Sunday, December 27, 2015

The Actress and the Misandrist

Barch is doing her best impression of the late actress Marlene Dietrich, who was born on this day in 1901. I'm not sure the two women have anything whatsoever in common aside from this alter ego, but Dietrich was born in Germany and "Barch" sounds vaguely German, so there's that.

Fanfic Update!
  • The Car Confrontation, by mabel (COMPLETE!): "Gay and in love with one's presumably straight best friend is never a good situation to be in, but Daria found herself in it time and time again."

  • The Choice, by Erin M. (part 1): "It happened at lunch. Sunset Shimmer and her friends had been eating and chatting as usual when the announcement came over the PA."

  • Daria: College Pains The Sophomore Year, by James the Lesser (part 14): "Daria is unsure why she was asked to stay after class by her professor. She had turned in the last assignment and hadn't cut any classes."

  • The Furious Beat (Daria and the Gang Thread), by Roentgen (COMPLETE!): "'Daria,' Hoffman said, 'before I put you on the City Desk, I have to float you by the Editor in Chief.'"

  • Morning Ritual (Iron Chef: Quinn in 11th Grade), by Zetor (part 1): "Quinn's alarm started blaring the local top twenty station, gradually pulling her from her sleep. Yawning, she reached over to her nightstand, turned off the radio, and grabbed the book she'd left there the night before."

  • Unnamed story (Iron Chef : MMORPG, Lawndale style), by Waylander (part 10): "Hello to all my readers. Today I managed to get a short interview with one of the people responsible for the well-known multiplayer role-playing game Realms of Altherra. His real name is kept secret for safety reasons, so I'll call him Ernst Gruber, after the character he used as a beta-tester of the game."

  • Unnamed story (Iron Chef: Quinn in 11th Grade), by EntrancedCat (COMPLETE!): "Quinn slipped her Aquinas essay from her locker into her backpack. She hoped that Mr. O'Neill wouldn't cry at her take on just war theory like the tears he had shed at the beauty of her exposition of Augustine's declaration of the inexplicableness of free will."

  • Write Said Ted (The Ted Zone), by Kristen Bealer (COMPLETE!): "Ted was just approaching his Language Arts class one afternoon when he was startled to see Daria Morgendorffer leaving the classroom. The surprise wasn't because he didn't expect her to be at school, or because he didn't think she took Language Arts, or because there was anything particularly startling about Daria Morgendorffer."

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