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Dressing the Universe: 'Star Wars' and the Power of the Costume Exhibition

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

The Discovery Times Square recently opened Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition in New York City.

A Quick Word From Lucifer On Cultural Appropriation

Katie Tandy | Posted 11.02.2015 | Comedy
Katie Tandy

The REAL sin here--if you will--is the appropriation of moi, Satan. Is nothing sacred on your fetid little blue orb?!

Celebrities Killing Their 2015 Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.31.2015 | Entertainment

Happy Halloween, normals! While you're busy scrambling together a last-minute ironic Donald Trump costume, celebrities are out attending L.A's famo...

Halloween Safety for the Geriatric Crowd

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 10.30.2015 | Fifty
Alexandra Rosas

It's Halloween, and the night cares not if middle age has us squinting and blinking to make out the date on our calendar. Grab your drugstore cheaters and you'll see trick or treat night circled as clearly as before you had cataracts. Though my body has aged, my spirit has not, and I still look forward to All Hallows' Eve with anticipation.

10 Kids Who Nailed Their Celebrity Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.30.2015 | Black Voices

Dressed as Drake, Cookie from "Empire" and others, these kids let their star power shine and we're pretty positive they'll score big time while t...

Diversity In Picture Books

Melanie Hope Greenberg | Posted 10.29.2015 | Books
Melanie Hope Greenberg

Picture book crafting challenges me to depict life in its simplest forms. At the same time the craft is multi-dimensional. I've always enjoyed paintings which tell several stories captured in a single frame.

Need A Last-Minute Halloween Costume? We've Got You Covered.

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 10.28.2015 | Style

Halloween is this weekend, and you've yet to figure out your costume. We get it, between working and catching up on "Empire," there's not enough time ...

12 Easy Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For Kids

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 10.30.2015 | Parents

Here's a spooky scenario: Halloween is fast approaching, and your kid still doesn't have a costume. If this is you, don't fear -- we've gathered 12 aw...

Marnie The Dog Looks Frighteningly Adorable For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.27.2015 | Good News

Boo! Are you scared? Marnie the dog is ready for Halloween, and has put on her most terrifying costume to spook you. The world-famous canine cutie has...

5 Easy Last Minute DIY Costumes for Adults

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 10.27.2015 | Style
Dayvee Sutton

It's almost Halloween! Whether you are going trick-or-treating with your kids, to an adults only party, or just feel like dressing up for the fun of it, here are some fun and fabulous ideas that can be put together last minute!

Target's New Halloween Ad Features A Child With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.23.2015 | Good News

Target mailed a new product catalog to customers this month, and some recipients were pleasantly surprised to find a girl with disabilities prominent...

The Ultimate Guide To Dressing Up As Selena This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.23.2015 | Latino Voices

Halloween is the perfect time to bust out your "bra with little sprinkly things on it" bustier and pay homage to legendary Tejano singer Sel...

23 Frida Kahlo-Inspired Looks To Steal This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.22.2015 | Latino Voices

It's hard to blame people for wanting to imitate Frida Kahlo's distinct look.  Arguably one of the most celebrated artists of all time, Kahlo&rsq...

You Can Be Whatever Princess (Or Prince) You Want This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women

 Since I was 5 years old, nearly every Halloween someone has told me to go as Princess Jasmine from "Aladdin." I mean, I get it -- we're both stu...

Please Promise You'll Skip the Whole Couples' Costume Thing

The Second City Network | Posted 10.20.2015 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Couples' costumes at Halloween. It's tempting for so many reasons, but please. Do the world-- and yourself-- and your other half-- a fun-sized favor. Skip it, for so many reasons.

17 WTF ‘Latino’ Costumes That’ll Make You Want To Scream

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.20.2015 | Latino Voices

If you think fake blood and maniacal clown masks are terrifying, wait until you see these costumes.   Halloween is a time to ...

Clever Halloween Costumes Only Redheads Can Pull Off

Brit + Co | Posted 10.20.2015 | Style
Brit + Co

Redheads, you're the rarest of them all. Only two percent of the world has naturally red hair -- how crazy is that?! We decided to pay tribute by DIY-ing six costumes inspired by our favorite redheads from cartoons, TV and music.

The Most Popular Halloween Costume In Every State

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.25.2015 | Style

If you live in Kentucky, you might see more scarecrows walking around than usual this Halloween. And Hawaii's in for a Minion invasion, according to t...

This Guy Planted Fake Halloween Costumes In A Real Costume Store

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.16.2015 | Comedy

Jeff Wysasky of the site Obvious Plant had a great response to the ridiculous costumes you find at most Halloween shops. They're cheaply made, th...

12 Latino-Inspired Costumed That Won't Get You Booed

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.16.2015 | Latino Voices

It’s scary how many people think dressing up like a “unisex taco," “spicy señorita,” or chola for Halloween is coo...

The Faithful Shopper: Halloween Havoc

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Costumes, candy and company -- the perfect way to spend a splendid Halloween. Take the scare out of shopping for this most frightening of nights by checking out my latest list of stores, where you'll be treated to all you need for your creepy costume.

Magic in Yiayia's Steamer Trunk

Paola K Amaras | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

It was painted in battleship grey so many times, whenever a layer chipped, you'd be able to see the next layer of slightly-more-faded grey underneath....

27 Totally '90s Costumes That Are All That. Walkman Optional

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.10.2015 | Good News

"Clueless." "The Sandlot." Kurt Cobain. You really think there's a decade with more costume-worthy pop culture than the '90s? As if! What be...

8 Confessions From A Former Professional Scareactor

Madeline Wahl | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment
Madeline Wahl

At my first scareactor audition, I didn't understand how fun it would be to scare the sh*t out of random people. It's liberating to act in a new way and to have no one from your "real" life recognize you.

The Inevitable Devolution Of Your Halloween Costume Idea

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.08.2015 | Comedy

What did you have in mind for a Halloween costume this year? Well, you should know that with each passing second that you spend reading this very deli...