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Bugs on snack menu for 1 night at Juneau movie theater


January 24, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three boys sat rapt in their theater seats beaming at a selection of snacks.

The reason for the excitement wasn't butter popcorn or Red Vines. Orrin Noon, 10, Arlo Davis, 11 and Axel Boily, 10, had just received samples of seasoned chapulines — Mexican grasshoppers — and cooked, farm-raised locusts, and the boys were ready to nosh on the crunchy critters.

The reaction didn't surprise David George Gordon, a public speaker, naturalist and author known as the Bug Chef, who delivered a lecture before a screening of "The Muppet Movie" at the Gold Town Theater and came...

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