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UK Troll Sentenced To 18 Weeks In Prison For Rape Threats

Remember last year, when a UK politician was supporting an effort to get Jane Austen put on the 10-pound note and got flooded with rape threats on Twitter? No? I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 30, 2014 - 2:30 pm

World’s Craziest/Most Awesome Family Surprise Daughter With “Pride And Prejudice”-themed Engagement

‘Twas the season for engagements and this Washington State couple won. Bethany Albert came home on Christmas Eve to discover her whole family dressed in Regency garb and holding scripts…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

The Jane Austen Video Game Was Made For The Wicked

Jane: The Virtual World of Jane Austena video game prototype currently crowdsourcing funding on Kickstarter, offers us the worst of real life without any of the escape. A world in which…

Sophie Leon | November 6, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, A Jane Austen Victorian Airbrushing Scandal!

Jane Austen is the newest face on Britain’s 10 pound note.  Yay feminism, right?  Well, hold your horses, sister suffragette, because now Austen’s biographer is howling about an airbrushing scandal.

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2013 - 11:20 am

Giant, Sexy, Slightly Terrifying Statue Of Colin Firth Emerges From London Lake

Colin Firth’s turn as Mr. Darcy in the 1995 TV adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice” cemented his status as the dreamiest of dreamy leading men. And now, to publicize a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 9, 2013 - 9:20 am

If Jane Austen Had An iPad Cover…

If Jane Austen had an iPad today, she’d be tweeting about boys just like us. And she’d do it with this rad Pride And Prejudice iPad cover, which fits iPads…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2013 - 11:40 am

Jane Austen Bandages Will Mend Your Broken Heart

To borrow a phrase from the inimitable Mr. Darcy, you must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and adore these Jane Austen bandages. The adorable tin is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 14, 2012 - 9:40 am

Home Is Where You Lay Your Jane Austen Doormat

Jane Austen was the original homebody. She knew how to make the most of her alone time. Remind yourself that there’s nowhere else you’d rather be than curled up, reading…

Ami Angelowicz | August 27, 2012 - 9:20 am

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Modern Mr. Darcy

Whether you’re looking for a way to clearly label your own Mr. Darcy, subtly hint to your partner that he (or she) could be a little more Darcy-ish, or maybe…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 1, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Jane Austen’s Fight Club

No corsets. No hat pins. No mercy. [The Daily What] …

Simcha | July 26, 2010 - 11:10 am

Was It Better To Be A Woman In Jane Austen’s Time?

Sometimes I think it would be so much easier to be a woman in Jane Austen’s time. You know, like having only three dresses to choose from, communicating…

Ami Angelowicz | May 26, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Get Your Tentacles On “Sense And Sensibility And Sea Monsters”

Love is a nightmare. This we know. I’m so tired of those stupid chick lit books where everyone ends up safe, happy, and in love at the end. That’s why…

Ami Angelowicz | September 17, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Jane Austen’s Men

Maybe because she never settled down herself, Jane Austen created some mighty fine specimens for all of us to drool over — Fitzwilliam Darcy, George Wickham, and Frederick Wentworth to…

Catherine Strawn | January 31, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Sunday Is Sappy Love Night

Keep your Sunday nights open for the next four months, as you have dates with Mr. Darcy, Henry Tilney, and all of the other dashing gentlemen from Jane Austen’s books.

Catherine Strawn | January 18, 2008 - 5:00 pm