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October 30, 2008

Need some Halloween nightlife suggestions?

jack-o-lanternsSince Halloween falls on a Friday this year (more specifically, tomorrow) MS commenter Patchen wanted some ideas for what do to.

Well, Patchen (can I call you Patchenzo?), it just so happens that I wrote a big story about what to do tomorrow night. For the record, it wasn't all me -- fellow Sun scribes Chris Kaltenbach and Mary McCauley helped out.

Here is a link Here is the right link to the piece, which came out in today's paper.

Also, since I'm probably not going to see all of you this weekend, I wanna know what everybody is dressing up as for Halloween.

And don't give me that "It's a surprise" nonsense. Whatchagonnabe?

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 11:22 AM | | Comments (15)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Link work for anyone? Busted for me

Sorry about that. The link has been fixed.

I will be the drunk carrying a suitcase of beer so I can throw a can at every girl dressed like a cat/devil and every guy that just bought a weird mask and wore his sweat pants.

..or I might me a "murse" (male nurse)

I'm thinking about being Kyle Boller.

I havent shaven for days, and I'm going to get even more sloppy looking, put on a jersey, and hang a "Will QB for $$" sign on.

Yeah I heard it on the radio, any better ideas?

Michael Phelps should go as Joe Flacco. Then the circle will be complete.

I'll probably go as "Mustachioed BA." He looks just like regular BA, but with... wait for it... a fake mustache.

Flippin' genius!

The two most generic costumes are going to be Michael Phelps and Sarah Palin.

Makes me wonder what Phelps will go as, actually. Himself?

hah, i'll wager that the most generic costume will the Joker, or some variant of that. i for one will be going out as a WWII Allied Paratrooper, via Band of Brothers. Got my helmet and everything.

Drink a beer for every Joe the Plumber you see

2 friends and I are going as Senior [female dogs] from Dazed and Confused. "Fry like bacon you Freshman piggies!"

Can I thank Sessa enough for the attention? Probably not. But thanks anyway!

The costume? Papa Legba baby. Angel of Death=awesome. Caribbean spirit of the crossroads=just as awesome, plus I get to wear a hat!

I'll be dressed as a Stagehand. I have to work on Halloween, so my costume will morph into Drunk Stagehand around 10:30.

Grim Fandango is a video game where theaction occurs during the Mexician holiday "the day of the Dead" (kind of a hybrid of Halloween & All souls' Day). Kinda of Film Noir quality.

A few clips which might be interesting.

Fooling around in the Blue Casket:

The Promotional Trailer:

Opening scene:

Eagles.... ON POGO STICKS!:

I'm definitely taking score of the costumes I see tonight/tomorrow, I expect to see at least 40 Sarah Palins and 546345.23 Joe The Plumbers. I will be a mad scientist (never done it before).

Will be attempting Punky Brewster.

I will be going as Brooklyn Height's own, Randy Watson. Better Known as "Joe The Policeman" from the "What's Going Down" episode of "That's My Mama"!

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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