Second Annual Wes Anderson Inspired Halloween Costume Contest


Enter our Second Annual Wes Anderson Inspired Halloween Costume Contest. We are giving away at least two prize packages, which include some great items that Wes fans should covet:

  • Noah and the Whale’s fantastic new album Peaceful, the World Lays Me Down
  • Derek Hill’s great book Charlie Kaufman and Hollywood’s Merry Band of Pranksters, Fabulists and Dreamers: An Excursion Into the American New Wave
  • Our good friend Coin Laundry Loser’s EP Summer, including his Wes-inspired song “Edward Appleby”

To enter, upload a picture of yourself in your Wes-inspired costume to Flickr (registration required) and tag it with “rushmoreacademy2008” (if, for whatever reason, you can’t use Flickr, e-mail to make alternative arrangements). Who will you be? Peter Whitman? Max Fischer? Steve Zissou? Wes Anderson himself? Bob Yeoman? Dart Boy? Check out some of the entries from last year.

Entries will be voted on by the staff of the Rushmore Academy. By submitting an entry, you:
a) confirm that you are eighteen (18) years of age or older and that it is legal for you to post your picture.
b) give permission to to post your entry on its public website.

The contest submission period ends November 7, 2008 at midnight EST. Contest rules, stipulations, and prizes are subject to change at the sponsor’s discretion. cannot control the content of Please report inappropriate entries to the Flickr administrators. Direct inquiries to edwardappleby @ (no spaces).

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Thanks to Sneak Attack Media, Nick Flora, and Derek Hill for sponsoring this year’s contest.

Tease about the Second Annual Wes-Inspired Halloween Costume Contest / Yankee Journal entries still being accepted

We are doing the Halloween costume contest again. So, get designing! Last year, we gave away luxurious Darjeeling Limited prize packages. Details and prizes for this year coming soon! Check out some of the entries from last year.

And, as announced earlier, the deadline for submissions to the first issue of The Yankee Journal has been extended to October 31, 2008. We have received many fantastic, Max Fischer-worthy entries, but we’d love to hear from more of you. Details.

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