Movies are often meant to suspend our disbelief. As moviegoers, we cry over impossible love stories, cheer for men fighting crime in spandex, and find ourselves emotionally attached to robots and aliens. This is the magic of film, and it is greatly welcomed when in need of an escape. But movies also have a habit … Continue reading 5 Things People Do in Movies, But NEVER in Real Life
I will always remember the day I met my Doctor. I was having a really bad day, and wasn’t in the mood for doing much of anything. I came home from class, plopped on the couch, turned on the TV and just started flipping channels, staring blankly at the screen. Finally, I reached channel 101, … Continue reading Is the ‘Doctor Who’ revival still the same 10 years later?
Today you woke up at 6:30 a.m. for the first time since your torturous high school years, but still managed to make it out of the house on time wearing dress pants and a silky blouse. And after fighting with your chair to adjust it to the correct height, you’re now seated comfortably at your … Continue reading Your First Time…Working in an Office
I actively avoid pretty much anything that falls into the horror genre. I’m the type of person who will lie wide-eyed in bed at night for weeks after watching even a commercial for a scary movie or reading a creepy story in fear that some shuteye will actually kill me. Somehow, The Walking Dead has … Continue reading 10 Gifs or Less: Getting to Know ‘The Walking Dead’
It’s pretty amazing how much power Emoji hold, isn’t it? It’s entirely possible to carry out entire conversations, text lyrics and spell out movie plotlines using a series of cute little icons. But here’s the thing: there’s a whole lot of crazy going on with Emoji, too. Have you ever swiped through the lesser-used pages? … Continue reading A Guide to Emoji Etiquette
The Daily Quirk hit the red carpet for the opening night of Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, CA. We chatted up actors, directors and producers from films like For Here to Go, Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World, The Center, Children of the Arctic, The Factory Boss and In the Company of … Continue reading VIDEO: An Inside Look at the Cinequest Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet
Dear yoga pants, I’ll be honest – it took me 21 years on this earth to really grasp your true majesty. I had always loved wearing you to bed (I tried rephrasing that multiple times, but it comes out sounding like an unintentional innuendo no matter what), but I refused to take you outside the house … Continue reading An open letter to yoga pants
It’s your first day on the job. You’ve adjusted your chair three times, changed the computer monitor’s brightness, and are starting to feel mighty uncomfortable, because this office is a maze and the bathroom is apparently hidden in another realm. But you’re settling in, slowly but surely. After a few days pass by (and thank … Continue reading How (Not) to Decorate Your Cubicle
Pop culture lovers know how tiresome it is to see reality stars and pop princesses rise to fame as their ridiculous antics and drama are splashed across the tabloids. The media eats it up, and who can blame them? The attention-seekers of the celebrity world certainly make for good gossip. The problem with that, though, … Continue reading 5 Celebs who don’t need crazy headlines to keep their names in lights!
The Daily Quirk sat down with Lindy Booth, star of TNT’s latest hit show The Librarians, at New York Comic-Con and we’re bringing you the inside info! In the interview, Booth discusses her character Cassandra, the clashing of characters in the show’s first few episodes, what it’s like to take on action sequences as the self proclaimed “least … Continue reading VIDEO: Lindy Booth discusses taking on the packed scenes of ‘The Librarians’!
Terry Matalas, Executive Producer of the television reboot of 12 Monkeys, sat down with The Daily Quirk at New York Comic-Con to talk about the new SyFy show and we’re bringing you the inside info! To learn all about what drew him into producing the show, what it’s like working with his college roommate-turned-fellow producer Travis Fickett and … Continue reading VIDEO: Executive Producer Terry Matalas shares ’12 Monkeys’ details!
Travis Fickett’s job is, in his words, “daunting, exhilarating and exhausting.” When The Daily Quirk sat down with the Executive Producer of SyFy’s 12 Monkeys at New York Comic-Con, he talked about what makes his job so awesome, which actors surprised him most on set and what gets his geeky heart aflutter. For the full scoop, … Continue reading VIDEO: ’12 Monkeys’ Executive Producer Travis Fickett talks which actors surprised him most on set!
The ladies who are addicted to switching up the hair situation know the scenario well: You’re happy with your cut and you love your color, but something just needs to change. Suddenly, it comes to you. You think, ‘Hey, what about bangs?’ The last bang episode was a terrible life choice, but hey, why not … Continue reading The Vicious Cycle of Getting Bangs
As a life-long soap lover, I know one of the most annoying aspects of being a fan is listening to others ridicule a show I love. People have a lot of preconceived notions about soaps. A lot of people claim that they’re silly, poorly written and horribly acted without ever having watched an episode. People … Continue reading Soap Opera Success: 5 surprising celebs who began in daytime TV