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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 each state, which will save us all the embarrassment of showing up to a spooky shindig and finding a room filled with other Elsas, Batmans and bananas. Yes, I said bananas. Check out the “key code” after the jump to see who you can expect to find coming to your house en masse for trick or treating tonight, and may the force be with you.  Keep reading »

11 Witches From Fiction Who Embody What Feminism Really Means

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 beings that made fantasy exciting to the mainstream again. From “Bewitched” to “Charmed,” witches have always maintained a cozy spot in the popular imagination, but with the arrival of Harry Potter, witchcraft exploded into a genuine craze. Though the changing tides of cultural fashion have elevated other fantastical beings, leaving witches in the dust, it’s worth asking whether we’d even be enjoying this bonanza of “The Walking Dead” and “The Vampire Diaries” were it not for J.K. Rowling’s internationally beloved witches and wizards. Read more on Huffington Post Women…

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

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 make you the talk of the event. Read more on The Gloss…

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…

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

Creepy Clown
Worst Nightmare, Basically

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 revealed to be a photography project), but now the nightmare has spread to Jacksonville, Florida and even as far as Britain and France. Keep reading »

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

Johnsonville, Connecticut

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 three times in its history, and has currently stood empty for over 20 years. Could it be a curse or a haunting that drove out its previous dwellers? Keep reading »

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