Thursday, August 9, 2018

"It's a richer tone!"

Trent and Jesse are busy enjoying some Zappa in both analog and digital for Frank Zappa Day. Sadly, I think the nuance (like most things) is lost on Jesse.

While those two get out the aluminum foil, Daria will instead be celebrating Book Lover's Day by--what else?--reading a book. I might recommend Thoreau's Walden, which was published on this day in 1854. Did you know he was Jane Fonda's father in real life, too?

Fanfic Update!
  • California Screamin' (Quinn, Season 5), by WildDogJJ (COMPLETE!): "Quinn is driving while Jim is in the passenger seat and Storm is in the back seat. Quinn: So, which exit do we take again? Jim: 17. We take a left on Van Nuys, then a right on Ventura followed by a right on Sherman Oaks." (Part 2) (Part 3)

  • Cards, by tafka (COMPLETE!): "'Um, since we're like not an official club any more, I thought instead of looking at back issues of Waif, we could play a card game.' Stacy said, rummaging through her bag."

  • Changing Lanes, by midnightabyss86 (part 16): "'Quinn! Your date is here!' Jake called across the house. 'Date? Where? I can take him!' said Jamie, looking around frantically. 'Uh...' 'Daddy, I told you,' said Quinn, coming down the stairs and putting on a light jacket, 'Jamie and I are just going out to study.'"

  • Dear Diary, by Rémi (COMPLETE!): "Dear diary, That tour at Middelton College turned out stranger than I thought it would."

  • A Simple Afternoon, by PrecambrianStudios (part 1): "As Jane put the finishing touches on her latest painting—a pale woman, evocative of the best Gothic revenants—Daria walked into her room and tossed her backpack onto Jane's bed before flopping face-first into her quilts. 'Shoot me. Right in the head.'"

  • Superiors, by ST91 (prologue and part 1): "The scientists had said that everything would be fine. They had assured that there would be no damage to things or people. They were wrong." (Part 1)

  • Tom Riddle's War, by Meester Lee (COMPLETE!): "Tom Riddle sat with his father and his mother and listened to the wireless. The King was giving a speech, a speech which in so many words said that the British people would band together, stand up to tyranny, defeat the Nazis, then go on to create some post-war utopia where all would live in peace and plenty."

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