Marc Abrahams, my husband, is the producer/inventor/emcee of the Ig Nobels. Regular readers of Miss Conduct know that we were married by a JP and didn't have a wedding, which is an option I enthusiastically recommend. (Marriage is a blessing, weddings are a curse.) The Igs are part of the reason why--putting on one giant show a year is enough. The idea of putting on two was exhausting.
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