January 25, 2016 • Television, Handbooks: Superheroes, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
The X-Files are back!
From 1993 to 2002, The X-Files brought conspiracy theories, Area 51, weirdos who need to eat women’s body fat to stay alive—and of course, alien abductions—right into our homes. Now, the aliens that abducted people on The X Files were not particularly nice to their human captives, but we at Quirk believe not all aliens are bad. Here are five aliens we wouldn’t mind being abducted by.
December 21, 2015 • Movies & Film, Television, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
If holiday movies, TV specials and folklore have taught us anything, it's that the forces of evil would like nothing better than to ruin Christmas for everyone. This year you can save Christmas from the likes of Krampus, Oogie Boogie, Scut Farkus, and other classic holiday wreckers. Just keep this identi-graphic close by so you know who you're up against.
November 3, 2015 • Movies & Film, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
Recently, Anne Rice, the First Lady of Hot Vampire Drama, has announced that she is working on yet another novel about her favorite vampire, Lestat de Lioncourt. Lestat is the vampire that simply refuses to die, similar to Hollywood's unending penchant for reboots. The movie adaptation of Anne Rice’s novel Interview with the Vampire, where we first met Lestat, debuted in 1994. So we decided to get ahead of the Hollywood game by putting our dream cast out into the world. Here's who we would cast for a remake of Interview with the Vampire:
October 30, 2015 • Handbooks: Worst-Case, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
Experts agree that Halloween is the day you're most likely to encounter a vampire. But which one? Should you reach for a wooden stake, bust out a vial of holy water, or just stare into the dreamy eyes of a misunterstood anti-hero? Don't worry, just let the Quirk Books Vampire Matrix be your guide. We're just looking out for you, no need to fang us. Happy Halloween!
October 29, 2015 • Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
We can agree that not all monsters are created equal. However, what's with certain types enjoying more popularity over others? If you ask us, vampires and werewolves have had more than their fair share of the limelight. Here's a list of literary monsters we think should get more love from pop culture.