Harry Potter

J K Rowling Chooses Not What is Right, but What is Easy

Trigger warning: this piece contains discussions of abuse, assault and the allegations against Johnny Depp. Here follows an understatement: I am mad. J K Rowling today broke her silence on the casting, and continued casting, of Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – the spinoff of …

Accio Diversity: Retroactive Representation in Harry Potter

Over the last twenty years I have been certain that I loved Harry Potter, but of late JK Rowling has insisted on complicating our relationship. Recently I have had to mute her on Twitter so clearly the woman who I once thought could do no wrong is testing my patience. …