The holidays are high time for awkward family photos, and in the four years of its existence, Awkward Family Photos has chronicled all the embarrassment that Santa hats, nativity scenes and matching plaids can provide. To celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, we present the 12 most awkward family photos of the holiday season. (Buy the book for your family here.)
Christmas Jazz Hand
Did Bob Fosse ever write a Christmas carol?
A Christmas Story
Sure the crying is fantastic, but what really makes this one are the gigantic grins on the other two kids’ faces. Santa grades on a curve, and their chances of making the nice list just got a heckuva lot bigger.
Hopefully he asked for a shirt.
Hand of Dad
Is there any subtext to the roles in this one? Do you think the kids were all gunning to play the Angel, or was the Baby Jesus the plum role?
If you cross your eyes and look at this one, you can see a 3D picture of awkwardness.
These two managed to keep it together surprisingly well for encountering a terrifying child-murderer version of Santa Clause.
“No, Bobby, we never had a third child. Why do you ask?”
Christmas Card 2011
Naked Christmas: Intentionally Awkward Edition.
It’s Xmas: Deck the Halls
Naked Christmas: Unintentionally Awkward Edition?
This is actually camouflage for their traditional Christmas hunting trip to TGI Fridays.
One question: Were these gifts? If not, why are they matching? If so, what were they wearing before?
Not dreaming of a white Christmas here.
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