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Zombies are what's up right now, they're like vampires for alt-kids and they're coming for you. Books, TV, and movies-- you name it, the undead is in it. For some reason zombies just seem inspire us underdogs and weird kids. Zombie events like the NYC Zombie Crawl are popping up all over the globe. So if you don’t get the appeal of the undead let me share with you a little of what I learned running with my NYC Zombie Crawl friendos about why Zombies rule so hard they drool. (Check out their website for more events) 1. Read More
Impress your friends this Halloween by making your face the best costume of the day, with this terrifying tutorial from special effects makeup artist Amy Watanabe   Prep: Grab a palette to mix your paints on and start with a clean, makeup-free face. Have Q-tips on hand to clean up any mistakes as you go.    1. EYES/MOUTH OUTLINEUse a brown eyeliner pencil to draw the outline of “the mouth” as shown, starting from the corners of the actual closed mouth and stopping at the chin. Read More
  The photographer Lauren Poor can rarely be contained by the medium of photography; she builds monuments to fairy worlds, and she’s even turned her own apartment into a magical universe all its own. In her recent series Shrines, she examines the intersection of photography and fantasy, reconstructing visions from her own childhood dreams. Through the use of painting, dolls, and costuming, Poor is able to transcend the photographic and enter into a realm of girlhood imagination. Read More
In the wake of recent uproar over the ridiculousness of sexy women’s Halloween costumes, hilariously awesome comedian Kristen Schaal made an appearance as The Daily Show's Senior Women's Issues Correspondent to discuss the new trend, but more importantly, to unveil her own line of super sexy Halloween costumes—one for men and one for women.  While the costume for guys is certainly a winner, (“Sexy Hollywood Producer Who Hires Women Over 40 For Meaningful, Age Appropriate Roles”) the one for the ladies is the true treasure: “The Sexy Vagina. Read More