Security Update – The Parrot Sketch

Joe Sharkey brought up the thorny question of how to frisk a parrot in a recent article in the New York Times. He was flying with his wife and his parrot Rosie to Phoenix in the wake of the fizzling underpants scare and there were concerns the parrot may be carrying some form of Continue reading

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself…”

Now that we have plunged back the swamp of fear, propelled by the fizzling underpants bomber, let’s take a quick rewind to Franklin. D. Roosevelt’s inaugural Continue reading

Security Fail – and there you were worrying about someone putting drugs in your luggage

International security fears continue to escalate in the wake of the fizzling underpants fiasco. It looks certain that governments around the world will soon be “investing” in body scanners despite health fears and in the face of anti-pedophile hysteria (as presciently documented by us Continue reading

Fear Factor: Battle of the Big Two

The top two primal fears of modern culture are going head to head this week in a battle for supremacy.

It’s Terrorism versus Paedophilia in a no-holds-barred contest to see which Continue reading