Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Rowling is slightly queer...

J. K. Rowling, authorette of the famous Harry Potter series, just held some type of press conference in Carnegie Hall, announcing that yes, Dumbledore should have been played by Ian McKellan. He is gay.

This is what lay behind the deep angst at overthrowing whomever that evil wizard was (not Voldemort, the one who had the wand): they were lovers.

Deeply touched as I am at this new depth of feeling and complexity within one of the greatest characters of this story, I cannot restrain an odd sense of glee at how much I disliked the last book when it finally came out. As well as being disappointed that I'm still going to go see the movies when they come out, and will probably enjoy them.

Oh well. C'est la vie.

5 comments:

Ben said...

First Gandalf is played by Mckellan and now Dumbledore's gay - Who's next? I'm just going to stay away from old men with extremely long beards. Keep your kids far from Santa Clause…

Ash said...

Rowling's gaydar is just wayyyy off. She wouldn't know a gay guy if he hit on her husband. Dumbledore is, I repeat, NOT GAY.

Ben said...

Ash,

Denial is not a river in Egypt.

ash said...

I'm not in denial, I'm just right!
And that's the way, uh huh uh huh I LIKE it.

Anonymous said...

should be 'c'est la vie'. (it is the life, or that is life)

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