2 Girls 1 Podcast BUG FACEBOOK

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Bug Facebook: The unlikely social media hive for insect lovers

Super cute or super gross?


Matt Silverman


chris boylan

Internet Culture

Posted on Jul 16, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 11:08 am CDT

There are Facebook groups for everything—even jumping spiders.

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Bug Facebook Melissa McEwen

This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet stuff on stage) talk with bug enthusiast and writer Melissa McEwan about the passionate Facebook communities that form around insects, insect rights, and cute/terrifying pics of creepy crawlies.

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*First Published: Jul 16, 2018, 5:00 am CDT