Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression. Acceptance. Snacking? Welcome to the six stages of cicada grief.
The Food and Agriculture Organization issued a report which asserts that insects should be further incorporated into global eating habits as a means of combating world hunger and health problems. The report additionally noted that Western cultures and attitudes have hindered progress in regards to researching insects as a viable food source.
Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast.