Harry was being a jerk -- or that's what a lot of kids and teens thought when they read the last few books of JK Rowling's series. Some adult readers chocked up Harry's quick temper, anxiety and defensiveness to typical teen angst. But what if Harry Potter was suffering from PTSD? The writers July Westhale and Sarah Gailey explain how JK Rowling captured the nature of trauma, and why re-reading Harry Potter helped them heal. Also, Casper ter Kuile and Vanessa Zoltan of the podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text discuss the burden of being the boy who lived.
This is part 5 of a 6-part series on magic and fantasy.
The new Phantom 4 drone from DJI boasts game-changing features that can sense and avoid obstacles, allowing even the worst of pilots to avoid crashing into things ...and people. The Wall Street Journal's personal tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler has the review.