Fun article in Buzzfeed by Jenna Guillaume ranking nine actors playing "classic" Darcy and modern-day Darcy. Do you agree with her decisions? The top two choices are no-brainers. Guillaume has many entertaining pieces at Buzzfeed that Janeites and others will enjoy.
New show from August 6-November 6 at the amazing Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. It's called "Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen and the Cult of Celebrity." It features the very shirt Colin Firth emerged from the water with in the 1995 Pride And Prejudice movie. A lock of Jane's hair. And a bundle of sticks from Shakespeare's birthplace, how about that. If you are a part of either author's Cult of Celebrity, you will certainly want to identify yourself by buying and prominently displaying a Shakespeare or Jane sticker.