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Last Minute Media Halloween Costume Ideas: Borat, Clinton, Musto, Huffington, Jeff Zucker & More

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WHO: Hillary Clinton, Senator, New York
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • short blond wig
  • unflatterring blue dress
  • little knowledge of husband’s whereabouts

    WHO: Michael Musto, Village Voice columnist
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • large, circular block glasses
  • shirt buttoned to top
  • barely functional Pee Wee Herman-style bike

    WHO: Jared Paul Stern, disgraced former Page Six reporter
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • seersucker suit
  • fedora
  • photographic memory of every Ron Burkle media mention ever

    WHO: Jeff Zucker, NBC chief executive
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • bald head
  • navy suit
  • 700 pink slips


    WHO: Howard Stern
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • long, curly black wig
  • sunglasses
  • black leather jacket
  • tall, disproportionately hot blonde
  • accompanying retard

    WHO: Rachael Ray
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • down-to-earth kitchen outfits
  • down-to-earth smile
  • Martha Stewart’s table scraps

    WHO: Martha Stewart
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • poncho
  • ankle monitor
  • assorted pies

    WHO: Tom Freston, Ex-Viacom CEO
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Spiked, pepper-colored hair
  • healthy disdain for bloggers who photograph his books
  • $85 million severance check

    WHO: Arianna Huffington, founder, Huffington Post
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • white evening wear
  • thick, “dahlings” accent
  • George Clooney

    WHO: Rupert Murdoch, chairman, News Corp.
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • “old guy” mask
  • CEO attire
  • MySpace page

    WHO: Spike Lee, filmmaker
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • vintage New York Knicks jersey
  • glasses
  • rage

    WHO: Russell Crowe
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • bloody phone receiver
  • Australian accent
  • more rage

    WHO: Thomas Friedman, op-ed columnist, New York Times
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • mustache
  • copy of Times op-ed section
  • TimesSelect account

    WHO: Borat
    WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • mustache
  • Kazahkstan flag
  • green neon Speedo
  • increasingly annoying ability to stay in character

    FishbowlNY’s Last Minute Media Halloween Costume Ideas:

  • New Media People
  • Cable Newsers
  • Magazine Editors
  • Spooky Authors
  • Network Anchors
  • Steve Irwin
  • Olbermann, O’Reilly, Letterman
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