Posts tagged "daria"

My Top 5 Formative Geek Crushes

The wonderful thing about a hefty amount of geek/nerd culture is that it is super-optimistic. John Green, author of A Fault In Our Stars, says that nerds are basically people who are “unironically enthusiastic … too enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness.” Which is awesome! The first time I hung out with my now-boyfriend,…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 17, 2014

What Lisa Simpson & Daria Would Wear To Fashion Week

Swagger New York and Italian designer Michele Morricci came up with a bizarro collaboration: fantasy illustrations detailing what some of our fave cartoon characters might wear to New York Fashion Week, and man, is it weird. It's troubling enough imagining grown-up Lisa Simpson at all, but then to see her yellow-ish body bedecked in sassy…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2013

Daria Morgendorffer Is The Role Aubrey Plaza Was Born To Play

Aubrey Plaza, as an actress, does dead-eyed and monotone-voiced really well. Which is why she's actually perfect to play Daria, in a live-action version of the popular MTV cartoon. She basically is Daria, right? Unfortch, this movie isn't real (yet!), but the faux trailer is a good start. [College Humor]…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 25, 2013

Today’s Lady News: “Daria” Is Coming Back To MTV

La, la, la, la, la! "Daria" is coming back to MTV's "Retro Mania" mornings from 9 a.m. until noon for six weeks through August. Unfortunately, the other part of this "retro" bargain is "The Hills" and "Laguna Beach" are coming back, too. Daria and Jane would not approve. [I do! -- Editor] [After Ellen]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 20, 2012

Daria: The New Voice Of Your GPS

Sick of your GPS sounding like an uptight British woman or a sex kitten who wants to give you a beej? Well, now you can have the smuggest bitch of all time tell you when you’ve made a wrong turn: Daria Morgendorffer! She totally led the way for you in the early '90s and…
By: Simcha / November 11, 2010

Long Live “Daria”: Tracy Grandstaff, The Voice Behind Our ’90’s Misfit Teen Idol, Speaks

Sucky people have not actually sucked on MTV for over a decade now, but there was a time when the channel didn't send us diving underneath the bathroom sink for something toxic. Alas, a cartoon like "Daria" would never exist today and that's why we "Daria" super-nerds need to get our hands o…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2010

The “Daria” Box Set: Why We Want, No NEED, It

Today is a big deal, folks. Yes, it's my birthday, but that's not even what I'm talking about here. Today, "Daria: The Complete Animated Series" has been unleashed on the universe, and it's only $45 over at Amazon. The eight-disc set includes all five seasons of "Daria," plus special features like cast interviews,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 12, 2010