An Interview with Local Asian Beetle Celebrity

An Interview with Local Asian Beetle Celebrity

Perched atop the cracking windows of Leonard Hall, the Asian beetle’s little mouth curls in a bashful smile. It’s four o’clock: rush hour for the Asian beetles, who are piling in the corners of the warm room, falling on top of each other in confusion. She has arrived late for the interview, leaving me hopelessly scanning the top of my dorm ceiling amongst the forty other Asian beetles for her.

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Prepare Yourself, They Are Coming.

Maybe you thought this year would be different. Maybe you thought “hey it’s been nearly two weeks, and I haven’t seen any of those damn beetles in my room” and so then you’d be clear for the year. But you are probably wrong. They are coming. And they are coming in masses. Prepare yourself.