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Steven Slater

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Gerard Depardieu Peed in Front of Everybody on a Plane Last Night

    ​What is it about planes and people and August? Was it just last year, in this very month, that flight attendent Steven Slater was grabbing two beers and heading down his JetBlue flight's emergency chute, to certain fame and then infamy and then, well, just now while attempting to Google him w ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 19, 2011

    Age Out Hands You Its Whine List

    No tip for this waiter play

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Steven Slater To Make Appearance Tonight!

    ​I hear famed JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater--the one who notoriously opened the hatch of the plane and fled with two beers--is going to see the off-Broadway topical revue NEWSical tonight.

  • 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.

  • Columns

    November 24, 2010

    Kim Kardashian: "I Love Being 30 and Single!"

    She's 'empowered'; Dan Choi's having fun; Joan Collins is showing slides

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Kim Kardashian: "I Love Being 30 and Single!"

    ​CLICK HERE for my column in which I talk to the biggest star since Paris Hilton about her People cover, her taste in jewelry, and her advancing age. It's really kool! And by the way, she's not really single; she just started dating Calvin Klein model Gabriel Aubrey. Also in the column:

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Steven Slater Rap Is Most Unholy (Video, With Our Sincerest Apologies)

    ​Oh, Steven Slater. We were really rooting for you, way back when. We hoped you'd be different. But somewhere along the way (maybe while you were getting your picture taken with Barry Manilow, or when it was coming out that you quite possibly lied about the crazed passenger who got you so rile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    AskMen.Com Deems Steven Slater, JetBlue Escapee, 48th Most Influential Man

    Just one of the 49 faces of influence.​All we're saying is, Russell Brand (#49) has got to be pissed. Steven Slater of the blond aerodynamic locks (good for emergency evacuations down airplane slides) and infamous on-board freak-out has been declared 48th of the 49 most influential men from A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    The Bed Intruder Meme Has Jumped the Shark

    via EV Grieve/Stacie Joy​Currently in contention for viral Halloween costume of the moment, we have Antoine Dodson, whose Bed Intruder Song, with the help of the Gregory Brothers, is now at 85 (down from 35!) on the iTunes chart, and whose Halloween "costume" is going to be all over the street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Former Jet Blue Flight Attendant Steven Slater Will Always Be News

    ​Steven Slater, the renegade airline steward who shot to cult stardom when he walked off the job by sliding out of a plane's inflatable emergency slide and onto the tarmac at JFK with two beers in-hand, can't catch a break. While he was in court yesterday, copping a plea that would allow him t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Steven Slater's Sad Fizzle, Or, the Working Class Hero Gets a Psych Eval

    ​Oh, what a difference a month makes. Back on August 9, the world heard tale of the wayward JetBlue flight attendant who lost it during an altercation with an angry passenger, deployed the emergency exit chute, grabbed two beers, and high-tailed it from the plane, which was parked on the tarma ... More >>

  • News

    September 1, 2010

    NYC's Golden Gossip Era Fades

    Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    How to Get Fired (and Arrested): Get Drunk, Shoot Up Company's Computer Server

    ​A drunk 23-year-old mortgage company employee in Salt Lake City has followed in Steven Slater's path and gone ballistic on the job. In his case, however, no emergency evac slide was necessary. Instead, he showed up to the office drunk after going to a concert, pulled out a .45, and shot the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Bull Escapes Ring, Briefly Extracting Revenge for Years of Humiliating "Red Cape Incidents"

    ​Here is video of a bull at a bullfight in Tafalla, Spain, as the animal escapes from the ring and into the crowd, resulting in injuries to some 40 people. This comes right at the time Spain is considering whether or not to outlaw bullfighting. Political stunt? Or just a bull pulling his versi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Fake Steven Slater Apologizes (Update!)

    ​Remember Steven Slater's impostor, the chubby blond man who fooled Page Six (who corrected today) and a whole boatload of partying gay guys? He's apologized for his actions! We obtained an email from "I'm-Not-Slater" to Daniel Nardicio, the Playgirl VP whose birthday he showed up at.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Steven Slater Now Famous Enough to Have an Impostor

    Steven Slater's impostor. (via Page Six)​Page Six reported today that Steven Slater spent the weekend on a yacht partying with hundreds of other dudes for Playgirl exec Daniel Nardicio's birthday. Thing is, the picture they ran with the item was not of Slater, but of some dude that kinda-maybe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Behold, a Photograph of Steven Slater with Barry Manilow

    via Us Weekly.​In a strong bid for best photo-op of the summer, Steven Slater has met Barry Manilow. Slater, whom US Weekly describes as "famously disgruntled," went to see Manilow perform in Atlantic City. This picture ensued.

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2010

    Real Footage of Steven Slater's Slide is Here, and It's Not Very Exciting

    Turns out we don't have to content ourselves with the Taiwanese animator's version of Steven Slater's slide to victory. The actual security camera footage is here! And it's kind of boring. We expected theme music and fireworks. Watch:

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Morning Links: Man Paddles from FL to NYC; Steven Slater Wants his Job Back; Wrongfully Convicted Man Is Released After 27 Years

    via Animal​Steven Slater, hero for all of America's disgruntled workers, wants his job back, but an internal memo from JetBlue's Chief Operating Officer points out that the story has not been corroborated, and says that deployment of the emergency slides with "force to kill a person" is not a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Uppity Flight Attendant Wants His Job Back

    ​JetBlue's Steven Slater, who famously bailed through the emergency slide when he felt an unruly passenger had ticked him off, now wants to put on his fabulous uniform again. You see, he absolutely loves JetBlue. He adores being a flight attendant. He's aware of the inherent problems with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    JetBlue Passenger Goes Berserk, Causing Emergency Landing

    ​What's JetBlue pumping through their vents these days? Today, an "unruly customer" on a flight from Boston to the Dominican Republic caused an emergency landing in Washington D.C., according to Fox News. This is the second flier to go categorically and technically batshit this week, following our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Steven Slater Is Not Sully, Nor Do We Want Him to Be

    via Guest of a Guest​Steven Slater, the flight attendant who went nutso after an altercation with a passenger and launched himself off his JetBlue flight onto the JFK tarmac via emergency escape slide is once again all over the news. Today the New York Post calls him a "Bag Nazi," amNY asks "H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Escaped Flight Attendant is Following Me on Twitter

    ​I was on Nightline last night, talking about the allure of Steven Slater, the gay flight attendant who, fed up with an unruly passenger, gave an impassioned speech over the loud speaker, then went out through the escape hatch. With a twinkle, I said that Slater is a formidable personage for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Steven Slater: Former JetBlue Flight Attendant, Skilled Evac Slider, American Hero

    via Capital​Surely you've heard by now of 38-year-old Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who went on an alleged rant/flip-out/beer-grabbing emergency evacuation slide out of a plane at JFK yesterday. He's all over the papers today. Planely, we are all nuts.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Girl Quits Work Via Amazing Dry Erase Board Memo; Outs Boss's Farmville Addiction

    via The Chive​It's a week for common man (or woman) heroes, it seems. Coming on the heels of everybody's favorite flight attendant's dramatic heave-ho of his job, there's this feisty gal, suddenly her very own Internet sensation, who apparently quit by emailing photos of herself holding up dry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Gay Flight Attendant Who Escaped Though The Chute: A Prison Sentence or a Promotion?

    ​By now you've probably heard about Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who had an altercation with a passenger who was defying orders, so he made a crusty speech over the loud speaker, opened the emergency exit, and slid down the inflatable slide onto the tarmac, eventually getting in ... More >>

  • 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 >>

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