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
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
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
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
( 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
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
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
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
"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
(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
Clever lot, these Peep Show designers!
UPDATE: Here are a few more peep shows to amuse you.