October 31, 2019
In honor of Halloween, what’s the most memorable costume (at any age) you’ve worn, and what is your favorite horror flick of all-time?
Rick Vaughn, KENZ: One time I dressed as a Grilling Accident. My hair was all swept back, my face looked charred, and the front of my shirt and apron were torched. It went over pretty well. Flicks: The original Halloween, with close seconds being Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street.
JB King, KLUC: Cliff Clavin from Cheers.
Brian Mack, WXXL: One year my Mom made me HBO’s Cryptkeeper, and she basically did it from scratch (I still don’t know how she did it), and it was fantastic. Movie would be the initial Friday the 13th.
Java Joel, WAKS: I was Boy George for Halloween 1984. I’d post a photo but my friend was Michael Jackson that year and he was trying to be accurate, so… yeah. Not posting that. Favorite horror flick of all-time? The Exorcist still holds up.
Bob Patrick, WXLK: The last 3 years I’ve been Gaston, Billy from Hocus Pocus and Thanos. All of them DIY and all for trick or treating with my girlfriend and her daughter. Honorable mention to the random scary dude get up my father got me in 5th grade. I won the contest and was banned from further contests. Scared all the kindergartners that year. Friday the 13th, Halloween and Jaws are my OG favs. Yes, Jaws is a horror movie!
Chris Michaels, FM100: I think I was probably 8 or 9, but I was a mummy wrapped in toilet paper over my clothing. I remember halfway into trick or treating, all of the toilet paper was coming off and dragging behind. Embarrassing, and every now and then I still bring that up to my mom. Remember that time? Yeah…it was a memorable Halloween!
Heather Deluca, WSJO: Last year I was a Crazy Cat Lady. I wore my hair in rollers, and I had a ton of stuff animal cats pinned to a bathrobe. It was so cute. My favorite horror movie of all time is the OG Halloween.
Kevin Kash, WWEG: Way too many favorites. Classics and recent. I’ll go with Saw for modern and Nightmare On Elm Street as classic. I once dressed up as King Diamond for a party in Fenwick Island, DE. I was the only one that knew who I was supposed to be.
Todd Shannon, WAPE: Most memorable would be early seventies dressing up as Batman, and that costume still fit me that following summer and I was Batman all summer long on my big-wheel with my transistor radio going up and down the sidewalk. I’m not really into the horror flicks, but if I had to pick one it would be Pet Sematary, that one was very creepy.
Kobe, WWHT: As a Jehovah’s Witness I never dressed up as a kid, but I made up for it in my 20’s when I went as white Shaft. Favorite flick is A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Eliott King, Q102: I’d say it’s a tie from my Drake from the “Walk it Like I Talk it” video and my Lil Jon Snow, a combination of musical superstar Lil Jon and Jon Snow from Game of Thrones. I don’t normally do scary movies but I did enjoy the Saw franchise.
R Dub! Z90: My costumes have always sucked…since I was a kid. I remember in 6th grade painting my Payless sneakers with silver paint and calling myself “Future Man.” What the actual &*%! Re: Horror movies, I’m too scared to watch them often, so I don’t have a favorite. How about most disturbing? Human Centipede.
Mike “OD” O’Donnell, WKRZ: In the mid-80’s, the best costume I ever had was a Ghostbuster. I had the whole get-up including the Proton Pack. The Shining is the flick.
Jon Zellner, iHeartMedia: I was definitely a radio geek as a child. I actually dressed up as a radio when I was 8. Not a huge horror movie fan, but I saw Burnt Offerings when I was 10 and it gave me nightmares for years.
Rod Phillips, iHeartMedia: I was rocking the Daniel Boone coonskin hat in 4th AND 5th grades. Can’t beat a classic Friday the 13th!
Twisted Todd, WTPT: In elementary school, my stepdad put a prosthetic bullet hole wound on my forehead that was fairly convincing. And Evil Dead 2 is the BEST!!!!
Jonathan Reed, WNOK: I would say the outfits that I have worn this past month in “Real Men Wear Pink” have captured responses. I’m not a fan of scary movies but I believe Poltergiest would still get me each and every time.
Jonathan Shuford, WRVW: I did a Halloween remote dressed as the “WABB Cheerleader” back when I was like 19. Thankfully, pictures no longer exist. Best horror flick is a close call because I’m a horror junkie, but it’s probably The Shining, followed closely by The Ring, The Exorcist, and the original Halloween.
Sassy, WKXJ: I have two. One is that I dressed as a black person and I won an office competition, which is pretty funny because I was just in my regular clothes. Then, a couple years ago I dressed as “Netflix & Chill.” I wore a pure red shirt, I printed out the Neflix logo and pinned it on my shirt, and got a bag of ice…get it, Netflix and chill. I typically don’t like scary movies, but one that stands out is 13 Ghosts, because of its really creative concept.
Valentine, WBHT: Lion-O from the Thundercats. For the flicks, I pick all of them, they’re all my favorites!
Matt Johnson, KSLZ: I’m not a fan of horror flicks at all. But as for the costume one time I grew my beard out and wrapped some Pringles cans and red duct tape around me and went as a terrorist bomber. It got a lot of reaction and a lot of high fives. Mildly offensive, but definitely the most memorable one.
Jeff Hurley, WLAN: I don’t do horror movies.
Jammer, WEZB: Carrie – couldn’t go to wakes or funerals for weeks.
Max Volume, KOZZ: Premium Batman Costume in 4th grade. It fit perfect and it was totally the Adam West outfit! Favorite? I think The Hills Have Eyes or Texas Chainsaw Massacre were the two scariest movies ever!