October 29, 2004

Last Minute Halloween Costumes for the Politically Minded Youth

POST #    1376

Just in case you're into that whole Halloween thing, Jeannette sent me a link to The Stranger, who bring us some scary costumes that are economical too. From a voting machine, to a detained protester, you can't go wrong with these costumes. I think my favorite has to be Jenna Bush, because not only do you have a great costume, but you're a friend of the environement too!

Jenna Bush's Liver
Dive inside President Bush's rowdiest daughter with this ingenious re-creation of Jenna Bush's liver. Use old newspapers to stuff a Hefty bag to create the liver, then affix two or three paper-stuffed white bin liners for "diseased" spots. Rifle through the help's recycling bin for an empty Bud can and bottoms up!
Total cost: Under $5.
Total time: Under 30 minutes.

Alas, if the Nancy costume would have come with some out of style glasses, it would have been my choice for best of the bunch.

Posted by tien mao in Culture at 7:51 AM



I so want to be the detained protestor.

Posted by: corie at October 29, 2004 8:15 AM

Awww... The Littlest Prisoner at Abu Ghraib

I would give that kid TWO pieces of candy! And then, I'd pile his naked dad on top of the other neighborhood dads. *so cute at that age* (the dads, not the kids).

Posted by: matt at October 29, 2004 9:02 AM

corie, you were mighty close to being that detained person.

matt, doesn't it look like they are all having a blast?

Posted by: tien [TypeKey Profile Page] at October 29, 2004 10:34 AM

Yep. Even the "Nancy" kid (even tho she should be mourning)! Two pieces for her, too!

Wouldn't it be ironic if she grew up to be a staunch republican? And that first kid grew up to be a Diebold voting machine? :)

Posted by: matt at October 29, 2004 2:17 PM

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