Ever since she created a last-minute costume for Johnny B. Badd in 1994, Sandra Gray has been stitching spandex for the men and women of the WWE.
For some trans individuals, cosplay provides a route to figuring out a gender identity. For others, the cosplay community doesn't feel safe.
Haruhiko Kawaguchi's claustrophobic images aim to express what we feel when we talk about love.
Ragoutsaria has its roots in ancient Dionysian rituals and is supposed to scare away evil spirits.
Strip clubs are an ideal place to spend the Christmas holidays, if you like the holidays enough to be around other people but not enough for a typical celebration.
Spanish photographer Geray Mena spent All Hallows' Eve getting up in everyone's faces.
Photographer Dan Wilton sent us some of the photos he took while wandering around Tokyo's Roppongi district on Friday night.
For the second installment of Walter's photo column, he went to Salem, Massachusetts, to hang out with some witches and a lot of tourists in spooky costumes.
Former Weekly World News staff members talk openly about their contributions these days. I thought it was time someone got in touch with the father of Bat Boy, Dick Kulpa.
In this weekend's Sunday Comic, a superhero accidentally crashes an open-mic night.
The cosplay scene has its fair share of problems, including more and more reported incidents of sexual harassment and assault. We talked to a cosplay enthusiast to remind you that women in costume still deserve respect.
Sharon Stone slinks on screen with her athletic sensuousness. She's greedy, insecure, and aware of the power behind her sexuality, which knocks men senseless. When Ace (Robert De Niro) makes her his wife, he offers her everything he can imagine will make…
Entering most of Plymouth's pubs, at whatever time of day, feels like entering a grimy nightclub in the suburbs of Novosibirsk, only without pole dancers.
There's been a weird arms race of costume obscurity going on since these started in 2002. A classic Dude getup may have once been a good way to get recognized for your effort, but not anymore. Now you have to dig deeper into that barrel to come up with so…
Purim, the Jewish alternative to the Catholic bacchanalia of Carnaval, is the best day of the year for the Hasidic Jews of Williamsburg.
The Judge from Blood Meridian: One cool thing to do on Halloween is to act like a total dick to everybody and pretend it's just part of your costume. Considering that the Judge is one of the biggest loudmouth brutes in all of literature, why not us…
For those not smart enough to use all three digits of their IQs, we've brought you a guide on what not to wear on Halloween, so when you only pick up your sexy pizza-slice costume off the floor the next morning and not also your dignity.
There's plenty to love about Comic Con. The sense that you're participating with your generation and the validation granted by other convention-goers as they smile dutifully to you in passing is great. There's also a heap that the majority of attendees ne…
Anime North is the largest convention of its kind in Canada and its attendees think of it as the perfect social atmosphere to get weird. Attendees of the convention are united by the same embarrassing hobbies, fostering the kind of environment where nobod…
In the notorious district of Scampia in northern Naples, drug and arms wars rage wildly and clan bosses reign supreme. One day per year, however, the children take center stage for a colorful and lavish Christian celebration that comes just before Lent.
Before Haiti was catapulted into the news following the catastrophic earthquake in January that killed 230,000 people, it was mainly known for two things: Wyclef Jean from the Fugees and Voodoo.
You can't just slap on some cat ears, eyeliner whiskers, slutty spandex, and call it Halloween. That shit's for pussies (har har).
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