Introducing Santa Bunny, Ambassador of Pagan Holidays

Santa Bunny flowed from my colored pens and crayons on Good Friday, April 14, 2017 to represent a merging of Christmas with Easter. Both holidays celebrate a bizarre mix of pagan, religious and commercial traditions.

Even though the original concept of the Easter Bunny pre-dated the Christian era, the term did not gain wide usage until 1900 (just in time for the manufactured age of consumerism). The phrase "chocolate Easter bunny" had surfaced in Germany the previous decade. The tradition of painting Easter eggs began in the 1700s.

Does Santa Bunny lay eggs? Just like real bunnies, the answer is no. What about delivering eggs to symbolize the fertility of Spring? Yes, Santa Bunny is there to keep that pagan tradition alive. Are the chicken eggs boiled and painted various colors? Yes, he keeps that newer tradition going as well. Is there any major difference between Santa Bunny and the Easter Bunny? Well, obviously the Easter Bunny only appears in pop culture at the arrival of Spring, whereas Santa Bunny also plays the role of Santa Claus during the Christmas season.

Another interesting characteristic that makes Santa Bunny unique is for the rest of the year he works as a curator at a zoo. Some people think it's just a silly mascot costume, but substantial evidence suggests that's a myth concocted by mainstream media.

Santa Bunny has political aspirations of someday running for President of the United States. His dream is to make every day on the calendar a pagan holiday so that no one has to work for slave-driving corporations anymore. His economic philosophy is to make eggs the new currency to replace money. No need to earn eggs, because he was wants to deliver them free to every household.

Created by Alex Cosper