See You In Hell!

Monday, January 22, 2007

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I hate air travel.

I do it every other week for work, even though I am petrified of it. The only way it could be any worse is if I had to sit next to a bunch of cockroaches and spiders while giving a speech and getting my blood drawn. Thank god (see?) my frequent flyer status almost always bumps me up to first class; at least when we crash, I will have a free drink in my hand.

Every time I get on a plane, I have to come to some sort of inner peace, some sort of cosmic resolve; I know the plane is gonna crash & I'm going to die a fiery death preceded by a terror-filled few minutes of plummeting towards the earth at terminal velocity inside an aluminum tube filled with shrieking, bowel-evacuating fellow human beings. I make peace with my mortality, and mentally utter a little prayer...which makes me even more tense, because if there is a God up there, He/She/It knows that I only use Him/Her/It as a Mail-Order Fear Catalog (when not wholeheartedly challenging His/Her/Its existence in the first place):

"Please God, let me pass this exam"

"Please God, make him like me!"

"Please God, let me not be pregnant"

"God, if you get rid of this hangover for me, I will never EVER drink again"

"Please God, strike dead the entire cast of 'Full House' this very minute, and fling all celluloid and digital evidence of it into Hell's eternal fires"

and so on.

Wish me luck; I get on a plane at 12:30 today.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good luck! I'm with ya, I go through the same experience when I fly. Looks like there's no God--Full House is on DVD.

Monday, January 22, 2007 at 10:49:00 AM PST

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Infidel! Now Allah will not provide you 72 virgins.

Monday, January 22, 2007 at 11:36:00 AM PST

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Infidel! Now Allah won't provide you 72 virgins. Way to go!

Monday, January 22, 2007 at 11:38:00 AM PST

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nah, you could always buy 72 virgins on Ebay.

72 Virgins - $14.99

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 10:25:00 PM PST


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