When Dad comes home exhibiting Wrath of Khan symptoms, Nathan must steel his nerves and face a terrible test of determination and dexterity. Bonus stories involve other horrifying encounters with diabolical bugs.
In case you are questioning the legitimacy of the moth story, here’s a video of that exact thing happening. (Fair warning: it’s exactly as gross as you’d expect)
In case this ever happens to you or someone you know, here’s the Mayo Clinic’s article on removing foreign objects from the ear canal. TL;DR—try using warm (not hot) mineral, olive, or baby oil to remove an insect.