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Entries from October 2009

Most Rude Behavior Overcome With Wi-Fi In Sky

October 22nd, 2009 · Tags: Airports · Satire · Wi-Fi

Recently, I touched down ever so briefly in St. Louis, and looked forward to the characteristic smile/charm of a Southwest Airlines ticket agent — to get me on my way for the next leg of the journey. In fact, I was on my way to Media Day at Southwest Airlines headquarters in Dallas. Then it […]

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Broadband Air Stick Saves Face In Lieu Of Wi-Fi

October 20th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Gadgets · Wi-Fi

The other day, on my Dirty Gigs warehouse stint I was faced with a difficult work situation. I had to train a laborer to use an upholstery cleaner. Guess what. I had never seen an upholstery cleaner before. This moment, titled: “How to save face in the workforce.” Well thanks be to the powers that […]

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Dirty Jobs Put Food On The Table

October 10th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Hotels · Satire

Have you seen the film “Saving Private Ryan?” There is a scene where Tom Hanks and his infantry cohorts by the side of the road are digging through a stack of hundreds, if not thousands, of WWII dogtags … to determine if Private Ryan is already among the dead. The group realizes they are looking […]

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PingWi-Fi Samples Art, Seeks Street Cred At St. James Court

October 6th, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Cities · Hotels · Wi-Fi

This dirty job gig in Louisville has gone on so long, the place seems like home. I work 10-12 hours a day in the disaster recovery industry and then hit my favorite L-Ville coffee shop (Quills) … repeat. But, luck of the draw, last weekend was my turn to take off a day. And how […]

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