“It’s not like these hordes of cicadas suck blood or zombify people,” says May Berenbaum, a University of Illinois entomologist. Adds Berenbaum, “Not that that’s something you should worry about. I can’t even imagine why I brought it up. Okay, gotta go!”
Today on The Awl we are experimenting with subliminal messaging in an effort to get you to buy something. Can YOU tell what it is?