Posts tagged "halloween"

Astrology 101: What Mythical Creature Are You?

In the spirit of Halloween, we thought it would be fun to match up the signs with the mythical creature that best embodies their personality. Which sign is a seductive siren? Which sign burns to ashes before being reborn? And which sign is a clever, mischievous pixie? Read on to find out, and have fu…

9 People You’ll Meet At A Halloween Party

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 19, 2012

“Sesame Street” Sends Cease-And-Desist To Sexy Big Bid

“Sesame Street” issued a cease-and-desist letter to put the kibosh on Sexy Big Bird’s unauthorized costumes. The letter was directed to Yandy.com, a Halloween costume web site whose multitudes of “sexy” get-ups will have you gagging. The Sesame Street Workshop is not buying that Yandy’s “Exclusive Yellow Dress With Stockings” is not just a…

Jessica Wakeman / October 18, 2012

12 Examples Of Awesomely Gross Halloween Nail Art

You may think you’ve got your scary Halloween costume all figured out, but have you put thought into all the tiny details? Like, say, your nails? Because no zombie we’ve ever heard of crawled out of a grave with a perfectly polished set of French tips. Here are some truly grotesque manicures to inspire you……

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 18, 2012

Mirror, Mirror: The Costumes We Wear

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer, and bagel enthusiast, Kate Fridkis who also writes the blog Eat the Damn Cake. You can follow her on Twitter at @eatthedamncake.

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Kate Fridkis / October 18, 2012

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

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…

Rachel Krause / October 18, 2012

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

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…

Ami Angelowicz / October 18, 2012

Share Your Spookiest Ghost Story!

With Halloween around the corner it’s it’s time to get down to business — the scaring business. We want your first-hand encounters with the spooky kind — your ghostliest tales from the great beyond. Need an example? Try Ami’s on for size…

Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2012

Vampires And Werewolves: A Brief Pre-“Twilight” History

There once was a time when, upon hearing of vampires or werewolves, people did not automatically jump to express devotion to Team Whatever. (I can’t even.) In fact, people actually whipped out their wooden crosses and silver bullets and ran. Of course, nowadays we don’t run for any damn thing, but it’s always fun to…

Rachel Krause / October 17, 2012

16 Strange Weird And Wonderful Halloween Decorations

Halloween’s just around the corner, and it’s a great excuse to get totally, totally weird. Weird with your costume and your makeup, but also weird with your household decorations and party props. We’ve found 16 or the spookiest, wildest and all around weirdest Halloween decorations around. You really need a talking tree gnome and a…

Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2012

12 French Bulldogs Trick-Or-Treating On Halloween

Did you know French Bulldogs are total candy hoarders? Because they are. They just can’t get enough of the sweet stuff, which is why they’re given to dressing up in ridiculously inappropriate Halloween costumes just to get a Tootsie Roll or two. Here, we’ve got 12 Frenchies all dolled up in their spooky best. Enjoy!

Julie Gerstein / October 16, 2012

12 Totally Cheesy Halloween Pickup Lines

With all the candy, costumes and wild parties, Halloween is the perfect holiday to trick-or-treat for hookups. We say, capitalize on the cheesiness of the holiday and test out so totally lame pickup lines. Worst comes to worst, the person who rejects you will never know what you really look like. They’ll just remember you…

The Frisky / October 16, 2012

10 Untimely Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 16, 2012

7 Lady Killers Who Will Scare The Crap Out Of You

No need for horror stories this Halloween when there are lady killers who will sufficiently scare the crap out of you. Reading about female killers is a guilty pleasure of mine, especially when the Halloween season rolls around. Why am I so attracted to the idea of a lady killer? Are murderers feminist icons? OMG,…

Rachel White / October 15, 2012

Is Kim Kardashian Going To Be A Sexy Cheetah For Halloween?

Kim Kardashian posted this picture on Instagram yesterday with the description “Rawwwr!!!” I suppose this means she is going to be a sexy cheetah for Halloween. Or she’s just trying to throw us a red herring while she shops for something even more revealing to wear? The suspense is killing me. [Buzzfeed]…

Ami Angelowicz / October 15, 2012

The Soapbox: It’s Kids’ Options For Halloween Costumes That Are Truly Scary

I’ve always loved Halloween. The candy, the Jack-O-Lanterns, the parties, and of course, the costumes. I’m no stranger to awesome Halloween costumes. I’ve been everything from a box of crayons (four-years-old) to a genie (10-years-old) to Britney Spears pre-public meltdown (27-years-old, while eight months pregnant — it was a truly brilliant costume if I say…

Avital Norman Nathman / October 15, 2012

Halloween Costume Inspiration: Workout Paul Ryan

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2012

Potty Time! 18 Really Crappy Halloween Costumes

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.

Ami Angelowicz / October 15, 2012
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