Now that October has arrived and Halloween is just a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about what costume to wear this year. The International Business Times put together a list of what it believes the top 10 Halloween costumes will be this year, guided by input from leading industry sources:
Zombie — IBT cited an industry leader saying zombies are the new vampires, in part because of the hit AMC cable TV show The Walking Dead.
Captain America — Star of a summer blockbuster movie this year.
Don Draper — From AMC’s hit show Mad Men
Charlie Sheen — No explanation needed after Sheen’s crazy meltdown of a year.
- Frankie Stein — From Mattel’s Monster High franchise.
- Thor — The star of another summer blockbuster movie this year.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger— The former California governor left office and fell into a scandal involving him fathering a now 13-year-old boy with the family’s maid.
- Anthony Weiner— Weiner’s very bad year involved him stepping down from office after tweeting sexual photos and messages to women who weren’t his wife — and having a sex scandal while carrying that unfortunate last name.
- Ron Paul— The perennial GOP presidential candidate has helped make his libertarian ideas that once were viewed as loopy gain popularity.
- Amy Winehouse — Winehouse is gone, but homage can be paid on Halloween, including with a wig based on her fabulous beehive hairdo.