How Not To Be An A–hole This Halloween

Step away from the brown paint

It’s that time again: the best day of the year for those responsible and creative enough to come up with a great costume ahead of time! Unfortunately, it's also the worst day for everyone else.

As we wait for the inevitable headline declaring yet another celebrity has poorly chosen to wear blackface, we decided to outline what you should avoid at all costs this holiday. Go to that party without fear of being shunned for your tasteless costume. Because this is 2016 for christ’s sake, and we know you’re better than that.   

Click ahead to ensure you don’t go viral for all the wrong reasons. Stay woke, friends.