This is a new blog we started today, because we are constantly hearing about people’s Ryan Gosling dreams. It is a contemporary phenomenon. If you’ve ever dreamed about the Baby Goose, please submit it!
Hey, happy birthday! (for the 26th). Alright, so, I need a costume for Halloween. I know it's an American tradition, etc etc etc, but I love it all the same. I need some inventive, alternative, interesting ideas for costumes. Cheap, and easy to get/make are preferable. THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR ALT GOODNESS, sincerely, badhabitsgoodmanners. (Shaad)
Last year we went to a Ghostbusters-themed Halloween party. The best costume was actually a two-person effort. One chick was the ghost from the logo – she was wearing a white sack dress and white face paint - and her friend was the circle with the red line through it. She had strips of red fabric pinned down the sleeves of her black top, with a long strip of red hanging loose, diagonally from her wrist to her opposite shoulder.
When she held up her arms in a circle, the loose strip snapped taut to be the red line through the circle, and her ghost friend posed just behind the circle with her head sticking through.
This wasn’t a Halloween costume, but we tried it and people loved it. A fluoro T-shirt, jeans, goggle sunglasses and a trucker cap under a hoodie with a furry hood = Corey Worthington. All night, you can say to people, “Best party ever – that’s what everyone’s been sayin’.”
This post at The Hairpin also has dozens and dozens of great costume ideas (there’s gold in the comments). We like Hipster Ariel.
Another suggestion: cover two paper plates with aluminium foil, and make a long tube out of foil and bend it into the shape of… Clippy! You can attach the whole thing to a pair of sunglasses like this guy. At the party you can go up to people and annoy them by saying stuff like, “It looks like you’re drinking a beer.”
It can be depressing when breakfast, lunch and dinner are cheese on toast… yet again. But here are nine serving suggestions that make a plain meal fancy.
If you don’t have the cash to splash on nine different kinds of cheese, here are some more basic – but still fancy – tips with ordinary cheddar or tasty and other ingredients you might already have in the house:
Tomato paste/sauce and hot sauce – Mexican grilled cheese!
Mustard – savoury grilled cheese!
Tomato paste/sauce and dried basil – Italian grilled cheese!
The perfect addition to your new indie holiday mixtape! Only so much Sutchvan you can take, plus this allows you to incorporate More Zooey, which is really the sexier, more alt version of More Cowbell.