"Ruined Spanish Fresco Monkey Jesus" is 2012's hot Halloween costume

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You may remember how an eighty-year-old Spanish woman lovingly trashed the fresco Ecce Homo in a failed art restoration attempt. Reddit user Spinjump took inspiration from this "very hairy monkey in an ill-fitting tunic" and recently debuted this gold-star costume at Anime Weekend Atlanta. We anticipate a veritable Planet of Deformed Messiah Apes come October 31.

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[Via Reddit — hat tip to Sloopy]

DISCUSSION

Honestly, when people were giving that old lady shit for the chutzpah to ask for money I was all for it. She's bringing in an obscene amount of tourist dollars from all this exposure. It's only fair, short of a parade, to compensate her.