December 29, 2001
I could swear that I first heard the "Fly Naked" idea presented by the um...excellent Stephen Colbert of the Daily Show way back in early November. The only hard evidence I've been able to find so far is this message board posting:
Posted: 2001-11-08 14:43
"Passengers are allowed to carry their ID, cash, and credit cards in their pockets. No wallets, purses, or carryons aside from a paperback."
This is like the idea of Stephen Colbert of The Daily Show:
No luggage, no carry-ons, no CLOTHES!
HA-Try to sneak a box cutter on board now!!
I can't be the only one out there to remember this, can I?
I did find some harder evidence: a link to this cartoon, which was presented on the Comedy Central message board as having ripped off Colbert's idea. I'm certainly not accusing anybody of anything -- just suggesting that this idea goes back a bit beyond the Shoe Bomber.
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