Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Shakin' Jake's Makin' Quakes! ¡Ole!

Why is Jake shaking his maracas? This is the 199th anniversary of the declaration of Mexican Independence (next year is the big 200), and we wish you a happy and peaceful Independence Day. And if anyone can tell me what sort of costume Jake is wearing, drop a note here, please. It looks like a dance band thing, but I just can't find the right name for it. Probably Spanish or Cuban or something, but it was the best I could do. A good example of real maracas music is here. Nice. Man, those are some darn tight pants Jake's wearing. ("Is that a maracas," asks Helen when he comes home, "or are you just happy to see me?" I think we all know the answer to that. Damn right.)

As if that wasn't enough, the U.N. has sent its black helicopters around to announce that today is also the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, or Ozone Day for short. I just feel sorry for this kid at Holiday Island High, don't you? What a heck of a thing to carry around with you all your life. "Hey, Ozone Warrior!" his classmates cry. "Back to reality! Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha!" Maybe he calls himself Oz for short. I sure would. THANKS A LOT FOR THE STUPID NAME, OLD MAN! ROT IN HELL! Sorry, channeling Jake there for a sec.

N0oZ: Kara Wild sez them DVD-thingers are a-comin'! YEEEEE-HAAAAW!

Richard Lobinske gives us even moar Colorized Early Concept Trent to admire.

  • Basic Training: A Daria the Green Lantern Story, by Echopapa (Part 3): “Uhh... yeah. Supergirl, is it?” Daria said, trying to think of something to say as they both hovered high in the air above Smallville. “I, uh, take it you’re from around here... Any connection to the Big Blue Guy?”
  • Love Is a Series of Burning Sensations, by Undefinedlust (Part 12): In the kitchen sat a large Norse commercial series double refrigerator-freezer. It was easily twice the size of the old unit. That must have sat them back a pretty penny, she thought to herself as she noticed the huge packing box in the backyard. Something inside Daria stirred at the sight and she walked to the window and quietly looked at the box. Fuzzy mental pictures of her as a small child playing in a refrigerator box rose from her memory, but she couldn't seem to place them in context. She started to try to dig for the memory when she was interrupted by Quinn.
  • Reaped Out 2: Sickle Sad World, by Pinkminx (Part 7): [All I can say is, if ya gotta go, go out in style!] (
  • Unnamed story (Scenes No Daria Fanfic Should Have: Hump Day), by Aloysius (COMPLETE!): "I'm not going to ask again!" the man yelled. "Your money—now! Empty your purses in the bag!"

1 comment:

pinkminx said...

I got one right!! Kinda...I didn't think you would choose an excerpt from reaped- just write a comment.

(Do you think the latest chapter is still ppmb appropriate?)