The Easter Bunny or Easter Rabbit is a character depicted as a rabbit bringing Easter eggs. The Easter Bunny is sometimes depicted with clothes. In legend, the creature carries colored eggs in his basket, candy and sometimes also toys to the homes of children, and as such shows similarities to Santa Claus, as they both bring gifts to children on the night before their respective holiday. It was first mentioned in Georg Franck von Frankenau‘s De ovis paschalibus (About Easter Eggs) in 1682 referring to an Alsace tradition of an Easter Hare bringing Easter Eggs.
These Easter Bunnies are not that kind. The Easter Bunnies pictured below are of the half-assed shopping mall or pastor’s son in a rented costume variety. Some are frighteningly sinister, some do not even appear to be any sort of rabbit, and some are so pathetically bad, they get and F for effort because there was none.
It is quite possible that this Easter Bunny was out late the night before, if those circles around his eyes are any indication.
I do wish parents would stop doing that to their children’s hair. Have we learned nothing from our own bowl-cut photographs?
The black background is a brave choice. It lets the viewer imagine the setting for himself: middle of a shopping mall or kidnappers secret dungeon?
What? I am uncomfortable just looking at this “bunny.” I think it is a woman in a pink union suit with a pair of long underwear bottoms on her head. Or a man. I don’t know.
How is it that most Easter Bunny mask parts have the same sort of open-mouthed expressions and it can sometimes look like they are laughing, sometimes screaming, sometimes sneezing, and sometimes really enjoying some Easter-Bunny-on-Greyhound love. Unfortunately, from now on, I will probably only ever see the “Easter Bunny Sex Face,” if you don’t believe me, scroll back up and take another look at the photos. Ya, sorry about that.
- The Origin Of The Easter Bunny (renardmoreau.wordpress.com)
- The Lessons I Learned From The Easter Bunny (judysp.wordpress.com)
- Creepy Consumer Culture Rituals: Pictures With Santa and The Easter Bunny (thenarcissisticanthropologist.com)
- Where Did The Easter Bunny Come From? (mentalfloss.com)