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The tradition of dressing up as the Easter Bunny for children to take photos with around the holiday has presented a bit of a challenge in not being utterly disturbing. After all, you're dealing with recreating a giant anthropomorphic rodent whose lap is meant to be sat upon by small children. Suffice it to say, the efforts over the years to make the Easter Bunny as un-creepy as possible have failed and actually had the opposite effect in most cases. Check out some of the worst, most upsetting offenders in this roundup of the 15 most terrifying Easter Bunny photos we've ever seen.
You may have noticed we are getting super pumped over here for the 2013 Grammys, and not just because we like to party with the music industry, although that is a significant factor. History tells us we are guaranteed a spectacle of fashion and live performances, as well as a wealth of premium WTF moments at the awards show. From acceptance speech hijackings and blunders to soy bombs, join us as we countdown to Grammy night with a look back at the top 10 most ridiculous moments in Grammy Awards history.
Justin Timberlake, Steven Tyler, Britney Spears, 2001 Super Bowl [via]
We don't know if the Ravens or the 49ers will be victorious at this weekend's Super Bowl XLVII, but we do know Beyonce is likely to put forth the best performance of the day. We commend Pepsi's choice of performer as Super Bowl halftime shows have a tendency to be uniquely horrifying mashups of pop culture that are as awkward and uncomfortable to watch as they are compelling for their overwhelming awfulness. How bad could they really be? Let us count the ways. Here are five of the top 10 most ridiculous Super Bowl Halftime Shows ever, from Prince passionately stroking his "guitar" to N'SYNC trying to rap with Aerosmith. Yes, yes they did.
From Coney Island to Rehobeth Beach, sandcastle competitions are sweeping the country. This year was the first time Rockaway Beach hosted the event, which was organized by the public arts organization Creative Time. From Dustin Yellin's 'Bowl Cuts' to Marie Lorenz's 'Colosseum,' check out some of the coolest creations from this year's competition. More»
This past Sunday kicked off the 25th annual Shark Week, an aquatic extravaganza that inspires some folks to pursue shark studies for a living, others to avoid murky waters for the rest of their lives, and still more to sit on their couches for seven days straight in awe of the Discovery Channel's programming. More»
Countless artists, inventors, and innovators have taken advantage of online investment company Kickstarter to turn their great ideas into realities. But the site also hosts some ideas that are kicking innovation up a notch. That hasn't, however, kept Kickstarter's potential investors - or us! - from taking note of these projects. Check out some of Kickstarter's most offbeat project proposals. Who knows, you might even be inspired to invest in one! More»
When we first read on Jezebel about Brenndon Knox, "The Secretary of Date," we were curious about the dating industry and who singles trust to spice up their dating lives. Brenndon Knox came into the industry through Craigslist where he offers to organize dates for busy couples. Like the Secretary of Date, there is an entire industry of dating pros. Scroll through the following list with caution, because some of these experts may cost you. More»
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld is known for his over-the-top fashion shows, outlandish remarks, and chilly demeanor, so it may seem unlikely that this ice-man has a secret soft spot...for cats. Or at least one cat, his Siamese, Choupette. More»
Originality is something human beings naturally crave. How often do you recall that moment when you were 5 years old and telling your mom to tell a sibling to stop copying you? We're always told that copying is the greatest form of admiration, but in the wild world of celebrity, that's not always the case. Check out some of the biggest copy-cat scandals in recent history! More»
Forget alphabet soup and spelling tests! This summer, we're rocking alphabet style. From typography apparel to letter-bearing accessories to self-spelling tables, here's our short list of 26-letter fashion and furniture finds. More»
Apple, the brand famous for its sleek, high tech gadgets, has a secret past. The now billion dollar company was once far more geek than chic. A 1986 catalogue displays various sweatshirts, polos, belts, hats, and tee-shirts, all displaying the apple logo and name. But instead of the cute little apple adorning the upper corner pocket of the shirts, or simply written on the front of a hat, it is thrown on the front of every article, and magnified by 100. More»
Tuesday, June 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.