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Media kills hero pilot

US Airways Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who pulled off the "Miracle on the Hudson" emergency landing, was found beaten to death by the national media.
Herd-mentality pack lacks sufficient imagination to find another story
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 28, 2009

Dance, Monkey: J.J. Leslie

Kool-Aid is the ultimate energy drink, and it smashes through walls with its character, so it makes transportation easier.
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By MARC HIRSH  |  July 08, 2008

Flying high

There’s nothing new about the complaint as literature, says author Jonathan Miles.
Interview: Jonathan Miles’s airport novel
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 02, 2008

Mile-high schlub

Look your children in the eye, globetrotter, and tell them the truth: the Golden Age of Air Travel is over.
We recall the 10 things we miss most from the Golden Age of Air Travel
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 21, 2008

Crossword: ''Repeat after me''

I solemnly swear that's how it works.
By MATT JONES  |  April 30, 2008

Rhode Island’s famous for you

How about a Providence Mobster Museum and Hall of Fame on Federal Hill, to celebrate our bygone years as New England’s headquarters of organized crime?
The time has come to capitalize on our scandalous past
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 12, 2007


Land of Liberty

After 9/11, many of us went to New York City, responding to then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s plea to help Gotham by visiting and spending money.
We're trapped in the Homeland
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  November 28, 2007

Portland scene report: April 6, 2007

Holy crap.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 04, 2007

Crossword: 'The big mix-up'

No theme, no problem
By MATT JONES  |  August 23, 2006

August, 2006

Monthly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  August 03, 2006
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Startin’ somethin’

You wanna start a collective?
Bakery Collective develops anew
By IAN PAIGE  |  May 03, 2006


The ultimate PILOT movie

Whether in the world of commercial airlines, the Air Force, or a futuristic world of intergalactic smuggling, those who fly planes for a living have long been well-represented in the cinema.
Movies . . . one profession at a time
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 10, 2006

US airlines could be on front lines for bird flu

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. airlines could be on the front lines in a bird flu outbreak and federal health officials are streamlining procedures for the possible quarantine of sick passengers.
By  |  November 11, 2005