at the Museum of Science, and another look at the Rose
By GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2009
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Review: St. Trinians

Some out-of-work A-list British actors end up at Hogwarts. Others must settle for St. Trinian’s.
Earns a passing a grade
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 16, 2009
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Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

For teenagers, everything seems like the end of the world: popularity, school, love, family, treacherous conspiracies, the war between good and evil wizards.
Half-Blood isn't half bad
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 17, 2009
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Can't escape Snape at LeakyCon

Sure, Figawi Race Weekend is a blast, but how many times in my life would I have the opportunity to mingle with more than 750 J.K. Rowling devotees? So, this past Memorial Day weekend, I decided to skip Nantucket and join the all-ages, international as
Pottering Around
By NEELY STEINBERG  |  May 29, 2009
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Crossword: ''The second half''


That's when results get determined
By MATT JONES  |  November 14, 2007


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Heroes of our time

In interviews promoting The Bourne Ultimatum , Matt Damon has argued that his Jason Bourne has supplanted James Bond as the hero of our time.
From Bond to Bourne, the good guys (and girls) buck the system
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 31, 2007
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Square dancing

Somerville’s annual ArtBeat festival operates under the idealistic philosophy that kids and adults can have fun together.
From ArtBeast to Hogwarts Square
By IAN SANDS  |  July 30, 2007
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The last Potter

The end is never easy, is it?
What does the end mean for Harry’s strange Boston disciples?
By SHARON STEEL  |  July 24, 2007
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Breaking the spell

How did a “children’s story” become the literary epic of our time?
Harry Potter’s story comes to an end — but will readers, or reading, ever be the same?
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  July 24, 2007
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Hairy Potter

Whatever else it may be, the Harry Potter Edda is surely the most popular narrative about the dawning of pubertal awareness ever created.
Hormones submit to dreary Order
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  July 10, 2007


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Blood, felt, and rock and roll

What do you get when you cram two wizards, a dozen sock puppets, and several not-so-grown-up adults into a van for two weeks? Would you believe 12 videos, a dozen songs, and the year’s most unforgettable tour diary?
On the road with Harry and the Potters and Uncle Monsterface
By HARRY & THE POTTERS AND UNCLE MONSTERFACE  |  April 11, 2006

Blood, felt, and rock and roll, days 11 and 12

Repressing the urge to fight with the good lightsabers; the non-non-smoking section of the Barking Spider; a party at Marti's
Penultimania
By HARRY & THE POTTERS AND UNCLE MONSTERFACE  |  April 07, 2006

Blood, felt, and rock and roll, day eight

A visit to the Museum of Puppetry leads unexpectedly to an upgrade from Purgatory to Hell.
One way ticket to Hell . . . and back
By HARRY & THE POTTERS AND UNCLE MONSTERFACE  |  April 07, 2006