Archives: Mark Berman

Burger with a Side of Flies: Bugs as Food

They’re itchy, scratchy, and tasty! We’ll learn all about the bugs of summer–the ones that help, and the ones that hinder, like the gypsy moth, which continues defoliating central Ohio forests. Then, it’s a brave look at insect-based cuisine. The next time a colony of ants parades across the counter, you may want to direct them into the deep fryer

Chilly Chiggers, Frosty Fleas: The Bugs of Winter

A lot of insects take a snooze during the winter, and these days it’s a wonder we can’t hear their tiny teeth chattering (OK- they don’t have teeth…). This hour we’ll talk about the bugs of winter–including the stinkbugs who have likely found refuge in your home as they wait out the cold. Don’t despair. Tune in and then take educated action!

Chilly Chiggers, Frosty Fleas: The Bugs of Winter

A lot of insects take a snooze during the winter, and these days it’s a wonder we can’t hear their tiny teeth chattering (OK- they don’t have teeth…). This hour we’ll talk about the bugs of winter–including the stinkbugs who have likely found refuge in your home as they wait out the cold. Don’t despair. Tune in and then take educated action!

Insectapalooza: The Bugs of Summer

It sounds like something out of a science fiction flick: any day now, billions of cicadas from North Carolina to Connecticut will emerge from the ground, and sing their hearts out. They’ll outnumber East Coast residents 600-to-1, and then retreat into the ground until 2030. This hour of All Sides, we’ll explore the wild world of summer bugs.

Winter Bugs: Respect for Our Arthropod Friends in Cold Weather

We’ve learned to respect bugs from our resident BUGMAN Mark Berman… But we haven’t talked about what happens when the weather gets cold and bugs disappear.

The Joy of Bugs: Empathy and Respect for our Arthropod Friends

The Bugman is back on this hour of All Sides! Ann will talk more in depth about the world of bugs and the creatures you can find in your backyard this steamy summer.

The Joy of Bugs: Empathy and Respect for our Arthropod Friends

When most people think about bugs, they think of creepy, crawly critters. Mark Berman, on the other hand, finds more joy in bugs than the average person. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk to Berman about respecting our Anthropod friends.