Halloween is approaching, and we're giving out treats: tips on how to dress like your favorite movie characters.

Costume: Incendiary documentarian Michael Moore -- because he's not only a real man, he's also a movie character

What You'll Need: The baseball cap is key, and for authenticity's sake we highly recommend sticking to Michigan or Detroit teams (Moore most often sports a Michigan State hat, though he's been spotted a lot lately in this red Rutgers University hat). Next, if you don't already wear them, find some fake thick black glasses at your local Target or discount store. Moore's typical outfit consists of a blazer and tee shirt underneath (make it something nice and liberal), jeans and sneakers. Depending on your weight, you'll probably need some extra padding for the gut (even if the guy has lost some baby fat recently). Costume: Incendiary documentarian Michael Moore -- because he's not only a real man, he's also a movie character

What You'll Need: The baseball cap is key, and for authenticity's sake we highly recommend sticking to Michigan or Detroit teams (Moore most often sports a Michigan State hat, though he's been spotted a lot lately in this red Rutgers University hat). Next, if you don't already wear them, find some fake thick black glasses at your local Target or discount store. Moore's typical outfit consists of a blazer and tee shirt underneath (make it something nice and liberal), jeans and sneakers. Depending on your weight, you'll probably need some extra padding for the gut (even if the guy has lost some baby fat recently).

To really get the point across that you are, in fact, Michael Moore, and not just some heavyset Red Wings fan, we recommend a series of buttons on the blazer representing each of his films: anti-Wall Street ('Capitalism: A Love Story), pro-universal health care ('Sicko'), anti-Bush ('Fahrenheit 9/11'), anti-guns ('Bowling for Columbine'), anti-big business ('The Big One') and anti-downsizing ('Roger and Me'). For extra credit, order this John Candy button to represent Moore's one narrative feature, 'Canadian Bacon.'

Accessories: There are a few things you can carry around to make you look more Moore-ish. You can start with a video camera to hold over your shoulder (and bonus, film your whole Halloween party!); you can also opt for a prop video camera. If you want to be a little timelier, go with the bullhorn Moore uses to call out banking execs in 'Capitalism.' And lastly, don't forget your American flag.

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