Yes, Halloween has murky pagan origins. But its multibillion-dollar costume, decoration and candy industry has morphed so far beyond that, columnist Edmon J. Rodman decides to wade in. More ▸
By Talia Lavin
Some last-minute ideas for Jewish-themed Halloween costumes for 2013. More ▸
By Jana Banin
Halloween is just a few days away, which means this past weekend was packed with parties, which means swarms of costumed celebs, which means an onslaught of awesome photos. How, you must be wondering, will you ever begin to process the alternately hilarious, ironic, revealing, super creative, or boring get-ups worn by your favorite (Jewish)… More ▸
Despite the tragic events on the East Coast, which resulted in the cancellation of Heidi Klum’s annual Halloween party, Jewish celebrities still had fun and dressed up over the weekend and Wednesday night.
Here are some of the best costumes:
Adorable glittery seahorses, with her husband and two daughters More ▸
Last night’s Halloween episode of FOX’s “New Girl” featured star Zooey Deschanel dressed as some kind of a zombie hobo, or as her roommates interpreted it — “Zombie Woody Allen.” The costume was actually a great idea (mental note for Halloween 2013), but so were the Woody-zombie impressions (in a weird Schwarzenegger accent): More ▸
In honor of All Hallows’ Eve, here is the full-length version of Werewolf Bar Mitzvah, Tracy Jordan’s novelty song from 30 Rock. Some sample lyrics: Werewolf bar mitzvah/Spooky scary Boys becoming men/Men becoming wolves. Yup, that sounds about right. Well, at least the part about the hirsuteness of wolves and Jewish men. Happy Halloween! More ▸
Although Halloween is not until tonight, most parties and celebrations went down over the weekend.
Like every year, the main attraction in Hollywood was Heidi Klum’s Halloween Party and Kate Hudson threw one as well, while New Yorkers celebrated with Bette Midler and her Hulaween gala. Jewish celebrities showed up to all the parties and brought their costume A-Game with them:
of the New York Knicks continued his Jewish soul-searching as he dressed up as King Solomon, and even tweeted about it, saying: “King Solomon. Learn about him.” What a boss.
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Warming Glow television blog did us all a favor and gathered a collection of 15 Alison Brie-inspired costumes. So ladies, if you are out of ideas, learn from one of Community’s greatest. This is just, just wonderful. Happy Halloween everybody! More ▸