August 17, 2018 • Curated Book List, Geek, Geek Girl
It’s that time of year again. Time to soak in those last fleeting moments of summer. For some, this means a weekend at the beach. For others, it’s a long weekend camping and hiking at a National Park. And for others, it’s dusting off a map and driving until the tank runs out. No matter what your last summer hurrah is, we have the perfect book for you!
August 16, 2018 • Humor
56 years ago, on this very day, whatever higher power you believe in blessed us with Steve Carell: comedy legend, Silver Fox™, and rising fashion icon. We love him for the goofiness and humanity that he has brought to many roles; Michael Scott, the 40-year-old virgin, and Gru. He is everyone’s dad, if your dad happened to have impeccable fashion sense. No pleated khakis and sneakers for this guy. Today, we explore 10 moments that will definitively prove that Steve Carell is a fashion icon on par with Rihanna, Princess Kate, and SJP.
August 15, 2018 • Fiction
[source: The Telegraph UK]
There are some great spies out there the world of pop culture. It is impossible to deny the fantastic skills of characters like Napoleon Solo, Jason Bourne, James Bond, George Smiley and Natasha Romanov, but what about characters who may not already be spies, yet would slip right into the game without a hitch? There are tons of characters in lit and pop-culture who would make amazing spies with just a slightly different application of their skills. With that in mind, we at Quirk wanted to take a look at some characters who could put famous spies to shame.
August 14, 2018 • Fiction, Geek Girl, Movies & Film, Women's Interest
[source: Warner Bros Pictures]
When Rachel and Nick make the twenty-two-hour flight from New York to Singapore in Crazy Rich Asians, there’s sure to be a lot of staring lovingly into each other’s eyes. These two are head over heels for each other! They’re taking their first international trip together! It’s all super exciting and romantic. But twenty-two hours is a lot of time. And there’s definitely a cap on staring lovingly. That’s where we come in. We’re here to save these two from boredom and in-flight fatigue with a list of book recommendations for their flight. Y’all can thank us later.
August 13, 2018 • Fiction, Geek Girl, Humor, Women's Interest
What do you do when you’ve got a book crush? When you read a book and find a character in it so extremely swoony that you can’t stop thinking about him or her? When that character takes up all the room in your head? When you’re supposed to be writing a very important email to your boss but instead find yourself wondering out loud if maybe one day Mr. Darcy will march across a field for you? Book crushes are real, people and they should not be taken lightly.
August 10, 2018 • Geek Girl
Couch potatoes and bookworms, rejoice! August 10 is National Lazy Day, and that means that you aren’t just lying around doing nothing but reading, you are celebrating an extremely important holiday! And as with any holiday, it’s important to really get into it, and make sure that you have the laziest day ever. We’re here to help with plenty of tips on how to get as relaxed as possible, without ever having to leave your house.