"The Lawndale File" did spawn at least two fanfics, both with strong SF overtones: "It's That Guy" and "And I on the Opposite Shore Will Be."
This date was also important in two fanfics. First: "A Killer in Lawndale." (The story has some unintentionally amusing spots.)
Second: "The Alternate History Teacher." Today is the date of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, which turned the Vietnam War from a small war into a huge one, despite the fact that the incident was a big mistake. Does this sound familiar?
Speaking of important days, today is one of those multitudinous saint's days seen in "Depth Takes a Holiday": The Feast Day of Saint Sithney, the patron saint of mad dogs! (Not Jake's dad, I think. Or maybe he was.) No, seriously, Saint Sithney is the actual patron saint of mad dogs. I have no idea how that got started. This is a character who really needs to appear in Daria fanfic!
If you are a Canadian, Holiday Island High wishes you a happy Civic Holiday. Wonder what that kid looks like. Sorta Canadian, I imagine.
Finally . . . Happy Birthday, Barack Obama! Who do you think the Daria cast will vote for this year?
- A Simple Makeup Kit, by Richard Lobinske (Part 3): Ninth-grader Daria asks a boy out to the theater. Will there be disaster and heartbreak, or merely the end of the world? Time will tell.
- Stacy Rowe, Seeker (Part II), by jtranser (continued): "The Ring has its own mission, which is to create the Universe of the Sixth Sun." [Wait until you find out HOW that will be done, though!]
- Turnabout Confusion Part II: All The King's Horses, by Dennis (continued): "Work with?" Scarlett asked, clearly intrigued despite herself. "Why would I want to work with you on anything?" "Not even on running the school?" Sandi asked, raising an eyebrow.