May 26, 2017 • Fiction, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
Dead narrators in literature, plays, and film aren’t uncommon, especially when one considers ghosts, zombies, and other supernatural beings that are dead, but… not. We’ve compiled a list of a few books that utilize the trope of posthumous narration without going the supernatural route.
January 11, 2017 • Humor, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
Wednesday, 8pm. Unitarian Church basement.
FRANKENSTEIN: Well, it looks like everyone who’s going to show up is here. Might as well get started. Hello, all. My name is Frankenstein, but you can all call me Frank. This coming Friday is the 13th, so if you are feeling particularly misunderstood, don't hesitate to speak up. Would anyone like to begin with something to share?
November 9, 2016 • Politics, Comics, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal, American History
Huzzah! My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix is a semifinalist in the Goodreads' Choice Awards Best Horror Book of 2016! To celebrate this awesomeness, we have a Goodreads giveaway for you. Enter now to win a copy and don't forget to vote! The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen and Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents (revised edition) are both up for grabs, too.
October 28, 2016 • Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
‘Tis the season for horror movie binging. Hear the singing?
But for many of us here at Quirk, Halloween fare lacks a certain something. Hacked-up teens and creepy crawlers are great and all, but we book nerds need something more. Is internal conflict too much to ask of the horror genre?
Not so. Here are five horror movies especially for book snobs. Join in the holiday spirit without sacrificing cinematic and narrative quality.
October 27, 2016 • Movies & Film, Humor, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
Thursday, 8pm. Unitarian Church basement.
FRANKENSTEIN: Welcome, everyone. I see we have some new faces here, some new faces on familiar bodies, as well as some who don’t have faces at all. Welcome all. Help yourself to some cocoa. To those who are new, my name is Frankenstein, but you can call me Frank. (sees WOLFMAN with his arm raised) Yes? There’s no reason to raise a paw. Just speak up.
October 26, 2016 • Humor, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
The leaves are falling and there’s a nip in the air. But before we pull out our sweaters and switch over to a soup-only diet, we have to check in with some of literature’s dearly departed and wish them a happy Halloween. For those of you who don’t commune with dead authors on a regular basis, we’ve decided to check in with a few of our favorites as they showed us around the halls they still haunt.