Amateur entomologist Ninja of Die Antwoord sends Boing Boing this home video of an encounter with a Parktown Prawn. (Libanasidus vittatus), the bug that starred in their recent "Fatty Boom Boom" video. The appearance of this creature in Die Antwoord's very home was interpreted as a cosmic sign that Lady Gaga was in Africa. And indeed, she is, and there's a censorship controversy over Gaga's banning of news photographers from covering her concert in Johannesburg (and her ties to Satan).
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.