Category Archive: Harry Potter

Apr 02 2011


This is serious guys. I don’t know what I’m going to do. I’m so torn! The release date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is July 15… RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF TAM9!!! Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!! Friend: Oh boo hoo, you’ll have to wait a couple days to see Harry Potter because you’ll be …

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Oct 21 2010

Purdue to host intercollegiate Quidditch tournament

Why do all the awesome things happen after graduation?! Purdue University is hosting an intercollegiate Quidditch tournament from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 24), just days before the world debut of the final Harry Potter film, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” The Hogwarts-looking Windsor Halls will serve as the backdrop as caped …

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Jul 31 2010

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

Are you a Harry Potter fan? And a skeptic? I command you to go bookmark this fanfiction and read it immediately (well, immediately after blogathon is over). It’s called Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality. It’s set in an alternate universe where Harry’s adoptive father is an Oxford professor, and thus Harry is extremely …

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Jun 27 2010

Geeky quickfire!

Questions from formspring.me: Which Ninja turtle do you prefer? Donatello, of course! How could the scientist not be my favorite? I’d always choose him in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles video game for NES. I still remember how accomplished my friend and I felt if we made it to the skateboard level (we were in …

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Mar 21 2010

James Randi = Dumbledore

The atheist blogosphere is overflowing with coverage about the news that James Randi has come out as gay. Like everyone else, I want to congratulate him on being brave enough to make this public. It’s a bit sad that he had to wait until he was 81 to do so, but I think that really …

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Sep 12 2009

Anti-Porn event – emotional appeals and dangerous misinformation

*I apologize for this post being so long. If you want to read the most humorous parts, scroll down until you get to the quotes from the former porn actress, Shelly. They’re the “highlight” of the show. As many of you know, last night I attended Porn and Popcorn, a Christian anti-pornography event hosted by …

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Jul 25 2009

Hooray lab work

*Minor Harry Potter 6th movie spoilers bellow* Thanks Mark and Vanessa for standing in for me with a couple nice posts. I don’t thank you, however, for playing Rock Band in the other room while I must continue typing away. Sadness. I had to run to work for a bit to see if my DNA …

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Jul 14 2009

Omg Harry Potter

I’m off to go stand in line with my friends for the midnight showing of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Gleeeeee! Crossing my fingers that it’s an Alan Rickman filled movie, since Snape is kind of important in this one. Just a bit. No costume this year, just wearing my Republicans for Voldemort …

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Jul 14 2009

In honor of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince…

Here’s some old artwork I did in 2005, when I had just finished reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I call it the Half-Blood Prince of All Cosmos (click here for larger version on deviantART): Oh the good ol’ days of coloring things with a mouse. A billion points to anyone geeky enough to …

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Jul 13 2009

An orgasm a day keeps the doctor away says NHS to students

The UK’s National Health Service has created a pamphlet for all students that you’ll never see in the US: “Under the heading ‘an orgasm a day keeps the doctor away’, the leaflet says: ‘Health promotion experts advocate five portions of fruit and veg a day and 30 minutes physical activity three times a week. What …

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