Peeps year-round: Harbinger of apocalypse

Pink and yellow Marshmallow Peeps.

I've been away, which is maybe how I missed this, but you know peeps? Those marshmallow bird things you get around easter?
 
The companies that makes them -- Just Born -- says starting May 1, they'll be available all year round.
 
"We're making every day into a holiday," a company official said.
 
Allow me to exercise the Marketplace host's prerogative, and declare it this week's sign that the apocalypse is upon us.
 
     

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