|You know Justin Long. |
He dated Drew Barrymore for a while.
This week on New Girl, one of the male characters (Schmidt) attended a baby shower. It was at some outdoor, pool, patio, potted tree locale. It was at night, which was evident because it occurred after the work day and it was dark outside. All the lady guests were sporting stilettos and evening attire. Everyone was mingling around high top tables and sipping martinis. In fact, it was quite the boozefest. Schmidt and all the ladies, with the exception of the lady of honor, were three sheets by the end of the sitcom baby shower.
- Swanky locale - Fairly normal in a Los Angeles type way
- Night time - Slightly less normal, baby showers are more of a Sunday afternoon event
- Stiletto and cocktail dress guest attire - Slightly less normal for a baby shower, but highly normal for a night time event in Los Angeles
Read only the bold words - sounds like a bachelorette party, not a baby shower. So, why did I just recount a baby shower scene from a new (and arguably mediocre) sitcom? Because art often mimics life often mimics art. I'm wondering whether cocktail party baby showers the new, hot trend?
Before I judge, let me confess that I've only ever attended the mid-afternoon tea and cookies type baby shower. Now I'll judge: the boozy baby shower seems like an