Did you hear about the flight attendant who went nuts, cussed out a plane full of passengers, and escaped down the emergency slide?
No, seriously, it’s not a joke; did you hear about it? If not, you can get the skinny here.
Steven Slater, flight attendant for JetBlue, had a very bad day Monday, August 9th. It started out normal enough—another day in the life of a gay male flight attendant in America.
But it took a turn for the worse when a passenger bonked him on the head with a big piece of luggage. It was <dun-dun-duuuun> the Final Straw. According to the New York Daily News, Slater responded to this head-bashing with: “To the f—–g a–hole who told me to f–k off, it’s been a good 28 years … I’ve had it. That’s it.” He then grabbed a couple beers, activated the emergency exit, and slid his way to freedom.
I have a theory that it wasn’t just the luggage to the head that caused this outburst, and the theory builds the more I think about my own personal experiences in air travel. My theory is that airlines, generally, are evil. …
Now, for the rest of it, you gotta head over to Bradmouth. Happy weekend, kids.