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KFC Won’t Sell You its Easter Hot Cross Burger

KFC’s chief innovators (why didn't our careers teachers tell us this was an option?) have been experimenting with Easter-y versions of fried chicken, and they think they've hit upon something magical. Read More >>

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Aldi’s Selling Savoury Hot Cross Bun Balls Made of Stuffing

Most people might associate weird food products with Christmas, but that's not always the case. It's a great way to drum up some publicity for the brand if a supermarket can come up with some weird seasonal food, and Aldi is probably one of the most accomplished of them all. Now, with Easter on the way, it's just started selling savoury stuffing balls that are supposed to taste like a hot cross bun. Read More >>

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Jagermeister’s Easter Egg Was an April Fool’s Joke, Now it’s Real

Back in 2016, Jägermeister announced it'd be doing Easter eggs and the internet went nuts. It turned out, of course, that it was a big hairy April fool – but Jäger fans have been hassling the company to actually make the eggs ever since, and now apparently they will be. Read More >>

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Doctors Say We’ve Probably Already Eaten the Easter Eggs We Bought for Others

Easter eggs going on sale in January is one of our many national shames that's being singled out by doctors today, who say the trend for kicking off the Easter buying as early as possible is making us fat. Because the ones we buy in January get eaten during February periods of weakness. And the ones we buy in February are gone by early March. And so on. Read More >>

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Ikea’s Made A Flat-Pack Chocolate Bunny for Easter

Well, you can't accuse Ikea of having no sense of humour — the company has fully taken the piss out of itself with its Easter 2019 product: a flat-pack chocolate bunny. Read More >>

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Aldi is Launching Some Really Fancy Hot Cross Buns

It seems every national holiday is an excuse for bonkers new foods now, and while we're used to chocolate everything for Easter, Aldi has come up with something a bit different this year. (Are we really prepping for Easter already? We haven't even had Pancake Day yet. Grumble grumble.) Read More >>

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Cadbury Cuts Mini Egg Sizes, Not So Much Prices

It probably won't surprise anyone who's been paying attention over the last few years, but "shrinkflation" is a thing now, and despite the confusing name it means things you like getting smaller while prices do not. In fact, sometimes the prices even go up. Read More >>

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Conservative Wingnuts Celebrate Easter by Complaining About Google Doodles, Like Jesus Would

This weekend, people of varying denominations gathered with friends and family to celebrate. Reciting from the haggadah, Jews congregated around the seder table to commemorate their ancestors’ passage from Egypt. Christians marked the death and resurrection of Jesus. And in a markedly newer observance, conservatives decried their persecution at the hands of search engine for not drawing a thing. Read More >>

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Watch Laser-Blasted Easter Eggs Become Animated Spirographs

If you thought the funky tie-dye Easter egg designs you created last weekend raised the bar, you’ve got about a year to try and top what Jiri Zemanek of the University of Prague came up with. His Easter eggs feature looped animated designs that look like a Spirograph has come to life. Read More >>

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The Pope’s Twitter Mentions are a Living Hell

The internet is, generally speaking, a rubbish dump suffused with vitriol and poison. “But surely,” some might ask, “the one, tiny corner of Twitter devoted to Cool Pope Francis would be a respite for our bitter, blackened hearts?” To which the answer is: of course not, no. Read More >>

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Easter Might Never Happen in March Again

If you enjoy scoffing chocolate eggs surprisingly early in the year, then terrible news - as it is conceivable that Easter will never again take place in March. Read More >>

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These are the Trippiest Easter Eggs You’ll See All Day

Painting up Easter Eggs is always fun, but what happens when you use Matlab and equations that spit out spirographic art? Some really awesome eggs. Read More >>

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Church of England Ad Gives Druggie Jesus a Crown of Syringes

A short film called He Is Risen! has been assembled by the Church of England, one that it hopes might have all the kids beating its old oak doors down and demanding to do some cool new praying over easter. The Church is going down the controversy route by giving a reformed drug addict a crown of syringes to wear, probably hoping it gets banned and on the news. Read More >>

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How the Queen’s Enormous 1.8kg Easter Egg is Made

While you scoff your three Mars bar Easter eggs in one horrifying 45-minute window of self-hate this Sunday, the Queen will, of course, be enjoying something a little more classy from her authorised sweet makers. A 1.8kg hand-finished monster will be broken and slowly fed to her by a gloved assistant. Read More >>