Before Kristen Wiig and her friendly bridesmaids stormed the box office this summer and made Hollywood realize that women are actually really funny and bankable, Anna Faris was held up as the beacon of female comedians. As Tad Friend wrote in his profile of Faris for The New Yorker (which printed pre-'Bridesmaids'), "What's at stake [for female comedians] is not merely a tenable marketplace for 'hard' female comedies but a fresh vantage on romance and, perhaps, a fresh way of seeing men and women." That fresh way may be something like 'What's Your Number?'
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