WE MADE IT!!!
Thanks to you, our fantastic backers, we reached our final stretch goal and then some. We're winding this thing up at over 300% of our initial funding goal,... Read more
The big day is here! Costumes, trick-or-treating, pumpkins, candy, and, yes, more media coverage for Take Back Halloween:
Today.com (This is the website, not the show itself. We were... Read more
Another big day for us in the news:
The Daily Beast
And unfortunately, I just had to turn down an offer to be on the Todayshow. It... Read more
See it in a room!
I've been playing with mat colors again for our posters. These are all mock-ups (just mock-ups!) of our 11x14 posters in matted 16x20 black walnut frames.
Remember the Greek World... Read more
Debunking the Mythology of Market Demand
That's the title of the interview we did with Amy Jussel of Shaping Youth. She asked me what I really wanted to talk about, and I let fly. ... Read more
We'll be on KCOY-CBS tomorrow morning around 6:35am PST
Any fans in Santa Barbara? We'll be on KCOY-CBS "Wake Up Central Coast" tomorrow morning, Monday, October 28. Our slot is scheduled for between 6:35am PST and 6:50am PST.
So... Read more
We had a flurry of coverage over the past few days and I'm behind sharing the links with you all. Quick roundup:
- Geek Girl Chicago interviewed us for Chicago Now: ... Read more
In which we discuss the aesthetics of a spandex tube
We did an interview with Jamie Lynne Grumet(you may remember her from the cover of TIME last year), who got us talking about a different kind of sex appeal.... Read more
Our final stretch goal: Operation Nefertiti
Welcome to the fourth and final phase of our Kickstarter: Operation Nefertiti. Our ultimate goal: $13,500.
Thanks to you, our wonderful, amazing, fantabulous backers, we've already reached our first... Read more
We made it to $9,000!
THANK YOU! We made it to our second stretch goal, all thanks to you, our wonderful backers! Hecate? Booked. Marie Laveau? Booked.
But we still have a whole week... Read more
In which we somehow get connected to that sexy slice of pizza on the Daily Show
This has been a huge day for us in terms of traffic, email, and pledges (THANK YOU!!!), but I wanted to quickly share three big media thingies that happened today:... Read more
We're in io9!
The geek is strong here at Take Back Halloween, so today's gorgeous article on us at io9 is a special thrill:
Amazing and Inspirational Women's Costumes to "Take Back Halloween"... Read more
New reward poster!
To go along with our Operation Hecatestretch goal, we're adding a new poster to the rewards. It features our goddesses and important women from the ancient Greek world, including... Read more
Interview with Kickstarter Conversations
Thanks to James Yee of Kickstarter Conversations for interviewing us! The post is up now:
Halloween doesn't have to be sexy, Take Back Halloween!
James asked a lot of... Read more
And on to Operation Hecate!
Can you believe it? This is stunning. Thanks to the incredible outpouring of support for this project, we zoomed past our first stretch goal---Operation Ishtar---in only three days. Ishtar and... Read more
Epbot, Tor, AfterEllen, and more
We're heading into the weekend with Operation Ishtar (less than $700 to go!) and I wanted to give you a quick roundup of our latest media coverage:
- Epbot: ... Read more
Welcome to Operation Ishtar!
Thanks to all of you, we're now into the stretch goal phase of our Kickstarter. And because we're total nerds, we have a name for it: Operation Ishtar.
So, welcome... Read more
What an incredible day this has been! Exactly two weeks ago we launched
our Kickstarter to fund the next year of Take Back Halloween.
And today, less than halfway through... Read more
Interview with the Tired Feminist
Emmily Bristol interviewed us (well, me) for the Tired Feminist, and the Q&A has just been published. (It's also cross-posted at Emmily's other site, the Sin City Siren.) Thank you,... Read more
"The fabbest costume site of them all"
That's what GirlsLife calls us in their new issue. GirlsLife is the #1 magazine for 10-to-15 year old girls, which ties in with what we've already learned from Tumblr, Facebook,... Read more
These are a few of our favorite tweets
Only 12 days into our Kickstarter and we're already almost three-quarters of the way to our goal (74% as I write this).
We've been getting tremendous response on... Read more
We're in GeekMom!
Yay, we're in GeekMom! Huge thanks to Samantha Cook and the team at GeekMom for featuring us in their "Fund This" segment. And Sam says such nice things about us!... Read more
One week down, three to go!
Our first week on Kickstarter has been fantastic, thanks to all of you. We're already 46% of the way towards our goal! Thank you so much for... Read more