halloween

13 Halloween Decorations That Are Truly Terrifying

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 9, 2013

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… More »


Halloween Inspiration Board: The Girl Bank Robbers In “Spring Breakers”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 8, 2013

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… More »


5 Simple Halloween Hairstyles (And Costumes To Go With Them!)

By: Rachel Krause / October 8, 2013

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 costume… More »


Watch This: Coffee Shop “Carrie” Is The Scariest Prank I’ve Ever Seen

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 8, 2013

Even though this video is very clearly a prank video to promote the “Carrie” remake, and even though the first 30 seconds shows you exactly how the prank was set up, I still found myself covering my eyes and pausing it multiple times to collect myself. It’s THAT scary. I’m guessing the makers of thi… More »


9 Random Rituals You Can Use Year-Round

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… More »


18 Photos That Prove Nightmare Fear Factory Will Scare The Crap Out Of You

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 1, 2013

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 face… More »


Poll: Which Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes Should We Tackle This Year?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2013

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… More »


These Life-Size Tetris Costumes Let You Become A Piece Of The Puzzle

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 28, 2013

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… More »


30 Celebs All Dressed Up For Halloween

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 31, 2012

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! More »


Squirrel Accidentally Dresses Up For Halloween

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 30, 2012

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]… More »


5 Awkward Halloween Moments And How To Recover

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 29, 2012

Halloween is a crazy holiday. Between the costumes and the candy binges, anything can happen, so it’s good to be prepared for a variety of scenarios. We’ve rounded up a few of the most awkward Halloween moments, from being the only one at work who dressed up to having evidence of your debauchery posted online,… More »


Totally Inappropriate Use Of Pumpkins

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 27, 2012

These pumpkin flasher people are either totally inappropriate or totally appropriate … depending on your personal approach to Halloween. See more questionable jack-o-lanterns here. [Buzzfeed]… More »


The Best Of Mini Pop Star Costumes

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 26, 2012

I think the most wonderful thing in the whole wide world is a baby in a wig. I don’t have my own kids, but if I ever do, I will make them wear wigs everyday. Because how can you be annoyed by a kid in a wig? It’s just not possible. Halloween is the time… More »


Halloween Costume Inspiration: Twee Hollywood Starlet

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 23, 2012

Looking for a Halloween costume that’s sure to win the Most Adorkable award? Dress up as a twee Hollywood starlet! All you have to do is clip on some bangs, adorn yourself in bows and polka dots, and strum a toy ukulele throughout the night. Bonus: if you play your cards right, you might get… More »


9 People You’ll Meet At A Halloween Party

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 19, 2012

Halloween parties are a special breed of social gathering. Everyone’s wearing costumes, which makes the whole thing much more exciting (and confusing), plus there’s usually copious amounts of spiked punch to be consumed, “Monster Mash” dancing to do, and cheesy pickup lines to be attempted. Overall, it’s one of the most unpredictable nights of the… More »


Unlikely Style Inspiration: The Sister Witches Of “Hocus Pocus”

By: Rachel Krause / October 18, 2012

The 1993 Disney Halloween comedy “Hocus Pocus” is straight-up one of my favorite movies of all time. I assume everyone has seen it already, but if not, I wouldn’t want to ruin it for you — you just have to watch it, with or without the under-16 audience for which it’s intended. Halloween may be… More »


6 Couples’ Halloween Costume Ideas That Have Nothing To Do With “Fifty Shades Of Grey”

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 18, 2012

If you’re looking for couples’ Halloween costumes that will really get people talking, look no further than the year in pop culture for fodder. I’ve purposefully left Fifty Shades of Grey off the list because I heard that it topped the list of the trendy costumes. And … well, NO. I refuse. We can come… More »


10 Untimely Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 16, 2012

I only recently discovered the amazing phenomenon that is “Friday Night Lights,” and more specifically, the glorious perfection that is Connie Briton as Tami Taylor. I told Amelia I wanted to be Tami Taylor for Halloween and hopefully win some kind of costume party prize for Least Timely Pop Culture Reference, but then Amelia threatened… More »


Halloween Costume Inspiration: Workout Paul Ryan

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2012

Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan? So one week ago. Workout Paul Ryan is the hot Paul Ryan costume this Halloween. You can likely get the costume straight from your own closet, but just incase, here’s everything you need. Ladies, be sure to put your hair up and stuff it under the cap. Plus, don’t forget… More »


Potty Time! 18 Really Crappy Halloween Costumes

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 15, 2012

There are a lot of shitty Halloween costumes out there. Don’t get pissy about it. Wear one! Click through to see the crappiest toilet-themed costumes. More »


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