Field Trip: “Inappropriate Halloween Costumes 101” on Lady Clever

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The following is an excerpt from my recent piece, “Inappropriate Halloween Costumes 101,” currently on Lady Clever.

It could just be the widespread integration of social media into our society (and people’s stubborn refusal to censor themselves accordingly), but 2013 seems to have been the year of Most Offensive Halloween Costumes Ever. Yes, it was the first time I actually craved (for the sake of others, of course) the safety of pre-packaged nylon Halloween gear, ensuring that, while wholly uncreative and lacking in originality, the world’s idiots were safeguarded from being correctly perceived as insensitive, racist, or just plain stupid.

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