Posts Tagged: costumes

Rumpus Original Fiction: How to Become a Tiger

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Tigers are bigger than my comprehension. That’s what I want. I want to be bigger than I am, so big I can’t even imagine it, so real I can’t ever be misinterpreted.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Monkey Men

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Still lying on the bed in the Wausau hotel room, I started counting ceiling tiles. From above the covers. Not under. Never under. I always feel constricted, under.

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Halloween Costumes for Book Nerds

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Need a last-minute, low-hassle outfit for trick-or-treating? This list of literary Halloween costumes (with pictures, natch) has some great ideas—just grab a “Hello, My Name Is” sticker and write “Ishmael,” and you’re good to go. There are also some fantastic examples of costumes that clearly took a lot of time and effort, like a child dressed […]

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Make it a Ted Wilson Halloween

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Not available in any store is the year’s most exciting costume: the Ted Wilson! Take this mask, pair it with a sweater, dress shirt, and khakis, and you’ll be the world’s premiere reviewer of the world. (Not really. You’ll still be you. It’s only a costume. Only I can ever be me.) Download FREE, here! […]

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The Weirdest Costumes You’ve Ever Seen

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Switzerland: country of chocolate, chalets, and…a traditional costume of a freaky, faceless rope man, with bells attached in random places? French photographer Charles Fréger traveled Europe, taking pictures of the costumes used in centuries-old pagan rituals that still survive in some areas. Check out some of the truly astonishing results in this slideshow.

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