We Need to Talk About Harry Potter’s Witch Hats

We Need to Talk About Harry Potter’s Witch Hats

So you may or may not remember in the first scene of the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone film where Dumbledore and Professor McGonagall wear cool, pointy wizard hats as they walk through Privet Drive.   Via Giphy   The same hats are spotted again amongst the crowds at Diagon Alley, among teachers at Hogwarts, and most iconically, on the students in the Great Hall at the end of the film where they throw them up in the air.   Via Popsugar   As one Reddit user said, “They threw them up into the air and forget them.” That’s exactly what happened.    …

Guess Whose Gravestone J. K. Rowling Just Tweeted!

Guess Whose Gravestone J. K. Rowling Just Tweeted!

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Everybody’s favorite British novelist, J. K. Rowling, has taken to Twitter to show us an interesting piece being shown on the Potter exhibition at the British Library. It took no time at all for Catherine Massey to guess correctly that it was Nicolas Flamel’s real gravestone!    Guess what this is? I’ve just seen it and was mesmerised… pic.twitter.com/ZSWjpUGH8E — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) October 17, 2017   It is indeed Nicolas Flamel’s headstone, viewable at @britishlibrary‘s Harry Potter exhibition! Just had a sneak preview & it’s wonderful. https://t.co/evHNpnlKub — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) October 17, 2017   Potter-ites know Nicolas Flamel …