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    8 Louisville Halloween Costumes
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    1. Lynn Winter

    With all the heat put on Winter this year, you might just get a pat on the back for this one. Remember: when in character, leave all the lights on and water running when leaving a room to really let people know that you’re all about unnecessarily wasting resources, to the dismay of others.

    What you’ll need:
    -Brightly patterned dress or pant suit, preferably printed with tea pots or animals.
    -Wads of cash hanging from pockets (that you give to no one)
    -Roofing “shingles” (because she apparently had shingles, get it?)


    2. Kentucky Derby Winner

    An ‘across the board’ costume favorite, just strap a small man to your back and you’re off!

    What you’ll need:
    -Horse mask
    -Garland of roses. May be replaced with a bottle of Four Roses Bourbon, if you're into that.


    3. Thirsty Pedaler 

    This one is for all those Louisvillians in the service industry (mainly bartenders). You’ve seen them, but mostly you’ve heard them. “Thirsty Pedaler HEARD!” Remember to shout everything and drink nothing but Jägerbombs and shots.

    What you’ll need:
    -Khaki Shorts
    -Pastel Polo
    -Sunglasses with strap
    -Tire tracks across face and clothing

    4. Jennifer Lawrence’s Hometown Hero Banner

    Carry large piece of cardboard to replicate the building backdrop and have someone follow you around with good lighting.

    What you’ll need:
    -A good hairstylist

    5. The Pope Lick Monster AKA The Goatman

    Looking for something a bit frightening for Halloween? This is the costume for you. This version of the Goatman follows the legend in which he murders people with an axe.

    What you’ll need:
    -Torn and tattered clothing
    -Goat horns
    -Sheep tail
    -Bloody axe

    6.  Former LEO Staffer

    That drama is passed, but not forgotten. We're still in awe of all the shade that was thrown in the aftermath of Aaron Yarmuth's acquisition of Leo Weekly.

    What you’ll need:
    -A sign that says, “F*** Aaron Yarmuth,” or a link to the blog post you wrote about him
    -Vandalized LEO

    7. Spaghetti Junction

    A real last-minute suggestion for those who claim they aren’t crafty: Simply draw some roads on a white shirt and carry around a box of spaghetti. You can also wear cooked spaghetti, if you're down for the mess that'll make.

    What you’ll need:
    -White T-shirt with roads
    -Box of spaghetti

    8. Bourbon

    This one is for all those hollow Halloween spirits (haha). The ones who plan nothing and are convinced last minute to join the rest of the boys and ghouls. You’re sure to have a ‘boo’zy time and you’ll probably make some friends, too, with this costume. As the night progresses, advise your friends to make more and more questionable choices. 

    What you’ll need:
    -Some brownish colored clothes


    If you choose to go with any of these costumes (or catch someone else in one), we want to see it! Tag @Louisvillecom in your photos.


    Cover Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock/Eugenio Maongiu

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    Loretta Lynn is the best country music singer of all time and if you don't like pickled foods, you can leave.

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