Top 10 Arizona-Themed Halloween Costumes
Halloween's just a few weeks away, so we've got some Arizona-themed costume ideas for you.
Check out our top 10 picks for Arizona costumes:
There's a reason there's a horror movie titled Red State.
-Create a misspelled nonsense sign like "Keep yer gubmint hands off my Medicare!"
-Use pliers to pull out extra teeth (you need only about six total)
-Prepare hysterical rants about Obama and why he's the new Hitler
Represent the only thing most people around the country know about Arizona.
-Get a cactus costume
-Consider a sexy cactus costume
Former Arizona Governor Fife Symington (left) with an alien.
Arizonans have always had a strange obsession with aliens, and most people still aren't over the "Phoenix lights."
-Any ol' alien costume will do
-The Fife Symington costume would be most authentic
A common species of Arizonan. Hit 'em right in the stereotype.
-Bring along a kindergarten class full of children
-Wear the magic underwear
-The bicycle missionary is an easy one to pull off
6.) Jan Brewer
A lot easier than it sounds.
-Store-bought Leatherface or witch costumes will do
-The paper-bag method also works
-Pour a glass of scotch to accessorize
5.) Old Person
In addition to cacti, this is the other thing people know about Arizona.
-Long, drawn-out stories with no point
4.) Gun Nut
Pffffft. I've seen Obama-loving liberals with more guns than that. MORE GUNS.
Pål Joakim Olsen Flickr
Stand your ground this Halloween.
-One or two more guns
-NRA bumper sticker
3.) Joe Arpaio/MCSO Deputy
This photo is more than 20 years old, so if you're going as the fat man himself, add wrinkles and fat, and subtract hair. Keep the rapist glasses.
This one's a real crowd-pleaser in the Latino neighborhoods.
-Get three friends with darker skin to be on your chain gang
-If that sounds racist, that's because it is, and that's the point
Another staple of the Arizona landscape.
-Just wear a zombie costume and carry around a meth pipe
-Use a meth-head mentality (like offering to have sex with a stranger in a public restroom in exchange for candy)
1.) The Sun
-Find a store-bought sun costume
-Carry around a space heater so people know you're the Arizona sun
-Try to make a "dry heat"
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