Not One, But 40 Peeps Shows For Easter
I bet 'Mr. Peeps' never dreamed 60 years ago that his yummy, gooey, marshmallow treats would be fodder for a cult. I bet he never thought that in 60 years there would be as many as 40 different Peeps Shows throughout the United States to commemorate Easter. And the thousands of talented Peep artists who create diaramas where Peeps play famous characters such as Pi or Pope Francis. Well, Mr. Peeps, aka Bob Born, must be eating these celebrations up - so to speak.
Inspiration came from every sphere of life this year - politics, science, religion, movies.... Here's a winning Peeps diarama of The Hunger Games.
and I love this Peeps scene from the Life of Pi....
The Life Of Peeps
In comradship and love for the Twinkie...
Rest in Peep To A Fellow Treat
And just in time for Easter the new Pope was selected by Cardinals at the Papal Conclave. Here is the...
And just in case you think that climate change will have a huge impact on the world, just wait for
Check out some of the talented, clever artists out there that have contributed to the cult of Peeps this Easter. Here are a few galleries I recommend: The Washington Post, Pioneer Press, Pophangover, this Fox News station, and The Denver Post.
Learn more about 'Mr. Peeps' at The Statesman.
And see some of the Peeps diaramas from the past, here.