I don't get the interest being generated over in the US over the Royal wedding (or here for that matter)... I even had an Etsy shop owner email me to gush over how romantic and enchanting it is, just like a fairytale. She also referred to Charles' and Diana's wedding, completely without irony ... I think everyone knows how that marriage turned out!
This article, by the magnificent Will Self, sums up my feelings on it and the Royal family in general:
At least we have gained a public holiday here in the UK due to it, so hats off to that if nothing else!