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Book Club for the Cast of Black-ish

ABC’s Black-ish is not only funny and perfectly cast with very talented actors—it also manages smart social commentary. Between the great chemistry amongst the actors, the awesome Halloween episodes, Bow and Dre always managing to out-ridiculous each other, and Diane’s amazing comedic timing, we are so glad our wait is finally over. Season 3 premiered yesterday on the heels of its Emmy nominations, and with plenty of material from the Presidential election, so we’re ready for this season! We’re so ready that in our excitement we created a Black-ish Book Club.

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The Jewelry Lover's Guide to Literature

 

Do you with agree with Marilyn Monroe that a diamond is a girl’s best friend but ALSO agree that a book is a girl's best friend? Do you look at jewelry on Pinterest in-between chapters of The Great Gatsby?  Do you often imagine what Marvolo Gaunt's ring would look like on your finger (minus the Horcrux)? Imagine us as your literary jewelry Pinterest page, all rolled up in a blog post just for you.

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Classic Literary Characters' Fall TV Picks

It's that time of year again, when the air is thick with the smell of pumpkin spice, each step on the sidewalk is punctuated by the crunch of dry leaves underfoot, and DVRs are getting cleaned off and reprogrammed to make room for all the new and returning fall shows. Whether you happen to be a TV fanatic, a more casual viewer, or a protagonist in a classic work of literature, there's something for everyone this upcoming TV season.

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Greatest Punches in Pop Culture

Getting punched sucks. The dull thud of flesh on flesh as an argument reaches its apex is by far one of the most off-putting experiences of life. Since today is National Punch Day, we at Quirk have decided to ignore the fruity beverage version of punch and instead take a look at some of the most epic punches in comic books and literature.

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Strangest Places Characters Have Dined

Summer is over, which means everyone is back in town. While it's great to see everyone again, the influx of people makes getting a reservation at the best restaurants difficult. Because of this, we've eaten in some unusual joints—but none have been as strange as the places where these book characters have dined.

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Who are Septimus Browne and John Swithen?

September 21 is the birthday of two of the world's best-known authors! Don't recognize their pseudonums? Read on and you'll definitely know who we're talking about!

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