Friday, June 18, 2010

HAH! (...as opposed to "heh.")

This picture is full of so much win it made my heart do a little dance:



Found here.

30 comments:

Joanna said...

Makes me think of this: Jane Austen & Fandom

Especially the third strip on the page.

Tam said...

Joanna,

It was the cunning hats. The hats sent it over the top.

Old Windways said...

To paraphrase, "A (wo)man walks down the street in that hat, people know (s)he's not afraid of anything."

Anonymous said...

Who is Jayne Austen?

Are they attempting to avoid litigation?

Shootin' Buddy

Joanna said...

I'm having visions of a riding crop named "Vera".

Weer'd Beard said...

Heh, need to show the wife this. She's both a Firefly and Austin fan.

Nancy R. said...

I want that on a t-shirt.

Jenny said...

OmiGod.

You just made my weekend come early. Thank you. :)

D.W. Drang said...

Sure do seem to be a lot of non-Browncoat-wearin' so-and-sos on the intard00bz these days...

reflectoscope said...

Awesome.

Jim

BobG said...

I've been getting newsletters from these people for some time now; they have some interesting articles at times.

Grayson said...

Whoa.
I think I'm falling in love.
Or something else equally strange.
Oh well.

Regrettably, I never was a Jane (Jayne?) Austen fan, really.
The cunning hats are a nice touch, though.

Joe in PNG said...

"Jayne...
The woman they call Jayne..."

So what gun to bring to these meetings?

Anonymous said...

I'll be in my bunk

Joe said...

I so love this picture.

CAR said...

BobG, my wife has a subscription to "Garden and Gun".

Bubblehead Les. said...

So Jane Austen was for Open Carry? AND she was a BRIT? How do I get to that parallel universe?

Tam said...

Jayne Austen, Les. It's all in the hats.

James family outpost, Iowa. said...

Hee - hee, the wife is gonna love it! She is forever at the library book club meetings, moderate to liberal on social issues (she's in medicine & health care, let's say) but she also has her CCW and thinks the Brady Bunch need a firing squad in the name of Liberty!

Bubblehead Les. said...

So Jayne had a sex change? Why, that's as shocking as digging up our friend the Preacher and placing him on the nose in a place of honor! ( he said with an evil chuckle, gladly mixing metaphors and similes) ;)

Anonymous said...

Sorry, the misspelling entirely ruins it. "Illiterate gun nuts," etc.

Would have been very funny otherwise.

monkeyfan said...

"No grenades!?"
"What if we run into reven...Reavers?"

Tam said...

"Sorry, the misspelling entirely ruins it. "Illiterate gun nuts," etc."

That thing that just went whooshing over your head? It was the punchline.

Tam said...

*le sigh* I damned well hate explaining a joke, but here we go...

For Anon 11:29 and others who feel confused:

Jane Austen is a famous English writer.

Jayne Cobb is a burly gun nut mercenary character on the SF series Firefly. He likes guns and sometimes wears an orange knit toque.

Go look at the picture again. Of course you will not find it amusing, having needed it explained to you, but you should at least now grasp the thing at which everyone else is chortling.

staghounds said...

Kate Beaton says "Now there is an Austen Culture".

She's almost a century late, if Kipling's "The Janeites" is any gauge.

And thank you for the explanation, I didn't know the Firefly connection. Just thought it was in some Gay Pride parade.

Jennifer said...

Cunning Hats!!

Tam said...

staghounds,

"Just thought it was in some Gay Pride parade."

Probably. I hope they won whatever the award was for Awesomest Group In The Parade. :)

Erin Palette said...

On a related note, have you seen Jane Austen's Fight Club?

Gewehr98 said...

Vagitarians or not, that is just way too cool!

global village idiot said...

Staghounds,

Bless you for leading me to that Kipling story. I'm profoundly grateful.

gvi