Sunday, February 2, 2014

Okay, Maybe That's Actually Al Roker, but the Same Principle Applies, Right?


Today we celebrate the tradition of the weather-controlling rodent who terrorizes us all with his super-powered shadow. Or something. All I know is, the little guy did see his shadow today, so that means six more weeks of winter. Looking out my window, I can believe that. Stupid snow.

Fanfic Update!

  • Abattoir Blues (2)- The Killing Moon, by LongSnakeMoan (part 2): "I sit on what could be possibly the dirtiest door step in New York, the grit from the dirt digs into my thighs and I stretch my legs into the last of the sunlight as Rosie passes me a cigarette."

  • The Adventures In The Morgendorffer-Sloane Residency, by muskweasel (part 4): "I examined the infant sitting directly across from me. She had big hazel eyes, courtesy of her father, and was starting to sprout thick copper coloured bits of hair, like her mother."

  • Ah, Hell, by metameric1 (part 12): "She opened her eyes; feeling the weight on her bed alongside her. Turning her head, she traced his outline in her mind; she thought about how much of herself had been subtly altered to make a place for him in her life."

  • Alienation, by malakite (parts 4 and 5): "Daria slowly chewed her eggs as she watched her father watching her. Helen had left by the time Daria came down to eat, while Quinn was muttering something vaguely angry sounding under her breath as she rapidly typed into her phone." (Part 5)

  • Alt Rock, by Indigo (COMPLETE!): "Daria Morgendorffer and her younger sister Quinn had just moved to Lawndale and as part of their first day at Lawndale High were required to take a psychological test."

  • ASPS 2, by PrecambrianStudios (part 10): "'Federal Express delivery,' came a monotonous, sardonic voice. Tamam was so shocked to hear that voice that he couldn't help throw the door open. He immediately regretted it."

  • Battle-Axe, by meowarts (part 5): "'Here Daria, have some more.' Daria's vision turned blurry for a second before her bespectacled eyes focused on a hand holding a paper cup outstretched towards her."

  • Behind the Counter, by NightGoblyn (part 7): "Daria rolled her eyes and stood, putting her novel down on the desk and walking out of the back and behind the counter. She saw a thin, blond-haired man jogging towards the back of the store, and glanced over to the clock. Three-oh-five a.m. She rolled her eyes again. Great."

  • Daria's Petition (Scenes No Daria Fan-Fic Should Have: Do What Now?), by Shiva (COMPLETE!): "'So Daria...' 'Yes Jane?' 'How exactly is that petition you made to get Justin Bieber deported going?'"

  • High School Never Ends, by welltemperedclavier (parts 8 - 10): "'Hey, Daria, I'm going out for some pizza. You should come too.' 'Why?' 'I'd like to get to know the girl who's been writing my essays a bit better.'" (Part 9) (Part 10)

  • Is This Adulthood?, by SentrytheDefiant (part 1): "I was in awe of the girl, no, the woman sitting in the booth across from me. Years of feelings I thought long dead had come rushing back to me at full speed."

  • Let 'Em Burn, by Erin M. (COMPLETE!): "JUDITH: The volcano glows red and everyone's dead not a body to be seen A nation of ash and cinders and it looks like I'm the queen"

  • LotR: Decisions in Isengard (Non-Daria), by cfardell_Brenorenz29 (part 1): "Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregin Took looked up at the large tower as the Orc pack slowed. 'Well, Pip, we're in for it now,' Merry said."

  • Marriages & Deaths (Shorty Shorts), by ognawk (COMPLETE!): "It was a lovely day for a trip, as Jane Sloane-Lane sat in the passenger side of a top of the line, dark blue Mercedes that belonged to her partner."

  • Match Breaker, by SacredDust (part 11): "'Gee, Quinn,' Sandi crossed her arms and looked away. 'Apparently one friend like that just wasn't enough for you. But I'm SO happy to see that your social circle is expanding so far beyond us. Obviously, you're in such good company that you are way beyond the Fashion Club.'"

  • Popular Girl Esteem, by Shiva (part 2): "'Oye,' Tori muttered while walking down the halls of Lawndale High with her friends, 'It's another beautiful day and here we are, about to face a pop quiz in math class.'"

  • Unnamed story (Iron Chef: Random Pairing Challenge!), by JoeMerl (COMPLETE!): "Link Rouillard slumped onto a stool, casting an angry look down onto the bar."

  • Venom, by Astrocar82 (part 8): "'Thanks for letting us stay over, Helen,' Jane said as she and Trent grabbed their possessions out of The Tank, which had somehow made it into the Morgendorffer's driveway while backing up, and started hauling them into the house."

  • What is Fashion?, by Smijey (part 6): "He swaggered up to her locker (the molecules were already starting to fracture), gave his smarmiest smirk, and spoke. 'Hello, enchanting Alexandra,' he said, giving an exaggerated bow. 'I've heard through the usual peer gossip lines that you're on a quest for fashion.'"

  • A Woman and Her Cat, by ST91 (COMPLETE!): "Daria Morgendorffer was lying on the sofa reading a book. 'Daria can we talk for a minute?' asked Jane, coming out of her room."

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