12 killer costumes from this year’s #HallowMEME

Some of these are downright spooky.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Oct 31, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 7:20 am CDT

Later this evening, candy-addicted kids in monstrous costumes will prowl the streets in search of the perfect sugar high, but last night, Internet-addicted adults assembled at Brooklyn’s Bell House and LA’s Silverlake Lounge for a celebration of digital demons.

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Yes, another #HallowMEME has come and gone, and there were some pretty stellar outfits. It’s almost impossible to pick our favorites, but hey, what’s the Web for if not listicles?

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1) Pharrell’s hat

 

Omg @stevenstorms #HallowMEME

A photo posted by Andrea Rosen (@andrearosen) on


2) Ryan Gosling wearing a T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin wearing a T-shirt of Ryan Gosling and so on.

Hallowmeme. pic.twitter.com/IiEb5DCgnx

— Kyle Monson (@kmonson) October 30, 2014

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3) Shadow that looks like soccer star Lionel Messi

 

The most meta thing to ever happen #hallowmeme

A photo posted by Julia Pugachevsky (@jaypugz) on


4) Potato salad

For #hallowmeme, I’m potato salad. I’ll be going bad in an hour. (@ The @BellHouseNy) https://t.co/scQLMpraW5 pic.twitter.com/Sh1Ib5OUTr

— Alex Mizrahi (@alexmiz) October 31, 2014


5) Every man on the Internet

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#HALLOWMEME #COSTUMECONTEST #SECONDPLACE #NOTALLMEN

A photo posted by HallowMEME (@hallowmeme) on


6) TL;DR

 

My new YA novel manuscript is going to good use. #hallowmeme #tldr

A photo posted by Leila Sales (@leilasalesbooks) on


7) Renée Zellweger clickbait

 

What Renee Zellweger Looks Like Now #hallowmeme #halloween #reneezellweger #costume

A photo posted by Topher Snyder (@tofer) on

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8) Vox overexplanation

 

@adamfrucci nails his Vox costume. #HallowMEME

A photo posted by Andrea Rosen (@andrearosen) on


9) Taylor Swift/Becky

 

DJ Chambaland in the #HallowMEME house!

A photo posted by Andrea Rosen (@andrearosen) on


10) Martin Baker, the Darren Wilson supporter who happens to be black

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#HALLOWMEME

A photo posted by HallowMEME (@hallowmeme) on


11) Ellen DeGeneres Oscar selfie

#HallowMEME costume contest. Can you name that meme? (PHOTOS) http://t.co/gcB82JPDLs pic.twitter.com/5hfAkWcywK

— L.A. Weekly (@LAWeekly) October 24, 2014


12) Hot dog legs

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I suggest dem #Hallowmeme costumes! http://t.co/HlmfFKz1ht I will be hot dog legz #wut #halloween #meme @mettermedia pic.twitter.com/a5t6MTAZNL

— Angela Bray (@angelabray) October 30, 2014

BONUS: Sign bunny

 

 

Mom look, I’m a meme!

A photo posted by Conz Preti (@conzpreti) on

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We don’t know which reflects worse on a person: making these costumes or instantly recognizing what they are.

Photo by Montecruz Foto/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Oct 31, 2014, 1:00 pm CDT