Sunday, October 31, 2010

Sunday Salon (Halloween Edition)

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Happy Halloween! Last night I went to my old floor in my old dorm to attend a costume party even though I've been out of college for two years and didn't have a costume. I met several other alums I knew and talked with them for about fifteen minutes. Then I left. I actually was invited because there is one person I know still living there. But I feel like it's kind of sketchy for a 25-year-old to be attending campus parties so maybe I should stop doing that.

This particular floor was what is known as "special-interest housing," which basically means it's like a co-ed fraternity for people who share a common hobby; in this case, music. The Halloween Extravaganza is an annual event and the costumes can be quite . . . creative. But there was one year, when I was a sophomore, that not only was the line crossed, Jeremy kicked the envelope and kept running. I swear, I have never seen anything like this before and hope I never do again. Jeremy dressed as an aborted baby. Specifically, he went around in a diaper, covered with blood, and carrying a coathanger.


Jeremy was sort of known for being an occasional jerk, but this was some kind of Moral Event Horizon.

This is Jeremy.

Soooo . . . I'm probably going to regret this, but have you ever seen a Halloween costume that could top this one? Or will Jeremy go down in infamy?

And now for your weekly link round-up:

Husband Stands Up To Anti-Choice Protesters

The 7 Most Unintentionally Creepy Places on the Internet

Laugh At Online Sexism, So You Don't Cry

Mommy bloggers: are some using their kids to get rich? (via Womanist Musings)

3 comments:

Emily said...

Not a costume per se, but for Halloween 2001 (during that whole anthrax hysteria following September 11) one of David's housemates planted a suspicious-looking envelope on the hall table with a trail of white powder leading to it. Holy crap bad taste.

E. L. Fay said...

Okay, I think that may almost top Jeremy. At least he didn't scare anyone (I mean, for real).

nicole said...

Well, there's always this.

No, sorry, actually I love that.

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