Halloween pumpkin carvings can be a great medium for creative expression. Below are 10 more avant-garde pumpkin carvings that defy the traditional jack-o’-lantern:

 

1. The Starbucks pumpkin brings the Pumpkin Spice Latte to a whole new level and leaves the calories behind. Don’t be misled though: there’s actually no pumpkin in PSLs. Be sure to pick up one of these carvings in tall, grande, or venti!

 

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2. “Why so serious?” The Joker pumpkin would be sure to spice up any garden but may deter treat-or-treaters dressed up as Batman.

 

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3. In honor of the San Francisco Giants winning this year’s world series, here is the Giants pumpkin.

 

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4. Who would have guessed that Bill Murray’s next big role would be a pumpkin?

 

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5.  Just like Walter White in “Breaking Bad,” this pumpkin is a criminal mastermind.

 

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6. Who said pumpkins can’t be political? Embrace your patriotic side with this Obama pumpkin.

 

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7. The iPhone 6 isn’t all Apple has released lately. This pumpkin is set to hit shelves this winter! Be sure to preorder your own today, before they sell out.

 

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8. This pumpkin would blend right in with the Minions from “Despicable Me.”

 

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9. “YOU SHALL NOT PASS!” This carving captures Gandalf’s glory as he battles the Balrog in “Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring.”

 

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10. This last carving is also a reminder to go get vaccinated. In the United States, flu season peaks between December and February but can start as early as October. If you don’t want to look like this pumpkin, get your flu shot!

 

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How are you celebrating this Halloween? Let me know below in the comments or on Twitter @ryanlawlessness