January 26, 2016 • Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Cats, Humor
With our aww-some Men with Cats book about to come out, we’ve got cats on the mind. Specifically, photographed cats. And maybe we’re thinking about this too much, because we’ve come up with five fictional cats who we’d love to follow on Instagram. You know you’d heart them too.
December 17, 2015 • Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Cookbook: Drinks, Cookbook: Desserts, Cookbook: Snacks, Interactive Mystery
The ninth season of the rebooted Doctor Who may have come to a close earlier this month, but there’s still one episode to look forward to: the annual Christmas Special! This year will find Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor and his wife River Song reunited for a holiday adventure with plenty of snowy scenes, Christmas carols and Antlers. A week later, Sherlock fans get a new episode as well (after a two-year wait!), as John and Sherlock find themselves in 1890’s London for a Victorian holiday special airing on January 1st.
With these two incredible specials on the horizon, what’s a fan to do? Gather all your nerdy friends and celebrate amazing British television with a WhoLock Holiday party… or two! Here's how:
December 14, 2015 • Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Comics
As fans of Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s comic book The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen know, a tale about Victorian era characters banding together to fight evil is one of the most brilliant ideas ever. Not such a great idea was the 2003 Film adaptation directed by Stephen Norrington and starring Sean Connery. The film took some wild departures from the source material and was plagued with all manner of on-set drama. Recently, Fox Studios has announced a reboot of the franchise in which Mina Harker will be the lead character instead of Alan Quatermain. Never to let a good dream cast pass us by, here's who we'd like to see fill the iconic roles this time around.
November 30, 2015 • Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Zombies
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Here at Quirk we’ve spent the week searching the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links. Whether you are looking for lit picks from the First Family, the latest info on Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, or the definitive guide to British desserts, we’re sure to have something to make your day a little brighter.