Thursday, August 31, 2006

Harry Potter Hilarity

McSweeney's Internet Tendency has something very special for Potter fans, a memo from an unnamed professional quidditch coach who wants very badly to recruit Harry as the team's new seeker. Behold, The Recruitment of Harry Potter. It amused me greatly. Thanks to the wonderful Leaky Cauldron for making me aware of this.

Here's a teaser:
RE: Harry Potter campus visit

Hey, all,

It's 24 hours until the big visit, and I hope by now everyone understands how pivotal this weekend is for us. Harry Potter has some off-pitch issues, but he's the best seeker I've seen in 80 years. Vic Krum says Potter can do things on a broom that he can only dream of, and Krum didn't win MVP at worlds last year because the committee pulled his name out of a hat...