Portland Artist Mike Schneider Makes His Own Boyfriend Sick of bad relationships, he made a boyfriend out of empty wine boxes. He called the box-boyfriend Franz and posted pictures. Now they're engaged and he says "everything happens for a Reisling."

Portland Artist Mike Schneider Makes His Own Boyfriend

Portland Artist Mike Schneider Makes His Own Boyfriend

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Sick of bad relationships, he made a boyfriend out of empty wine boxes. He called the box-boyfriend Franz and posted pictures. Now they're engaged and he says "everything happens for a Reisling."

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. A few months ago, Mike Schneider, an artist in Portland, Ore., took maybe not the art world but at least Instagram by storm. Sick of bad relationships, he made a boyfriend out of empty wine boxes. He called the box-boyfriend Franz and posted pictures of them shopping and making dinner. Now, he says, he and his wine boxes are engaged. As Schneider put it, everything happens for a riesling.

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