When a lady boarded a flight totally shitfaced and proceeded to make life a nightmare for her fellow passengers, “Modern Family” editor Ryan Case live-tweeted the whole saga. In what is now the best case ever made for why inflight wifi is essential, the drunk flyer briefly became the most maligned woman on Twitter. I tend to think live-tweeting a person’s more shameful moments can be totally douchey, but I’m kind of thrilled that Case did the one thing that most of us would just fantasize about while silently seething throughout the flight.
Behold, the highlights reel of Case’s 60+ tweets: Keep reading »
A few weeks ago, I was flying home from a blissful vacation, trying to ignore a screaming baby a few rows ahead of me and cringing at the cacophony of phlegm-y coughs coming from the seat behind me, when I realized that every flight is exactly the same. Looking around me, it was as though I’d been dropped smack dab in the middle of a roster of characters that work together to make air travel the uniquely strange, gross, frustrating experience it is. Who are these people that seem to be present on every flight, ever? Let’s break it down in list form… Keep reading »
A quick glance around any airplane is often an assault to your eyes. Whether too short, too tight, too sloppy, or too much, travelers are highly susceptible to putting on clothes inappropriate for their journey. Though it’s taken years, I think I’ve finally mastered the art of dressing for a long flight. It requires a subtle balancing act between comfort and style, as well as an understanding that flip-flops and a miniskirt simply don’t suit on an eight-hour plane ride. Keep reading for tips to keep you happy and adorable all the way to your destination. Keep reading »