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Weddings of the Times

3.51 of 5 stars 3.51  ·  rating details  ·  41 ratings  ·  7 reviews

You are cordially invited to celebrate

A Parody of

The New York Times

Wedding Announcements

by

Kasper Hauser

Along with fully illustrated guides to:

Wedding-night sex,

Honeymoon hot spots,

Formalwear malfunctions,

and much, much more.

At four o’clock in the Afternoon.

Or is it three o’clock?

Didn’t you bring the invitation?

Huh? Where the hell is the turnoff?

Bac

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Paperback, 128 pages
Published June 9th 2009 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published April 27th 2009)
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jordan
Did you ever hear about a book with a great idea and think why didn't I think of that? Than you pick it up and realize that it was so brilliantly executed that you could never have nearly that clever so just sit back and laugh your head off? That is pretty much how you'll feel if you pick up "Weddings of the Times."

The idea of satire based on NY Times wedding announcements sounds so simple and you might wonder how it could be done for laughs page after page. These clever authors are way ahead o
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Gail
Mar 18, 2011 Gail rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: broadminded people already familiar with wedding announcements.
Shelves: kcls, fiction
A comedy group (The Kasper Hauser Comedy Group) pokes fun at New York Times wedding announcements. Pictures of models as the couples accompany each announcement. There are even special sections--in color-- of tips and related guides. Entries are laugh-out-loud funny. Others are quite naughty, but never mean-spirited.

My favorites include the corrections section, the wedding with no guests, "10 years later" section, recurring jokes of laude and summa cum laude, the wedding that only happened in t
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Kati
Jul 17, 2009 Kati added it
I would rate this book, but in order to do so I would have to give it 1 star. It was absolutely TERRIBLE! I don't recommend anyone read or buy it. It is a complete waste of time. It is supposed to be a funny and I wanted to cry rather than laugh.
Ashley (mac&chip)
This book cracked me up. It's such a short read, it's definitely worth spending a night having a good laugh.
Maria
Not as funny as I thought it would be, nevertheless mildly entertaining
Nathan Rabin
A more than passable way to spend an hour.
Sarah
Jul 20, 2009 Sarah marked it as to-read
Shelves: humor, wedding
I received this as an engagement gift!
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Kasper Hauser is a San Francisco-based comedy group. They are the authors of Weddings of the Times, a parody of the New York Times wedding pages, and SkyMaul, which the San Francisco Chronicle called "wicked funny," and Salon.com called "the perfect sendup."

The Kasper Hauser Comedy Podcast has been called "brilliant" by New York magazine and "wonderfully realized" by The Times of London. The group
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