With Colin Firth being all over the media because of his victorious Oscar run, the “Who is Colin Firth?” conversation popped up. Again. Has this happened to you? I’ve discovered that there are people in this world (mostly men) that don’t understand the Firth Love. Many don’t have any idea who he is. Granted, he doesn’t parade around half naked with bulging muscles and guns à la Daniel Craig. But Firth does parade around in awesome suits, and he has graced the big screen in movies other than period dramas. (No, really…he has! Think Bridget Jones’s Diary or the original Fever Pitch.)
After the most recent round of I Have to Explain Who Colin Firth Is to the Men in the Room, I managed to get two male friends to agree to a viewing of the 1995 Pride and Prejudice. (It is possible that I might have enticed them with barbecued pulled pork and beer.) But if your friends aren’t quite as willing to commit five hours of Regency fun, you could always entice them to an evening that includes the Jane Austen Drinking Game. I call the pianoforte!
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