Flight Fright

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It reads like a movie, a jaw-dropping and unexpectedly moving account by former William Morris agent Cassian Elwes of a flight from hell.  It's also fascinating as an example of a potentially new narrative form: #twitterature, although I would also like to see this as a movie. ... See the Rest

Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a… Cat ‘Copter?

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From The DW: "When Dutch artist Bart Jansen’s beloved cat was killed by a car, he did what any mourning owner of a cat named Orville would do: He had his pet taxidermied and attached it to propellers. Now Orville — oops, Orvillecopter — is 'flying with the birds… Oh how he loved birds. He will receive more powerful engines and larger props for his ... See the Rest

Absolute Loo-nacy: Artist Recreates 15th-Century Flemish Portraits in Airline Bathroom

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On a 14-hour flight from San Francisco to Auckland, artist Nina Katchadourian decided the best way to pass the time would be by taking multiple trips to the bathroom, adorning herself with paper towels, and creating self-portraits in the style of 15th-century Flemish art. "I spontaneously put a toilet seat cover on my head [Ed: AS YOU DO] and ... See the Rest

Just in Time For the Holidays

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They forgot about the guy who wants to talk your ear off for the entire flight, the old lady who is sitting by the window who needs to pee every five minutes, and the nun sitting in the seat that has an unobstructed view of the dirty pic someone emailed you that you happened to open during the flight. (via TheDailyWh.at) ... See the Rest