Make: Live Halloween Party 10/26/11 (video)

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!

Anney Fresh – Space Kitty and other costume characters

In costume as Mrs. Duchee, designer craftsperson and Emmy award-winning puppeteer Anney Fresh joins us to show and tell with her inflatable Space Kitty and talks shop & about creating and maintaining puppets for Jim Henson company. Some of Anney’s own puppets also join the party.

Pumpkin Hacks

Members of local hackerspace NYC Resistor show off their electrified, motorized, LED-adorned and otherwise hacked pumpkins.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration for a halloween costume, check out what our partygoers were wearing in the costume parade!

Show notes:

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Make: Live 20: Kits
Wednesday November 9th, 9pm ET/6pm PT
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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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