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Amoeba SF's Horrific Halloween Costume Contest

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, November 1, 2008 05:14pm | Post a Comment
Yesterday Amoeba San Francisco was flooded with spirits in their finest Halloween garb...

Our annual Horrific Halloween Costume Contest took place and this year's event was hosted with aplomb by our own Mike Bee (aka Batags) and DJed aptly by Dracula..er...Nero Nava.

mike beenero nava as dracula

This year's contest was overrun with hair-raising and inspired creatures of all types:
 
brandon alien junkie

From the scary -- Brandon's creepy alien junkie!
 
ben tuttle halloween

To the adorable -- Ben Tuttle was some kind of fuzzy Japanese pet.

leah question mark

Leah's undecided!

corrie death from sandman

Ms. Corrie dressed as Death of the Endless from the Sandman comics.
 
And now for the winners! This year's contest was divided first into Employee and Customer groups. The Employee contest had three categories. First up is the winner for the Most Original Costume:
 
jacob the redneck voter

It's Jacob as the Redneck Voter!
 
Next we have the winner for the Scariest Outfit:
 
lance is scary.
 
Lance creeped us out as a cardboard-faced killer.

Then there's the winner of the Most Creative outfit, Tarin:
 
tarin as a record player

She came dressed as a record player!

On the Customer side of things, the winners were, in third place:

janis for halloween
 
A fantastic rendition of Janis Joplin. Very Haight Street appropriate!

Next, in second place, was:
 
jamie as elliot
 
Customer Jamie as Elliot from ET!
 
Finally, the big first place winner was:
 
halloween deer
 
Deerie!
 
A good time was had by all! Be sure to come in on Halloween next year to get in on the action yourself -- winners receive various gift packs, including CDs, swag and Amoeba gift certificates!
 
halloween costume contest group

That's our Kelly Sweeney, center, in a handmade No Face from Spirited Away costume!

P.S. -- all photos were taken by the illustrious D.J.