Posts Tagged ‘jk rowling’

John Avalos Tweets: “I Have Kids and Read Harry Potter – David Chiu is Peter Pettigrew and Willie Brown is Voldemort”

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Of course the best deleted Tweets in the world were posted at the (now-defunct) @FakeRosePak and (still-active@sdwiener accounts, but let’s see if we can’t add to the canon.

Here’s what was posted at @AvalosSF this AM for just two shakes of a lamb’s tale:

“I have kids and read Harry potter. Chiu is Peter Pettigrew and W B voldemort.”

Oh snap!

I interpret that to read, “David Chiu is Peter Pettigrew and Willie Brown is Lord Voldemort.”*

Correct me if I’m wrong on that.

Artist’s conception of Board President David Chiu as devious and unloyal Peter Pettigrew and He Who Shant Be Named as Lord Voldemort:

Don’t click to expand

Anyway, that evanescent Tweet is gone now, down the Memory Hole.

So leave us forget all about it.

*But who is Harry Potter in this metaphor?

Obsolete Bookstores Have a Good Cry Over “Pottermore,” Author JK Rowling’s New Harry Potter Joint

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Remember those Harry Potter midnight bookstore parties back in the day? I don’t, personally, but I understand that a good time was had by all.

But the book series is over, so it’s time to move on. Move on to Pottermore, where you can get more Potter.

Now what’s that, do I hear the After All I’ve Done For You card being played? Yes I do:

We’re… disappointed that, having been a key factor in the growth of the Harry Potter phenomenon since the first book was published, the book trade is effectively banned from selling the long-awaited e-book editions,” he said.

But Life Goes On.

Oh well.