Bed bugs, 1980s style

May 2, 2008

Ahhhh, the 80s. A time when so few children in North America encountered real bed bugs that this game was not considered creepy. I especially like that the hopping bed bugs bounce the gentleman’s bed right out of the room. I remain amazed that this show remains so beloved.

1 comment Read the full article →

Bed bugs: “No one knows the true extent of the problem.”

January 9, 2008

by hopelessnomo The bedbug resurgence in the developed world. We know the story, don’t we? Virtually eradicated. DDT. International travel. Baseboards. Yadda, yadda. No. Not at all. Not yadda yadda. Let’s consider the bedbug resurgence in one developed country. In October of 1999 the BBC reported the “return of the bed bug” in the UK: […]

10 comments Read the full article →