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A peek behind the offbeat curtain

I’ve gotten a few emails asking about the nitty gritty of Offbeat Bride, and how things are run behind the offbeat curtain, as it were. If this kind of thing is interesting to you, read on! The Offbeat Empire (as I lovingly call it) is my full-time job, and I gotta say that after a […]

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Let’s talk about labels and self-identifying

Over the last couple months we’ve gotten comments from well-intentioned readers concerned about how we title and label the Real Offbeat Weddings on Offbeat Bride…

Will there ever be an Offbeat Bride TV show? (and other reader questions)

I get approached monthly by production companies wanting to do an Offbeat Bride reality show, and actually spent a full year working with one crew to develop a pitch. I took several trips down to LA and shopped the show to a half-dozen networks this spring. It was a hilarious process, but there was never quite a click between what I wanted and what interested the tv folks.