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 >>
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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.
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.
She's 'empowered'; Dan Choi's having fun; Joan Collins is showing slides
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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 >>
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 >>
via EV Grieve/Stacie JoyCurrently 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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.
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:
via AnimalSteven 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
via Guest of a GuestSteven 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 >>
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 >>
via CapitalSurely 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.
via The ChiveIt'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 >>
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 >>
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 >>