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May 03, 2007

Virgin Drops Loose Change From In-Flight "Entertainment"

Even though I previously favored Virgin, they've dropped rather far down my list of carriers. They only removed Loose Change under pressure.

Score one for the ill winds chilling dissent.

The radio guy who spoke to them mentioned a point to a Virgin executive that I mentioned yesterday-- airlines usually don't show films about plane crashes, plane hijackings, etc. Even when such films are shown, they tend to be censored and cut -- crashes go from graphically depicted to merely implied.

And yet Virgin was willing to make a big-ass exception for Loose Change, wasn't it?

As I snarked, perhaps they felt the film would be reassuring as it instructs the public that the most notorious plane crashes in human history were not commercial passenger-carrying jets at all but empty military duplicates piloted by Cylon cyborg technology.

So no worries on that score -- after all, your stewardress doesn't look like a Cylon, does she? (Though I'm reliably informed that sometimes it's very hard to tell...)

Thanks to Sinistar.



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