NY Times Tech Reporter David Pogue's Marriage Proposal Is Probably More Elaborate Than Yours

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08.21.12 2 Comments

We’re not exactly the biggest fans of public marriage proposals around here, but when they’re done well, they’re worthy of being spotlighted — and this one, via the Daily What, is pretty good.

Even better, it’s the brainchild of New York Times tech reporter David Pogue, of whom I am a fan — as I’m sure some of you reading this may be.

Writes Pogue:

On August 15, 2012, I proposed to the love of my life. I made a fake movie trailer — a thinly veiled version of our love story. I persuaded the movie theater at a summer resort to play it before a movie we went to see. Both of our families were there to see it.

I hid a video camera to capture her reaction (it was in a ficus plant next to the screen). Here’s how it happened!


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Brett has been a New York Times contributing writer, a national affairs reporter for Yahoo! News, and a writer/editor at Gawker Media. Brett has also written for Esquire, Yahoo! Sports, Deadspin, Complex, Gourmet, Hazlitt, Animal, Gambit, and Dealbreaker.

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