December 23, 2015 • Movies & Film, Curated Book List, Handbooks: Pop Culture
Not only is it the season for television shows to air their holiday specials but thanks to Netflix, and channels that play repeats, you can also watch all your favorites from years past. And we’re here to help with the what-to-watch by rounding-up our favorite past and present geeky holiday specials.
December 21, 2015 • Movies & Film, Television, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
If holiday movies, TV specials and folklore have taught us anything, it's that the forces of evil would like nothing better than to ruin Christmas for everyone. This year you can save Christmas from the likes of Krampus, Oogie Boogie, Scut Farkus, and other classic holiday wreckers. Just keep this identi-graphic close by so you know who you're up against.
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.