White House Easter: Obama Tells Screaming Kids 'Bees Are Good'

On Monday, at the White House Easter Egg Roll, President Obama’s reading of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are was interrupted by bees. The children in attendance screamed, because children and bees are natural enemies. The President urged them to stop screaming, because “bees are good,” and besides, wild… »4/06/15 5:30pm4/06/15 5:30pm


Massive Easter Egg Hunt Descends Into Madness, Ends in All-Out Brawl

File Easter egg hunts under “things that parents ruin for everyone.” A massive egg search in Sacramento was supposed to break a world record for “the world’s largest Easter egg hunt” but the only award the event is winning is one in embarrassment and regret. And the record for crying toddlers whose fun was ruined by… »4/06/15 3:50pm4/06/15 3:50pm

Weedster May Have Been Too Much For Us To Handle

Today is a very very special day. In a most spectacular convergence, everyone’s favorite candy-related New Testament holiday has fallen on April 20, which also happens to be everyone’s favorite weed-related holiday. The event has lovingly been dubbed ‘Weedster,’ and it’s basically Haley’s comet meets the Blood Moon.… »4/20/14 4:20pm4/20/14 4:20pm

Selfies, Politics and Poop: It's the Annual Peeps Diorama Contest

Easter is just around the corner, so you know what that means: peeps! If there's anything that truly honors the Christian themes of resurrection and sacrifice, it's brightly colored sugar gobs molded into misshapen adorable little animals. Of course this season also marks the return of the annual Peeps Show, … »4/17/14 10:40am4/17/14 10:40am

Peeps Love Peeps: That Gross Easter Candy Is Having Its Best Year Yet

Peeps, those chick and rabbit shaped blobs of sugar, corn syrup and gelatin that are stale from the moment you open the box, are having a hell of a year. Not only is the candy celebrating its 60th birthday, but 2012 happened to be the best financial year for Just Born, Inc, the company that creates Peeps — as well as… »3/08/13 1:00pm3/08/13 1:00pm

Here Are the 10 Best Photos from the White House Easter Egg Roll

This morning, the annual White House Easter Egg Roll took place in Washington, DC. The sun was shining, the eggs were egg-y and everybody seemed to be having a great time. Just because you couldn't be there (or maybe you were — HEY, MO!) doesn't mean you shouldn't have a chance to experience the fun. Here are the… »4/09/12 4:45pm4/09/12 4:45pm