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  • Stranger Things just returned for Season 2, and while it’s probably safe to assume that the kids of Hawkins will have their hands full with monsters and alternate dimensions, they’re still middle school students who would benefit by squeezing a book or two into their busy Demogorgon-slaying schedules. Here are a few (modern) suggestions for each character, just in case the Upside Down happens to have a library.

  • I grew up in an era of great illustration, and it was mirrored in cinema. The movies I loved had posters painted by Drew Struzan and Bob Peak, and within those films were stunning moving images featuring fantastic creations. In particular, that genre that used to be the perennial home for the B-Movie, Science Fiction. I had the posters over my bed and the actions figures, but it wasn't until later that I found out who was doing all this amazing stuff. Even more amazingly, that it was someone's job.

  • Cinemaps by Andrew DeGraff and A.D. Jameson diagrams the paths characters take in popular films, as if they were following a map. But roads on a map often intersect, so it's hard not to imagine what these cinematic crossroads might look like. Here our some of our favorite movie and television characters, and how their lives might be different if they crossed paths.

  • We're BEYOND excited for MCM London this weekend! If you're going, make sure to visit us October 27-29 at booth #5731. And while you're there, make sure to sign up for the Quirk E. Newsletter at our booth—you'll be entered to win £100 worth of our books!

  • This holiday season, many people are going to find themselves in the same quandary: how you adjust your bike so your friendly extra-terrestrial can travel with you? Sure, Eliott in E.T. made it look easy. But not every alien can safely fit into a standard bicycle basket. Here’s a how-to guide to help with transporting even the most unusual off-worlder.

  • We're bringing back one of our best loved posts—with a horror twist. What if these books were Halloween candy? 





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