Posts tagged "halloween"

Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy’ Is Still Hilarious

Aside from trick-or-treating, dressing up in costume and carving pumpkins, Jimmy Kimmel has created my favorite, newest Halloween tradition that I truly hope will last forever. The late night host has instructed his fans, yet again, to mess with their kids by telling them the morning after Halloween that they've eaten all of their Hallowee…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 4, 2014

The Verdict Is In: Justice Ruth Baby Ginsburg Won Halloween This Year

I'm sure your baby's pumpkin, lion and pea pod costumes were super cute and all, but the winner of Halloween this year goes to the one and only "Ruth Baby Ginsburg." Halloween may have passed, but this child's legend lives on in the real Notorious RBG. (Note: This couldn't not be shared.) [via @NaamaHaviv]…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 3, 2014

Please, Please, Please Do Not Culturally Appropriate This Halloween

For the last time, please stop appropriating other people’s cultures for your Halloween costume, please, please, please. [Huffington Post] The Washington Post will soon only have men on its masthead. [Jezebel] Karen Levy critiques an app that puts the onus on women to protect ourselves from rape. [The Atlantic]…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 31, 2014

Newsflash: Having A Sexy Halloween Costume Doesn’t Mean I’m An Anti-Feminist

This year, when the ladies of The Frisky decided to show off our rad Halloween costumes from Yandy.com, online purveyor of ridiculously sexified Halloween costumes, we were met with mostly supportive, entertained viewers. Mostly... One woman send us a comment, which has since been deleted, about how she's "disappointed" that the women behind a feminist…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 31, 2014

Pegacorns, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos & Ghouls Galore: Here’s What The Stars Wore For Halloween 2014

TBH, I think we all know that Halloween was won on Wednesday, when I dressed up as Scary Sexy Ronald McDonald, so I'm amazed that any of these celebrities even bothered to dress up for the holiday today. But they did, and many did a pretty impressive job on their costumes. Click through to see…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 31, 2014

12 Quirky Throwback Halloween Movies That Won’t Terrify You

Sometimes, instead of scaring yourself half to death with the "The Shining" and "American Horror Story," you'd rather just kick back and get lost in the nostalgia of an old-school teen movie or rom com that just happens to be about witches. After all, Halloween doesn't have to be terrifying to be fun! Here are 12 magic-tastic…

By: Claire Hannum / October 31, 2014

Which Halloween Costume Was Most Googled In Your State?

Worried that you'll show up to tonight's costume party wearing the same "Frozen" princess costume as every other woman who wanted to wear something "pretty" for Halloween this year? You should be. Our friends over at The Huffington Post have done us a solid by creating a map of the most Googled Halloween costumes from…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 31, 2014

11 Witches From Fiction Who Embody What Feminism Really Means

Of all the spooky beings spotlighted on Halloween, none is more truly badass than the witch. Sure, they may seem a little square in the age of sexy zombies and shimmering vampires -- the black pointed hat and broomstick have a musty, traditional air -- but let’s not turn our back on the supernatural being…

By: Huffington Post Women / October 31, 2014

13 Last Minute Halloween Costumes You Can Put Together With Household Items

Even those of us who take any opportunity to dress up in a costume can find ourselves desperate for ideas around Halloween time. If you’re struggling to put something together in time for a party or last-minute event, fear not! Here are 13 ideas that you can construct out of household items that will definitely…

By: The Gloss / October 29, 2014

Happy Halloween! Here’s What The Frisky Staff Is Dressing Up As This Year…

Happy Almost Halloween! The lovely folks at Yandy.com, online purveyor of ridiculously sexified Halloween costumes, generously gifted us with our choice in costumes again this year and, I gotta say, we look awesome. Click through to see our costumes in action...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 29, 2014

The Out-Of-Control Creepy Clown Trend Is Freaking Me Out

I get being dedicated to the holiday season and all, but this whole trend of dressing up like an evil crown and wreaking havoc is beyond terrifying. The trend seems to have started earlier this month when a man was spotted dressed up as a clown during late nights in Wasco, California (his antics were…

By: Claire Hannum / October 28, 2014

How’d You Like To Buy Your Very Own Ghost Town?

Johnsonville, Connecticut, is a 62-acre historic village comprised of gorgeous New England houses, a general store and a one-room schoolhouse. It's also a ghost town -- and it could be yours! Johnsonville goes up for auction today with a starting bid of just $800,000, just in time for Halloween. The beautiful town has been abandoned…

By: Claire Hannum / October 28, 2014

What’s Worse Than Dressing Up As Domestic Abuser Ray Rice For Halloween?

Dressing your child up as domestic abuser Ray Rice, complete with a Janay Rice doll. So fucked up. [Feministing]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2014

Happy Halloween, Here’s A Princess Jasmine Cat On A Magic Carpet Roomba!

The title says it all, doesn't it? Max-Arthur, our favorite Roomba-riding cat, is back to celebrate the season by parading around in "Aladdin" garb. I'm going to assume that the YouTube copyright police are the reason "A Whole New World" isn't playing in the background (I mean, why else!?), so go ahead and mute the…

By: Claire Hannum / October 27, 2014

Because Dressing Up In An Ebola Containment Suit For Halloween Isn’t Enough…

...there's now this SEXY Ebola containment suit costume! For the bar-lowering price of $59.99, you can have a hilarious laugh at the thousands of people who have died because of this disease and show off that sweet rack. As the description puts it: As the deadly Ebola virus trickles its way through the United States,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 27, 2014

Terrible Human Asks Dear Prudence If They Have To Give Candy To Poor Children Trick-Or-Treating In Their Rich Neighborhood

I don't always agree with Slate's Dear Prudie advice columnist, but she nailed her response to a person who wrote in to complain about children from lower-income neighborhoods coming to her rich neighborhood to trick-or-treat on Halloween. First, here's "Halloween For The 99 Percent": I have noticed that on Halloween, what seems like 75 percent…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 24, 2014

What Your Favorite Halloween Candy Says About Your Style

We all know Snickers people and Skittles people, and we also know not to introduce those people at parties. Some great tastes just don’t taste great together. Here is our 100% accurate and scientific assessment of what your favorite Halloween candy says about you. Read more on The Gloss...

By: The Gloss / October 23, 2014

IKEA’s New Halloween Ad Turns Store Into “The Shining,” Is Scarier Than Assembling Furniture From Pictures

It doesn't matter how many times I've seen "The Shining," because it manages to scares the bejesus out of me every single time. I watch it every Halloween and force whoever's with me to join, so I don't have to be alone when the two little ghost girls show up and ask Danny to play…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 22, 2014

Man Makes His Own “Downton Abbey” Halloween Costume, Puts Your Lady Mary Costume To Shame

"What are you going to be for Halloween?" "Downton Abbey." "Cool! Who?" "Just ... Downton Abbey." A man named Rob Cockerham went and one-upped every single one of you who wanted to have a "Downton Abbey" Halloween costume this year. This incredibly detail-oriented man decided to go as the famous building "due to…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 22, 2014

Douchebag Dresses Up As Ray Rice For Halloween, Complete With Janay Rice Blow-Up Doll

I am not the slightest bit surprised that some bag of dicks decided it would be totally hilarious and clever to dress up as Ray Rice for Halloween. And not just any Ray Rice, mind you -- but Ray Rice, domestic abuser, complete with a blow-up doll pinned to the ground like Rice's then-fiance (now…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 21, 2014
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