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Colin Firth Nearly Wept After Hearing About Mark Darcy in ‘Mad About the Boy’

Kelly Lynch | October 13, 2013 - 12:18 pm

When it was revealed that Helen Fielding killed off Mark Darcy in Mad About The Boy, Bridget Jones fans panicked.  How on earth could Fielding even dream of declaring Darcy dead?  Was there no justice?  No more reindeer jumpers?

Fielding, for her part, found that the most difficult part of letting Darcy go… More »


An Open Letter to ‘Bridget Jones’ Author Helen Fielding

Kelly Lynch | September 30, 2013 - 4:43 pm

Dear Helen Fielding,

Am most devastated to learn that Mark Darcy has passed.  One knows that the circle of life sometimes taketh away dishy barristers rather than emotional f**kwits, proving that Mother Nature, too, lets a stiff drink cloud her judgment every now and again.

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The Most Important Lesson From ‘Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy:’ Don’t Text While Drunk

Kelly Lynch | May 28, 2013 - 5:00 pm

If there ever was a time for Bridget Jones to find her way back onto our reading lists, it’s now.  With Twitter, GIFs, memes, Facebook, etc being all the rage, it was only a matter of time before Ms. Jones tried typing vodka-infused characters into her smart phone (“fizzzzz whooosh”).

Random House will… More »