Fugs and Pieces: October 26, 2012


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I assume you are thinking about your Halloween costumes at the moment. I am mostly thinking about candy. Eat some while you read the following:

Dogs in costumes. You think you’re not a person who cares about this BUT YOU ARE. Trust me. (The Cut)

– To continue the costume theme, the Awl asked a variety of fashion writers and bloggers about their first/favorite Halloween costumes, including us. Comes with a bonus shot of a little Heather in hers, and it is very cute indeed. (The Awl)

– Slate is running a lengthy piece about the 40th anniversary of Free To Be You and Me, which is a great read. I loved that album when I was little. I also had no idea Marlo Thomas was so awesome. (Slate)

– Vulture goes deep to figure out which dude every song on Taylor Swift’s new album is about. (Vulture)

– I’m pretty sure you want to read A History of The Fashion Turban (Glo)

– ALLEGEDLY Miley Cyrus is planning a one million dollar wedding. Is it wrong of me if I really want it to be televised? (Celebitchy)

This is a very interesting piece on famous people who just missed the Titanic. It’s FASCINATING to think about how all of our lives can be affected by the smallest things — a sprained ankle, deciding to stay in Aix for a massage, etc. (Smithsonian)

– Let’s look at the thinnest house in the world. As a claustrophobic I say, “no thank you.” (Time)

– Flavorwire presents The 12 Most Unnecessary Pumpkin-Flavored Products. Courtesy of Burger King Japan, one of them is a cheeseburger. (Flavorwire)

– Apparently — MAD MEN SPOILER! — Don and Megan Draper take a vacation. Which means: Hamm in vintage trunks and Jessica Pare in a swimsuit I COVET. (Vulture)

– Oooh, Tom Cruise is suing Life and Style. (Lainey)

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  1. Katie
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    I would take down that pumpkin burger in a heartbeat, and I don’t even like meat very much! Kabocha is SO good and totally not sweet unless you pile sugar on it. I eat some over rice and beans with bbq sauce for breakfast every morning this time of year (yes, I am weird. in my defense, if I don’t eat enough protein first thing in the morning I am hungry the rest of the day).

  2. Lynn
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    Thanks for the “Free to Be…” link. My middle school science teacher showed us that every year for three years in the mid-80′s. I’m not really sure why he did that, but I appreciate it even now — or especially now. Very interesting article.

  3. Sally
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    OMG, Heather! I gasped at the adorableness of you as Annie (and may I say I would like that wig. Now.)

  4. taylor
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    I adored the “Free to be You and Me” piece. I loved that album growing up, but haven’t thought about it in years.

  5. Katie
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    Heather – at least you were the cute Sunmaid Raisin Girl….my mother dressed me as one of the CALIFORNIA RAISINS when I was 5! (this costume – http://images.mentalfloss.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/california-raisins-halloween.jpg)

  6. anon o
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    I loved that Free to Be article – thank you! Growing up we had the album and the book and listed to it constantly – I haven’t heard it in probably 30 years but reading the article all the songs popped into my head! Loved it.

  7. char
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    Thank you for the dog costume link. Really. You have no idea how much joy that just gave me.

  8. yeahandalso
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    remember when Don yelled at Betty for buying that bikini that still covered up her belly button? Times they are a changing.

  9. Alex
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  10. Sajorina
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    OMG, GFY Heather!!! Could you have been any cuter as a kid? ADORABLE! My 1st Halloween costume was Strawberry Shortcake! And, I am so happy ‘A History of the Fashion Turban’ made it into “Fugs & Pieces”… I love it so much!

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