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Make: Live’s Halloween bash featured action stylist Anney Fresh, electrically-enhanced pumpkins aka “hack-o-lanterns”, and a costume parade by attendees at the party hosted by MakerBot in Brooklyn, NY. Matt and Becky open the show with an homage to The X-Files.

Subscribe to the Make: Live Podcast in iTunes, watch Make: Live episode 18 in its entirety (or download in m4v format). Also check out the chat room transcript!

Missed the Digi-Key giveaway? Sign up for our second chance giveaway- go to to enter to win one of 20 MAKE Halloween Special editions (print for US/Canada, PDF for other international). Drawing ends 11/8/11.
CRAFT Halloween Contest

Inspired to craft something for Halloween? Be sure to enter it in our CRAFT Halloween contest to win lots of cool prizes like a Tulip prize basket, tools from GarrettWade, and a Singer Futura XL 400 sewing and embroidery machine! Costumes, decor, food, props – whatever you create for Halloween is welcome in the contest. Read our contest page for details. Deadline to enter is Nov 8.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • Laura

    “What are you going as here?”
    “Uhh… I really couldn’t tell you.”
    “Oh, it’s just a -”
    “- Just a general superhero with a glowing crotch.”