Feel free to ignore if Harry Potter isn't your thing, but it's been incredibly important to my husband and I over the last few years-- so much so that we were married at a Harry Potter conference and tied the Unbreakable Vow into our own vows! We've met so many amazing friends through the community and Jeremy has discovered a surprise talent as a Seeker in Quidditch (go Werewolves!) It's the only sport I'll happily watch.
The Harry Potter fandom is all about letting go and celebrating happiness and having fun without worrying about what people think of you-- which is something that a lot of us forget to do normally, being busy with school and work and other random grown-up responsibilities. Listening to wrock is the best cure for a bad day.
If you're a nerd like me you've probably heard of Wizard Rock, but if not: they sing songs about Harry Potter and are an insanely talented bunch. Here's one of my favorite songs from my fave wrock band, The Remus Lupins:
And of course I can't write a wrock post without mentioning the founders, Harry and the Potters!
Actually I think I'll just let John Green explain wrock a lot better than I can:
Make sure to at least skip to 1:42-- that moment is beautiful and encapsulates everything I'm talking about!