Posts Tagged: QUIDDITCH

Batman

Boise State Is Tearing Down Buildings To Build A Quidditch Field

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The 2013 Quidditch World Cup, or whatever it’s called, is <a href="http://www.worldcupquidditch.com/">taking place this weekend in Kissimmee, Florida</a>, which is like the Taedong to Orlando’s Pyongyang, and yes, to answer the question that I know you’re all asking, I think Kate Upton is being rude <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/gameon/2013/04/09/spike-albrecht-michigan-wolverines-kate-upton-tweet/2067305/">by not responding to Spike Albrecht’s Tweet</a>.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Just What The Olympics Needs – Quidditch

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For those who haven’t heard, quidditch is an imaginary sport that was created by author J.

dorks

“The quidditch that we play is called muggle quidditch, because we’re not wizards.”

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I missed the Quidditch World Cup last month, but BU made this recruiting video.

KIMBO SLICE

Morning Links: Stilted Mailings

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Sports Wilt Chamberlain to Possibly Have His Own Postage Stamp - This is the most appropriate news bit of the day, as Wilt has been sticking it to white squares since 1958.

Emma Watson

High Schoolers Petition To Make Quidditch An Official Sport

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Keller High School in north Texas has a Quidditch club with 80 members split into four teams (Slytherin, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff).

dorks

Middlebury Wins Quidditch World Cup, Earns Lifetime of Ridicule

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Anyone who's been to college knows that there are about a billion sports in which you could participate, even if you're an albino asthmatic with a severe peanut allergy.

dorks

Quidditch World Cup Coming to NYC, Private School

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One of the subplots of the Harry Potter books is a game called quidditch, in which students at the wizardry academy ride flying broomsticks around after ball that flies through the sky of its own accord.

GODDAM HIPSTERS

Get Your Scarves Ready, Hipsters

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As teams from approximately 60 colleges and high schools strap broomsticks between their legs and pretend to fly to Manhattan for the 2010 Quidditch World Cup, I find myself almost shocked to tell you that the worst part of this story isn't that hundreds of Harry Potter fans have turned this "sport" up a notch.

Nerds

THANKS, BUT I HAD OTHER PLANS FOR COLLEGE

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Every now and again I make fun of the pitifully awkward world of people who play quidditch (see <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/?p=4440" target="_self">here</a>, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/?p=5369" target="_blank">here</a>, and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/?p=4996" target="_self">here</a>), the made-up game from a children's book that requires people to pretend to be able to fly on brooms.

DANIEL RADCLIFFE

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD, PRINCE

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After the jump I’ve got the new trailer for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

DANIEL RADCLIFFE

HARRY POTTER CUTS HIMSELF IN TWO

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The final book of the $4 billion 'arry Potta' franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, will be split into two movies (that's eight movies total).


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