Morning Links: Jellyfish Gone Wild, Sedaris and More
Travel Blog • Michael Yessis • 12.15.08 | 8:35 AM ET
Catch up on links from our redesign break:
- Brave New Traveler lists The 6 Characters You’ll Meet At Every Expat Bar.
- Recession travel: Trade depressed stock for Caribbean resort stays.
- TSA critic Jeffrey Goldberg sat for an interview with Stephen Colbert.
- Debate: “The relative merits of roast turkey versus tamales” in the bicultural holiday show Too Many Tamales in Los Angeles. The New York Times attends.
- Jellyfish are preying on tourists. Or, as the National Science Foundation says: Jellyfish Gone Wild!!
- Jack Kerouac wrote the intro to Robert Frank’s “The Americans,” which turns 50 this year. The New York Times commemorates with a story and an interactive feature.
- All Things Considered talks about Blackberries falling into airplane toilets.
- David Sedaris talks about people talking on cellphones in airport restrooms on a This American Life repeat.
- Xeni Jardin looks at the symbolic importance of Barack Obama’s election—in remote Guatemala.
- The tale of the French Checkout Lady is resonating worldwide. As a former Checkout Guy myself, I say, “Huzzah!”