Tag: myth

The Amityville Bug House

So, the Amityville Horror was a bad book, a crappy movie, and all around bullshit. But…some days at the Bug House, I can totally relate to the scene with the flies (video here; start at […]

Insects, Bigamy, and History

Today I will entertain you with some random facts about a favorite (and very infamous!) entomological figure: Harrison G. Dyar (1866-1929). Dyar is one of the truly bizarre figures in Entomology. First a Smithsonian scientist– then […]