If you want to decorate your house for Halloween, hang up a few fake cobwebs, plop a pumpkin on your porch, and call it a day. If you want to scare the shit out of your Halloween party guests and any costumed children who dare approach your house in search of candy, you’ll probably want to employ some of the following truly scary Halloween decorations, most of which are fairly easy to recreate on your own (fair warning: you might want to head to Goodwill and stock up on creepy dolls now). Click on the gallery, IF YOU DARE. And if you do end up using any of these decoration ideas, please don’t invite me over. Thanks.
I have seen “Spring Breakers,” let’s see … three times now? Or is it four? It is probably my favorite movie of the last, oh, six months. Should the warm weather continue and I actually deign to actually leave my house for once and dress up for Halloween, I will be baring skin as one of Alien’s little chickies. To really take this costume up a notch, shout “get on your knees, bitch!” in everyone’s face and find willing participants to deep throat your plastic squirt gun. Oh yeah, and memorize all the lyrics to Britney Spears’ “Everytime.” So necessary. Deets for how to get this bad ass costume, after the jump! Keep reading »
Halloween is inching closer each day (funny how that works!), so it’s about panic time for those of us who don’t have costumes already in mind. If you’re more beauty-minded, why not work backwards and gather some inspiration from one of these easy step-by-step hair tutorials, which we’ve paired perfectly with a handful of costumes to go with ‘em? Even if you’re uncomfortable with a curling iron, or can’t French braid to save your life, there’s bound to be something for you in one of these five looks …
Ami subscribes to a religion of her own creation called Spiritual Eclecticism. You are all welcome to join, by the way. Winona is a recent convert. It’s a non-denominational and free-form cult of one. The only requirement is that you regularly engage in rituals of your choosing for guidance and comfort. They can be adapted from New Age practices, religious ceremony or something funny you saw on “South Park.” The only caveat is that you feel a genuine connection with them. No need to wait for Halloween to stand out in the woods and summon the spirits of your ancestors — or whatever gets you there. In Spiritual Eclecticism, you practice your unique rituals year-round. Here are a few of our favorites to get you started. Feel free to rip them off or invent your own. It’s your world. Keep reading »
It’s that time of year again! With Halloween just around the corner, Nightmare Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, NY, considered to be one of the more legitimately scary haunted house attractions in the country, is back to scare the shit out anyone who dares walk through its doors — and to capture their ridiculously, hilariously frightened faces on film for our amusement. Click through for 18 of my favorites so far! [All photos via Nightmare Fear Factory]
Every Halloween, The Frisky goes buck wild creating costume inspiration boards, many of which are inspired by the pop culture headlines from the past year. This year, we’d like to hear which costumes you would be interested in seeing us tackle. Vote for your three favorites from the selections above and share any additional costume suggestions you have in the comments!
How rad are these human-sized Tetris costumes? Concern has emerged that people will use the costumes to form impenetrable human walls to save spaces in line and reserve entire corners of neighborhood bars, but I’m more focused on the possibility of matching up my friends with their Tetris shape personalities. Like, the square is super dependable but completely infuriating in the wrong situation. The L often has a hard time fitting in but when she does, oh man is it satisfying. And the long vertical line? He’s always painfully late, but when he finally shows up, you’ve got a prime spot saved for him, and suddenly it feels like all is right in the world. [The Mary Sue]
Halloween has basically been postponed in parts of the East Coast, but luckily many adults got their partying done over the weekend — including these 30 celebs, who got all dressed up for Hollywood’s most elite costume parties. Let’s see what they wore!
I’m sure this squirrel didn’t mean to get its head stuck in this Halloween decoration and scare the ever living crap out of the neighbors. But still, the results were effective. [Humor Train]