Kasper Hauser — a four-man comedy group from San Francisco — is semi-famous for its skewerings of public radio’s Ira Glass and the SkyMall in-flight catalogue. Now the troupe has set its sights on that last bastion of East Coast aristocracy: the New York Times wedding announcements.
Weddings of the Times: A Parody makes hay out of the page’s summa cum laude grandstanders and family-name-droppers. You’ll find zombie brides, Chinese spies, gay Civil War reenactors, and couples who don’t have a prayer of making it past their honeymoon. (The veterinarian and the magician have an especially bumpy road ahead of them.) You’ll also find some funny advice on choosing the perfect dress, and picking the perfect honeymoon destination. E.g., Brazil’s wonderful, but the “sequin-thonged natives may derail your sexual orientation.”
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