Your Best Worst-Airline-Passenger Stories

1. I have come to the realization that everyone has one (and usually only one) good story about flying with a strange, abusive or inebriated passenger. Mine involved a woman who kept tapping a young mom on the shoulder, repeatedly begging her to support her daughter's love of art. (The daughter was about 5 and had a coloring book.) While we were waiting to exit the plane, the now-loaded lady made one last plea: "I wanted to be an artist and my parents never gave me any support and now I'm a stripper and my life sucks." Color away, kids.

What's your best worst-airline-passenger story?

2. This morning I heard someone on the radio refer to Cindy Margolis as "The Most Downloaded Woman on the Internet" (or maybe "the Planet"), a curious title she's inexplicably held for at least a decade. How often are we updating these rankings? (That's not the question.) What are some nicknames that need to be retired?

3. It's been the summer of celebrity guest editors in the magazine world, highlighted by Stephen Colbert's issue of Newsweek and the Mythbusters guys taking over Popular Mechanics. If mental_floss magazine was going to go this route, what celebrity would be the best choice?

4. What TV show's return are you most looking forward to? My official answer is Big Love, but Flipping Out, the Bravo reality show about the obsessive-compulsive house-flipper, was a close second. And I'm getting pumped for the Seinfeld reunion on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Let's just call it a three-way tie.

Shoot, I forgot 30 Rock. Four-way it is.

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What Shows Up When You Google Yourself?
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On Fridays we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. On to this week's topics...

1. What's the strangest thing someone could learn about you by Googling your name? And has anyone who shares your name done anything remarkable? There's a Jason English who's almost exactly my age. He allegedly bit someone's ear off and flushed it down the toilet. It will be tough to rise above that in the search rankings.

2. What's something you regret quitting?

3. If you could change one rule in any board game, what would it be? (If you have a specific house rule you think the world should adopt, let us hear it.)

4. Do the kids celebrate Mischief Night/Devil's Eve in your neighborhood? What's the worst incident you remember?

5. Got a question for the group? Ask away. Have a great weekend and happy Halloween!


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