Josh Sundquist is a paralympian, author and motivational speaker who lost his leg to cancer at the age of nine. He is also a brilliant Halloween-costume-idea man, as evidenced by this, our absolute favorite Halloween getup ever. There were a couple of other options he could have gone with, but the "major award" from "A Christmas Story" is inspired.

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    White T-Shirt + Creativity = Amazing Costume

  • Gum Under A Shoe

    Most people own pink hoodies, right?

  • The Black Eyed Peas

    A little duct tape, a little eye makeup and you're done.

  • God's Gift To Women

    Don't wear this one if you're TOO attractive though.

  • Facebook

    You can thank Jim on "The Office" for this brilliant last-minute idea.

  • Photoshop

    Magnetic lasso tool optional.

  • Risky Business

    This costume looks best on babies.

  • Life Handing You Lemons

    The cost of six lemons can't be that much.

  • Pinterest Board

    Just like <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZSdIKXXDCI">Tom Haverford invented</a> on "Parks And Recreation."

  • Chicken Cord-On-Blue

    Just borrow a rubber chicken from your local improv troupe (and a corded phone from your mom).

  • Identity Thief

    You are everyone and no one.

  • A Formal Apology

    This also gives you a great excuse to dress fancy.

  • Twister

    Sure, you'll ruin your Twister board, but who still plays Twister anyway?

  • The Pope

    Just make sure not to pull the plastic bag any farther down than this.

  • Deviled Egg

    Puns make the best last-minute costumes.

  • Snakes On A Plane

    For the math/Samuel L. Jackson geeks out there.

  • A Football Player

    We applaud the minimal effort.

  • Dance Dance Revolution

    Perfect if you still have your old Dance Dance Revolution mat. (We know, what do we mean <em>if</em>?)

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    If both Andy Samberg and Jesse Eisenberg can do it, it can't be that hard.

  • Liz Lemon

    Brunette ladies can pick up a pair of fake glasses, layer up and head out with total (lack of) confidence.

  • Twitter

    The wings are just an added touch.

  • Sim

    So simple, yet so perfect.

  • Costume T-Shirt

    If you really want to be THAT guy.

  • Pong

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  • Binder full of Women

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  • Last minute costumes

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  • Just Hanging Out

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  • Mitt's Binder

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  • Douche Bag!

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