Shitlist: Rip Curl

So I had to cover a scrapbook for the Lad’s schoolwork. “No problem”, sez I. “I have to go to the Post Office anyway”, sez I. “I’ll just grab some while I’m there,” sez I. So I went to the… Read More ›

Daria and other rebels

In comments to Lauredhel’s post about the princessification of Dora the Explorer, Helen and I have been discussing other animated girl characters whom we enjoy. We’re both fans of Daria, whom Helen epitomises beautifully as “dry as dust”. Daria is enduring high school until she can get away to further studies outside her conformist suburban community.