You know it's real when the two of you are willing to spend hours on a pair of elaborate costumes and parade around in them at the local convention center.
In the second installment of our new comic series Wuvable Oaf, by artist Ed Luce, Goteblüd tries on a few costumes.
No costume is as scary as waking up on November 1.
Who among us hasn't donned a cheap skeleton costume, Where's Waldo outfit, or World War I metal saucer helmet?
The day before All Hallows' Eve is every holiday rolled into one at Ricky's in New York's Union Square.
For many, Halloween in New York City is a bigger deal than Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Kwanza, Easter, Fourth of July, and their own birthdays and anniversaries combined.
Webster Hall manager Gerard McNamee talks about how he deals with the hordes of Halloween revelers equipped with sword canes, massive costumes, and vials of booze hidden in tampon tubes.
"Oh! The sweet satisfaction of instilling blind fear in a child!"
On Halloween, teens own the streets. But are they scary?
Here are some outfits that are great ways to say, "Hey, remember this popular internet joke? Me too!"
VICE sent two photographers to snap pics of the legions of Spider-Men and Saiyans who invaded Manhattan this weekend.
Alexander Eudier looks at the West's benevolence towards Africa by photographing people dressed up as Marvel characters.
We met the man behind some of the most enduring special-effects imagery of the 20th century, including 'The Exorcist, 'Star Wars,' and the 'Thriller' music video.
I don't really get why this band exists, but I am glad they do.
Throughout his 19 years in charge, Mayor Radu Mazăre has donned some pretty elaborate costumes. Here are his ten best.
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.