In the night of the 31st October it is again the time to celebrate the old celtic rite of ‘Halloween’. Most people got accustomed to the sight of the neighbors children wandering around and ransacking whole stockpiles of sweets. Anybody not complying to those threats is often punished with sneaky pranks.
Flashmobs seem to be increasingly common events. Suddenly and unexpected, a group of people gathers at a previously agreed place to perform something rather unusual. Right after finishing their performance, the group usually disperses as quickly as they arrived, typically astounding bystanders by doing so.
A quite well done flashmob using fantomas latex masks was performed in Prague recently. The video found on Youtube is definitely worth watching, as it shows how good such masks look.
Traditionally, during the year of the election of the President of the USA, latex masks depicting the candidates are in high demand.
Estimates and experience shows that combined sales numbers for masks of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will reach around a million
pieces. A chinese factory producing these masks for large american retailers has opened their doors to the press in an effort to get some
news coverage and free advertisement. As a nice side effect, we can take a look behind the curtain of a latex mask factory.
With spin-offs in dozens of countries, “Got Talent” is said to be the one of the most succesful and widespread contemporary TV formats. Unlikely other shows giving skilled or semi skilled newcomers a chance to present themselves, not only singers but also a wide range of other artistic categories are featured.
Since we first wrote about the upcoming trend of scaring or pranking people using horror clown masks, things took a direction that can only be described as hype all over europe. Newspapers were filled with reports of horror clowns spreading fear (and anger) amongst numerous victims, with some even getting physically assaulted by clown mask wearers who took things a bit too far.
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