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Fathers of Bride, Groom Left Bachelor Party, Died

'The love and the support they showed their children will carry on'

(Newser) - An upcoming wedding in Canada will be "bittersweet" after the fathers of the bride and groom died in a plane crash on their way home from the groom's bachelor party. Jim Wilk, the father of the groom, was piloting the plane en route to Moose Jaw, Sask., where...

He Got a Bachelor Party Invite in Error. He's Going Anyway
An Email Typo Just Made This
Guy a Bunch of New Friends
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An Email Typo Just Made This Guy a Bunch of New Friends

Arizona's Will Novak is flying to a stranger's bachelor party after being invited by mistake

(Newser) - Folks in the Grand Canyon State sure get a lot of surprise invitations. Two years after an Arizona grandmother mistakenly invited the wrong "grandson" to Thanksgiving, a Phoenix man named Will Novak received an invite meant for a different Will Novak to a ski weekend bachelor party in Vermont—...

Groom-to-Be Dies on Bachelor Party Cruise

Christopher McGrory's fiancee describes a 'broken heart'

(Newser) - With less than two months to go until his wedding, Florida's Christopher McGrory boarded Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Grand Classica ship planning to celebrate his last days as a bachelor. But the party was short-lived, per the Palm Beach Post . In what his fiancee calls "a tragic...

4 American Tourists Die in Rafting Accident

Rafts overturn, men thrown into Costa Rica river during bachelor party celebration

(Newser) - Just two days earlier, the men from Miami had arrived in Playa Hermosa de Jaco for a bachelor party celebration. On Saturday, that Costa Rican celebration turned deadly for four of the party attendees during a river rafting expedition after several rafts flipped over on the Naranjo River; a local...

'Reckless' Tradition Leads to Groom Shot in the Testicles

Accident happened at bachelor party in Egypt, where firing guns is common celebratory practice

(Newser) - The man StepFeed calls "the most unfortunate groom ever" probably wishes he'd skipped his own bachelor party after a celebration in Egypt gone wrong. Per local police, 28-year-old Osman al-Alsaied was bidding adieu to his single days on Monday night when a fellow reveler decided to partake in...

Drunk Man Becomes First to Survive Hoover Dam Swim
Drunk Man Becomes First
to Survive Hoover Dam Swim
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Drunk Man Becomes First to Survive Hoover Dam Swim

Lucky for Aaron Hughes most of the turbines weren't on

(Newser) - The world's least shocking quote: A British man's admission that his fairly miraculous swim across the Hoover Dam reservoir was "drink fueled," per the Guardian . Arron Hughes speaks to the Daily Post about his Aug. 10 experience, which came after what he says was a 37-hour...

Best Man's Bachelor Party Turns Out to Be 'Nastiest' Scam

With friends like these ...

(Newser) - Before Dino Carter even proposed to his girlfriend, he asked Martyn Galvin to be the best man at his wedding. Galvin repaid his pal of 18 years by setting up the bachelor party, collecting money from the groom and his friends for a big bash in Prague and a horse-racing...

Pilot Diverts Plane Thanks to Unruly Bachelor Party

The groom was among six men escorted off the plane

(Newser) - A handful of Brits from Southampton may be in for more than a hangover after the Ryanair flight they were on from London to Slovakia's capital was diverted to Berlin Friday night. According to the crew, half the members of a bachelor party "misbehaved so badly" that passenger...

Bachelor Party Unearths Ancient Remains

Revelers appear to have stumbled upon an intact stegomastodon skull

(Newser) - Many bachelor parties' participants get more than they bargained for, but for one group of revelers at Elephant Butte Lake State Park in New Mexico, what they got on Monday could turn out to be historic. "As we are cruising by we see ... what seems to be a large...

Discovery of Dead Body Halts Bachelor Party

It was in a compartment of a rented RV

(Newser) - As far as crazy bachelor party tales go, this one will be tough to top. The plan was for 11 guys in their 20s to travel from Minnesota to the Kentucky Derby in a rented RV, but the group didn't even make it out of the state ... thanks to...

Man Falls to His Death From Casino at Bachelor Party

29-year-old fell out of window when screen gave way, witnesses say

(Newser) - A man fell to his death from the 11th floor of a Colorado hotel while celebrating a friend's bachelor party early this morning. Dirk Anderson, 29, was sitting on a window ledge, leaning against the glass at the Lady Luck Hotel and Casino in Black Hawk around 5am, when...

Senior Citizen Attacks Golfing Bachelor Party

Tells them to respect their elders ... as he drives a golf cart into them

(Newser) - Things got pretty darn crazy at a Jacksonville Beach, Fla., bachelor party on Saturday, and not because of strippers or booze. The Florida Times-Union reports that a group of six golfing gents was attacked at the 18th hole—by a 61-year-old. James Alonzo Hines allegedly drove his cart into the...

Prince William Parties at Secret Bachelor Bash

No details yet, but you can be sure booze was involved

(Newser) - The palace confirms that Prince William had his bachelor party (or, as the Brits call it, his "stag do") this weekend, but anyone who expected him to go wildly cavorting around London's nightclubs is about to be disappointed. Wills is believed to have spent the weekend at a...

Jilted Fiancée Sues Over Vegas Fling

Man had 'fiduciary duty of implied fidelity,' lawsuit states

(Newser) - What happened in Vegas has ended up in a Chicago court: A woman accused her fiancé of cheating on her in Vegas, and then was jilted weeks before they were due to marry. Now she's suing him for $62,000 to cover the cost of wedding and honeymoon preparations, ABC...

Snoop Writes Song for Wills
 Snoop Writes Song for Wills  
stag party anthem

Snoop Writes Song for Wills

Rapper calls "Wet" the perfect bachelor party song

(Newser) - Prince William must be a pretty big Snoop Dogg fan. Last month, Prince Harry reportedly asked the rapper to perform at his brother's engagement party. Now, Snoop has given Wills a little gift: A song for his bachelor party, which the rapper calls "the perfect anthem for Prince William...

The New Bachelor Party Excess: Food

Goodbye strippers, hello suckling pig

(Newser) - Heading to a bachelor party soon? Instead of waking up the next morning wondering, “Do you remember anything?” you might find yourself saying, “Do you remember the agnolotti with the octopus and the pork belly?” More and more soon-to-be brides and grooms are opting to spend their dollar...

Bachelor Parties: Creating Hangovers Since 500 BC

Time explores history of debauchery ritual

(Newser) - With The Hangover’s bachelor party tale dominating the box office, you might be wondering: Just where did this ritual come from? Time offers a brief history:
  • In the 5th century BC, the ancient Spartans celebrated the groom’s last night as a single man with dinner and toasts.
  • In

Jamie Lynn's Baby Daddy in Car Crash

(Newser) - Casey Aldridge, father of Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter, was hospitalized following a car crash early yesterday, People reports. The 19-year-old was charged with careless driving after flipping his truck during a Louisiana bachelor party. Police found no evidence of drugs or alcohol, TMZ notes, adding that three of the five...

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