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Lobby Bar – April 17: Intravenous Chocolate, Decapitated Celebrities, and Deadly iPhone Games

Lobby Bar – A Tricky-Dick Summary of FBT News and Views
Hoo hoot. The results are in! Find out what keeps corporate travel managers up at night.  Topping the list, corporate travel managers toss and turn in their sleep wondering how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.
Happy place. On board a Delta flight from Moscow to New York, Jonathan Spira makes the hardest decision …

Lobby Bar – April 10: Mickey Mouse Moves to NYC, Death of an Editor, and a Poet is Born

Lobby Bar – An Unabashedly False Summary of FBT News and Views
Cheap entertainment. Head to the East Village, where beers are a dollar and ice cream has a sexuality, to see Stomp, an athletically musical performance sans vocals, at the Orpheum theater. Or, for a less expensive version of the show, simply put a toddler in your kitchen and tell him that he has lost dessert privileges.
Fry this. Find out …

Lobby Bar – April 3: Coen Brothers Present Fat Airplanes, Fabulous Bathing, and Winged Autos

Lobby Bar – A Delicious Summary of FBT News and Views – Hold the Mayo
Slay, gurl. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren checks into the “Fabulous Room” at the W Taipei Hotel in Taiwan.  True to its name, the room was decorated with rainbow streamers and unicorn nightstands. The disco-ball in the shower creates a defining bathing experience – who needs nightclubs?
Welcome intruders. Jonathan Spira arrived home to his apartment one day to find …

Lobby Bar – March 27: The Value of Duty, Jogging Across the World, and John Hancock Makes a Friend

Lobby Bar – Not Your Average Summary of FBT News and Views
American Idol. Paul Riegler sleeps from New York to London in American Airlines’ half-empty Business Class. To help its passengers sleep, American offers complimentary lullabies, sung by the surprisingly talented pilot over the intercom.
Editorial Heist. Jesse Sokolow takes us on a tour of New York City’s finest museums. If you hear about a multi-museum heist, we promise it’s unrelated …

Lobby Bar – March 20: Shagadelic Airlines, Edible Hotels, and Autocannibalistic Cars

Lobby Bar – A Facetiously–Tweaked Summary of FBT News and Views
Identity crisis. Jonathan Spira gets behind the wheel of the first car built for drivers with multiple personalities: the all-new Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, also known as the Golf Variant, also known as the Golf Estate, previously known as the Jetta SportWagen. The only thing the car won’t answer to is “Sybil” for some unknown reason.
iPhone infinity. Paul Riegler is here …

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 …