If you think magic is just for Dungeons & Dragons players and Criss Angel, you’re sadly mistaken. Magic is totally real, and was totally practiced by totally real people who lived in history! Here are just 10 real-life wizards and sorcerers who used magic for a lot more than just party tricks.
Would you trust a young wizard? Of course not. We all know wizards are supposed to be of a certain age, which can be clearly proven by their beards — maybe long, maybe short, probably gray or white, but always there. But of all the elderly, facial-hair-bearing sorcerers out there, who reigns supreme?
"Aggressively priced" at just over $2.1 million: the awesomely retro Enchanted Forest, located in an actual old-growth forest in British Columbia. The owners, who built up the park in the 1950s and 60s, are retiring ... which means this is your chance to take over (pet dragon included).
Star Wars vs Harry Potter. The Force vs magic. Jedis vs wizards. Light sabers vs wands. People born before 1990 vs the kids who come after. Who would win in this epic battle? In this ridiculously enjoyable video with CGI effects of two friends battling for sci-fi fantasy supremacy, we see a Jedi fight a wizard to end…
You may not know Ian Miller's name, but you've definitely marveled at his ornate, harrowing art before. His work has adorned everything from H.P. Lovecraft book covers to Warhammer 40K concept art. And at last, 300 of his best pieces are being collected in a book, The Art of Ian Miller. We've got an exclusive peek,…
The Harry Potter books were originally issued with beautiful hardcover dust jackets featuring the warm and delightful illustrations of Mary GrandPré, who gave most readers their first idea of what the wizarding world looked like. Now, newly discovered unpublished pictures show much more of GrandPré's vision.
There’s no IQ test to become a wizard. Sure, it usually takes years of training, apprenticing and studying to be able to cast spells and such, but really, any nincompoop can luck into immense magical power and make the lives of everyone near them a magical hell. Here are nine wizards that should drop their wands down…
Attention, all wizards who were planning to take a trip to the nation of Chechnya in the near future — I have some bad news. Rebel-turned-head of state Ramzan Kadyrov has called for a ban of all wizards and other "charlatans" who would exploit the Chechnyian people. Via the Telegraph:
In 1995, New Mexico state senator Duncan Scott was getting aggravated by the number of psychologists and psychiatrists being used as expert witnesses in legal trials. To protest this perceived overuse of psychiatric professionals, Scott tacked the following protest amendment onto a bill:
Tim Curry may be more famous for his performance as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, but his musical turn as "The Grand Wizard" in the 1986 British TV movie The Worst Witch is equally incredible. Watch as he warbles "Anything Can Happen On Halloween," a tune that will ignite the jack-o'-lantern in your loins. This song belongs in…
Given that we live in a world where Battleship is going to the multiplex, I suppose we shouldn't be surprised that someone's imagined a mature audiences Where's Waldo flick. The best moments are the sniper sequence and the guest spot by The Waldog (or whatever the hell he's called).
Sometimes you have a perfectly acceptable science fictional universe — full of science, and probably space travel or far-future worlds — and then a wizard just plops down right in the middle of it. Shocking? Yes. Awesome? Probably. Here are ten of the most intriguing scifi wizards.
Millions of years after nuclear war warps the Earth, two magical brothers fight for supremacy. Their battle is filled with faeries, robotic assassins, gun-wielding mutants, and funk music. Such is the conceit of 1977's Wizards, today's Sunday Matinee selection.
One very lucky Potter fan got to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Their review lists only two problems. Are they on the same level as the previous film's omission of one crucial scene? Judge for yourself.
Harry Potter's final adventure is being split into two movies — and now we know where the cliffhanger will fall. And get a closer look at Luna Lovegood's family and the next set of adventures for Harry and friends. Spoilers...