New Bill Could Make Air Travel Marginally Less Awful

One of the many things that makes air travel so shitty these days is checked-baggage fees, which cause people to clog both overhead bins and security checkpoints with their carryons. But now, Sen. Mary Landrieu has proposed a bill that would guarantee fliers one free checked bag, force airlines to clearly advertise… » 11/23/11 5:00pm 11/23/11 5:00pm

Can Barack Obama Unite The Country's Skinny And Fat?

Were you aware? Oprah Winfrey's endorsing Barack Obama. And it kind of looks to be working! He's leading in Iowa, and almost leading in New Hampshire. And in South Carolina, the state of the mulatto lovechild rumors that sunk John McCain not eight years ago, demand for tickets to an Oprah-Obama appearance has been so… » 12/06/07 5:00pm 12/06/07 5:00pm