December 4, 2017 • Comics, Television
Legend has it that the name of Marvel Comics’ super-spy organization S.H.I.E.L.D. was inspired by the espionage television show The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Whatever the origin, S.H.I.E.L.D. has spawned so many acronym-titled teams it can be hard to keep them straight. While by no means an exhaustive list, this should help you tell your S.H.I.E.L.D. from your S.W.O.R.D. from your U.L.T.I.M.A.T.U.M.
November 27, 2017 • Fiction
It’s that time of year again! Grab some comfy clothes, and sit back in your favorite chair because it’s Cyber Monday! Hitting the refresh button will be easy with this list of audiobooks to listen to while you wait for those sweet deals to drop.
November 27, 2017 • Geek Girl, Women's Interest
Everyone has called in work sick before, but have you ever thought about calling in healthy? It’s not as crazy an idea as you might think!
Although we tend to only take time off when sick, more and more people are focusing on the concept of self-care, and recognizing that it’s okay to take a little time off to prevent illness, not just to treat it. Taking a wellness day can be a perfect way to give yourself a little boost, which means that you can return to work feeling refreshed, focused, and more productive than ever. Why not try taking this November 30 off and recharging your batteries for the winter? And whether you are new to self-care or you are all about taking care when you need it, we’ve got some great tips to make the most of this Stay At Home Because You Are Well Day.
November 22, 2017 • Fiction
Happy Thanksgiving, Quirk readers! In the spirit of giving thanks, we wanted to share some of the literary friendships we’re feeling thankful for at this time of year.
November 20, 2017 • Fiction: Mystery, Humor
Now that Kenneth Brannagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express has steamed into theaters, it’s high time to draw attention to the many knock-offs and also-rans that cropped up in the wake of Agatha Christie’s 1934 hit novel. When you have such a rich concept as “locked room mystery, but on a moving vehicle,” it’s not hard to imagine others exploiting it.