Posts Tagged: flying

The Big Idea: John Freeman

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John Freeman, Executive Editor at Lit Hub, talks with Suzanne Koven about his new print-only literary magazine Freeman’s, the difference between between criticism and editing, and his fear of flying.

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Mile-High (Reading) Club

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The hottest new reading series launches at 35,000 feet. Southwest Airlines has added authors to its Artists on the Fly program meaning passengers have the chance experience an inflight author reading, reports Slate. The first author was Eric Greitens who read from his latest book, a series of letters about veterans with PTSD. The program […]

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TSA Employee Reveals Airport Security Secrets

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…one of the officers in our class asked him to tell us, off the record, what he really thought about the machines. “They’re shit,” he said, shrugging. He said we wouldn’t be able to distinguish plastic explosives from body fat and that guns were practically invisible if they were turned sideways in a pocket. Rumpus […]

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