professor of literature & environment (Loyola) & author of The Textual Life of Airports (Bloomsbury) http://www.amazon.com/dp/1441189688/
My brother (pilot, dancer, Wes Anderson character) sent me this picture of a customized airport cleaning station.
Drone dance. @BigMeanInternet @babette_babich @the_eco_thought http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RQ-11_Raven_1.jpg
My Brad Pitt book is going under contract next week! Thanks to some great reader reports, esp. by @rogerwhitson.
"Oh, I don't fly any more. I have an airport avatar for that."
"direct...access." See how new media rhetoric is being used to inform the feel of air travel? As I predicted. #ooo
Consider NWA DC9s now retired in the desert: which ones had I been a passenger on, earlier in our lives? #ooo
Today I'm writing an essay about this playground feature that I see all around town: a car that says NO LIMITS.
"Welcome to the [abandoned airport] club."
Story of my life...
Such innocuous sounding language: "UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) can be deployed to perform many tasks" #drones
Behold the weird alien glow of the A380 lumbering toward takeoff...
Still life with wing and cloud.
What kind of oblique landscape is this?
Consider this: simulated airport reading during the ATL international terminal dry run...
My friend is at the new international terminal simulation in ATL: 1500 people putting the site through a dry run.
"First bag free"—the phrase looks curious next to that other kind of airline bag.
What is the strange thrill I get from looking at airplane boneyards on Google Maps satellite view?
Airport reading as background act. Can you locate this concourse? Winner gets a copy of Checking In/Checking Out.
@the_eco_thought What do you do if you meet two Buddhas in an airplane?
One more—a tricky one. First person to locate this airport reading scene wins a copy of Checking In/Checking Out.
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