Celebrating the Anniversary of Jane Austen’s “Emma”

Celebrating the Anniversary of Jane Austen’s “Emma”

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On December 25th, 1815, Jane Austen’s novel Emma was published at the author’s own financial expense in London, England. Austen retained the copyright and paid a 10 percent commission to publisher John Murray II Publishing House. In America, the book was $4 a copy. It received mixed reviews at first, but as time passed it gained more popularity until everyone came to love the heroine, Emma Woodhouse. This must have been a surprise to Jane Austen, who had previously stated she was creating a character “whom no one but myself will much like.” image via The Daily Mail Perhaps Jane Austen …

Don’t Be A Bonehead, ‘Clueless’ Is Back

Don’t Be A Bonehead, ‘Clueless’ Is Back

It has been announced that another Clueless reboot will grace our presence. Paramount Studios is planning another film and be more modern as it is set in 2020.   Image via The Times   As we know the original movie had ties to the Jane Austen novel, Emma. But the reboot will more focused on Cher’s bestie, Dionne. There is also talks of another Clueless television series I have hope for these reboots but of course I am skeptical. Paramount aired the reboot  ‘Heathers’ and needless to say, it did not go well. Much like ‘Heathers, Clueless is a product of its time. …