What are you going to be for Halloween? The dreaded question that gets more irritating every year. If you're opting for something more creative than "This is my Halloween costume" T-shirt, we're here to help you brainstorm. Enter the list of last-minute Halloween costumes that will totally impress your newshound friends.
1. A presidential candidate
The 2016 presidential election has bestowed an inspiring lineup of characters upon Halloween revelers. For a simple option, look no further than the most popular democratic socialist of the bunch. Just wear a tie, eyeglass frames, a wispy, white headpiece and practice your best Larry-David-as-Bernie-Sanders impression. An alternative for the not-so-creative: This questionable get-up.
2. El Niño
Off-Ramp's Kevin Ferguson, the man behind the @LosAngelesRain Twitter account. (Photo: Maya Sugarman/KPCC)
Leave it to L.A.'s social media-savvy mayor to turn a water-saving project into a hashtag sensation. Here's how you can be the infamous #shadeballs: Affix a few shiny, black spheres to a bodysuit (upcycle that Catwoman costume, perhaps?), and you're set!