PartyLines- photographs by Patrick McMullan

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Cinema Society, Details, and Svedka Screen ‘I Love You, Man’

Tribeca Grand and Soho Grand hotels. March 8, 2009. By Bennett Marcus

What’s a weird way that you bond with your female friends? “Bikini waxes. Then cooling down with a cup of tea.” —Sarah Burns

Cheyenne Jackson

In the movie, a gay guy mistakes a get-together for a date. Has that happened to you? “A kid in my elementary school said to me, ‘Hey, do you want me to teach you how they kiss on Saturday Night Live?’ because there had just been the first guy-guy kiss on SNL. And then he just kissed me.” —Jason Segel

Allison Janney

Eric Mabius

How do you bond with your female friends? “There is a bonding ritual that comes from being very specific and graphic, more than guys could possibly imagine, about being physical with a guy.” —Rashida Jones

Jack McBrayer

Parker Posey

Did Jason Segel ask if the bodysuit made him look fat at the Vanity Fair shoot? “I was too worried about my own muffin top in the Tom Ford tux.” —Paul Rudd

Byrdie Bell

Dan Peres

What does your husband do on nights out with the guys? “It usually involves Seinfeld and Lime Tostitos. Nothing too scandalous.” —Becki Newton


Sarah Wynter

What kind of male bonding do you do? “The occasional poker game. But I always win, and then they get tired of playing with me.” —Edward Norton

Carole Radziwill

Charlotte Ronson

How do you bond with your male friends? “On our snow day last week, we went to the Museum of Natural History. That was really dorky of us to do. ” —Mark Indelicato

Steve Buscemi

Bee Shaffer

You wrote the script. Is it at all autobiographical? “Paul Rudd’s awkwardness comes from real life. I never said stuff like ‘totes McGoats,’ which he says in the movie, but I’ve given some awkward male hugs to friends.” —John Hamburg

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