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Posted by Fnarf | October 26, 2006 2:49 PM

My friend came up with a good one a while ago: Wrap a white cloth around your head (top of head to jaw), tie it with a big knot on the top, and go as "guy (or gal) with a toothache."

Posted by Levislade | October 26, 2006 2:56 PM

fnarf: nope. pagers are beeping up a storm in a data center somewhere, that is for sure.

Posted by charles | October 26, 2006 3:02 PM

I was thinking of dressing up as the protagonist from the wonderful children's book "Caps For Sale." Any hangers-on can dress as monkeys.

Posted by John Duffell | October 26, 2006 3:07 PM

Of course everybody wants to look like Savage but Blogger was down for an hour's maintenance. They're back now. Download! Download!

Posted by J | October 26, 2006 3:31 PM

I loved "Caps for Sale."

Posted by Gloria | October 26, 2006 3:33 PM

One year a friend of mine found a few large black trash bags and attached bits and pieces of garbage (real and fake - clean, of course) to them. She made a trash can lid out of a large round of card board and tin foiled the shape of a lid around that.

You could also build upon this to be Oscar....

Or you could die a bunch of mops blue in the tub and then carry around a tube of tollhouse dough.

Posted by Nay | October 26, 2006 3:45 PM

i'm going as a republican. pleated and cuffed khaki pants, a blue blazer with brass buttons, and ugly tie, button down, and tassled loafers. i stole a GWB button from a co-worker. i was thinking of getting a Bible and hollowing out a spot for my flask, but that seems a little sacraligious, even for me.

Posted by konstantconsumer | October 26, 2006 3:46 PM

Here's one that requires little forethought or expense. Obtain a box of cereal and a hammer and you can be a "Serial Killer"! Yes, people will just look at you shake their heads all night, but hey, it's easy...

Posted by Yeti | October 26, 2006 4:47 PM

I was at a party ten years ago that had:

1. A guy in a black outfit with tiny rubber chickens attached to him (chick magnet)

2. Guy who wore all black with a sign around his neck that changed throughout the night (stage hand, shadow, Neo, burgler, et) He even had a Sharpie attached to the sign so people could add more.

3. Some guys dressed up as the Operation game, complete with light-up nose.

4. guy with scrubs with a bloody spoon in the pocket: bad surgeon

I went as a librarian.

Posted by costume | October 26, 2006 5:13 PM

Black Sports coat, striped botton down shirt, glasses, silver your hair,and you ARE Tim Gunn!

"Make it work, Bitches."

Posted by James27 | October 26, 2006 5:24 PM

Went to a Wahrol party at Seattle Center years ago where they had 'The Incredibel Edible Man'. He was covered with fresh fruit and you were allowed to eat any piece you wanted until he was nekked. Sort of. He was wearing bikini underwear underneath. It was Seattle after all. So I was thinking, with that Dan Savage mask and some fruit.....

Posted by Joe | October 26, 2006 5:46 PM

Put on a slip with Freud written across it (cut out felt letters and stitch them on), you’re a Freudian slip!

Posted by you_gotta_be_kidding_me | October 26, 2006 6:47 PM

But is that a SEXY Bird Nut outfit?

Posted by him | October 26, 2006 8:59 PM

khaki pants, pastel or bright colored (cheap) polo shirt, mascara and dark hair, carry around a doll with curly blonde hair... John Michael Karr (if you are a couple then one can dress as JonBenet, yes this is a repeat from another thread BUT IT'S A DAMN GOOD IDEA)

I'm going as Steve Irwin. No one try to copy me or I'll cut you bitches. CRIKEY!

Posted by monkey | October 27, 2006 9:24 AM

I'm going as a stingray. I hope we're at the same party, Monkey.

I was going to wrap my entire lower extremities in duct tape and go as a Sexy Mermaid, and just flop around on the floor all night, gasping for bourbon, but now that I know Irwin's out there I changed my mind.

Posted by Fnarf | October 27, 2006 11:04 AM

Going dressed as a Savage is not unprecedented: four or five years ago, twelve or thirteen of my regular customers at my bar gig, theatre students one and all, came in as me. Cubs hat, jeans, beer t-shirt, beards, towel in back pocket, flashlight. Scared the living shit out of everyone else all night as they aggressively carded anyone coming in the door. They called it "Billoween." In the photos, it's actually hard to pick me out.

Posted by bill | October 27, 2006 11:17 AM
Posted by brandon | October 27, 2006 1:41 PM

A musical about the witches from The Wizard of Oz breaks West End box office records, its producers say...

Posted by Nicolas Trammell | November 16, 2006 7:05 PM

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