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An Excerpt From Save The Date: The Occasional Mortifications Of A Serial Wedding Guest

He showed up at my door wearing jeans. They were black, but they were definitely denim. Oh, dear. He looked so proud of himself, like, weren’t black jeans pretty much exactly the same thing as a suit? Jeans could be wedding-appropriate, come on! Well, no, not exactly. But if I said they couldn’t be, not for this wedding and probably not for most, I feared he’d only get angry and start railing on the bourgeois perceptions and expectations of my nouveau riche friends. He had on a jacket, at least, and a pressed button-down shirt. He’d shaved. He looked stressed, not angry yet, but on edge and ready to rage at being found fault with over something that he hadn’t cared about doing in the first place. This was my deal, not his.

“You look great!” I said. Keep reading »

Finally! A Rom-Com Where The Woman Isn’t Begging A Guy To Marry Her

"Bachelorette" Beauty
Breaking down the "Bachelorette" red carpet beauty look. Read More »
"Perks" Trailer
Perks Of Being A Wallflower
Watch the trailer for "The Perks Of Being A Wallflower"! Read More »
Zooey And Lizzy: Twins?
Zooey Deschanel and Lizzy look a bit too similar for comfort. Read More »
OMG Lizzy Caplan and Alison Brie!

I feel like romantic comedies are always about a woman who’s trying to get hitched, and a guy who’s resisting (except for, I guess, “Runaway Bride”). So I’m really excited for the new Lizzy Caplan movie, “Save the Date,” where — gasp! — she plays a woman who turns down her boyfriend’s proposal. Caplan was absolutely breathtaking in the pretty-much-straight-to-video “Bachelorette,” and we’re really excited to see her helm a film here. Plus, her boyfriend is played by Christina Hendricks’ real life boo, who we hear is a pretty funny guy. [NYMag.com]

5 Frisky-Friendly Films That Debuted At The Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is not just a place for swag bags and celebs hanging out for the paparazzi on Main Street. Nope, it’s hard work for journalists and publicists who are often running on fumes as we run through the snow to see the best (and worst) movies that are looking for distribution or buzz. I’m always on the lookout for the awesomest lady-centric films to hype because, let’s face it, they’re few and far between.

As always, Sundance offered some overhyped films, huge hits, and big misses. Luckily, I was there to sort the wheat from the chaff, and while I didn’t peep all of these movies, my trusted friends and colleagues did. Keep reading »

The Best Save-The-Date Ever? We Think So!

The Wedding Annoucement
The 2011 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles
Sineadr's wedding announcement included the word "cock." Read More »
Wedding Porn Burnout
Andrea is sick of looking at other people's dream wedding ideas. Read More »
Trekkie Wedding
star trek enterprise
This is a dream wedding for "Star Trek" fans. Read More »

Take a look at this wedding save-the-date card. It’s so awesome — can you see why? Take another look. Still can’t see what makes it so incredible? It’s kind of hard to see, but …

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New Wedding Invitation Trend: The Save-The-Date Video

Once upon a time, couples got engaged, picked a venue and sent out save-the-date cards. Cards morphed into postcards and magnets, and these days, the trendy way to announce you’re getting hitched (and we’re invited) is a video save-the-date. Usually the videos are set to some sort of Michael Buble song and feature hazy shots of the couple, but recently, I saw a new favorite—it’s a stop-motion video by about-to-be-marrieds Haley Smith and Jason Harmon. Totally sweet! (And rather eco-friendly, too.) So, are you all over the whole video wedding invite phenomenon or do you think it’s too non-traditional? [Design Sponge] Keep reading »

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