The soothsayer’s “Beware the ides of March” from Shakespeare's Julius Ceasar is one of the most famous lines of prophesy in Western literature. Aside from Oedipus and Macbeth, there are tons of ominous warnings, especially in the fantasy genre where prophecies are the reigning method of foreshadowing. While the prophecies themselves might be well-known to even casual fantasy fans, you might not know the fan theories that percolate from them. So, soothsay, I say, and let’s do this thing.
(Warning: spoiler warnings and conspiracy theories ahead!)
There's a new world coming.
At long last you can watch the official trailer for Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, in theaters September 2016!
Leprechauns are the general mascot of St. Patrick’s Day, which makes sense, since they’re from Irish folklore. But as far as tiny, magical elves go in general, should leprechauns be the most famous? Below, we present to you a definitive scientific study of tiny elfin coolness. You’re welcome in advance.
Rain may not be everyone’s favorite weather, but it’s not all bad, either. Curling up on the sofa with a book while the rain pours outside is almost as cozy as looking out at the snow.
You may not be able to stay out of the rain all spring, but at least with these umbrellas, you can look fantastic while you splash through the puddles to the bookstore!
Here at Quirk, we’ve spent the week scouring the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links. Whether you are looking for Harry Potter quotes that didn’t make the movies or a recipe for cake batter frosting, we’re sure to have something to make your day a little brighter.