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Articles by Jeremy Del Nero

Lobby Bar – March 13: Angels Drive Taxis, Consuming Light, and the Little Mermaid’s Favorite Hotel

Lobby Bar – An Indiscreetly Augmented Summary of FBT News and Views
Tough luck. Paul Riegler is leaving on a jet plane (don’t know if he’ll be back again) from Austin, Texas to New York in Delta’s first class cabin. At first, Riegler was concerned that his beef was a little tough, but he soon realized that he had accidentally placed his entree on his left foot and was attempting to …

Lobby Bar – March 6: The Son of a Virgin, Standing is the New Sitting, and a Marriott on Mars

Lobby Bar – A Highly Suspect Summary of FBT News and Views 
Please stand by. Jesse Sokolow stays at the Row NYC in Times Square. A business center in the lobby of the hotel is outfitted with eight Apple computers, but the hotel seems to have forgotten the chairs, leaving guests literally standing by.
Guest entrance. Did you know Birthday Girl and Dream Girl are both Virgin’s? And if that wasn’t suggestive …

Lobby Bar – February 27: Invisible Airplanes, Constitutional Pollution, and Whose Bag is this?

Lobby Bar – A Politically Incorrect Summary of FBT News and Views
Misünderstüd. Join Jonathan Spira behind the wheel of the 2015 BMW X6 M for a first look at the mammoth SAV, a car that Spira insists is misunderstood. Next time you see an X5 M or X6 M, try to be a little empathetic and ask it how its day is going. Maybe it just wants to be friends.
‘Murrican …

Lobby Bar – February 20: Flights to Mount Doom, Roads Made of People, Gas Pains, and the Meaning of Love

Lobby Bar – A Deviously Deceptive Summary of FBT News and Views 
Technophobia.  If you were afraid Apple wasn’t controlling enough of your life, get ready for the rumored iCar, coming to a garage near you by 2020. One bug the Apple team can’t work out yet: the self-driving car will crash if it detects passengers with PC laptops or Android/Windows smartphones on board.
Sunday Night Live.  Late-night sketch show SNL has …

Lobby Bar – February 13: Editors in Underwear, Battery-Operated Wallets, and a Hotel for Amphibians

Lobby Bar – A You-Can’t-Handle-the-Truth Summary of FBT News and Views 
Digital presents. Jonathan Spira flies in US Airways’ First Class cabin on his way to Atlanta. After alighting, he realized that he left his DSLR on his seat, but thanks to a responsive crew and friendly captain, it ended up back in Spira’s hands before long. When Spira uploaded the photos from the camera later, he found selfies from the …

Lobby Bar – February 6: Cooking in Bed, Cabins in the Sky, Sharing Briefs, and the iGrow Utility

Lobby Bar – A Slightly Embellished Summary of FBT News and Views
For an awkward time, call… Follow Jonathan Spira (the guy with the pink umbrella pointed at the sky) and he’ll show you the best things to do around London’s West End.  Just remember, in UK English, “West End” means “central” and if you’re dressing up for a special occasion, don’t ask to borrow pants from a friend.
Supersonic fares.  Despite it …

Plated Subscription Food Service – Review

Busy people often don’t have the time or energy to stop at a grocery store, especially after a long day at the office. Dining out is essentially fun, but over time it can also become an expensive and unhealthy habit. For those who love to cook but aren’t always able to shop for groceries, Plated offers a fine alternative that is readily accessible via its website. In essence, Plated is a …