A blockbuster wedding invite

Making the Internet rounds is a very funny “save the date” video for the October 2010 wedding of Jeff Wong and Erin Martin, made as a parody of trailers for big-budget movies. The couple met at the Claremont Colleges. According to their website, they met in 2000 when he was an engineering student at Harvey Mudd and she was majoring in psychology at Scripps. Awwww.

The video prompted pieces on CBS’ “Early Show,” NBC Channel 4 and Huffington Post. I heard about it from reader Don J.

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  • http://diversitown.blogspot.com meg

    I’ve seen a zillion links to the video, but I had no idea it had a Claremont connection!

  • Ramona

    Very nicely done and with subtitles. Vietnamese is it?

    I would have delayed the ceremony a day to wed on 10-10-10 but that’s just me. OCD, dontcha know.

    Wonder if this means anyone who views the video is invited to attend.

    [But what would you buy for the couple that can do everything? -- DA]

  • Ramona

    [But what would you buy for the couple that can do everything? -- DA]

    A gift certificate to a couples spa so that they can just do nothing.

  • Charles Bentley

    GREETINGS:
    Sorry, but the book was better.

  • Lisa

    I love it, thanks for posting this. But, it makes the bookmark Jason and I made look super chintzy. I thought “bookmark the date” was clever …

    [I'm sure the bookmark was pretty spectacular in its time (the mid-'00s). -- DA]

  • robert bunch

    grad day at scripps is the best.