December 11, 2015 • Movies & Film, Star Wars, Crafting
As quirky geeks who read, we like to give unique gifts that we would also love. If you’re like us, we recommend reinforcing your wall hooks and buying a bigger stocking this year, because we found 23 stocking stuffer/Hanukkah/Festivus gifts for the quirky, geeky, and bookish people in your life. Take a page out of our book and shop via the one-for-you-one-for-us method.
December 3, 2015 • Movies & Film, Classics
‘Tis the season to pull out the holiday films, and we are sure you will be revisiting Keira Knightley’s love triangle in Love Actually. But don’t limit yourself to this holiday classic, Knightley gathers literary adaptations the way Santa collects cookies on Christmas Eve. For this reason, Keira, to us, you are perfect.
November 27, 2015 • Magic, Movies & Film, Music
At first glance, Professor Severus Snape is an intimidating, sarcastic, unfriendly, and stern man. But don’t be fooled; his frosty exterior hides a passionate heart and noble intentions. One of J.K. Rowling’s more complex, layered characters, he evolves from anti-hero to full-on hero during the course of her books. Which makes him worthy of a playlist in our book.
November 23, 2015 • Movies & Film, Vintage, Star Wars, Curated Book List, Fiction, Geek
Here at Quirk we’ve spent hours searching the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links of the past week. Whether you are looking for the National Book Awards Winners or some old-timey pictures of a turkey in a top hat, we’re sure to have something to make your day (and your Thanksgiving!) a little brighter.
November 16, 2015 • Movies & Film, Star Wars, Crafting, Classics, Fiction
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Here at Quirk, we’ve scoured the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links of the past week. Whether you have a hankering for new story by Charlotte Brontë, or need a quick DIY star crochet tutorial, we’re sure to have something to make your day a little brighter.
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: