Photograph by Steven Gaffney of competitors in Spyder Surf’s Halloween “Scare and Tear” Surf Competition posing at Manhattan Beach Pier, October 31, 2015.
Costumes & Makeup
George J. Nicholls, author of Bacon and Hams, dressed as a side of bacon for the Covent Garden Fancy Dress Ball, April 1894.
We’ve finally collected all of this year’s costume contest entries and selected our top prize winners. Congratulations to Sirena Roman, Darcy R, and Shaina Azad on their awesome costumes and taking the win! Now it’s your turn to vote for YOUR favorites in the… Read More ›
We are less than a week from Halloween and entries are already starting to come in for this year’s online costume contest! One of our entries comes from Shaina Azad, who was kind enough to provide a video tutorial for her… Read More ›
Darlings, it’s time to get this year’s Halloween Costume Contest under way! Just like last year, all you have to do to enter is take a picture of yourself in costume holding the contest sign (printed or visible on your mobile device). Submit your… Read More ›
165 years ago today, a disheveled man died alone at a Baltimore hospital. He had been found four days earlier, lying disoriented and distressed in a gutter, and had identified himself as one Edgar Allan Poe, missing for over a week… Read More ›
Otherwise known as: “Why Do You Need To See My Upper Thigh?” First of all, I love Halloween. I love it because it’s during my favorite season, because it’s just a fun association in my mind from childhood (I’m from the… Read More ›
Ahoy, sweetlings! Every year on September 19th, revelers channel their inner scallywags and wenches to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Going strong since 2002, ITLAPD is the most random of events, a day set aside to enjoy life in a… Read More ›
Kittens, we are just 50 days til Halloween. 50 days! Now, I know some of you have already been working on your Halloween look for ages, while others of you will starting thinking of what to wear in, oh, 48… Read More ›