Something New: frank, comedic, romantic memoir of a wedding in comic form

Lucy Knisley is a favorite around these parts, a comics creator whose funny, insightful, acerbic and disarmingly frank memoirs in graphic novel form have won her accolades and admiration from across the field. With her latest book, Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride, Knisley invites us into her wedding, her love life, her relationship with her mother, and an adventure that's one part Martha Stewart, one part French farce comedy.

This vintage couture wedding dress looks like a Russian nesting doll, or a tampon


In 1965 Yves Saint Laurent introduced the cocoon bridal dress. Said to be inspired by Russian nesting dolls, it makes me think of a different kind of red wedding. Read the rest

Wedding dance knockout video, now with UFC commentary


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Haunted Mansion wedding cake

This amazing Haunted Mansion wedding-cake (complete with Doom Buggie cake-topper) featured at the wedding of a redditor called TheSharkFromJaws.

Got married in WDW today. Thought you guys might enjoy a pic of the cake. Read the rest

Doctor Who/Sherlock Holmes wedding bouquet

What could be more romantic than a wedding bouquet whose flowers are made from the pages of Sherlock Holmes, and whose handle is a Doctor Who sonic screwdriver?

My Sonic Screwdriver Book Bouquet (via Neatorama) Read the rest

XKCD wedding cake

Mike sez, "Photographed a wedding reception in upstate NY this weekend -- the cake was awesome! The couple are both geeks and have three geeky teenaged daughters who helped design it.... Take a look at the cell phone video!"

Cameraphone MP4 video (Thanks, Mike!) Read the rest

And the bride wore zip ties: Nice day for an Occupy Wall Street wedding

A cute couple is getting married in Zuccotti park this morning in New York City. Have fun occupying a happy future together, kids. Here's a photo of the bride, and here's the "sacred space." Here's the ring. @Newyorkist says, "Friends of couple inform they met here at spiritual circle months ago. Emery and Micha. Being married by NYU chaplain."

(Photo: Newyorkist. Via Greg Mitchell, Allison Kilkenny and others) Read the rest

Gollum, bearer of the ring

Gollum at a wedding [Tour With] Read the rest