To every thing it’s season. Now that the commencement speeches are largely done, it’s time to consider the wedding toast.
Last year I suggested that the most important thing to remember when writing a toast (and yes, you should write it down) is that it’s all about pleasing the bride. That’s still good advice, but here are a few more rules to keep in mind, along with tips from famous funny people and excruciating examples from the movies. Some of the real life events sound similarly painful, though I now have a strange urge to learn more about the history of groceries on the Lower East Side.