As much as we make make fun of Henry Tilney’s muslin fettish and love of ridiculous hats, we can surely admit that the new Old Spice Parody has shown us a new light to Northanger Abbey’s hero.  Eventhough Tilney should not compare himself in any way to Darcy and Captain Wentworth, who are indeed fine examples of manliness; we think it brilliant that he tries his best. Written by AustenBlog’s own Heather Laurence and performed by Joe Homes, this wonderfully crafted parody portrays Tilney’s endearing qualities to the Janeite world. He also has a puppy! which makes the video all the more amusing. :D Could this be one of many Austen men adverts? We certainly hope so…

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