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12 killer costumes from this year’s #HallowMEME

Some of these are downright spooky.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Posted on Oct 31, 2014   Updated on 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.

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?

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.


— Kyle Monson (@kmonson) October 30, 2014

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)

— Alex Mizrahi (@alexmiz) October 31, 2014

5) Every man on the Internet



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

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



A photo posted by HallowMEME (@hallowmeme) on

11) Ellen DeGeneres Oscar selfie

#HallowMEME costume contest. Can you name that meme? (PHOTOS)

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

12) Hot dog legs

I suggest dem #Hallowmeme costumes! I will be hot dog legz #wut #halloween #meme @mettermedia

— Angela Bray (@angelabray) October 30, 2014

BONUS: Sign bunny



Mom look, I’m a meme!

A photo posted by Conz Preti (@conzpreti) on


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