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Will someone in a Doug Sauter costume come knocking at your door on Halloween? Mr. Monday hopes so. BY JIM BECKEL, THE OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVESAh, the '80s, when kids were actually allowed to dress up in their costumes for school. The only costumes kids wear to school now are droopy drawers. On the first day of school, all kids should be given textbooks and a pair of suspenders. (That ends Mr. Monday's new feature — paragraphs Mr. Monday's grandpa would write.) This week, of course, is the time for Mr. Monday to preview this year's best sports-related Halloween costumes. Mr. Monday's looking for a new get-up, because who knows what kind of candy you can get in 2007 dressed as Groucho? Mr. Monday needs Twizzlers. •Sonics season ticket holder. Costume parts needed: Fading Shawn Kemp jersey, cargo pants, reduced carbon footprint, subpoena. The bitterer, the better for this costume. Instead of saying "trick or treat,” go from house to house asking people if they remember Slick Watts. •Starbucks Barista Costume: Green apron, soul patch, Masters in Fine Arts degree. Here's Mr. Monday's favorite (real) news item of the week.
Wear a Sonics jersey, score more Twizzlers
Mr. Monday remembers his elementary school Halloween highlights like they happened yesterday — San Diego Chicken, executioner, flesh-eating zombie, Groucho Marx.
Will someone in a Doug Sauter costume come knocking at your door on Halloween? Mr. Monday hopes so. BY JIM BECKEL, THE OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVES