10 Funny, Dramatic, & Irreverent Peep Shows Too Good To Miss

If sugar ever goes out of fashion, the folks who make Peeps® never have to worry; Peeps is a gift that keeps on giving in all kinds of amusing ways during holidays, but especially at Easter. Here are some 2009 winning Peep designs to which I've given my own awards...


1.  Best Political Peep Show

Impeepment by Cole Lightfoot, Northern Illinois University Honors Program

Chicago Tribune


 Peepin' golden



2.  Best Peep Show Representing A Peep Show

Octomom and OctoPeeps in the "Just Born" Nursery Unit by Christy Jones of Lafayette, Indiana; Michelle and Tom Gaskill of Leo, Indiana; and Cheryl and Stephani Krugler of Geneva, Illinois 

Chicago Tribune


 The "Just Born" Nursery Unit is bustling with activity due to the recent arrival of the "OctoPeeps." The hospital is besieged by the paparazzi and Dr. Phil trying to get a peek at the Octomom and her baby Peeps. You are given an exclusive first look at the burgeoning family.



3.  Best Dramatic Interpretation of Alfred "HitchPeep" Thriller

 "The Peeps" by Laura Gilligan, Chicago

 Chicago Tribune


 In this creepy scene from Alfred Hitchpeep's classic thriller, the suspense builds as Tipeepi Hedron waits outside the schoolhouse, unaware of the danger lurking behind her as the children inside sing a haunting tune: "Wisslepeep, wasslepeep...


4.  Best Peep Show At A Museum


Linda, by Carol Serini of Evergreen and Greg Alflen of Morrison Colorad

Denver Post


( Photo: Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post)


The photo on the right is "Linda" a 1983 portraint by John DeAndrea.in the Denver Art Museum.






5.  Best Warning For Peeps Behavin' Badly


Peephole repair, by Brad French, Chicago

Chicago Tribune


Here is photographic proof positive that the Mayor's approach to street repairs is a sweet plan.



6.  Best Industrial Use Of Peeps

Attic Peepsulation, by Bob & Terri Nemeth, Barrington, Illinois

Chicago Tribune


Keeping the house warm by adding Peepsulation to the attic floor.



7.  Best 1950's Peep Show


Crusin' for Chicks, by Gina Fazio, Naperville, and Michael Fazio, Chicago

Chicago Tribune


The photo imagines an American Graffitti-like scene where bunnies in hot cars drive around town looking for action. The location is obviously State and Lake in Chicago, looking south and east.



8.  Best 'As Seen On TV' Peep Show


Peeps in Blankets... With Sleeves!  by Meghan Smith

Chicago Tribune


"Sarah, Roberta, Alena, Meghann, and Meghan, were always cold. These Peeps just couldn't enjoy regular tasks. Going to the game turned them into Peep-sicles, making s’mores gave them the chills, even reading a book was impossible! But now they are all snuggly in these wonderful blankets with sleeves!"



9.  Best  Peeponeers


Pikes Peep or Bust,  by Debra Faulkner of Thornton, Colorado

Denver Post


(Photo:Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post)



10.  Best Event Of 2009 As Played By Peeps


A Flock of Peeps and a Miracle, by Shelley Lurie and Jill Dubois

Chicago Tribune




 Clever lot, these Peep Show designers!

UPDATE:  Here are a few more peep shows to amuse you.