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New Orleans Saint Patrick's Day(s)!!

Kenny Klein | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kenny Klein

Most cities celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in the usual way: a parade, green beer, and the belief that everyone can enjoy the privilege of being Irish for one day. But here in New Orleans, we don't just have a parade: we have four parades!

Mardi Gras 2014: Soggy Fun in the Marigny!

Kenny Klein | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Kenny Klein

Every year I play a little game with myself on Mardi Gras. I dare myself to last ten minutes on Bourbon Street. Just ten minutes...

Ancient Pagan Ritual Still Being Practiced Today

Global Yodel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

In the transition from hunting and gathering to tweeting and posting, what did we lose? That's what Charles Fréger set out to explore in his photo series Wilder Mann, a study of the costumes used in pagan rituals still practiced today in Europe.

No, Hijab Isn't My Halloween Costume

Kirstin S. Dane | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Kirstin S. Dane

Yes, I can take it off whenever I choose, but the hijab for me is my identity. It is how I present myself to the world and it is a reflection of my belief that I am following a religious tradition. And that's something no costume can ever capture.

Getting Halloween Right Amid Geisha, Indian, and Pimp Costumes

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.25.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Malachi Segers For young adults hunting for a last minute Halloween costume, it's often really hard to walk the line between cool and offensiv...

Which Cosplayer Wins?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

With New York Comic Con happening, and Halloween fast approaching, people everywhere are scrambling to get their costumes together fast. If you're hav...

A French Family

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The land has a misty charm; with deep blue hydrangeas and red poppies growing like wild weeds everywhere, Brittany is a land of strange beauty and secrets, legends and fairies, warriors and fishermen.

Romany Malco Recreates Oscar-Nominated Best Actor Performances (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.26.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

To round out our Academy Awards-themed week, actor Romany Malco ("Weeds", "40 Year-Old Virgin," "Think Like A Man") performs monologues from this ye...

Chicago Shakes Wig and Make-Up Designer, Melissa Veal, Turns Me Into a 17th Century Vixen

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The School for Lies opened at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on December 4th. In honor of this trip back in time to the Sixteen Hundreds and the land of Moliere, I visited Jeff Award winning wig and make-up designer, Melissa Veal.

Buddha Doodle -- 'Identity'

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.11.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Man In Gorilla Suit Goes Ape In Pizzeria -- Repeatedly

Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

This is what happens when a gorilla goes ape in a pizzeria. Someone wearing a gorilla suit has repeatedly burst into a Little Caesars restaurants i...

Beyonce And Baby Bump Dress Up As Halloween Bee

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

Cute! Sorry slightly-scary Heidi Klum, and pretty-poisonous Kim Kardashian, but we think Beyonce and her bump have just beaten you to be crowned MyDai...

In the Halloween Queen's Court: A Conversation with Elvira, aka Cassandra Peterson

Dan Lybarger | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

At 60, Cassandra Peterson has practically become the Santa Claus of the 31st of October, so it was surprising to get a one-on-one conversation with her in costume last Thursday.

Cops: Man In Cow Costume Steals 26 Gallons Of Milk From Walmart

Potomac Local | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Virginia police are hot on hooves of a man who wore a cow costume and stole 26 gallons of milk from a Walmart in North Stafford....

Fashion in Motion: Stephane Rolland

Crane.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Crane.tv

2011-01-18-rolland.jpgRecognized first by Balenciaga at the tender age of 20, Rolland's passion for the theatrical stands as the foundations of his work.

Ballet Russes Design Perspectives

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

With Diaghilev's vision and inclination to perfection, the group gained international renown for staging some of the most famous ballets in the world.

Mid Term Election Anxiety & Halloween Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susanna Speier

Christine O'Donnell's "I am not a witch" ad inspired me to buy the witch wig that I ended up returning, unopened, the day before Halloween. After the Gawker story, I just wasn't in the mood to make fun of her anymore.

The Most Inappropriate Halloween Costumes Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.03.2011 | Comedy

Halloween is just a few weeks away so your costume search is probably in high gear. Don't worry - HuffPost Comedy is on top if it. We've already sugge...

Healthy Halloween in Colorado

Brigitte Mars | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brigitte Mars

Halloween or Samhain (pronounced sow-en), translates to “Summer’s End” and originated as a Celtic celebration when winter settled ov...

The Terrors of Tea Bagging on Halloween

Dave Maass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dave Maass

The shop declared itself in handwritten letters "Halloween Headquarters," which really is only accurate for those planning on dressing up as a Swiss military ... or as right-wing extremists.

Five Feng Shui Ways To Make Your Halloween A Real Treat

Ellen Whitehurst | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Whitehurst

With all this potential for misbegotten magic hanging heavily in the autumn air, Halloween is the perfect time to offer a big amount of protection to our littlest Hershey's hustlers.

Costume Contest

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak

Let's prevent the surge of similar costumes before it's too late. Click here to download your own printable PDF of the poster! To see more of Augu...