Editorial by Joel Stein, L.A. Times, 7/10/05, (reg. required) "Hogwarts fans, you're stupid, stupid, stupid"
"I read 50 pages of the first 'Harry Potter' book, and it seemed witty, imaginative and fast-paced. It also seemed like it was for children. It's about wizards and magic cats and evil stepparents, and has a reading-level that is only slightly above this column."
It gets better:
"I'm sorry you were born too late for J.K. Rowling, but you had your C.S. Lewis and E.B. White and J.R.R. Tolkien. Isn't it a clue that you should be ashamed of reading these books past puberty when the adults who write them are hiding their first names?"