Vomit: Couple Finds Full Barf Bag in Seat-Back Pocket on Flight

From the check-in counter to the cockpit, the tarmac to the cabin, airline employees work hard. These jobs are pretty thankless, but this lack of consistent, warm-n-fuzzy emotional fulfillment is not grounds for failing to carry out one’s responsibilities. Especially if those responsibilities involve bodily fluids. »10/01/15 2:00pm10/01/15 2:00pm


A Very Recent History of Passengers Getting Kicked Off of Flights

A United flight to Portland made an emergency landing last week after the flight crew determined that an autistic passenger on board was too disruptive. Flight attendants had calmed her, but the flight was nonetheless diverted to Salt Lake City, where the teen and her family were removed from the plane. »5/12/15 1:30pm5/12/15 1:30pm

Flying Anywhere This Week Is Absolute Hell on Earth

If you tried to fly over the past week, chances are you spent hours or days trapped in an airport, slowly going insane. This is because relying on airplanes for transport into or out of cold climates during January is the height of foolishness, and unless I have to, I'm never going to do it again. It's a half-miracle… »1/07/14 3:30pm1/07/14 3:30pm

Hugo Chavez Subtly Suggests That The U.S. Government Is Shooting World Leaders Full Of Cancer

After Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the president of Argentina, was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's disturbingly kooky president, has begun insinuating that perhaps the United States is running around secretly infecting his region's leaders with the disease. His proof? Five Latin… »12/28/11 5:45pm12/28/11 5:45pm

Angelina Jolie's "Peanuts" Gallery Of Back-To-School Outfits

Ah, the first week of September — the beginning of the school year. (Well, at least for those of north of the Mason-Dixon line.) Luckily, the past few weeks have afforded those of us both in and outside New York ample opportunity to observe Angelina Jolie dropping off her United Colors of Benetton brood at New York… »10/09/07 3:00pm10/09/07 3:00pm