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Get Date Ready in 72 Hours -- Or More

Colorado College associate professor Lián Amaris Sifuentes gets ready for her date. Photo by Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Times.

How long does it take you to get ready for a date? An hour? Three? How about 72?

Colorado College associate professor Lián Amaris Sifuentes just finished a performance-art piece where she spent 72 hours getting ready for a date -- seven of them to drink a glass of wine.

Where is she pulling this stunt off? Why in New York's Union Square, of course. Out in the elements she is dressing, napping, writing, floofing -- everything you'd need to do to be a knockout. The New York Times has the full story here.

She was supposed to be "ready" by midnight on Monday, so Cat is going to call Ms. Sifuentes and find out how it went...

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Amy Haimerl