Wednesday Videos: Jeeves and Wooster

WednesdayVideoToday you get a medley of Wednesday videos!  Jeeves and Wooster  was a series based on the Jeeves stories by P.G. Wodehouse that ran from 1990 to 1993.  It starred Stephen Fry as Jeeves and Hugh Laurie as Bertie Wooster.  Fun fact:  Emma Thompson introduced Fry and Laurie to each other, thus sparking a comedic duo of epic proportions.  Here are a few clips from YouTube to give you the feel for the thing.

Here is Jeeves meeting Bertie for the first time:

There’s nothing Jeeves can’t handle, including syncopation:

And I haven’t the foggiest idea of what’s going on here but I laughed so hard I almost dropped my laptop.  “We should loosen his collar!”  “Oh, I hardly think such drastic measures are called for.”  Harrrr!

Wednesday Videos: Pride, Prejudice and Harry Potter

WednesdayVideoFirst of all, I am so excited because my book, Pride, Prejudice, and Popcorn:  TV and Film Adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, and Jane Eyre, is being released on January 6!  It’s currently available for preorder at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.  Check out the cover!

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In honor of all this excitement, I present you with my new favorite Pride and Prejudice mash up.  Enjoy:

Wednesday Video: Best Movie Trailer For an Imaginary Movie, Ever

WednesdayVideoMy baby goes back to school tomorrow and I have end of summer sadness – luckily this trailer is providing me with a last minute does of full-on, blockbuster popcorn happiness.  The folks at behindtheepic.com made this amazing mash-up trailer – thanks, guys!