10 Reasons to Watch The Lizzie Bennet Diaries — Right Now!

By Cara

I stumbled upon this web series mid-2012 on The Hairpin’s recommendation.  I have been a lover of Jane Austen (or “JA”) books, but especially of Pride & Prejudice (“P&P”), since that time we were forced to read it back in the 11th grade.  I’ve kept up with all things JA and P&P in various forms, but mostly fan fiction boards.  At one time, I even tried to adapt P&P to the modern day (I don’t think I made it passed the fifth chapter).  Others have done it successfully — in writing — but the Lizzie Bennet Diaries is the first time anyone attempted to do a modern-day adaptation on screen (okay, that’s not exactly true, we can’t forget about Bridget Jones’ Diary). Continue reading