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Eggsellent Easter Egg Art: Rock Stars, Celebrities, Assorted Eggheads

A lot of people color Easter eggs for the holidays. Some cultures have elborate techniques to paint their eggs, but New Orleans artist John Lamouranne goes one step further to turn eggs into celebrities.

The artist, known as the Egg Man, fetches from $35 to $300 for his "eggsellent" likenesses of  iconic celebrities, politicians and fictional characters. Take that Martha Stewart and your Egg Decorating iPhone app!

If you're inspired to color your own eggs, here's a video about Martha Stewart's Egg Dyeing 101 IPhone app (yes, there's actually an app for that - we couldn't make this s**t up if we tried.


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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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