Oct 28, 2017

Couples Halloween Costumes

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Hi y'all! I love Valerie's suggestions for Disco-inspired couples Halloween costumes. Here are some of my ideas:

 

Saru (two people stacked on top of each other, Lil Rascals style)

Good Stamets and Bad Stamets

Michael Burnham and Alice (in Wonderland)

 

I was trying to think of a meta one, playing on the two nicknames for the show—Disco and STD—but I couldn't think of anything that wasn't too vulgar or on the nose. Anyway, thanks Valerie and Glenn for the perceptive analysis and fun podcast!

 

Oct 29, 2017Edited: Oct 29, 2017

1) We've seen about 20 murdered "Copper Sides" thus far, you could pick any two of those to rep all of those. Maybe put little signs around your necks saying "CBS All Access Is Deadlier Than CBS"

 

2) You could do a funny, Dudley Do-right-inspired take on Impossibly Handsome Bridge Crewman Milton Richter! Accompanied by a scarier, Silence of the Lambs-y mashup: "Hannibal Richter!" (Now THAT would be an obscure costume. You could give a prize to ANYone who gets what your costume is Lol)

 

3) If you've got red hair and you can put white "DISCO" letters on a black T-shirt, then "Cadet Sylvia Tilly Jogging Around Discovery" could be another fun yet obscure costume. If you've got a friend who looks like Michael Burham, make two T-shirts and you're good!

 

4) Dead Security Chief Landry was a gruesome sight. If you've got some makeup skills and LOTS of fake blood, have at it! Pair her up with a mek-leth'ed Captain Georgiou and you can work a theme of "STD Early Exits!"

Oct 30, 2017

Haha, these are great, and I'm bald enough to just put on a Tilly wig and make it work, but I don't think they make wigs for hair as cool as Milton's!

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