The Frank Zappa “Halloween 77” costume box.
While Harley Quinn, Donald Trump and Stephen King’s creepy clown are bound to be well-represented at this year’s Halloween parties, the truly discerning pop-culture aficionado will be dressing up as Frank Zappa. A stylish outfit you’ll want to wear the whole year round, this newly issued retro-style Zappa mask and costume capture the ironic humor of the dearly departed rock genius. The deluxe “Halloween 77” box set is accompanied by a candy-shaped USB stick containing 158 tracks of tasty live performances, in 24-bit audio, from a four-night concert run in New York City. You can pre-order the set
, which will ship on Oct. 20. In other news, the Zappa Family Trust has announced that Frank will be doing a national tour as a hologram in 2018. And no, we’re not making that up.