Gawker’s bed bug photo FAIL; White House humor & rumors

August 28, 2010

Gawker joins the mainstream US media in their confusion about what bed bugs look like. Check out their graphic for Friday’s article about the Bed Bug Registry: (At least that’s what it looks like at 1:30 am EST on Saturday 8/28, apparently more than 24 hours after it appeared.) I was also amused to see […]

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Penguin offices infested with bed bugs. Are non-Bedbuggers worried yet?

August 21, 2009

Gawker broke the story today that Penguin’s offices are infested with bed bugs (see: We Know Which Publisher’s Office Has Bedbugs). Gawker’s readers have apparently not learned much about bed bugs — even after the same blog broke the Marie Claire bed bug infestation story last year. Instead of “Bed bugs at work?  It happens,” […]

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Marie Claire magazine offices rumored to be infested with bed bugs

December 15, 2008

Gawker reports a rumor that the Marie Claire offices in the Hearst building have been infested with bed bugs; a Gawker tipster said: “Marie Claire magazine in the brand new hearst tower was infested by bed bugs on Friday, courtesy of a fashion intern. employees in the affected area were sent home on Friday. Over […]

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