Pop. 1280’s “Bedbugs”: a “Blade Runner-esque urban wasteland”

December 2, 2009

In yesterday’s Village Voice Music Blog, Chris Weingarten asked members of the band Pop. 1280 about their new song, “Bedbugs.”  It was written by Ivan Lip who is a social worker working in housing. What is “Bedbugs” about? Ivan Lip, guitarist: I think it’s just about bedbugs. Chris Bug, vocalist: The I-man wrote the lyrics […]

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Singer Nicole Atkins tells amNY she fled bed bugs in Brooklyn

November 12, 2008

Chanteuse Nicole Atkins, who plays the Bowery Ballroom Friday, told amNY she moved to Jersey after battling bed bugs in Brooklyn: Atkins moved to Asbury Park, N,J., last year, which is a stone’s throw from her Garden State hometown, Neptune, which inspired her acclaimed 2007 major-label debut disc, “Neptune City.” “I just got sick of […]

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Let’s get into that holiday spirit

December 8, 2007

There’s nothing worse than bed bugs during the holidays. But we still have to celebrate life, family, and love. Toss in a litte gallows humor (so beloved of Bedbuggers) and you have Bed Bug Holiday Songs: NotSoSnug has started us off, messaging me with his Christmas carol to the tune of “Chestnuts Roasting on an […]

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