Transportation Security

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Checking Bags at Lambert St. Louis Airport Just Got Easier

    Good news, jet-setters. For the first time in twelve years, passengers at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport can now check their baggage at the ticket counter instead of wheeling it across the terminal to an explosive detector.

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Videos: Top Ten TSA Airport Groping Scandals

    Last week, footage of Transportation Security Administration officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport trying to pat down a three-year-old girl in a wheelchair went viral -- and brought national attention to TSA in St. Louis. Nathan Forck, the father trying to get his family to Disney Wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    TSA Names Lambert "Airport of the Year"

    Lambert Field weathered the storm this year -- and came out on top!​We know what you're thinking: Lambert Airport is the airport of the year?! The judges must really like plywood windows!Whoa! Easy now. Those blown-out windows from the tornado last April are being replaced, thank you very much. An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Fake Air Marshals Reportedly Kicked Off St. Louis to D.C. Flight

    ​Update 10:45 a.m.: The Transportation Security Administration today released a statement saying there was no security threat on United flight 3681 last night and no fake federal air marshals. The flight returned to the gate at the pilot's discretion. Original story follows...We're taking this sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    TSA's Full-Body Scans Will Now Look Like Gingerbread Men

    tsa.comThe new "gingerbread" scanners at airports.​The Transportation Security Administration announced last week that it's rolling out "privacy" enhancement for its controversial full-body scanners. The software upgrades mean that the scanners will no longer reveal a realistic, semi-nude image of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    The TSA Gets Put on Notice -- And Yes, Removing Your Shoes at the Airport is Idiotic

    It is high time the TSA get its comeuppance for  airport screening indignities.​On March 29, 2009, Steve Bierfeldt was detained in a small room at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and interrogated for a half-hour by the Transportation Security Administration. Bierfeldt's ... More >>

  • News

    February 6, 2002


    Stepped-up airport security is more sizzle than steak

  • Music

    October 31, 2001

    Chronic Town

    Afroman's hit ode to chemical stimulation has him high on life in Mississippi