Harry Potter and the Grown-up Geek
By Kenneth Larsen
July 9, 2007
The summer blockbuster season continues to unfold this Wednesday with the release of the fifth in the series of film adaptations of author J. K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful fantasy novels for children and geeks of all ages, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Then, just ten days later, Rowling and her publishers will release the long awaited, and some even say dreaded, seventh and final installment of the trials and tribulations of “the boy who lived,” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Kenneth Larsen, Associate Editor, staff writer, and web lackey reflects on his enjoyment of the tales of Rowling’s boy wizard, and his trepidation and anticipation of the arrival of the final installment.
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