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.
October 21, 2015 • Quirk Life, Sci-Fi and Fantasy
To say Quirk President Brett Cohen is a pretty big fan of Back to the Future is like saying the Aurora Borealis is pretty neat-looking. Mere words is not enough, you simply must see it for yourself. So on this day of days, this hallowed "October 21, 2015" in the year of our pop culture significance, we'd like to take you on a visual journey chronicling how deep Brett's fandom goes.
October 5, 2015 • Fiction, Magic, Sci-Fi and Fantasy
Hermione reads, a lot. At Hogwarts, she devours magical books on the daily. We have to wonder, though, what Hermione read before she discovered she was a witch. More importantly, did she continue reading the works of Muggle authors after she became a student at Hogwarts? If so, we have to believe she opened the eyes of her fellow students—to some extracurricular reading material.
Here are some of Hermione’s book recommendations to the purest of Hogwarts’ students.
September 22, 2015 • Sci-Fi and Fantasy
September 22 is Hobbit Day, being the birthday of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. What better way to celebrate than by reading all four of J.R.R. Tolkien's most celebrated works within a span of 24 hours? And if you don't have time for that, here's the next best thing: a timeline that allows you to go there and back again in the hairy footsteps of you favorite hobbits.