Watch this video from Cadillac. Note a few things (actor, white, rich guy, workaholic, typical cocky American, very unrealistic). This is not a parody video, they’re being completely serious.
I can’t explain it very well just please watch both of these videos okay Ford burns Cadillac so bad okay it’s so good.
"That’s the upside of giving a damn."
You better hope winter is coming, bitch. You’re gonna need it for that burn.
Ford fucking laying down the damn law.
Ha! Go Ford.
Oh Neal why would you do that commercial?!
#the women of firefly are so perfect #river: frail unstable genius girl WHO KICKS YOUR ASS #inara; the ‘whore’ who flips on edge everything most’d normally think about a whore and is beautiful inside and out #zoe: fierce warrior and soldier who wants to be a mother someday #WHERE ARE YOUR LADY TROPE GODS NOW???
Since we’re now passing two years since the premiere of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, I thought I’d post some of my memories from behind the scenes before I forget any more of them.
Naturally, I’m starting with what was probably our most obscure spin-off: Better Living with Collins and Collins. These videos that began as a throw-away joke in the writers’ room and turned into a full-on spin-off complete with audience participation. That’s just the way things went on Lizzie Bennet. (Knowing berniesu, I fully expect to get a call someday that we are going into production on Game of Gourds. I find this both exciting and terrifying.)
This is what sticks out for me most about making “How to Vaporize Dihydrogen Monoxide.”
Originally, I’d written this for an electric kettle. Unfortunately, we couldn’t find one to shoot with, so Collins & Collins’ recommendation had to change. (A couple commenters on YouTube pointed out that an electric kettle would have been easier and safer. Yes! We agree!)
When it came time to actually shoot the episode, it turned out boiling water was more complicated than we thought. We’d push the button to turn on the burner, put down the kettle, and the burner would promptly turn off. Eventually, we had to go onto YouTube to find a how to video for the cook top, which is when we discovered that it was an induction burner.
Fun fact: induction burners only work with ferromagnetic pans. Aaaaand if you look closely, and you can see that Mr. Collin’s kettle has a lovely, but non-magnetic, copper bottom. So to get steaming water on-screen, we had to boil the water off-camera, then Katie would run the kettle in and we’d quickly shoot before it cooled off. (“Movie magic!” or “Fake! It’s all Fake!” depending on how you feel about things like that.)
It was Brit Weisman who had the inspiration to add the muzak in post, and I think it really makes the video. Plus, Collins & Collins gained a theme song! Win!
So there you have it, the behind the scenes secrets of Lizzie Bennet. If you find these interesting, or you have a question about a specific episode, let me know. Otherwise, I’ll just write and post these as the spirit sporadically moves me. :)
Die nächsten Spenden für Accio Books sind da.
Vielen lieben Dank an die Kinderbuchautorin Corinna Wieja, die so großzügig war uns ihre zwei Bücher über das Stinktier Teo Dorant zu spenden. Die Kinder der Astrid-Lindgren-Schule werden sich bestimmt über die tolle Geschichten von den Tieren im Grüne-Bäume-Wald freuen.
A huge thanks to the children’s books author Corinna Wieja, who has donated two of her books about a skunk called Teo Dorant for the Astrid-Lindgren-Schule.