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This article was published on January 12, 2012


    Free booze and a one night stand? Now there’s an app for wedding crashing

    Free booze and a one night stand? Now there’s an app for wedding crashing Image by: Richard Cartwright
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    Fact: Last summer, inspired by the 2005 hit Wedding Crashers with Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, I crashed my first wedding. I was dressed up for a summer’s night out when I stumbled by a nearby celebration in Brooklyn. Emboldened by a desire for free champagne, I strolled in with a friend and hung out by the bar for about 45 minutes. I even ran into an old colleague!

    It being 2012, now there’s an app for that. Crash Corsage helps you crash any wedding, anywhere, anytime by collecting data from the open directories of wedding website providers and creating filtered lists of nearby festivities. The app gives you all the important information such as what you need to wear, how the couple met, location of their party, and everything else you might need to down a bottle of free champagne and try to score with somebody’s hot cousin. The app is even gamified- you can gain points for various wedding related triumphs like “coital encounters with guests”.

    While newly engaged couples and fathers-of-the-brides might not appreciate Crash Corsage, lecherous pranksters and spontaneous daredevils are sure to be delighted. The app is the brainchild of Eric Schlakman, an advertising creative director at R/GA with a profound love of wedding cake.

    Watch this video to learn more about this genius app and sign up for early access below. A big thank you to Anna Lindow for the tip.

    ➤ Crash Corsage