Alan Good

Global War on Bed Bugs writer meets Dr. Changlu Wang

April 27, 2010

The ninth “Global War on Bedbugs” column has appeared in McSweeney’s; this one is good: author Alan Good goes to New Brunswick to meet Dr. Changlu Wang, of Rutgers. Of course, we love Changlu Wang. Who wouldn’t? He is doing wonderful, practical research on bed bugs, and he understands the problems in detecting and treating […]

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McSweeney’s on Bed Bugs part 3: who would you bite if you were a bed bug?

November 3, 2009

A taste of Alan Good’s latest Global War on Bed Bugs column in McSweeney’s: It is necessary to explain a biological fact before revealing the list of people I would bite if I were a bedbug: a bedbug partakes of five blood meals in its nasty journey from egg to adulthood. Consequently, your hematophagous narrator […]

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Alan Good in McSweeney’s on bed bug “consciousness” and life after bed bugs

October 23, 2009

You might think that once a bed bug infestation is gone from your home (or you’re gone from the bed bug-infested home), that life would be normal again. In many cases, that’s not exactly true. The second installment of a series of articles on bed bugs by Alan Good in McSweeney’s focuses on the author’s […]

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Bed bugs hit McSweeney’s

September 16, 2009

Bed bugs in the New York Times, bed bugs in the Huffington Post, bed bugs on the BBC, and NPR. Forget all that, Mr. Cimex Lectularius! You know you’ve arrived when people write about you in McSweeney’s, which promises us not just one, but an entire series of pieces about bed bugs: Like the Jonas […]

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