"Monster-in-Law" is Coming to a Theater Near You, but "M.I.L.D.E.W." Could Already be Lurking in Your House... Truth is Even Funnier Than Fiction

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Mother-in-law experts Liz Bluper & Renée Plastique offer laughter and entertainment on a subject that's still considered taboo. As the authors of "Mothers-In-Law Do Everything Wrong: M.I.L.D.E.W." (Andrews McMeel) they are helping women "laugh their MILDEW away" by sharing their hilarious strategies, stories and survival tips.

New Line Cinema’s comedy “Monster-in-Law,” opening on Mother's Day and starring Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez, is the fictional tale of a woman who finds Mr. Right and then meets Mrs. Wrong—her future mother-in-law. But truth is even funnier than fiction in the real-life stories of “Mothers-In-Law Do Everything Wrong: M.I.L.D.E.W.” (Andrews McMeel, ISBN: 0-7407-4208-6, trade paperback).

Authors Liz Bluper and Renée Plastique (names have been changed to protect the guilty) are helping women “laugh their MILDEW away” by sharing their hilarious tips, strategies and relatable experiences. Their hysterical tales of pre-wedding horror, holiday chaos and “helpful” child-rearing advice will keep everyone laughing and identifying with that all-too-familiar marital challenge—the mother-in-law.

True Tale #1: Your mother-in-law gives you a Thigh Master for your birthday. What do you do?

(Hint: No need to consult Emily Post)

True Tale #2: You just got married and you come home to find your mother-in-law in her girdle, in your kitchen, on her hands and knees, scrubbing your kitchen floor. What do you do?

(Hint: You may not have to move)

True Tale #3: Your mother-in-law calls you by the wrong name... an ex-girlfriend’s name. Even worse, she still carries pictures of the ex-girlfriend in her purse. What do you do?

(Hint: You don’t need to wear a nametag)

As mother-in-law experts, Liz and Renée have the answers to these questions and more, helping audiences cope with a monster-in-law of their own. To learn more, visit http://www.mymildew.com.

About the Authors:

Liz Bluper (a.k.a. Rachel Latto) is a mother-in-law expert and Mildew Containment Specialist who has shared her strategies, stories and humor on radio shows across the country. She graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, and is now a writer and full-time mother living in Connecticut with her husband and three children.

Renée Plastique (a.k.a. Diane Tarshis) is a mother-in-law expert and MILDEW Containment Specialist. She has shared her humor-infused expertise on Chicago’s ABC News and WGN News, as well as on radio shows across the country. Renée graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and is now a mother, writer and runs her own business plan writing firm. She lives in Chicago with her husband, two boys and dog.

Book Summary:

Title: Mothers-In-Law Do Everything Wrong: M.I.L.D.E.W.

Authors: Liz Bluper and Renée Plastique

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 0-7407-4208-6

5x7 trade paperback, 208 pp., $9.95

Contact Info:

You may contact us directly at authors@mymildew.com or through the Andrews McMeel Publicity Dept:

Diane McLendon

Andrews McMeel Publishing


(800) 851-8923, ext. 6818


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