GenreCon looms like a big, awesome loomy thing, which means I’m alternating between YO, I’M CRAZY BUSY DUDES and flaking out on the couch in front of wrestling DVDS. In deference to my current state, I’m going to skip today’s post and point towards an awesome thing on the internet:
About four months ago my flatmate wandered past and said words to the effect of “Hank, The Vlog Brother who isn’t not John Green, is doing a youtube recreation of Pride and Prejudice. You should really check it out.” Given that the last time he said this it led me to John Green’s Swindowntown Swiddleypoopers youtube videos, I flagged it as one of those things I should follow up on and immediately forgot about.
Which is, like, utter damn stupid of me. ‘Cause, a) I really like Pride and Prejudice, b) I really like smart adaptations, and c) I’m fascinated by people doing smart things that play to the internet’s strength. The series is three for three on that respect, so it was really something I should have started watching right damn then.
Eventually I did get my act together and check out the first episode, which immediately meant I spent the next two hours watching every episode currently available (which was a lot) and subscribing to the youtube channel (currently the only channel I actually subscribe too). The Lizzie Bennett diaries are many, many kinds of awesome and I encourage you to check ’em out. The first episode is here:
And you can check out the rest on the Lizzie Bennett youtube channel.