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Mad Men Costume Quiz

Mad Men brought the sixties back, but can you figure out these characters by their costumes? Hover to see the […]

Joel from The Last of Us

In The Last of Us, Joel is a violent and ruthless smuggler hired to escort 14-year-old Ellie out of the safe quarantine zone and across the danger-filled country. The things we do for a paycheck, eh?

Ellie from The Last of Us

In the Playstation 3 game The Last of Us, a 20-year pandemic has decimated civilization, leaving infected humans and survivors to kill each other for food and weapons. 14-year-old Ellie is prepared to escape the quarantine zone and cross the post-apocalyptic landscape – after all, she’s brought an empty backpack!

Altair from Assassin’s Creed

In Assassin’s Creed, Desmond Miles uses a machine called the Animus to control the actions of his genetic ancestor Altaïr ibn-La’Ahad. Altaïr must keep a low cover while assassinating ten Knights Templar, all while the Third Crusade rages in the background.

Weekend at Bernie’s

Bernie invites two insurance workers to his beach house, setting them up for a mob hit. He gets double-crossed though, and the workers arrive to find him dead. Naturally, they spend the weekend partying with his dead body.

Joan Jett

Joan Jett is a punk singer and guitarist best known for fronting the Blackhearts on hit songs like “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” and “Bad Reputation”. She was recently impersonated in The Runaways by Kristen Stewart. Think you can do better?

Iggy Pop

As singer, songwriter, and frontman for the Stooges, Iggy Pop is considered the godfather of punk rock. His trademark style is flowing locks, sinewy chest, and ultra-skinny jeans. He came into this world shirtless, and he’s gonna stay shirtless.

Tintin

Tintin is a young reporter who’s drawn to dangerous adventures but always manages to make it through with a combination of bravery, quick thinking, and good luck. He doesn’t have much of a family, but his faithful dog Snowy and the friends he meets along the way are more than enough for him.

Agent 47

Agent 47 stars in Hitman, the popular game series and less successful movie (Timothy Olyphant). Kidnapped by the Organization and trained from childhood as an assassin, he finds himself ensnared in a conspiracy involving both Interpol and the Russian military.

George R. R. Martin

George R. R. Martin, affectionately known as GRRM, is a fantasy author best known for A Song of Fire and Ice, a series adapted to the popular HBO show Game of Thrones. He’s the son of a longshoreman and his house sigil is the turtle, the only pet allowed by the housing projects in which he grew up.