Air Travel

  • Voice Choices

    June 18, 2014


    Hawaii comes East for this canoe race

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Relax, Holiday Travelers, JFK Airport Security Guards Call Off Their Strike

    If you're planning on flying in or out of JFK over the next few days, the rumblings of an imminent strike by contracted security guards at the airport starting scheduled to start tomorrow might have given you some concern. (Alternately, even if you weren't doing holiday flying, the idea that the pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    New York City Airports Are the Best at Being the Worst

    We win! Once again, you guys! New York City airports are liked by few but used by many, which makes them generally problematic to all. According to Frommer's, and they know from travel, JFK is the worst of the worst, with La Guardia and Newark (which is, apparently, "dull" -- isn't that actually sor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    100 'Sex-Crazed' Turtles Close Down JFK Airport Runway

    ​Turtles! 100 diamondback terrapin turtles flash-mobbed a runway at JFK airport today, leading to closure of that route for more than an hour. "Specialists" (because have you ever tried to pick up a turtle? It's scary!) removed the turtles at around 10 a.m., reports the New York Times City Roo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    The Biggest Douches of the Year

    ​1) Mel Gibson. Mel's onslaught of hate was horrific, though it actually did his career credibility some good when it got him bumped from The Hangover II. 2) Carl Paladino. He's still pulling his foot out of his ass over those gay remarks--but not that quickly.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Kelsey Grammer Family Values

    Kelsey Grammer wants you pregnant. ​ Kelsey Grammer is a conservative Republican (though he has arguably OK views on gay marriage that have coincided with his appearance in Broadway's La Cage aux Folles). And he has some interesting family values of his own, it turns out.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Flight Attendant Goes Batshit on Plane, Escapes Via Emergency Evacuation Slide

    JetBlue CEO demonstrates what not to do.​This is exactly why you should read the airplane safety manual. If you get in a fight with one of your row-mates, or if the powers that be are insisting on keeping you on the tarmac so long you're actually going insane, or if you forgot something really ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 13, 2010


    Does running in your underwear make you go faster?

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Airline Might Charge For Bathroom Visits!

    ​Spirit Airlines just announced a fee for carry-on bags put in the overhead, but now the Dublin-based Ryanair is going several nervy miles above that. They're considering charging people every time they use the bathroom on short flights!

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Dominican Consulate Worker Sentenced for Smuggling Immigrants

    An employee of the Dominican consulate was sentenced in a Manhattan federal court to 20 months in prison today for smuggling into the country Dominicans who posed as members of his family. While working as a clerk at the consulate, between October 2007 and July 2008, Francisco Estevez made an averag ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 8, 2008


    Something to spice up the Ikea furniture

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2008
  • News

    January 30, 2007

    Have a Nice Flight

    Boeing helps CIA fly kidnapped suspects abroad for torture

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2005

    Subway Searches: Round 2

    In this July picture, the mayor is not selling candy for a basketball team or a school trip. No one is! But do NYPD subway searches violate people's rights to be "secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures"? (Source: Closing arguments a ... More >>

  • Film

    December 21, 2004

    Looking For Richard

    Wrath of a salesman: Paranoid '70s misfit reinvents himself as weapon of self-destruction

  • News

    August 31, 2004

    Ex-Feds Blast 9-11 Panel and Bush

    Government agencies roasted for screw-ups in war on "terror"

  • News

    November 5, 2002
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    September 17, 2002
  • News

    February 6, 2001

    Bush Pats Corporations, Pads Rich Pockets

    Oops, Says Prez. Let's Keep That AIDS Office

  • News

    April 21, 1998