Bed bugs board game is back, like the pest

June 3, 2010

Remember, the game “Bed Bugs”? Patch Products announces in a press release that it is bringing back three “nostalgic” and “classic” board games: “We are excited to debut our Treasured Toys line and add a nostalgic touch to playtime again,” said Brian Maxwell, President of Patch Products. “Part of the appeal of our Treasured Toys […]

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Bed bugs are not cute or fun!

July 9, 2009

This is not the first time I’ve said it, but it is not a great time to equate the word “bedbug” with cute and cuddly creatures or children’s bedtime fun. See: [2013 update: link to now defunct blog promoting Bed Bug toy removed] “The BEDBUG Blog: Bedbug is COMING!” (which appears to be marketing both […]

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cute, pink, cuddly bed bugs?!?

October 2, 2006

There was a time when I was innocent and would have found this to be kind of cute. This is from a site that sells plush microbes and insects: you know, your plague, your E. Coli, and of course, our dear friend the bed bug. Sure, this pink bug doesn’t look exactly like a bed […]

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