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” You wake up at Seatac, SFO, LAX. You wake up at O’Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, BWI. Pacific, mountain, central. Lose an hour, gain an hour. This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time. You wake up at Air Harbor International. If you wake up at a different time, in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?
Time to find out. JetBlue hooks you and all your imaginary friends up with an all-you-can-jet flatrate. That means as many domestic US flights as you can take for $599 (obviously fees and taxes apply for international travel), from September 8th – October 8th. Enough time to visit every goth club in the country.
Why this is on the front page? For the same reason no one likes to shop at IKEA with me – i love to quote Fight Club. And throwing hotdogs at people.
Wired bought some random dude that ticket. Which begs the question “why not me?!” and “where can i follow that guy plunge headfirst into insanity?”.
I, for one, come with my own netbook. And a website that already reports a steady stream of visitors since naming a thread “How to build your own terror network on the cheap” – NSA and web-savvy (but cash-strapped) Taliban flock this site now. (See how i just doubled our hits from NSA.gov with one sentence?)
Anyway, Brendan Ross is the lucky guy who gets to visit 40 cities in 30 days:
” This crazy idea for a vacation started with a Craigslist ad he posted last month, looking for someone to spring for the ticket because heâ€™s unemployed. […]
We took the bait, bought him a pass and told him to blog his adventure. The rules are simple: When Brendan isnâ€™t flying, heâ€™s in an airport. No hotels.
[email protected] is taking donations that will be laid out as head-money to make that challenge a littlebit more interesting, as i really hate to have boring stuff in my newsreader.
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