The Style Blog: October, 2012

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Horse Mask Guy gains fame, distracts from Hurricane Sandy

Before Sandy unleashes its fury, enjoy a good meme. Meet Horse Man Guy aka Jimmy Kruyne.

By David Malitz  |  01:07 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Our favorite rainy day songs # HurricanePlaylist

Monday so far feels decidedly calm, so here’s my top 5 songs about the rain.

By Chris Richards  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  music

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Halloween costumes for the fashion-forward reveler

By Cara Kelly  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Halloween’s weirdest sexy costumes

Sexy Lorax? Ok, sure.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:55 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Romney saddled with ‘Horses and Bayonets’ meme

When the president used the phrase in a retort to Romney’s argument about military spending, internet pranksters galloped with it.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:26 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 10/20/2012

Frankenstein Madeline Rick Walton Nathan Hale

Rick Walton and Nathan Hale have reworked Ludwig Bemelman’s story of the little French girl just in time for Halloween.

By Ron Charles  |  09:24 AM ET, 10/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Halloween costumes: How to dress as 2012’s popular memes

Halloween parties will be populated by Big Bird, binders full of women and Gangnam Style.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 10/18/2012

‘Hello Dolly’ casting announced for Ford’s Theatre and Signature Theatre co-production

Veteran Broadway actress Nancy Opel has been cast as the meddling matchmaker from Yonkers.

By Peter Marks  |  05:51 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  theater

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/17/2012

‘Binders Full of Women’ Romney quip goes viral

Romney’s awkwardly-stated debate response set off a huge reaction on Twitter and Tumblr.

By Maura Judkis and Michael Cavna  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Karlie Kloss to be the face of Target, Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection

The fashion model will be the star of Target and Neiman Marcus’ holiday collaboration.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  05:27 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Million Puppet March to bring puppeteers to Mall

Puppets and their handlers will march Nov. 3 in support of PBS.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:26 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Felix Baumgartner’s space jump: The memes

Internet jokesters went to work as soon as the supersonic skydiver landed safely.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:05 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize-winning writing: Political struggle, loneliness, empathy

Read what Washington Post critics have to say about the new Nobel Prize winner’s work.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:31 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics | Tags:  books

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Nats’ “Take on Me” fans aren’t afraid to take on the high notes

Watch Nats fans and Michael Morse sing his at-bat music, and listen to other covers of A-ha’s famous song.

By Maura Judkis and Chris Richards  |  10:31 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  music

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 10/08/2012

#LiteraryRestaurants: Food for the book lover’s soul

#LiteraryRestaurants: A Twitter trend unites the food and book lover.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  05:15 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Rothko painting vandalized at the Tate Modern

“Red on Maroon” is one of the works that inspired the Tony Award-winning play “Red.”

By Maura Judkis  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  art

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 10/06/2012

Virgin Mobile FreeFest: It got loud

Jack White and Skrillex send the annual festival out loudly

By Chris Richards  |  11:56 PM ET, 10/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 10/06/2012

Bill O’Reilly, Jon Stewart ready to rumble #Rumble2012

Get live updates as the talk show hosts argue over the state of the union.

By Dan Zak  |  04:55 PM ET, 10/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/06/2012

Virgin Mobile Free Fest takes over Merriweather Post Pavilion

The day-long festival includes Skrillex, Jack White and others

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 10/05/2012

The long, woolly path to Broadway for Craig Wright’s ‘Grace’

Paul Rudd shows his darker side with this religion-meets -real estate tale.

By Peter Marks  |  03:34 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  theater

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Adele’s great. Whatever. Show ‘er Shirls

Adele’s James Bond “Skyfall”theme has nothing on Shirley Bassey’s “Goldfinger.”

By Melissa Bell  |  12:11 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Jon Clinch self-publishes ‘The Thief of Auschwitz’

After two well-received novels with Random House, Jon Clinch strikes out on his own with Amazon.

By Ron Charles  |  02:17 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Rush, Public Enemy, Donna Summer among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Diverse group also includes Heart, Deep Purple and N.W.A.

By Chris Richards  |  12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Big Bird: Romney loves him, but social media loves him more

Novelty Twitter accounts appeared only minutes after Mitt Romney made a comment about the Sesame Street character in the presidential debate

By Maura Judkis  |  12:14 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Animal Collective, live at a misty Merriweather

Heady tunes and heavy fog make for a memorable evening

By Chris Richards  |  10:25 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 10/02/2012

David Finkel’s ‘Genius Award’: Read his stories

Post reporter David Finkel is a 2012 MacArthur Fellow for his reporting at home and abroad.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:05 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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