Secret Site Map
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Home News The Onion Pokes Fun at U.S. Bed Bug Problem

The Onion Pokes Fun at U.S. Bed Bug Problem

People

The satirical Web site ran a fake story titled 'White House Infested With Bedbugs After Biden Brings In Recliner Off The Curb.'

| March 4, 2010

How big of a problem have bed bugs become in the U.S.? Big enough that they’ve become a part of popular culture as evidenced by an “article” that appeared on the news satire Web site “The Onion.” The item “White House Infested With Bedbugs After Biden Brings In Recliner Off The Curb” pokes fun at the U.S. bed bug problem in fake news story about Vice President Joe Biden “scoring” a bed bug-infested recliner that someone had thrown out. Click here to read the entire story.

Top news

Plague Confirmed in Colorado Teen’s Death

The Larimer County (Colo.) Health Department confirmed that a teen died from the plague earlier this month.

Massey Services Acquires EcoShield Pest Control

Orlando, Fla.-based Massey Services has acquired EcoShield Pest Control of Atlanta and EcoShield of Austin, Texas.

Video: Terminix's 'Mosquitonado' Ad

In advance of the July 22 release of “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” Terminix has released a trailer for an equally over-the-top parody, “Mosquitonado,” based on the world’s actual deadliest animal: mosquitoes.

Bed Bugs Discovered in UN Building

Staff at the United Nations' New York headquarters got a message informing them of the presence of bed bugs.

Dead Rats, Roaches Found in Tampa VA Hospital

A. Haley Veteran Affairs Hospital in Tampa is under investigation after dead rats and roaches were found in the kitchen, WFTV reports.

x