‘Shared Text’ Spotting: Election Edition

Can you top this?

Barack Obama and the Chamber of Secrets

No one not familiar with the Hogwarts Saga will ‘get’ that headline. I doubt anyone at the Denver Post worried that this would confuse many readers.


  1. Excellent!

    Jon Stewart just said this on The Daily Show:

    “Take it down a notch, White Beard. You’re just a staff and a cloak away from Hogwarts. I mean, ‘Wolf Blitzer?’ J.K. Rowling *wishes* she had thought of that name!”

    Then Stephen Colbert entered, removing his Invisibility Cloak.

  2. Great Catch!

    A reader not wanting anyone to know s/he reads Rush Limbaugh sent this link to his website’s post today about Barry Potter.

    I kid you not. Check out that movie poster with POTUS, FLOTUS, and VPOTUS in Harry potter robes and with wands.

  3. Here’s one:

    “For more than 40 years, social scientists investigating the causes of poverty have tended to treat cultural explanations like Lord Voldemort: That Which Must Not Be Named.”


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