Harry Potter/Osama Bin Laden Parallels: Too Soon?
"For a generation of kids who grew up reading [J.K.] Rowling's books and watching Hollywood's big-screen adaptations in the shadows of 9/11, there have been inevitable echoes of the real world in Harry's sometimes reluctant quest to defeat Voldemort." I mean, maybe? I always saw a more striking link in all those years of Paula vs. Simon, but you tell me. [THR]